Friday, December 16, 2005

Is my disgust showing?

A computer has been used to decipher the enigmatic smile of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, concluding that she was mainly happy.

The painting was analysed by a University of Amsterdam computer using "emotion recognition" software.

It concluded that the subject was 83% happy, 9% disgusted, 6% fearful and 2% angry, New Scientist magazine was told.


From the BBC. The story is here.

1 comment:

mark said...

Actually, she was 83% happy, 9% disgruntled and 8% lint with just a hint of mint.

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