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Using Computers to Describe Style

Published

Author(s)

Russell A. Kirsch

Abstract

Human beings have a poorly understood ability to recognize patterns in their environment. Sometimes this ability is vital to survival. Sometimes it is the enabling ability that mediates the creation and maintenance of a culture. Thus we have art. But always this ability to organize the visual world of art remains largely a mystery that motivates our study both of art making and art looking.
Citation
American Indian Rock Art
Volume
22

Keywords

art forms, art making, art styles, formal properties

Citation

Kirsch, R. (1998), Using Computers to Describe Style, American Indian Rock Art, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=821699 (Accessed April 21, 2024)
Created January 1, 1998, Updated February 17, 2017