A online, real-time duck detector

<p>Here in Seattle, an important event is the Duck Dodge, a sailing event in Lake Union.  The most important rule of Duck Dodge, is <a href="http://www.duckdodge.org/text.php?page=rules">Rule 12: Never make a duck change its course (Dodge the Duck)</a>.  Given the severe penalty for breaking rule 12, real-time duck detection critical for teams attempting to win the race.</p><p><br/></p><p>This API should provide an online algorithm that attempts to label a swimming avian, posted as an image in the API's body, as a DUCK or NOT DUCK. Although techniques from deep learning are not required, they are preferred as there is no possible application of deep learning that is more important than accurate duck detection. Precision and recall numbers should be presented.</p><p>For example, this is a duck:</p><p><img src="http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/03/75/bf/56/wild-duck.jpg"/><br/></p><p>This is also a duck</p><p><img src="http://thumbs.ifood.tv/files/image/86/b0/551141-duck-allergy-symptoms.jpg"/><br/></p><p><br/></p><p>This bird is not a duck, as it is a goose</p><p><img src="http://rateeveryanimal.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/goose.jpg"/><br/></p><p><br/></p><p>Although Flamingos are are rare sight in Lake Union, they are in fact not ducks</p><p><img src="http://www.123mobilewallpapers.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/flamingo_bird_swimming_HD_background.jpg"/><br/></p><p><br/></p><p>An edge case is the following duck, found in Hong Kong Harbor.  The Duck Dodge rules are unclear as to the state of its &#34;duckiness&#34;.<img src="http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/myfiles/Images/2013/05/03/li06_big.jpg"/></p>
Fulfilled By
  • /

    • requests


  • {{comment.username}}
Bounty expires in
Bounty expired
(no tags)