An AUV with Fish-Recognition Software

Posted 14 Apr 2003 at 18:39 UTC by steve Share This

According to a press release from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Mark Patterson and other researchers have given an AUV the ability to make fish population counts. Their Fetch AUV uses side-scan sonar to identify and track underwater objects such as fish. A neural network allows the robot to classify objects into specific species of fish such as jacks or sharks.

The Hick Market, posted 15 Apr 2003 at 13:52 UTC by dude_plasma » (Apprentice)

Every hick in the United States will want one of these things to find where the biggest bass is. Heck, it could become the next "fishing rod".

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