Semantic Properties of Diagrams and Their Cognitive Potentials - CLSI - Studies in the Theory and Applications of Diagrams (Paperback)
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Semantic Properties of Diagrams and Their Cognitive Potentials - CLSI - Studies in the Theory and Applications of Diagrams (Paperback)

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Paperback 184 Pages / Published: 15/12/2015
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Why are diagrams sometimes so useful, facilitating our understanding and thinking, while at other times they can be unhelpful and even misleading? Drawing on a comprehensive survey of modern research in philosophy, logic, artificial intelligence, cognitive psychology, and graphic design, Semantic Properties of Diagrams and Their Cognitive Potentials reveals the systematic reasons for this dichotomy, showing that the cognitive functions of diagrams are rooted in the characteristic ways they carry information. In analyzing the logical mechanisms behind the relative efficacy of diagrammatic representation, Atsushi Shimojima provides deep insight into the crucial question: What makes a diagram a diagram?

Publisher: Centre for the Study of Language & Information
ISBN: 9781575868493
Number of pages: 184
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 226 x 150 x 15 mm

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