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Why do we label data?

A look at labelling data for use in machine learning

Often, additional labelling needs to be added to images before using them to train machine learning models. This labelling provides information that the machine learning system can use to learn.

The next few videos look at how and why we might do this in more detail.

There are several software tools available to do this, including Fiji, which we will be using in the upcoming videos.

Examples of annotation tools (note, there are many such tools and they evolve and change rapidly, so it is best to search before using one particular tool):

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