Data Science Seminar: Digital Humanities – art is not only for humans anymore

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This Data Science Seminar focuses on digital humanities, also known as “humanities computing”, an academic discipline that explores the intersection between digital technologies and culture. New technologies, and in particular artificial intelligence, are drastically changing the nature of creative processes. Computers are playing very significant roles in creative activities such as music, architecture, fine arts, and science. As a new and emerging field, digital humanities aims to open up new areas for research in these subjects and to explore traditional questions in a different way. At the seminar, the participants will have a chance to see and hear how AI and other digital technologies play a role in art, music and poetry.

Speakers:
📍0:00 Introduction by the moderator Mark Fišel (UniTartuCS)
📍01:08 Anna Mischenko (AI_NORN): AI_NORN – programming robots as an art
📍 23:35 Eduard Barbu (UniTartuCS): Devices to compute human creativity
📍53:33 Anna Aljanaki (UniTartuCS): Let there be music: when AI learns to compose
📍01:23:59 Jaanus Jaggo (UniTartuCS): The secret of making an endless world for a video game

Data Science Seminars are supported by the European Social Fund and University of Tartu ASTRA project PER ASPERA Doctoral School of Information and Communication Technologies.