0000 grant for machine vision grant shared by Canadian professor

University of Guelph engineering professor Graham Taylor will share $550,000 in federal funding for a three-year international research project intended to help improve upon machine vision technologies. “Professor Taylor’s research on machine learning and computer technology will generate novel approaches to solve pressing problems in key sectors – food, agriculture, and environment – all areas where University of Guelph researchers also excel,” said Malcolm Campbell, vice-president (research) at the university, which is located in Guelph, ON, Canada. [Native Advertisement] Taylor received a Strategic Project Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and hopes to help computers “see” better, in various applications, including hospital ward monitoring and improving upon the design of public spaces. While computer vision systems are becoming more adept at figuring out whether someone is running,…


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