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      Computer Vision Applications for Art History: Reflections and paradigms for future research

      Proceedings of EVA London 2021 (EVA 2021)
      AI and the Arts: Artificial Imagination
      5th July – 9th July 2021
      Digital art history, Computer vision, Image search and retrieval


            One of the contributing factors to the continuing debate among art historians over the use of computational methods in art history research is that they do not consider the core of today's art history research questions. The lack of close collaboration between the two involved research communities makes the definition of contemporary art-historical methods as well-defined computer vision problems extremely difficult. For that purpose, it is devised as a methodology to study articles in art history journals from a computer science perspective. The objective is to identify which image features art historians utilise within their research and describe them in immediate and meaningful terms to the computer vision research community. Finally, some paradigms that could serve as a new starting point for exploring how computer vision applications for art history can address the core of today's art history research are given.


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            July 2021
            July 2021
            : 73-80
            [0001]University of Ioannina

            Ioannina, Greece
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            Proceedings of EVA London 2021
            EVA 2021
            5th July – 9th July 2021
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            AI and the Arts: Artificial Imagination

            1477-9358 BCS Learning & Development

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            Electronic Workshops in Computing

            Applied computer science,Computer science,Security & Cryptology,Graphics & Multimedia design,General computer science,Human-computer-interaction
            Computer vision,Digital art history,Image search and retrieval


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