Visual and Verbal Storytelling

Visual and Verbal Storytelling

DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4627-8.ch022
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This part of the book tells about combining pictorial and verbal solutions. Visual and verbal expression is gaining additional communication possibilities by the developments in data organization techniques, such as search engines on the Internet, cognitive and semantic structuring of information, concept mapping, social networking, and cloud computing. Electronic art, Web design, and communication media support creation of electronic media languages in visual representation and design. This chapter is focused on text visualization and on storytelling delivered in various literary styles.
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Beyond Words: Visualizing Text

The use of electronic media can be put in service in gathering, processing, evaluating, judging, organizing, and publishing information, which allows looking at communication from another angle, using other tools and links. We may organize our thoughts about the writing and its visual counterparts around the basic (and advanced) notions already accumulated and splendidly organized on the web. A somewhat eclectic way of originating this approach requires combining the best results from the efforts of people engaged in many domains, for example visual perception and action, psychology, computer science, philosophy, and also:

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