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An update from the ALERT project and efforts to mitigate predators preying on villager's livestock in Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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Over a year and a half into ALERT and CU’s program to reduce human-lion conflict within Zimbabwe’s Matetsi Conservancy, the database of images captured on specially-installed camera traps outside selected homesteads is growing steadily. Among pictures of smaller predators, such as genets, civets, servals and bush cats, several clear images of lions - along with black-backed jackals and hyenas - have been captured.
This project will develop and integrate self-organisation algorithms based on Swarm Intelligence, collision avoidance algorithms, and mathematical models of forest fires for control and testing of fleets of autonomous fire-fighting drones. Drone-in-the-Loop simulations will be used for validation purposes.
The fourth Dance and Somatic Practices Conference, which took place in July 2017, was another great success with over 100 delefates joining for talks.
Exceed in Coventry is a three-year project providing tailored help and support to over 1,300 Coventry residents, enabling them to progress into education, training, job search or employment.