I have seen a neural mirage

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In my previous post, Controlling image content with FC layers, I described how I had modified neural-style to optimize content based on the classifications obtained from the top-most, fully connected layers (which neural-style does not use).  I had found that the modified program produced visually quite interesting results, but I …

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Beyond imitating style

The big thing about neural-style is being able to separate style and content of an image, and to synthesize new images mixing content and style from different sources. The original paper describing this new technology demonstrated how it is possible to apply the style of famous paintings from Van Gogh, Kandinsky …

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Trying to grasp a black square

In June this year, I visited the Kumu art museum in Tallinn, Estonia, to see a small exhibition about metamorphoses of Malevitch’ Black Square in Estonian art. The exhibition was small and there was nothing particularly exciting about it, apart from the fact the square had clearly both inspired and …

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