System analysis of the problem of establishing the authenticity and authority of painting works




intelligent decision-making system, automatic classification, k-nearest neighbors, customs examination, paintings


Cultural values have long been the objects of crimes, among which the export from the state stands out. Falsification hides artworks from customs control and its detection requires a long examination using a variety of methods of analysis. This article discusses the task of verifying painting’s authenticity during customs inspection. A two-stage procedure is proposed, which includes a quick check based on the analysis of painting’s images and a longer museum expertize. To implement the image analysis, it is proposed to use an intelligent decision-making system, which is based on a classifier that implements the k-nearest neighbors algorithm. A set of features to describe painting’s properties is formed, metrics for calculating the similarity measure on objects in the course of classification is proposed. To train an algorithm, a dataset is proposed, which includes paintings by world and European artists, as well as Ukrainian painters from different centuries.

Author Biographies

Andrii Martynenko, Dnipro University of Technology, Dnipro

Andrii A. Martynenko,

a senior lecturer at the Department of Software Engineering of Dnipro University of Technology, Dnipro, Ukraine.

Andriy Tevyashev, Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics, Kharkiv

Andriy D. Tevyashev,

professor, Doctor of Technical Sciences, the head of the Department of Applied Mathematics of Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Nonna Kulishova, Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics, Kharkiv

Nonna Ye. Kulishova,

associate professor, Candidate of Technical Sciences (Ph.D.), a professor of the Department of Media Systems and Technologies of Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Boris Moroz, Dnipro University of Technology, Dnipro

Boris I. Moroz,

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Applied Electronics, a professor at the Department of Software Engineering of Dnipro University of Technology, Dnipro, Ukraine.


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