“Fair Representation in Arts and in Data” examines the art collection at UMMA with face detection algorithms

“Fair Representation in Arts and in Data” examines the art collection at UMMA with face detection algorithms

”Fair Representation in Arts and Data” is an almost year-long collaboration between data scientists, artists and museum curators that was funded by the President’s Arts Initiative. The project analyzed the collection at UMMA using several of the most common face detection algorithms which are designed to distinguish a variety of factors including gender and race. Museum visitors can now get a first glimpse at these initial research findings from the working group, which can be found inside of the “YOU ARE HERE” exhibit at UMMA.

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