Computer scientists are tackling ecology — and helping ecologists — by bringing machine learning into nature to help identify wildlife
By Shelly Leachman
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 13:00
Santa Barbara, CA
Facing a daunting, digital pile millions of photographs high, how would you find the few images you need? Could you, even? It’s a classic needle-in-a-haystack conundrum, and it’s a blaring reality for ecologists, resource managers and farmers who use camera traps to track wildlife.