When using NaturePatternMatch, please cite the original publication:

Stoddard, M. C., R. M. Kilner, and C. Town. 2014. Pattern recognition algorithm reveals how birds evolve individual egg pattern signatures. Nature Communications. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5117


Please also cite the original SIFT publication:

Lowe, D. G. Object recognition from local scale-invariant features. Proc Seventh IEEE Int. Conf. Computer Vision (IEEE) 2, 1150–1157 (1999).


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