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 artwork, layout, desktop technological know-how, 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 job in numerous parts of computing device technology. considered one of its targets is to change desktop technology by way of the applying of the big variety of definitions and different types ordinarily linked to making artwork. for instance, constructions in computing could be represented utilizing the fashion of Gaudi or the Bauhaus college. This is going past the standard definition of aesthetics in computing, which most of the time refers back to the formal, summary characteristics of such buildings -- a stunning evidence, or a chic diagram. The participants to this e-book speak about the wider spectrum of aesthetics -- from summary features of symmetry and shape to principles of inventive expression and delight -- within the context of desktop technological know-how. the belief at the back of aesthetic computing is that the sphere of computing might be enriched if it embraces all of aesthetics. Human-computer interplay will gain -- "usability," for instance, may well discuss with bettering 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 booklet seems at paintings and layout, arithmetic and computing, and interface and interplay. Contributions variety from essays at the paintings of visualization and "the poesy of programming" to discussions of the aesthetics of arithmetic all through heritage 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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