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Archived Comments for: Spot the match – wildlife photo-identification using information theory

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  1. Expanded discussion

    Jason Holmberg, ECOCEAN

    5 February 2007

    There is an expanded discussion on photo-identification for mark-recapture studies, especially as it relates to whale sharks, in this forum:

    if you're interested in this paper, I suggest participating in this forum and discussing the two algorithms and tools available.

    Competing interests

    I am the creator of one of the technologies discussed in this article: the ECOCEAN Whale Shark Photo-identification Library and also a co-author on a cited paper (Arzoumanian et. al) within it. I have started an expanded discussion on this topic, including a mention of my concerns with the authors' comments about our system without having direct experience with it.