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AI trained to detect art forgeries by looking at a single stroke

MARK FRAUENFELDER: Boingboing

A neural network became a expert at detecting art forgeries by learning how famous artists drew their line strokes. Researchers at Rutgers University and the Atelier for Restoration and Research of Paintings in the Netherlands used a sample set of 300 line drawings from well-known artists such as Picasso and Matisse. From those drawings, the AI examined 80,000 lines strokes and learned what characteristics in the strokes were unique to the different artists. …Read More 

2019-01-07T05:09:56+00:00