Date: 4/28/19 6:13 pm
From: Kurt Schwarz <kurtschwarz4...>
Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Machine learning / Artificial intelligence for Bird Identification
Song Sleuth, though I failed to use it for an aberrant Hooded Warbler
yesterday.

On Sun, Apr 28, 2019 at 8:30 PM Scott Young <wsyacy...> wrote:

> Just some food for thought, but I find myself using Merlin Bird ID quite a
> bit as it has improved by leaps and bounds over the past couple of years.
>
> What do we do when the artificial intelligence for pattern recognition
> exceeds our own (or the regional editors')! It draws upon hundreds or
> thousands of examples and we have no idea what the machine learning is
> using to draw its conclusions. Just be grateful?
>
> BTW, where is the analogous application for bird sounds at the same level
> of expertise?
>
> Scott Young
> Gaithersburg, MD
>
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