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An Evaluation of Open Source SURF Implementations
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SURF (Speeded Up Robust Features) is a detector and descriptor of local scale- and rotation-invariant image features, yet produces comparable or even better results by means of repeatability, distinctiveness and robustness. Expand
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The nuclear 28S gene fragment D3 as species marker in oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) from German peatlands
To make oribatid mites an applicable tool in monitoring programs it is necessary to find a molecular species marker that allows distinct, rapid and easy species identification. In previous studies,Expand
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Extending Surf to the Color Domain
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We proposed a method to integrate color information to the SURF detector and descriptor, which is advantageous compared to SIFT in terms of speed, making it a perfect candidate for online applications. Expand
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The Edaphobase project of GBIF-Germany—A new online soil-zoological data warehouse
Abstract Edaphobase is a non-commercial data warehouse on soil organisms (up to now including Chilopoda, Collembola, Diplopoda, Enchytraeidae, Gamasina, Lumbricidae, Nematoda, Oribatida) integratedExpand
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First results of the German Barcode of Life (GBOL) – Myriapoda project: Cryptic lineages in German Stenotaenia linearis (Koch, 1835) (Chilopoda, Geophilomorpha)
Abstract As part of the German Barcode of Life (GBOL) Myriapoda program, which aims to sequence the COI barcoding fragment for 2000 specimens of Germany’s 200 myriapod species in the near future, 44Expand
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Barcoding of Central European Cryptops centipedes reveals large interspecific distances with ghost lineages and new species records from Germany and Austria (Chilopoda, Scolopendromorpha)
Abstract In order to evaluate the diversity of Central European Myriapoda species in the course of the German Barcode of Life project, 61 cytochrome c oxidase I sequences of the genus Cryptops Leach,Expand
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Critical reflections on German Red Lists of endangered myriapod species (Chilopoda, Diplopoda) (with species list for Germany)
The Red Lists of endangered species published by the German Bundesamt fur Naturschutz (BfN the Federal Agency of Nature Conservation) are essential tools for the nature protection in Germany sinceExpand
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Adaptations and Predispositions of Different Middle European Arthropod Taxa (Collembola, Araneae, Chilopoda, Diplopoda) to Flooding and Drought Conditions
Simple Summary This review summarizes adaptations and predispositions of different arthropod taxa (springtails, web spiders, millipedes and centipedes) to flood and drought conditions. The main focusExpand
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The subgenus Monotarsobius in the Iberian Peninsula with a description of a new pseudo-cryptic species from Northern Spain revealed by an integrative revision of Lithobius crassipes L. Koch, 1862
Abstract The widespread European centipede species Lithobius (Monotarsobius) crassipes L. Koch, 1862 was revised using an integrative approach incorporating sequence data and morphology. The partialExpand
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VIRMISCO – The Virtual Microscope Slide Collection
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The Virtual Microscope Slide Collection – VIRMISCO project has developed recommendations for taking microscopic image stacks of three-dimensional objects, depositing and presenting such series of digital image files or z-stacks as an online platform. Expand
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