How deep learning is bringing automatic cloud detection to new heights

Source: Science Daily

Can deep learning — a distinct subset of machine learning — do a better job at identifying clouds in lidar data than the current physics-based algorithms? The answer: A clear ‘yes.’ A new model is much closer to the answers scientists arrive at but in just a fraction of the time.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181212160116.htm