Using Machine Learning to Count Sharks and Rays More Quickly

Vulcan Tech Dev Blog

Sharks and rays are incredibly important to the delicate ecosystems near coral reefs. Their numbers are dwindling rapidly, and being able to understand how the populations of sharks and rays in various areas have been affected by overfishing and other factors will give researchers rich insight into where conservation efforts should be concentrated. 

 

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– Gracie Ermi is the Machine Learning RSDE Summer 2017 Intern at Vulcan and a Western Washington University graduate student working towards her master's degree in Computer Science.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 9:56am