Scientists Develop Zebra Barcode Reader

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Now you will be able to know if you see the same zebra twice.

Scientists have developed an image scanning program that can distinguish between individual zebras by their stripes:

When a zebra has been entered into the database and given a StripeCode, the researchers match another picture of the same animal by comparing the StripeStrings of the new and original images. Each image will generate a different set of StripeStrings, but the underlying ratios of black and white should remain similar…

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