June 23, 2011

AIKON-II Project - Freethinking Artist?

With partial support from a Leverhulme Trust, artist Patrick Tresset shows this robotic arm how to sketch. After "studying" the human, the artbot performs some of his own artwork. Working with Professor Frederic Fol Leymarie, the AIKON-II project (named Paul) will be working towards teaching it how to create its own style. While that idea seems a bit far-fetched, you just never know. We hope that style doesn't include sketching hordes of evil robot takeovers.

Via Daily Mail

Note: We also heard from Paul's keepers that he has been hard at work and they sent us an updated video on the project, so enjoy!

(Thanks, Frederick)

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 23, 2011 11:07 AM
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