EOL Seminar: Neural Network Processing of Holographic Images

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 15:30 to 16:30
Virtual (Webcast link provided below)
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"Neural Network Processing of Holographic Images"

SPEAKER: Dr. John Schreck - NCAR/CISL

DATE: April 19, 2022

Time: 3:30 - 4:30 pm MST

WEBCAST: https://operations.ucar.edu/live-eol

QUESTIONS: Slido will be used to answer your questions during the seminar.



John will present results from a promising new machine-learning based paradigm, HolodecML, for processing field-acquired cloud droplet holograms. Holographic images are used as input to a neural network model that predicts masks around in-focus particles, from which the position, diameter, and shape are computed. The approach is fast, scalable, and takes advantage of GPUs and other heterogeneous computing platforms. It combines applications of transfer and active learning by using synthetic data for training, and a small set of hand-labeled data for refinement and validation. Artificial noise and transformations applied during synthetic training enables optimized models for real-world situations.

For more information or questions, reach out to Jacquie Witte.