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Utilisation par une visiteuse de l'application Ikonikat au musée du Louvre-Lens

A visitor to the Le Nain Mystery exhibition at the Louvre-Lens Museum using the Ikonikat (Ikonik Analysis Toolkit) app. In front of the Antoine Le Nain painting "Musical Gathering" (1642), she is using the tablet to mark the areas of the artwork she thinks are the most significant. The app, a tool for the visual analysis of artworks, is aimed at the general public as well as experts. Both a research tool and a cultural mediation tool, it aids understanding of how visitors respond to artworks according to their sociological profile (age, level of education, etc.). Ikonikat forms part of the VISUALL-tek project, a library of tools that enables the collective examination of images. These apps are the result of an interdisciplinary dialogue between social science researchers and computer scientists specialising in human-machine interaction.

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