Monkey face recognition app can help spot endangered primates

 作者:糜众磨     |      日期:2019-03-03 11:14:05
By Chris Baraniuk AN EXPERIMENTAL app could help conservationists struggling to identify individual primates in the wild. Although some researchers learn to tell apart primates in the small populations they study in the field, recognising them quickly in other contexts is hard, says Serge Wich at Liverpool John Moores University, UK, who was not involved in the work. “We put camera traps out or we take pictures, and we don’t have an idea if it’s the same individual all the time or different ones,” he says. This is unlike with other species, such as tigers,