Download PDF by Paul A. Fishwick: Aesthetic Computing (Leonardo Book Series)

By Paul A. Fishwick

ISBN-10: 026206250X

ISBN-13: 9780262062503

ISBN-10: 0262562375

ISBN-13: 9780262562379

In Aesthetic Computing, key students and practitioners from paintings, layout, computing device technology, and arithmetic lay the principles for a self-discipline that applies the speculation and perform of paintings to computing. Aesthetic computing explores the way in which artwork and aesthetics can play a task in several components of laptop technology. considered one of its pursuits is to change desktop technological know-how by way of the appliance of the big variety of definitions and different types in general linked to making paintings. for instance, buildings in computing will be represented utilizing the fashion of Gaudi or the Bauhaus university. This is going past the standard definition of aesthetics in computing, which frequently refers back to the formal, summary characteristics of such buildings -- a stunning evidence, or a sublime diagram. The participants to this e-book talk about the wider spectrum of aesthetics -- from summary features of symmetry and shape to principles of artistic expression and enjoyment -- within the context of machine technology. the belief at the back of aesthetic computing is that the sphere of computing could be enriched if it embraces all of aesthetics. Human-computer interplay will gain -- "usability," for instance, may possibly check with enhancing a user's emotional kingdom -- and new types of studying will emerge.Aesthetic Computing techniques its topic from quite a few views. After defining the sphere and putting it in its old context, the publication seems at artwork and layout, arithmetic and computing, and interface and interplay. Contributions diversity from essays at the artwork of visualization and "the poesy of programming" to discussions of the aesthetics of arithmetic all through background and transparency and reflectivity in interface design.Contributors:James Alty, Olav W. Bertelsen, Jay David Bolter, Donna Cox, Stephan Diehl, Mark d'Inverno, Michele Emmer, Paul Fishwick, Monica Fleischmann, Ben Fry, Carsten Görg, Susanne Grabowski, Diane Gromala, Kenneth A. Huff, John Lee, Frederic Fol Leymarie, Michael Leyton, Jonas Löwgren, Roger F. Malina, Laurent Mignonneau, Frieder Nake, Ray Paton, Jane Prophet, Aaron Quigley, Casey Reas, Christa Sommerer, Wolfgang Strauss, Noam Tractinksy, Paul Vickers, Dror Zmiri

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