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Seeing what one wants to see…

Readers will recall that (R)D has pondered the implications of digitally-manipulated photographs before. (C.F. e.g., “The eyes have it…” or “Now you see it…“)

Well, researchers at Tsinghua University in China have have upped the ante– they have developed a technique that converts hand-drawn sketches into seamless photomontages composed of images found on the web:

See more examples (including a video demo), and download the paper they presented at SIGGRAPH, here.

As we pretend to be tabloid photo editors, we might recall that it was on this date in 1973 that Vice President Spiro T. Agnew gave in to the Nattering Nabobs of Negativism (and to charges of extortion, tax fraud, bribery and conspiracy) and resign



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October 10, 2009 at 12:01 am