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A deep-learning-based software package called DeepLabCut rapidly and easily enables video-based motion tracking in any animal species. Such tracking technology is bound to revolutionize movement science and behavioral tracking in the laboratory and is also poised to find many applications in the real world.

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  1. University of Peking, Psychology, Beijing, China

    • Kunlin Wei
  2. University of Pennsylvania, Bioengineering and Neuroscience, Philadelphia, PA, USA

    • Konrad Paul Kording


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