New PDF release: 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 rules for a self-discipline that applies the speculation and perform of artwork to computing. Aesthetic computing explores the best way artwork and aesthetics can play a task in several components of laptop technology. one among its pursuits is to change desktop technology via the appliance of the wide variety of definitions and different types mostly linked to making paintings. for instance, constructions in computing can be represented utilizing the fashion of Gaudi or the Bauhaus tuition. This is going past the standard definition of aesthetics in computing, which as a rule refers back to the formal, summary traits of such buildings -- a stunning facts, or a sublime diagram. The members to this ebook talk about the wider spectrum of aesthetics -- from summary traits of symmetry and shape to principles of artistic expression and enjoyment -- within the context of desktop technology. the belief in the back of aesthetic computing is that the sector of computing can be enriched if it embraces all of aesthetics. Human-computer interplay will profit -- "usability," for instance, may consult with enhancing a user's emotional country -- and new versions of studying will emerge.Aesthetic Computing methods its topic from quite a few views. After defining the sector and putting it in its old context, the booklet seems at artwork and layout, arithmetic and computing, and interface and interplay. Contributions diversity from essays at the paintings 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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