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Lake Recognition

Lake shape recognition
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I just flew across the country and took a bunch of cool pictures of lakes from the plane because they sometimes look like cartoons. So this one looks like an elf holding a machine gun (two lakes) but I don't know where the actual lakes are now. Lake recognition.
JesusHChrist, Jun 16 2015

Elf with Machine Gun https://m.flickr.co...imony1/18727129629/
Come on now [JesusHChrist, Jun 18 2015]

AI shape recognition painter http://recode.net/2...eir-own-trippy-art/
Shape recognition AI from Google would certainly be an option [Joolin, Jun 22 2015]

Mountain lake http://www.bobspool...s/mountain-lake.jpg
Prize for first one to identify correctly from 30,000 feet [xenzag, Jun 22 2015]


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       Image search should be on the way to solving this? Combine search on image upload (your photo) plus keywords ("Lake" and country / region).
pocmloc, Jun 16 2015
  

       I was really impressed by this post until I got to the bit where you said you'd used a plane.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 16 2015
  

       Haha, MB, but then he is JHC. I like this idea, a lot.
blissmiss, Jun 16 2015
  

       [+] please supply image...
pashute, Jun 17 2015
  

       lake it.
po, Jun 17 2015
  

       let me just pond-er this idea for a bit
hippo, Jun 17 2015
  

       I laked po's anno too
pashute, Jun 17 2015
  

       You should be loched up, the lot of you.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 17 2015
  

       Next up, glacial recognition.
normzone, Jun 17 2015
  

       norm, that'll take way too long.   

       Maybe spin Google Earth around enough and you'll bump into it perhaps...
RayfordSteele, Jun 17 2015
  

       I might bun this if you could enter search terms like "elf holding a machine gun" and then would be given aerial photos of natural features that satisfy the criteria. Because what if there are other pairs of lakes that look even more like an elf holding a machine gun! In Kyrzykstan.
bungston, Jun 17 2015
  

       //Next up, glacial recognition.// Too complex. Start by trying to get decent beach-to-text.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 18 2015
  

       I've come to believe the concept of the half bakery is lost on some people.
Altoidian, Jun 18 2015
  

       Apparently it's lost on most people, for better or worse.
blissmiss, Jun 18 2015
  

       //I've come to believe the concept of the half bakery is lost on some people// Go tell that to the last trebuchet victim.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 19 2015
  

       There’s a concept?   

       And what about the countless Comic Sans victims.
Ian Tindale, Jun 19 2015
  

       And it's not called Impact for nothing, you know.
hippo, Jun 22 2015
  

       //I've come to believe the concept of the half bakery is lost on some people.// I've come to the concept that some people are lost in belief of the half bakery.
xenzag, Jun 22 2015
  

       It's a solved problem: tineye.com and reverse image search on google directly would find those lakes for you.
sophocles, Jun 22 2015
  

       Only given that you took the picture from the same angle as the comparison model.
normzone, Jun 26 2015
  

       So the halfbakery is about baby bell jars and that sort?
pashute, Jun 29 2015
  


 

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