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DeepLabCut: the motion-tracking tool that went viral

Mackenzie Mathis poses for a portrait in her lab

Motion-tracking data challenges led neuroscientist Mackenzie Mathis to co-develop the computational toolkit DeepLabCut in 2017. Credit: Anna Olivella

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Nature 629, 960-961 (2024)


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  • Correction 23 May 2024: This Technology feature named the wrong preprint server for publishing the DeepLabCut work and implied that the paper was also published in Nature. It also misstated Alexander Mathis’s shift in research focus as well as the months during which the creative work for DeepLabCut was done.


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