Road mapping needs AI experts

Laurance, William F. (2018) Road mapping needs AI experts. Nature, 558. p. 30.

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[Extract] As road building expands globally, an automated system for detecting and mapping roads in near-real time is urgently needed to plan land use and conservation management. Machine-learning or artificial-intelligence (AI) specialists must help to meet this formidable challenge.

Item ID: 53929
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1476-4687
Keywords: artificial intelligence; illegal roads; machine learning; remote sensing; roads; road mapping
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The title of the online version of this work is: 'Wanted: AI experts to map road-building boom'.

Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2018 23:50
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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