mammal taxonomy db

Art Souther souther at CS.UTEXAS.EDU
Mon Dec 5 17:08:10 CST 1994


does anyone know of an online database on mammals (or a subset
at order or family level) which has the type of information that
is in "orders and Familes of Recent Mammals of the World" (Jones
and Anderson?

I am also interested in a database on birds.

In particular, I am looking for db's to use as testbeds for data
conversion to our knowledge base, which I hope to use in
conjunction with a cladistics program for classification.  the
classification would employ artificial intelligence techniques
to augment traditional programs in cladistics.

Is anyone pursueing this marriage of taxonomy and artificial
intelligence?

thanks

art souther
souther at cs.utexas.edu




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