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From Subash Chaturanga <subash...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Documentation of using PhotArk Face Apps
Date Fri, 19 Aug 2011 03:52:26 GMT
On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 3:42 AM, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com>wrote:

> 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 ?
>

+1, I will add this document to the wiki as this adheres to the current
working implementation. "Live website" ?? Are we going to host a standalone
photark ?

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



-- 
Subash Chaturanga
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University of Moratuwa
Sri Lanka

Blog -  http://subashsdm.blogspot.com/
Twitter - http://twitter.com/subash89

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