Northwestern University's Department of Mathematics,
Department of Art History, and NU-ACCESS
A PUBLIC LECTURE BY
2012 Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize in Mathematics laureate,
James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics, Duke University
"THE MASTER'S HAND"
Can image analysis detect the hand of the master?
The talk will describe wavelets, a mathematical tool used for the analysis and compression of images. These have recently been used for the study of paintings by artists such as Van Gogh, Goossen van der Weyden, Gauguin and Giotto.
Wednesday, April 24, at 4 p.m.
Harris Hall Auditorium (Harris 107)
Reception following Lecture
Free and Open to the Public
Sponsored by the Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize bequest.To learn more about the Nemmers Prize, lectures, and laureates, visit http://www.northwestern.edu/provost/awards/nemmers/nemprmath.html
For more information, please contact Greg Jue: g-jue at northwestern dot edu
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