18:56 uur 30-09-2020

Internationale AI-kunstwedstrijd doet mee aan de eindronde

Finalisten aangekondigd voor AI Artathon, de internationale AI Art-wedstrijd georganiseerd door Saoedi-Arabië om de creativiteit van mens en AI te demonstreren

RIYADH, Saoedi-Arabië – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Er zijn tien finalisten aangekondigd voor AI Artathon, de allereerste internationale AI-kunstwedstrijd ooit in Saoedi-Arabië.

De finalisten werden onthuld tijdens een livestream-evenement om kunstwerken te tonen die door de deelnemers waren gemaakt met behulp van kunstmatige intelligentie-tools en -technieken.

De drie winnende teams worden aangekondigd op de Global AI Summit op 22 oktober, waar ze een prijs van 133.000 dollar zullen delen.

De AI Artathon is een initiatief van de Global AI Summit om het creatieve potentieel van mensen en machines te benadrukken die samenwerken om innovatieve kunstwerken te creëren.

International AI Art Competition Enters Final Round

Finalists announced for AI Artathon, the international AI Art contest hosted by Saudi Arabia to showcase human-AI creativity

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Ten finalists have been announced for AI Artathon, the first ever international AI Art competition held in Saudi Arabia.

The finalists were revealed during a livestream event to showcase artworks created by the competitors using artificial intelligence tools and techniques.

The three winning teams will be announced at the Global AI Summit on 22nd October, where they will share a prize of US$133,000.

The AI Artathon is an initiative of the Global AI Summit, to highlight the creative potential of humans and machines working together to create innovative artworks.

Twenty teams made up of artists, graphic designers, AI experts and programmers, competed in this stage of the competition, after qualifying during a hackathon held in Riyadh in January.

Over 2,000 people from over 50 countries applied to participate in the hackathon, with 300 selected for the three-day event, where teams were formed to develop initial AI art concepts. Twenty teams were selected to take part in a bootcamp, where they were coached by experts in techniques for using machine learning algorithms and generative adversarial networks to create art.

The AI Artathon is organized by the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA), as part of the Global AI Summit, which takes place on 21-22 October as a virtual event, to connect key decision makers from government, academia, business and technology, to discuss global issues and challenges around AI and how AI can shape the new normal.

His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Bin Sharaf Al-Ghamdi, President of SDAIA, and Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Global AI Summit, said: “SDAIA is proud to see the quality of the artworks that have been created by the finalists of the AI Artathon. Even though the competition was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, I was very pleased to see the way that the competitors came together in the spirit of the Global AI Summit, to show innovation and collaboration and utilize the capabilities of advanced AI to create these artworks. I look forward to announcing the final winners during the AI Summit.”

More information on the teams and pictures of the artwork are available here: Link


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