Deep learning could discover new plant species hidden in centuries of herbarium data

 Machine learning techniques excel at doing a good-enough job quickly in situations where there’s lots of data to grind through. It turns out that’s a great fit for backlogs of plant samples at herbariums and other repositories around the world, which have millions of the things waiting to be digitized and identified — including some that may be new to science. Read More

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Author: Devin Coldewey,
Source: https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/11/deep-learning-could-discover-new-plant-species-hidden-in-centuries-of-herbarium-data/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29,
Puslished Date: August 11, 2017,
Published Time: 8:03 pm