Monday, December 3, 2012

Solving the Problem of Seeing and Finding

I was just using the new facial recognition software in I-Photo, and while it is kind of a kick to see who the computer thinks is in a photo, it is not very accurate. A  little kid could do a much better job of figuring out who or even what is being shown. Computer scientists are working madly on how to create a computer image search engine that will be a lot closer to what we humans do so effortlessly. 

Check out this article; it will be great for more than art research if they can make it work: Seeking a Better Way to Find Web Images

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