The idtracker.ai software tracks freely moving animals in large groups of up to 100 individuals. To demonstrate its versatility, the De Polavieja group has applied the software to track individuals in groups of fruit flies, zebrafish, medaka, ants and mice. Read the paper here and the February issue here.
February 2019 Cover
Artistic representation of the idtracker.ai method for tracking individual animals in large collectives using video analysis and convolutional network algorithms. Cover image by Gil Costa (Champalimaud Center for the Unknown). Cover design by Erin Dewalt (Springer Nature).
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