Build a simple face detection web app

Add cognitive computing capabilities with AlchemyAPI

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Chun Bin Tang

Date archived: July 13, 2017 | Last updated: October 08, 2015|First published: July 31, 2015

Develop a simple application in PHP to use the powerful cognitive computing features of the AlchemyAPI service on IBM Bluemix. The app demonstrates how the face detection functions of the AlchemyAPI service can: study images and find faces, identify the gender, estimate the age, and often identify the specific person. You don't need to know anything about cognitive computing or deep learning algorithms to develop the cognitive app on Bluemix with only a few lines of code in this step-by-step example.

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Zone=Cognitive computing, Web development, Cloud computing
ArticleTitle=Build a simple face detection web app