Reservoir Lab wins prestigious competition in image recognition

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:30

On March 17th the team of Reservoir Lab at Ghent University won the National Data Science Bowl competition on Kaggle. Out of the 1049 teams they succeeded in winning the 100 000 dollar prize. The purpose of this competition was to automatically classify images of plankton. Their technique will now be used by the Hatfield Marine Science Center to follow the change in marine life and to map climate change.

 

More details on their winning solution can be found here...