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Re: best/favorite painters

Post by Sean Hayden » Thu May 09, 2019 5:08 pm

That's amazing.
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Re: best/favorite painters

Post by Sean Hayden » Thu May 09, 2019 5:33 pm


synthesizing photorealistic images given an input semantic layout
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Re: best/favorite painters

Post by Rum » Thu May 09, 2019 8:45 pm

I don’t think they are that good (yet). It’s a bit like the uncanny valley effect. Probably one day soon.

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Post by Sean Hayden » Fri May 10, 2019 5:50 am

I think it's the translation of the input to images that make sense, and sometimes surprisingly good sense, that's the interesting bit here.
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Post by Brian Peacock » Fri May 10, 2019 8:32 am

I'd like to see them train the PyTorch routine with Kandinskys and Braques. :)
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Re: best/favorite painters

Post by Sean Hayden » Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:19 pm

I don't play, but I occasionally come across something that reminds me of how beautiful the game can be.
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Black is lost, but how can you know that looking at this position! I guess it's the coordination that makes it attractive, especially when it is not obvious how white's pieces, all being on the first rank, will come together so quickly to dominate the game.
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Re: best/favorite painters

Post by DRSB » Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:44 pm

N.I. Viting (1910-1991). Panic. 1926
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