Whale Detection and Avoidance


machine learning


Current on-vessel technology to avoid whales is insufficient. Ship captains need a way to detect and avoid whales more accurately and consistently. This project uses image processing to differentiate whales versus other sea noises as well as triangulation in order to locate the position of the whale and the direction it is moving in. Phase one of the project allows for whale detection, but there is a lot of space for future work.



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