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Photo editing algorithm changes weather, seasons automatically
August 8, 2014
A computer algorithm being developed by Brown University researchers enables users to instantly change the weather, time of day, season or other features in outdoor photos with simple text commands. Machine learning and a clever database make it possible. A paper describing the work will be presented at SIGGRAPH 2014.
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