Fraudulent images have been around for as long as photography itself. Take the famous hoax photos of the Cottingley fairies or the Loch Ness monster. Photoshop ushered image doctoring into the digital age. Now artificial intelligence is poised to lend photographic fakery a new level of sophistication, thanks to artificial neural networks whose algorithms can analyze millions of pictures of real people and places--and use them to create convincing fictional ones. These networks consist of interconnected computers arranged in a system loosely based on the human brain's structure.
Mar-19-2018, 12:15:27 GMT