INDIGO Home University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign logo uic building uic pavilion uic student center

The Killers of Ol' Pejeta, Kenya

Show simple item record

Bookmark or cite this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10027/7494

Files in this item

File Description Format
JPEG image LahiriComputerScience.JPG (576KB) (no description provided) JPEG image
Title: The Killers of Ol' Pejeta, Kenya
Author(s): Lahiri, Mayank
Abstract: My research is in computational population biology, which involves building large-scale computational models of wild animal behavior and associations using modern computer science techniques. As part of my research, I am currently developing a computer algorithm for automatically identifying individual wild animals from photographs, as this is an essential and largely unexplored step in field biology and conservation research. The image I am submitting was a chance sighting of a lioness while I was collecting data in Ol' Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya, on January 12th, 2010. It was approximately 5 meters away from where I was standing.
Issue Date: 2010
Type: Image
Description: Entry in 2010 in The Image of Research, a competition for students in graduate or professional degree programs at UIC, sponsored by UIC's Graduate College and the University Library. Images of award recipients and honorable mention images on exhibition in the Richard J. Daley Library and the Library of the Health Sciences, April 15-May 31, 2010.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10027/7494
Date Available in INDIGO: 2011-04-14
 

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Statistics

Country Code Views
United States of America 123
China 27
United Kingdom 11
Germany 6
Netherlands 5

Browse

My Account

Information

Access Key