In order to avoid having to download and process a very large dataset, we will work with a subset of the images, using people who have names that start with an A. This dataset can be downloaded from http://vis-www.cs.umass.edu/lfw/lfw-a.tgz.
For more details and other variants of the data, visit http://vis-www.cs.umass.edu/lfw/
The original research paper reference is:
Gary B. Huang
, Manu Ramesh
, Tamara Berg
, and Erik Learned-Miller
. Labeled Faces in the Wild: A Database for Studying Face Recognition in Unconstrained Environments
. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Technical Report 07-49, October, 2007.
It can be downloaded from http://vis-www.cs.umass.edu/lfw/lfw.pdf
Unzip the data using the ...