[Neuroinfo] Using Artificial Intelligence to read the mind of pets!

Uwe Aickelin uwe.aickelin at unimelb.edu.au
Thu Aug 20 02:20:12 CEST 2020

Have you ever wondered what your pet is thinking? Researchers at the University of Melbourne’s School of Computing and Information Systems have developed an app for that!! It is called HappyPets and uses artificial intelligence (convolutional neural networks) to analyse and interpret the facial expressions of pets. And, yes, dogs are easier to read than cats!

You can read more about how it works here:

And download the free app here:
IOS: https://apps.apple.com/au/app/happy-pets/id1515202735
Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=au.edu.unimelb.eresearch.happypets

A bit of fun, but perhaps also a good example for teaching the wide capabilities of AI?!

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