MSE Prof Robert Erdmann invited to give lecture at the Netherlands Institute for Art History

 

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MSE Professor Robert Erdmann was invited by the Netherlands RKD (Rijkbureau voor Kunsthistorische Dokumentatie) and CODART (an international network of curators of Dutch and Flemish art) to deliver a lecture entitled "Technically Analyzing Art in the Digital Age" on May 21st, 2013. 

http://website.rkd.nl/archief/nieuwsarchief/technically-analyzing-art-in-the-digital-age

Dr. Erdmann, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), is currently a Fellow-in-Residence at NIAS, the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the humanities and social sciences. His projects there include applying computer vision and machine-learning techniques to automated analysis of the canvases of paintings.

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