[Taxacom] Automated species Identification by Image Analysis

Donald.Hobern at csiro.au Donald.Hobern at csiro.au
Mon Sep 7 19:29:14 CDT 2009


A couple more references:

La Salle, J., Wheeler, Q., Jackway, P., Winterton, S., Hobern, D., 
and Lovell, D.  2009. Accelerating taxonomic discovery through 
automated character extraction. In Zootaxa 2217: 43-55 (2009) 

Murthy, U., Fox, E. A., Chen, Y., Hallerman, E., Torres, R., Ramos, E.
J., and Falcao, T. R. 2009. Species identification: fish images with
CBIR and annotations. In Proceedings of the 9th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint
Conference on Digital Libraries (Austin, TX, USA, June 15 - 19, 2009).
JCDL '09. ACM, New York, NY, 435-436. DOI=

Best wishes,


2009/9/7 Richard Pyle <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org>:
> I have been asked by a non-biologist colleague for information on the use of
> automated algorithms for species identification from digital images. ?I
> recall several such projects (one of them was called "DAISY"), and I believe
> there was some success with vein patterns in bee wings, and perhaps other
> examples as well. ?Does anyone have any insights on this, and whether it's
> seen a feasible technology worthy of further investment of time and
> effort? How much effort/investment has already gone into it?
> Thanks in advance...
> Aloha,
> Rich
> Richard L. Pyle, PhD
> Database Coordinator for Natural Sciences
> ?and Associate Zoologist in Ichthyology
> Department of Natural Sciences, Bishop Museum
> 1525 Bernice St., Honolulu, HI 96817
> Ph: (808)848-4115, Fax: (808)847-8252
> email: deepreef at bishopmuseum.org
> http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org/staff/pylerichard.html <http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org/staff/pylerichard.html> 

Donald Hobern, Director, Atlas of Living Australia
CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601
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Email: Donald.Hobern at csiro.au <mailto:Donald.Hobern at csiro.au> 
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