The talk, presented byDr. Ahmed Elgammal, a professor at the Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, will introduce advances in art authentication using artificial intelligence at the brush-stroke level. This technology is based on the concept of Pictology & provides a quantifiable scientific way to approach the traditional stylistic analysis at the visual spectrum level.
6:30 pm: Presentationby Dr. Ahmed Elgammal
7:15 pm:Q & A session
7:40 pm: Networking
SPEAKER PROFILE: Dr. Ahmed Elgammal
Dr. Ahmed Elgammal is a professor at the Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University. He is the founder & director of the Art & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Rutgers. He is also an Executive Council Faculty at Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Science. Dr. Elgammal is the founder & CEO of Artrendex, a startup that builds innovative AI technology for the art market.
Prof. Elgammal has published over 160 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, & books in the fields of computer vision, machine learning, & computational art history. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2006. Dr. Elgammal research on Art&AI received wide international media attention, including many reports on the Washington Post, New York Times, NBC News, the Times, the Daily Telegraph, Science News, & many others. Dr. Elgammal received his M.Sc. & Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2000 & 2002, respectively
Read more about his work in this blog entry