There’s an app for that

Microsoft’s new app can identify your dog’s breed! U.S.-based technology giant Microsoft has launched a new image recognition app that looks at photos of dogs to identify its breed or at least tell the percentage of the closest match in case it cannot make an exact match.  Fetch — an iPhone app — is the latest in a series of fun projects that are meant to highlight the machine’s learning potential.  The app uses a machine learning technique called deep neural networks, the technology website Tech Crunch reported.  “…There is very advanced work underway at Microsoft in this area, which are able to take apart subtle differences, even when breeds look similar or through the many different colours within breeds,” Mitch Goldberg, development director at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, the…


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