[ExI] Google AI low-resolution photo enhancemen
sparge at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 15:21:41 UTC 2021
On Sun, Sep 12, 2021 at 5:34 AM BillK via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> You are obviously correct in saying that to start with a low-res photo
> and create a high-res photo involves adding information that is not
> present in the original. Nobody is disputing that.
They are if they think that photos can be enhanced to identify perps.
> What Google is
> claiming is that training their AI software on similar photos means
> that they can create a high-res photo that is photo-realistic
Yes, precisely, modulo some goofy errors and distortions.
> and very
> likely to be a correct image.
"A correct image"? What the heck does that mean?
> One interesting use might be enhancing old family photos.
Especially if someone remembers the subject well enough to confirm that the
enhancement looks like the subject.
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