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Automatic acoustic identification of individual animals: Improving generalisation across species and recording conditions [article]

Dan Stowell, Tereza Petrusková, Martin Šálek, Pavel Linhart
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Thus the automatic recognition of individuals by sound is a potentially powerful tool for zoology and ecology research and practical monitoring.  ...  We provide annotated recordings used for analyses along with this study and we call for dataset sharing to be a common practice to enhance development of methods and comparisons of results.  ...  Cheng et al. compared four classifier methods, aiming to develop call-type-independent recognition across three passerine species [37] .  ... 
arXiv:1810.09273v1 fatcat:pob72k73t5am3b6vhkcf4bvvvu

Page 307 of Biological Reviews Vol. 88, Issue 2 [page]

2013 Biological Reviews  
A call-independent and automatic acoustic system for the individual recognition of animals: a novel model using four passerines. Pattern Recognition 43, 3846-3852. CLARK, C. W. (1995).  ...  A new perspective on acoustic individual recognition in animals with limited call sharing or changing repertoires. Animal Behaviour 75, 1187-1194. Fox, C. G., Matsumoto, H. & Lau, T. K. A. (2001).  ... 

Automatic acoustic identification of individuals in multiple species: improving identification across recording conditions

Dan Stowell, Tereza Petrusková, Martin Šálek, Pavel Linhart
2019 Journal of the Royal Society Interface  
Thus the automatic recognition of individuals by sound is a potentially powerful tool for zoology and ecology research and practical monitoring.  ...  We provide annotated recordings used for analyses along with this study and we call for dataset sharing to be a common practice to enhance the development of methods and comparisons of results.  ...  Such individual signatures provide individual recognition cues for other conspecific animals, and individual recognition based on acoustic signals is widespread among animals [7] .  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsif.2018.0940 pmid:30966953 pmcid:PMC6505557 fatcat:wkw5ugae2zgitlvy46r3kjvdwu

Bioacoustics Data Analysis – A Taxonomy, Survey and Open Challenges

Rama Rao Kvsn, James Montgomery, Saurabh Garg, Michael Charleston
2020 IEEE Access  
We conclude with a review of open challenges in the bioacoustics domain, such as multiple species recognition, call interference and automatic selection of detectors.  ...  Biodiversity monitoring has become a critical task for governments and ecological research agencies for reducing significant loss of animal species.  ...  [31] has also worked on a call independent recognition system using MFCC and Gaussian Mixture Models (GMM) for classification of passerine bird species.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2978547 fatcat:nk3dcbv2evbpdp6g4fbovccqla

An FPGA-Based WASN for Remote Real-Time Monitoring of Endangered Species: A Case Study on the Birdsong Recognition of Botaurus stellaris

2017 Sensors  
However, the recent emergence of Wireless Acoustic Sensor Networks (WASN) has allowed non-intrusive remote monitoring of endangered species in real time through the automatic identification of the sound  ...  During the last decade, different approaches have been proposed to track and monitor endangered species, generally based on costly semi-automatic systems that require human supervision adding limitations  ...  In [26] , the performance of three different parametric acoustic representations for automatic birdsong recognition is evaluated on 14 common North-European Passerine bird species.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17061331 pmid:28594373 pmcid:PMC5492858 fatcat:hd5u6dfbxjfc5hhx2tiwj2stda

Screening large audio datasets to determine the time and space distribution of Screaming Piha birds in a tropical forest

Juan Sebastian Ulloa, Amandine Gasc, Phillipe Gaucher, Thierry Aubin, Maxime Réjou-Méchain, Jérôme Sueur
2016 Ecological Informatics  
The resulting datasets are large and the use of automated processing systems to extract relevant information can greatly facilitate their analysis.  ...  Using recordings made in a French Guianan lowland forest, with an array of 24 microphones in a three dimensional space, we implemented a detection system based on spectrogram cross-correlation to trace  ...  The authors would like to greatly thank two anonymous referees for their helpful remarks and comments on the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2015.11.012 fatcat:himxp2zgyvhnblhs23w7imghz4

Visual cues of predation risk outweigh acoustic cues: a field experiment in black-capped chickadees

Josue David Arteaga-Torres, Jan J. Wijmenga, Kimberley J. Mathot
2020 Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences  
: a high certainty visual cue (predator mount) and a lower certainty acoustic cue (conspecific mobbing calls), presented either alone or in combination.  ...  We suggest that this may be due to prey using a form of information updating, whereby differences in the timing of perception of acoustic versus visual cues interacts with energetic constraint to shape  ...  Clair for the insights on the design and interpretation of results of this study.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rspb.2020.2002 pmid:33023412 fatcat:wb3ujqngznhpnk25rzhktjngem

Remote techniques for counting and estimating the number of bird-wind turbine collisions at sea: a review

