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Learn face recognition to identify ancestors

 

March 18, 2022

Scott Genzer

The Jewish Genealogical Society will host guest speaker Scott Genzer at its next Zoom meeting, March 22, at 7 p.m. -9 p.m. The topic of discussion will be "Using Facial Recognition to Identify Unnamed Ancestors."

Photographs have always been a genealogical challenge because, unlike more conventional sources such as vital records, they do not impart clear data. Most often we simply attach the picture to our trees and then leave it there. However in early 2019, Genzer developed a new technique that shows how to use facial recognition via artificial intelligence / machine learning methods to i...



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