[extropy-chat] Empathic Painting

Amara Graps amara at amara.com
Sun Aug 6 14:05:37 UTC 2006

Seen on inkycircus (http://inkycircus.com/)

Scientists develop artwork that changes to suit your mood

 From the web page

Computer scientists from Bath and Boston have developed electronic
artwork that changes to match the mood of the person who is looking at

By: University of Bath
Published: Aug 3, 2006

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Using images collected through a web cam, special software recognises
eight key facial features that characterise the emotional state of the
person viewing the artwork.

It then adapts the colours and brush strokes of the digital artwork to
suit the changing mood of the viewer.
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Amara Graps, PhD      www.amara.com
Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario (IFSI), Roma, ITALIA
Associate Research Scientist, Planetary Science Institute, Tucson

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