Bayesian keys: biological identification on mobile devices

Rosewell, Jonathan and Edwards, Marion (2009). Bayesian keys: biological identification on mobile devices. In: ICL2009, 23-25 Sep 2009, Villach, Austria..

URL: http://www.icl-conference.org/icl2009/

Abstract

A Bayesian key is a computer-aided method for biological identification. A traditional biological key is a series of branching questions which must be answered in order to arrive at a correct identification. But these keys can be cumbersome, error-prone, and do not match users' approach to the task. Multi-access keys based on Bayesian statistics promise quicker and more robust identification that matches the users' task. We are developing these for the web and for mobile devices.

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