Plant Identification Based on Artificial Intelligence


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Species identification plays an important role in botanical research, but traditional identification tool, which mainly depends on reference books or identification keys, is often recognized as a difficult and frustrating task, especially for novices. In recent decades, many efforts have been made by taxonomists and programmers to ease the difficulty of species identification by developing a range of tools that increasingly involved the use of computers. In this paper, new advances of plant identification based on three main artificial intelligent technologies: expert system, artificial neural network, and machine vision are briefly introduced. Several trends of plant identification tools for non-expert users are also proposed in the last part.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 255-260)

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Jingying Zhao




Y. Y. Gan et al., "Plant Identification Based on Artificial Intelligence", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 255-260, pp. 2286-2290, 2011

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May 2011




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