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From Luciano Resende <luckbr1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Documentation of using PhotArk Face Apps
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2011 22:12:37 GMT
On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 4:52 PM, Subash Chaturanga <subashsdm@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> The documentation of using Photark face apps has not still changed. So you
> can follow the explained procedure as before and train your indexes. So
> friend finding can be done either in Facebook or from your private name
> space.
>
> - There is a drop down to select from which domain you want to search your
> friends.
> - If you choose Facebook, no need to provide your friends user names,
> because the app finds all your Facebook friends and recognizes them.
> - If you choose, "Private Name Space", then you have to specify a user name
> of an already trained one of your friends (i.e suho@photark.com ) NOTE: All
> user names must be ended with ..@photark.com.
>
> Then hit the Recognize button to view your friends in gallery images.
>
> Please try these two apps in your free times, and give your valuable
> feedbacks.. :-)
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 1:21 AM, Subash Chaturanga <subashsdm@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> *Hi devs,*
>> *
>> *
>> *This is a sample documentation which describes how to use Face
>> Recognition functionality.*
>> *
>> *
>>
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> Photark Gallery provides a link to visit Face Applications.
>>
>> There, you are provided two main apps as options.
>>  - Facebook Friend Finder
>>  - Generic Face Recognition
>>
>> Both these apps are trying to recognize your friends in your PhotArk
>> albums.  Facebook Friend Finder finds your friends while  Generic Face
>> Recognition app finds friends who are trained in your private name space
>> (which is friends@photark.com )
>>
>> The recognition facility is provided during the album navigation in the
>> gallery.
>>
>> So before trying to recognize any of your friends from either your private
>> namespace domain or from Facebook, you need to tell these apps how your
>> friends looks like.
>> For that simply, you can train the system by the images of your friends and
>> their corresponding names(user names). Lets see how to train PhotArk Face
>> App Indexes.
>>
>> *- Generic Face Recognition*
>>
>> Here, this is related to the friends in your private name space. This can
>> be done this by providing an image of your friend as a URL or a local image
>> path with a suitable username and a label for the ease of identification.
>> The more you train your friend,  the accuracy will be increased.
>>
>> i.e Fill the following fields as
>>
>> Copy Image File Path -  /home/subash/pictures/adam.jpeg
>> Train Username - adam@photark.com
>> User Label(optional) - Adam Gilly
>>
>> And hit the train button. This will update the photark face index with your
>> friend. You can train Adam with couple of more of his pictures under his
>> username "adam@photark.com".
>>
>> * - Facebook Friend Finder*
>>
>> In this case you don't need to provide images of your friends like in the
>> previous app. Because in Facebook, your friends are already tagged in your
>> albums. So this app goes through all your friends tagged images and train
>> them with their Facebook usernames. You only need to give the userId of your
>> friend and system will train your friend. This app doesn't train all your
>> friends at startup due to the startup overhead and also you might not want
>> to train all your Facebook friends for photark.
>>
>> - First click Authenticate Facebook button to provide access of your
>> Facebook profile to this app.
>> - Then provide the user ids of your facebook friends and train them.
>>
>> i.e fill the field
>>
>> Train user name - 1271543184@facebook.com ( or any legal format of your
>> friends username)
>> And hit the Train button to train. Simple as that.
>>
>>
>> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>>  --
>> Subash Chaturanga
>> Department of Computer Science & Engineering
>> University of Moratuwa
>> Sri Lanka
>>
>> Blog -  http://subashsdm.blogspot.com/
>> Twitter - http://twitter.com/subash89
>>
>>
>>
>
> Thanks

Should we start moving these to the wiki, which will then make the
live website ?

-- 
Luciano Resende
http://people.apache.org/~lresende
http://twitter.com/lresende1975
http://lresende.blogspot.com/

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