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Who's Who: Using machine learning to identify the cast from Parks and Recreation (algorithmia.com)
24 points by lizmrush on Oct 9, 2015 | hide | past | favorite | 11 comments



I tried with a picture of Aziz Ansari (https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2015/06/aziz_ansari.jp...) and it guessed Jim O'Heir, which I got a kick out of.


I tried this image:

http://ia.media-imdb.com/images/M/MV5BMTY2MjQ2MzAwOF5BMl5Ban...

And it suggested Nick Offerman :)

Cool exploration though!


It seems to fail (in funny ways) on actors that are not in Parks and Recreation.


Based on the post it was only trained on those actors


I get that, but it is still a bit funky that it thinks that Morgan freeman is Alison Brie.


Most ML models will only work with what they were trained on. In this case only actors from parks and rec


Shouldn't there be a measure of error to decide that it is not any of of them?


It's not really a ML model - just LBP features...


Not sure what it's trying to suggest ;) http://i.imgur.com/KfGH6Rb.jpg


I tried three pictures of Nick Offerman, and it only got one.


Didn't recognize L'il Sebastian. Total Fail. =)




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