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EEB Virtual Thursday Seminar: Skelevision: understanding temperature-driven morphological variation across space and time using bird skeletal specimens and computer vision

Brian Weeks, Assistant Professor, U-M SEAS
Thursday, November 4, 2021
4:00-5:00 PM
Our weekly seminar series featuring internal and external speakers in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

Image caption: By reducing handling time, this machine - affectionately called the bone dumper - made it feasible to rapidly photograph >14,000 bird skeletons in the UM ornithology collections. Using a computer vision approach to identify and measure traits on particular bones in the photographs, it has been possible to generate a large-scale functional trait dataset based on these images.
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Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: AEM Featured, Biosciences, Bsbsigns, Research, Science
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Program in Biology, EEB Thursday Seminars