Articles, Papers, Talks

Throughout my PhD I have been lucky enough to publish articles, research papers, and present talks about my research. This page gives a timeline of them, with links if available.

Conference Poster – July 2022

Automatic Photo-Identification of Cetaceans Using Deep Learning
24th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals

Publication – November 2021

Curry, R., Trotter, C. and McGough, A.S., 2021, December. Application of deep learning to camera trap data for ecologists in planning/engineering–Can captivity imagery train a model which generalises to the wild?. In 2021 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data) (pp. 4011-4020). IEEE. Available at:

Talk – March 2021

ML for Conservation: Who’s Fin is This?
NE: Tech

Article – February 2021

How To Train Your Siamese Neural Network
Towards Data Science

Publication – June 2020

Trotter, C., Atkinson, G., Sharpe, M., Richardson, K., McGough, A.S., Wright, N., Burville, B. and Berggren, P., 2020. NDD20: A large-scale few-shot dolphin dataset for coarse and fine-grained categorisation. In 2020 7th Workshop on Fine-Grained Visual Categorization, CVPR. Available at:

Talk – March 2020

AI in Extreme Environments
Data Science Perspectives, The Alan Turing Institute

Article – February 2020

Under the sea: Deep Learning in Marine Biology
Red Hat Research Quarterly

Publication – June 2019

Trotter, C., Atkinson, G., Sharpe, M., McGough, A.S., Wright, N. and Berggren, P., 2019. The Northumberland Dolphin Dataset: A Multimedia Individual Cetacean Dataset for Fine-Grained Categorisation. In 2019 6th Workshop on Fine-Grained Visual Categorization, CVPR. Available at: