Perceptions of Knowledge Visualization: Explaining Concepts through Meaningful Images

Perceptions of Knowledge Visualization: Explaining Concepts through Meaningful Images

Anna Ursyn (University of Northern Colorado, USA)
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Release Date: October, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 418
ISBN13: 9781466647039|ISBN10: 1466647035|EISBN13: 9781466647046|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4703-9

Description

Multisensory perception is emerging as an important factor in shaping current lifestyles. Therefore, computer scientists, engineers, and technology experts are acknowledging the comparative power existing beyond visual explanations.

Perceptions of Knowledge Visualization: Explaining Concepts through Meaningful Images discusses issues related to visualization of scientific concepts, picturing processes and products, as well as the role of computing in the advancement of visual literacy skills. By connecting theory with practice, this book gives researchers, computer scientists, and academics an active experience which enhances the perception and the role of computer graphics.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cognitive Processes
  • Digital and Traditional Illustration
  • Knowledge Visualization
  • Multisensory Perception
  • Translating Data into Visuals
  • Virtual Environments
  • Visual Literacy

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Anna Ursyn, PhD, is a professor and Computer Graphics/Digital Media Area Head at the University of Northern Colorado. She combines programming, software and various media. Ursyn had over 40 single juried and invitational art shows, over 200 fine art exhibitions, such as over dozen times at SIGGRAPH Art Galleries, travelling shows Louvre, Paris, NTT Museum in Tokyo (5000 texts and 2000 images representing XX Century), and Virtual Media Network, the largest moving image outdoor display) Dallas Texas. Her work was selected to be sent by NASA to the Moon Museum MoonArk project. Research and pedagogy interests include integrated instruction in art, science, and computer art graphics. She published articles and artwork in books and journals. Since 1987 she serves as a Liaison, Organizing and Program Committee member of International IEEE Conferences on Information Visualization (iV) London, UK, and (CGIV), and as a Chair of the Symposium and Digital Art Gallery D-ART For iV. She serves as a chair of the SpaceTime International Student Competition for the ACM SIGGRAPH Conference. Anna has published six books with IGI-Global and book chapters. Website: Ursyn.com. ursyn@unco.edu

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