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Artificial Intelligence in Wool

The Australian wool industry generates large amounts of data every day. Novel sources of data include digital imaging, GPS location and movement, high resolution biomarkers and bio-sensors, automatic capture of market and environmental data and individual animal performance data.

This investment will provide an initial evaluation on the utility of Artificial Intelligence, and in particular Deep Learning, to accurately predict animal performance outcomes from a range of data sources including images, biomarkers and on-animal sensors.

Project date

18 May 2018-15 May 2019

Principal investigator

Mark Ferguson

Research organisation

Nextgen Agri Limited

Project led by

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Sheep Wool

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Australian Wool Innovation is a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian …

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Sheep Wool
  • Location

    Australia wide

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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Focus areas

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