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

from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/11/deep-learning-could-discover-new-plant-species-hidden-in-centuries-of-herbarium-data/?ncid=rss

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