CLASSIFICATION

 

Automatic Classification

Our early methods for automatically classifying bird phrases were primarily with Hidden Markov Models. These required a fairly large training set.

David Cohen, then an undergraduate in the Department of Electrical Engineering, improved on this with Support Vector Machines, available for Linux systems through

http://taylor0.biology.ucla.edu/al/bioacoustics/.

Sensor Arrays

Travis Collier and Lewis Girod are largely responsible for developing the sensor arrays that are central to our research effort.
https://grassi2.ucdavis.edu/~travc/voxnet/