Face recognition and OCR processing of 300 million records from US yearbooks

Using AI and computer vision in genealogy research

Maksym Chernopolsky
Sep 6, 2019 · 7 min read

A yearbook is a type of a book published annually to record, highlight, and commemorate the past year of a school.

Our team at MyHeritage took on a complex project: extracting individual pictures, names, and ages from hundreds…