Automated monitoring of pig behavior using multi-modal sensing and its application to study social interactions and stress

01 October 2022 → 31 August 2026
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Machine learning and decision making
    • Computer vision
    • Image processing
    • Acoustics and acoustical devices, waves
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal welfare
Multi-modal sensing Video and Sound Analysis Pig (Social) Behavior Computer vision Computational Biomodeling and Machine Learning
Project description

This research proposal focuses on the automation of the observation of the (social) behavior of pigs at the farm and at the slaughterhouse using advanced video and sound processing, and the analysis of the data to gain insight in the dynamics of the behavior of pigs.