[APG Public List] photo recognition
Carolyn Earle Billingsley
cebillingsley at earthlink.net
Sun Sep 20 11:53:53 MDT 2009
Google's Picasa has had this for years.
Sent from my iPhone
Carolyn Earle Billingsley, Ph.D.
On Sep 20, 2009, at 11:25 AM, "LBoswell" <laboswell at rogers.com> wrote:
> I see Facebook has added a photo recognition application that
> supposedly will find 'untagged' photos of individuals on facebook by
> using a known photograph. I know this raises all kinds of privacy
> (and other) issues, but that's not what interests me here.
> As photo recognition software begins to reach the public domain
> (maybe there are versions available besides the above), would it not
> be a useful tool to compare and find individuals in old photographs
> (where you already have at least one identified photo of a
> person)? Would be great to have access to something like that. I
> have dozens of old photos where there is nothing written as to
> identities, and in some I think I can identify particular people,
> but having this software at least as a rough guide would be
> helpful. Some of these old photographs have very high quality images.
> Anyone with comments or knowledge of the state of things in this area?
> APG Public Mailing List
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