Recognition of individuals of Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana using image processing procedures

Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana) Science Article 3


The method of individual recognition of Ortolan bunting Emberiza hortulana songs using simpleimage processing procedures was developed and tested. The method efficiency for the training data set was95% and for independent, testing data set 67%. Besides recognition of individuals, the method enablesselection of song elements, which can be assigned to among- or within-individual song variation. Songparameters with the best between-individual discrimination abilities are situated outside the most fixed parts ofsonogram.

Lechoslaw Kuczynski, BIOLOGICAL BULLETIN OF POZNAN 37(1): 107-112, 2000

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