University of Surrey - A new angle on art

November 5, 2009

Work is under way to create a three-dimensional "Wikipedia" of art at the University of Surrey. Researchers are paving the way for works to be recorded in a 3D format that will enable people to view the art works on their computer screens from every possible angle. The technology promises to offer art enthusiasts a more detailed and comprehensive view than if they were within arm's reach of the real thing. The project, funded by the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme, is a collaboration of experts from computer science, the arts and business drawn from across the university, plus 18 other partners.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments