From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
Subject: Re: Blurred photo?
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From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
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Subject: Re: Blurred photo?
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On Thu, 9 Nov 2017 02:29:36 -0800 (PST), Whisky-dave<whisky.dave@gmail.com> wrote:

>On Wednesday, 8 November 2017 20:48:20 UTC, Eric Stevens  wrote:
>> On Wed, 8 Nov 2017 02:47:43 -0800 (PST), Whisky-dave
>><whisky.dave@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> >On Tuesday, 7 November 2017 18:03:21 UTC, nospam  wrote:
>> >> In article <071120171248012172%not@aol.com>, Scott Schuckert
>> >><not@aol.com> wrote:
>> >> 
>> >> > > Blurred photo? Instead of deleting it, software could make it sharp again
>> >> > > 
>> >> > > The end of low res and blurry images could be nigh.
>> >> > > 
>> >> > >
>> >> > > http://home.bt.com/tech-gadgets/photography/artificial-intelligence...
>> >> > > enhancenet-sharpens-photos-11364227072791
>> >> > 
>> >> > Sorry, that's not a "photograph". It's an eye-pleasing reconstruction,
>> >> > filling in details that don't actually exist. (³automated texture
>> >> > synthesis² that aims to recreate realistic textures in images)
>> >> 
>> >> *all* photographs have some amount of what you call eye-pleasing
>> >> reconstruction and filling in details that don't actually exist.
>> >> 
>> >> computational photography is the next big thing.
>> >
>> >A bit like Synthehol, it'll catch on for those with limited appreciation of the real thing.
>> 
>> From what little I know I expect that in certain respects it will
>> exceed the capabilities of the real thing. Time will tell.
>
>whatever that means.
>
>
>So it'll give detail in an image that never actually existed or that it will leave out niose and
other artifacts ?

The techniques might but strictly speaking an image which never
existed cannot be a photograph.
-- 

Regards,

Eric Stevens