Image Identifier: Research

Design a solution to your problem. Research and brainstorm possible solutions to the problem. Be creative and daring. Your first idea doesn’t have to be perfect.

Learn More

Challenge Champion Jason Holmberg guides you through the process of building a machine learning model that can identify images for conservation.

Helpful Resources

Explore these digital resources to learn more about the factors that can influence and guide the design of your product.

Understand the Problem

What is Machine Learning?

Use the resources to learn about machine learning.

(Nalini et al., 2020)*

Why is it important to train ML image models with large, high-quality datasets?

Use these resources to learn about the risks of using machine learning models for image identification.  

Ways scientists and entrepreneurs are currently addressing the problem

What can we do to leverage Machine Learning Image Models?

As you begin developing your solution, you can use these resources to see what technologies already exist to find areas to improve.

Business Models

Use this resource to learn more about the different types of models businesses use to generate revenue.


*Nalini, R., Sountharya, K., Priya, R. V., & Punitha, R. V. (2020). Onion Price Prediction Based on Artificial Intelligence. International Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Technovation (IRJMT), 2(4), 11-20.

Technical Tools needed for a solution

What mathematical and technological tools can I use to address the Challenge?

  • Teachable Machine is a tool that can be used to train a machine learning model for image identification. 

Math Resources

  • Use this resource to learn how experimental probability, conditional probability, and two-way frequency tables can help you prototype your machine learning model.
  • Use this Machine Learning Training Log to document the performance of your machine learning model.

Think About It

After reading through the helpful resources, what ideas do you have for your solution?

What problem will you solve with your business solution?