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Artificial neural network trained to identify mosquitoes in flight

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Moore, A. Artificial neural network trained to identify mosquitoes in flight. J Insect Behav 4, 391–396 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01048285

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Key words

  • wingbeat frequency
  • insect flight monitor
  • artificial neural network
  • Culicidae
  • Aedes aegypti
  • Aedes triseriatus