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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services

By : Leif Larsen
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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services

By: Leif Larsen

Overview of this book

Take your app development to the next level with Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services. Using Leif's knowledge of each of the powerful APIs, you'll learn how to create smarter apps with more human-like capabilities. ? Discover what each API has to offer and learn how to add it to your app ? Study each AI using theory and practical examples ? Learn current API best practices
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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services
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Chapter 2. Analyzing Images to Recognize a Face

"We can use the Computer Vision API to prove to our clients the reliability of the data, so they can be confident making important business decisions based on that information."                                                                                      - Leendert de Voogd, CEO Vigiglobe

In the previous chapter, you were briefly introduced to Microsoft Cognitive Services. Throughout this chapter, we will dive into image-based APIs from the Vision API. We will learn how to do image analysis. Moving on, we will dive deeper into the Face API, which we briefly looked at in the first chapter. We will end the chapter by looking at how you can identify people.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Analyzing images to identify content, metadata, and adult rating

  • Recognize celebrities in images and read text in images

  • Dive into the Face API:

    1. Learn to find the likelihood of two faces belonging to the same person

    2. Group faces based...