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Bringing Van Gogh to Life: The Power of Machine Learning

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 1 – 2am

Bringing Van Gogh to Life: The Power of Machine Learning

Tech Meets Arts for Science Week 2016: A public lecture by Dr Ahmed Selim (Research Fellow at CONNECT) organised by CONNECT Centre for Future Networks, Trinity College Dublin in association with the Department of History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College Dublin.

Dr Ahmed Selim has developed a remarkable technique capable of producing head portraits in the style of a given artist. Based on neural network computing, Dr Selim will explain the technology behind the technique, provide sample portraits and discuss further applications.

This event is taking place during Science Week 2016 and will explore the interface between arts and technology.

Chair: Linda Doyle, Professor of Engineering and the Arts, Trinity College Dublin.
Response: Peter Cherry, Professor in the Department of History of Art and Architecture.
For further information, please contact Dr Andrew O’Connell, Communications Manager at the CONNECT Centre at
CONNECT is the Science Foundation Ireland research centre for Future Networks and Communications headquartered at Trinity College Dublin.

Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute
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Event Type: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Campus information, Careers, Children’s activities, Classes, Conferences, Courses, Exhibits, External sport events, Key dates, Lectures and Seminars, Library, Public, Science Gallery, Special events, Student events, Trinity Sport events, Workshops and Training
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public

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