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WikiFaces 1.0.1

Hey all, I made a thing. The WikiFaces Downloader package wikifaces · PyPI. It isn't exactly an image dataset, but it is an image dataset generator.

The downloader takes in a category or page name and finds the corresponding wiki entry. It then uses that wiki entry to download images of named people connected to that initial page by climbing through related categories - out to a user-specified distance. For instance, giving it the category "Facebook" would result in it downloading about 300 faces and putting them into a nice folder hierarchy perfect for training your facial recognition algorithms.

If you're interested in using or contributing to the package the links are down below.

wikifaces · PyPI
tford9/Wiki-Faces-Downloader: Wikipedia "people" Images Dataset Downloader (github.com)

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