Sunday, April 10, 2011

Scientists Design Barcode System For Zebras

How cool

April 10, 2011 6:30 PM
by samzenpus

Scientists Design Barcode System For Zebras

A team of biologists and computer scientists has come up with a unique barcode-like system for tracking zebras called Stripespotter. The system is able to automatically identify zebras from pictures with a much higher accuracy than traditional methods. Its creators say it can be modified to track any animal with unique coat patterns such as giraffes or tigers.

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Dr. Art Trembanis
109 Penny Hall
Department of Geological Sciences
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
University of Delaware
Newark DE 19716

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