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David A. Mellis edited this page Aug 8, 2016 · 9 revisions

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ESP (Example-based Sensor Prediction) system leverages expert examples to support users in applying machine learning to a wide range of real-time sensor-based applications. Machine learning pipelines are specified in code using the Gesture Recognition Toolkit. This code generates a user-interface for iteratively collecting and refining training data and tuning the pipeline for particular projects. (We use openFrameworks to render the interface.)

You can learn more about the project from the Arduino blog post or the talk. We've also written up many of the considerations involved in building this kind of system.


We've built some applications to demonstrate the possibilities of the ESP system:

We've also written up some notes on other possible applications.

Input and Output

ESP supports a variety of input and output streams, including Arduino boards reading from sensors, TCP connections, and laptop microphone.

Installation Instructions

For installation instructions, see the main README.

Also, check out the API documentation