The team once again joined PlantCLEF, an image-based plant identification competition. This year the objective involved a task of cross-domain classification between herbarium sheets and real-world photos. Herbarium sheets have been used by novices and experts alike to study and confirm plant species however, more research on its application in automated plant identification have yet to be carried out. Its visual appearance is very different from real-world images making it difficult in cross-domain classification. The team managed to place second and first in the first and second evaluation metric respectively.
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