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Abstract: This presentation provides an overview of how we use a recurrent autoencoder neural network to encode sequential Californiagolden California golden eagle telemetry data. The encoding is followed by an unsupervisedclustering unsupervised clustering technique, Deep Embedded Clustering (DEC), to iteratively clusterthe cluster the data into a chosen number of behavior classes. We apply the method tosimulated to simulated movement data sets and telemetry data for a Golden Eagle. The DECachieves better unsupervised clustering accuracy scores for the simulated datasets as compared to the baseline K-means clustering result.