Can Computer Algorithms Authenticate Jackson Pollock Paintings?

  • February 16, 2015 22:58

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Jackson Pollock (1912-1956)

Can a computer decipher elements of style to determine genuine works by an artist as opposed to forgeries?

A computer scientist at Lawrence Technological University thinks so.

Lior Shamir has taken a series of image analysis algorithms to show that a computer can distinguish between real and fake works by artists such as Jackson Pollock.

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