What is visualization?

  • Over the last 20 years, information visualization became a common tool in science and also a growing presence in the arts and culture at large. However, the use of visualization in cultural research is still in its infancy. Based on the work in the analysis of video games, cinema, TV, animation, Manga and other media carried out in Software Studies Initiative at University of California, San Diego over last two years, a number of visualization techniques and methods particularly useful for cultural and media research are presented.

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Author:Lev Manovich
ISSN:1867-6219 (print)
ISSN:1867-6227 (online)
Parent Title (German):DIGAREC Series
Document Type:Article
Year of Completion:2011
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2011/05/18
First Page:116
Last Page:156
Source:Digarec Series, 06 (2011), S. 116 - 156
RVK - Regensburg Classification:AP 15963
RVK - Regensburg Classification:SU 500
Organizational units:Philosophische Fakultät / Institut für Künste und Medien
Dewey Decimal Classification:7 Künste und Unterhaltung / 79 Sport, Spiele, Unterhaltung / 793 Spiele und Freizeitaktivitäten für drinnen
Collections:Universität Potsdam / Schriftenreihen / DIGAREC Series, ISSN 1867-6227 / DIGAREC Series (2011) 06
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht
Notes extern:
See video recording of this DIGAREC Keynote-Lecture under the title "Visualization as a New Language of Cultural Theory" on:
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