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Sunday, 30 September 2012

Computers Used To Find New Fossil Sites

Computers Used To Find New Fossil Sites

Artificial Intelligence Used to Home in on New
Fossil Sites (In the desert, researchers demonstrate
that an artificial neural network can pinpoint
new fossil-rich sites, paving the way for more
efficient digs) by Charles Q. Choi, Scientific American
Sept. 28, 2012,
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=artificial-intelligence-used-home-in-new-fossil-sites

Fossil Finding Goes High Tech, Smithsonian Blog
Sept. 28, 2012,
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2012/09/fossil-finding-goes-high-tech/

Then there is:

Computers Are Good Fossil Hunters (Africa,
Google Earth) Smithsonian Blog,
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/hominids/2011/11/computers-are-good-fossil-hunters/

Jackson K. N., L. and J. Hlusko, 2011, Fine-tuning
paleoanthropological reconnaissance with high-
resolution satellite imagery: the discovery of 28
new sites in Tanzania. Journal of Human Evolution.
vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 680–684,
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0047248410001429

Yours,

Paul H.