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Hands-On Machine Learning with C# by Matt R. Cole

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Facial detection

Let's start out with facial detection. In our example, I'm going to use my friendly little French Bulldog, Frenchie, as our assistant. Tried to get my beautiful wife to do the honors but makeup, hair; well, I'm sure you know that story! Frenchie the Bulldog, however, had no complaints.

Before I start, please re-read the chapter title. No matter how many times you read it, you'll probably miss the key point here, and it's so very important. Notice it says facial detection and not facial recognition. This is so very important that I needed to stop and re-stress it. We are not trying to identify Joe, Bob, or Sally. We are trying to identify that, out of everything we see via our camera, we can detect a face. We are not concerned ...

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