M. DESHOLM, A. D. FOX, P. D. L. BEASLEY, J. KAHLERT
2006 Ibis  
Thermal Animal Detection System (TADS) is an infra red-based technology developed as a means of gathering highly specific information about actual collision rates, and also for parameterizing predictive  ...  These include the use of ordinary video surveillance equipment, microphone systems, laser range finder, ceilometers and pressure sensors.  ...  The second study is still ongoing in Denmark and involves the development and use of Thermal Animal Detection System (TADS) for collision monitoring and collision model parameterization at an offshore  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1474-919x.2006.00509.x fatcat:gebqr5of5zaoharfrzxch7zoyi

The Relevance of Human Whistled Languages for the Analysis and Decoding of Dolphin Communication

Julien Meyer, Marcelo O. Magnasco, Diana Reiss
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
Historically, birdsong has been used as a model for vocal learning and language.  ...  Humans use whistled communications, the most elaborate of which are commonly called "whistled languages" or "whistled speech" because they consist of a natural type of speech.  ...  Thanks also to Eric Ramos, Kelly Melillo-Sweeting, and Al Sweeting for their assistance in the collection of dolphin field recordings.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.689501 pmid:34621209 pmcid:PMC8490682 fatcat:qc42uttlfndexfq7rjp3q2isim

Abstracts of Scientific Presentations 2018 AALAS National Meeting Baltimore, Maryland

2018 Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science  
We began with a small pool of 10 dogs, the worst offenders of these behaviors, and created a plan using a clicker and target training to teach the dogs to move on command and to hold still when the door  ...  necropsy, data acquisition, and management can improve accuracy, quality, and efficiency during lab Based on literature that demonstrates a stress response associated in mice when placed in a novel environment  ...  Rats, one of the most commonly used research animals in the United States, have been shown to respond positively to gentle handling and "tickling" by humans, which simulates play behavior.  ... 
pmid:30236173 pmcid:PMC6159684 fatcat:bd5btuaf7zaevde3hds36zze2e

Audio diagnostic system and method using frequency spectrum and neural network

Alan K. Christensen, Christopher F. Broadbent
2002 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
body/brain axes; ͑3͒ the four-domain EPIC model of functional asymmetries; and ͑4͒ the trimodal brain, a new model of individual differences based on psychoimmunoneuroendocrinology.  ...  Birds provide very useful models for understanding the effects of noise on hearing and acoustic communication.  ...  of new applications of acoustics for useful purposes.''  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.1486347 fatcat:2jviqze7kbak7ggcepc7o3ziya

Validation of an auralization system

Claus Lynge Christensen, Christoffer A. Weitze, Jens Holger Rindel, Anders Christian Gade
2002 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
body/brain axes; ͑3͒ the four-domain EPIC model of functional asymmetries; and ͑4͒ the trimodal brain, a new model of individual differences based on psychoimmunoneuroendocrinology.  ...  Birds provide very useful models for understanding the effects of noise on hearing and acoustic communication.  ...  of new applications of acoustics for useful purposes.''  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4809128 fatcat:3zc7d3jbvvc6rcrt3vi4fs6mle

Sound‐pressure level distribution in a long, narrow hallway: Measurements versus results from a computer model with scattering from surface roughness and diffraction

Lily M. Wang, Jonathan Rathsam, Claus L. Christensen, Jens H. Rindel
2005 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Recognition of voice onset time for use in pronunciation modeling.  ...  This is confirmed by a lumped acoustic element model of the system of pressure plate and blast-hardening mechanism.  ...  If the distorted signal is recorded with a transducer array, a novel passive acoustic technique, artificial time reversal ͑ATR͒, can be used for blind deconvolution to remove sound-channel-induced distortion  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4785653 fatcat:vcvuciqds5cztjto3gadvh6rtm

Specificity and multiplicity in the recognition of individuals: implications for the evolution of social behaviour

R. H. Wiley
2012 Biological Reviews  
Human capacities for individual recognition probably have a central role in the evolution of complex forms of human cooperation and deception.  ...  Individual recognition is one end of a spectrum of specificity, and binary classification of conspecifics is one end of a spectrum of multiplicity.  ...  in novel directions, habituation might provide a full explanation for this case of individual recognition.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1469-185x.2012.00246.x pmid:22978769 fatcat:w2z3cuo6prdshk27hodnkfwz3y

The specificity of sensorimotor learning: Generalization in auditory feedback adaptation

K.G. Munhall, E.J.S. Pile, E.N. MacDonald, H.R. Dajani, D. W. Purcell
2007 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Analysis of the screening task performance supported the previously reported independence of individual differences in spectral-temporal acuity and the recognition of familiar sounds ͑both speech and nonspeech͒  ...  For frontal incidence, MAA was 7.4, 2.9 for the four-and eight-speaker VBAP system ͑compared to 1 with real sources͒.  ...  The ability to independently measure the seabed scattering strength and reflection coefficient is a crucial step for the advancement of inverse methods using reverberation ͑e.g., rapid environmental assessment͒  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2942959 fatcat:v6krgm45ozahjjzsaash3d6dkm
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