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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Change Detection & Weir Results

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Crowd vs. Machine
One way to help expedite searches is by developing computer image algorithms. But it takes smart humans to build them, and a lot of high quality training data. Right now we're working on a change detection algorithm, to try and spot changes over time.

Explore two dueling campaigns, which both work toward improving the algorithm! Team Machine works to validate results from the new algorithm, and Team Crowd works to provide a solid ground truth and train the algorithm. Campaign imagery of Beihai, China.
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Round Fire, California
The Round Fire near Bishop, California has burned 7,000 acres and destroyed over 40 buildings. Help map fire damage.
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Tuesday, February 17 2015 By Caitlyn
 
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that nearly 805 million people, or one in nine globally, suffer from hunger. As the population continues to grow, the science behind food security becomes increasingly important.

One way Tomnod can help solve this global problem is to help collect accurate data for researchers as they develop new legislation and ways to help feed the growing population. Recently we launched a campaign to tag all fishing weirs in the Persian Gulf... click here to read more.

At the bottom of the blog post, you can download preliminary results from the Fishing Weir campaign!

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Tomnod Team
 
 
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