04 May '11, 9am

Leafsnap is a New App to Identify Trees

between Columbia University, the University of Maryland and the Smithsonian Institution. The computer scientists made use of mathematical techniques developed for face recognition and they applied these to species identification. The botanists at the Smithsonian collected the initial data sets of leaf species and the photography. Every leaf photograph that is uploaded is matched against a leaf-image library so that the best matches are ranked and noted for verification.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/leafsnap-identify...

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