Computer Sciences

A new model to retrieve images based on sketches

In recent years, researchers have been developing increasingly advanced computational techniques, such as deep learning algorithms, to complete a variety of tasks. One task that they have been trying to address is known as ...

Computer Sciences

AI creates realistic faces from crude sketches

Back in the Sixties, one of the hottest toys in history swept America. It was called Etch-A-Sketch, and its popularity was based on a now-laughably simple feature. It was a handheld small-laptop-sized device that allowed ...

Automotive

Car designers explore working with virtual reality

Ford is interested in exploring what can result in sketching cars in virtual reality. Ignore the rollaway chairs, seat cushions, back rests, travel pillows, the lot. Industrial designers can put on their headsets, stand, ...

Computer Sciences

Algorithms that can sketch, recreate 3-D shapes

A University of British Columbia computer scientist has created a new software that can create a design sketch of an everyday object, addressing the challenge of accurately describing shapes.