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May 21, 2014
Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and several other institutions developed a series of new algorithms that can analyze photos of a scene taken from multiple perspectives and produce a camouflage covering for an object placed within it. The new algorithms produce patterns that could be used to hide eyesores in public places.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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