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AI system developed to assess pain levels in sheep

Researchers design artificial intelligence system to assess pain levels in sheep; can be applied to other types of livestock.

An artificial intelligence (AI) system designed by researchers at the University of Cambridge in the U.K. is able to detect pain levels in sheep, which could aid in early diagnosis and treatment of common, but painful, conditions in animals.

The researchers have developed an AI system that uses five different facial expressions to recognize whether a sheep is in pain and estimate the severity of that pain. The results could be used to improve sheep welfare, and could be applied to oth

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