Variations in Intensity Statistics for Representational and Abstract Art, and for Art from the Eastern and Western Hemispheres

  title={Variations in Intensity Statistics for Representational and Abstract Art, and for Art from the Eastern and Western Hemispheres},
  author={Daniel J. Graham and David J. Field},
  pages={1341 - 1352}
Two recent studies suggest that natural scenes and paintings show similar statistical properties. But does the content or region of origin of an artwork affect its statistical properties? We addressed this question by having judges place paintings from a large, diverse collection of paintings into one of three subject-matter categories using a forced-choice paradigm. Basic statistics for images whose caterogization was agreed by all judges showed no significant differences between those judged… 

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