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Analyzing Artwork Using Newly Developed Smartphone App
2013-04-28 05:10:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new mobile app unveiled Friday during the 2013 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing in Paris will allow users to essentially peel-back the layers of a piece of artwork and see what it looked like during the very first stages of the artist´s creative process. The smartphone and tablet computer program is called “Repentir” and was developed by Jonathan Hook of Newcastle University's Culture Lab and Jo...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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