Neural Network Facebook released Africa Population Density Map

To create a map of Africa, artificial intelligence analyzed 11.5 billion satellite images.

64x64 pixels. According to the company, Facebook is developing a map only for humanitarian purposes, so that rescue services can understand where people are in case of emergencies.

According to Facebook engineers, manually createSuch maps are difficult, since specialists have to mark each building, then compare these data with information obtained from the census.

Artificial intelligence analyzed data froman open map project Open Street Map, after which, using computer vision, recognized residential buildings on satellite maps and deleted areas from unoccupied territories.