September 2017 | By Cyril Diagne & Gaël Hugo 

Could computers help identify artworks?

Using an algorithm the machine looked at the artworks and used thousands of tags, without the intervention of humans. The keywords were generated by an algorithm also used in Google Photos, which analyzed the artworks by looking at the images without any metadata. The algorithm used over 4,000 unique tags like “morning” and “happy”. The experiment explores if Machine Learning could help people browse artworks similarly to how they search on the web.

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