BearID Project Uses Facial Recognition to Identify and Monitor Bears

So obviously our favorite part of this whole project is the The Bears section of the site where you can see Dani take a dip or Bella post on a rock staring straight into the lens. Oh, and the deep learning for wildlife classification is also pretty great! From BearID Project:

The final two steps of the algorithm were realized using the Dlib Toolkit deep metric learning face recognition example and Support Vector Machine (SVM) routines. We called these two applications bearembed and bearsvm. We ran through all the steps and trained the necessary networks. Finally we put it all together to create the bearid application, which takes in a photo and outputs the ID of the bear in the photo (see “BearID 1.0“).

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