History of Art and Architecture

Colloquium - Alison Langmead

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:00pm

202 Frick Fine Arts Building

What would it mean for computers to perform research? Using The Next Rembrandt project (https://www.nextrembrandt.com/) as a case study, I will address in this talk—from the point of view of a digitally-inflected approach to humanistic interpretation—a  number of the fundamental issues and assumptions that I see surrounding the role of digital computation in the research process today.