Monday, April 3, 2017

Science turns paintings into photos because Prisma is so 2016

Ever thought the work of the masters didn’t look realistic enough to you? Researchers at UC Berkeley have created a way to make classic paintings look frighteningly close to photographs. The researchers used a process called “image-to-image translation,” which reconstructs paintings as pictures, among other things. According to the article’s abstract: We present an approach for learning to translate an image from a source domain X to a target domain Y in the absence of paired examples. That’s way too many science-y words for me, but the proof is in the pretty pictures, and they don’t come prettier than this…

This story continues at The Next Web

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