Automatic species identification

Automatic species identification

Automatic species identification - Daniel Hargreaves

"This is one of the best bat courses I have attended for a while. Excellent delivery of a technical and complex topic - I can't wait to get started on Auto ID, am feeling enthused!" - Previous course participant

This one-day course explores how automated identification software analyses large volumes of data and looks at currently available software. It also examines the issues around using automated identification systems and optimising workflow for dealing with large datasets.

Course content includes:

  • Principles of automated identification
  • Currently available software
  • When can you/should you use it? (examples of good and bad practise)
  • Practical session using automated identification software

Practical demonstrations will include Kaleidoscope software, with two-week free trials provided by Wildlife Acoustics and Sonochiro software.

Prior knowledge: Designed as a follow-up to Sound analysis and species identification.

CPD: A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded that can be used as evidence for CPD.

Cost: £165

Discounts: £5 for BCT members, 10% multi-buy discount if booking 3 or more course places

Upcoming date: There are no course dates currently scheduled. The course can be delivered as an in-house course.

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Please note:

BCT does not endorse any of the analysis software programs included within their training courses or conference workshops but values the important contribution they can make to bat conservation. No responsibility can be accepted for any loss or damage to data or unsatisfactory results arising from the use of any analysis software during or after a BCT course or conference workshop.

The use of proprietary and commercial trade names in BCT training or conferences does not imply endorsement of the product, software or technique by event sponsors, funding bodies or BCT.

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