Digital 3D Rocks: A Collaborative Benchmark for Learning Rocks Recognition

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This work was partially funded by the University of Alicante (vigrob-157 Project, GRE14-4, GRE15-19 and GRE17-011 Projects), the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) and EU FEDER under Projects TIN2014-55413-C2-2-P and TEC2017-85244-C2-1-P. Authors thank Ignacio Pérez-Rey and Leandro Alejano for the description of some samples. Finally, we acknowledge Mrs. Sophie Krzesniak for the English language revision and correction of this manuscript.

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AR scanned most of the rocks, programmed the website and wrote and supervised the manuscript. RT described part of the rock specimens, wrote and revised the manuscript along with the website. MC described part of the rock specimens, wrote and revised the manuscript along with the website and created the behavioural datasheet and collected most of the mechanical values of the rock samples. LJ scanned part of the rock specimens and described them, wrote and revised the manuscript along with the website. DB revised all the definitions of the rocks, wrote and revised the manuscript. JLP described part of the rock specimens, wrote and revised the manuscript along with the website.

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Riquelme, A., Cano, M., Tomás, R. et al. Digital 3D Rocks: A Collaborative Benchmark for Learning Rocks Recognition. Rock Mech Rock Eng 52, 4799–4806 (2019).

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