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Computers, Visualization, and History

How New Technology Will Transform Our Understanding of the Past (History, Humanities, and New Technology)
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Historiography, Impact of computing & IT on society, Science/Mathematics, Technology, History - General History, Social Aspects - General, Hi
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ISBN 100765610957
ISBN 139780765610959

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This second edition of Computers, Visualization, and History features expanded coverage of such topics as sequential narratives, 3-D modeling, simulation, and video games, as well as our theoretical understanding of space and immersive experience.

The author has also added "Guidelines for Visual Composition in History" for history and social. Computers, Visualization, and History: How New Technology Will Transform Our Understanding of the Past (2nd ed.) by David J Staley. This visionary and thoroughly accessible book examines how digital environments and virtual reality have altered the ways historians think and communicate ideas and how the new language of visualization.

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Part I of the article takes a look at the pre-computer era, while Part II looks at more recent history and discusses the impact of the computer and the Internet on information visualization. It also presents a list of examples from. The book combines a basic overview of the fundamentals of computer graphics with a practitioner-oriented review of the latest 3-D graphics display and visualization techniques.

Each chapter is written by well-known experts in the field. As a subject in computer science, scientific visualization is the use of interactive, sensory representations, typically visual, of abstract data to reinforce cognition, hypothesis building, and reasoning.

Data visualization is a related subcategory of visualization dealing with statistical graphics and geographic or spatial data (as in thematic cartography) that is abstracted in.

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[David J Staley] Offering a balanced and yet passionate analysis, Staley's book challenges historians to Read more User-contributed reviews. Tags. Add tags for. I have serious reservations about historians writing about computers, so do many science and engineering colleagues (I have attended SHOT meetings).

I seriously doubt that a single book can do justice. Historians are a peculiar breed. I think the. This two-part article offers a brief history of information visualization, mostly by presenting outstanding examples.

Part I of the article takes a look at the pre-computer era, while Part II looks at the more recent history and discusses the impact of the computer and the Internet on information visualization.

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Second ed. Armond, NY and London: M.E. Sharpe, Pp. Paper, $; ISBN Historians are "word people." Writing is the idiom we use to communicate about.

History of Computers computer A computer is distinguished from a calculating machine, such as an electronic calculator, by being able to store a computer program (so that it can repeat its operations and make logical decisions), by the number and complexity of the operations it can perform, and by its ability to process, store, and retrieve.

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In this week's module, you will learn what data visualization is, how it's used, and how computers display information. You'll also explore different. History of Computer Graphics (CG) Computer Graphics (CG) was first created as a visualization tool for scientists and engineers in government and corporate research centers such as Bell Labs and Boeing in the s.

Actually, couple this book in a collection with "Herman Hollerith" by Geoffrey D. Austrian, "Hackers" by Steven Levy, and the recent American release of "The Difference Engine" by Doron Swade, and I daresay you will probably have as near as can be imagined "complete" history of computers (ok, there are a few other books I would add in - the 2/5(21).

Visualizations and Historical Arguments ( revision) It is also closely aligned with a still more expansive set of visualizations from the Stanford Spatial History Project about the themes of the book collected under the heading Computers, Visualization, and History.

A guide to fundamental issues in designing interactive visualizations, exploring ideas of inquiry, design, structured data, and usability. Interactive visualization is emerging as a vibrant new form of communication, providing compelling presentations that allow viewers to interact directly with information in order to construct their own understandings of it.

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A revised 2nd edition Author: Martin Campbell-Kelly and William Aspray. He is the author of Computers, Visualization, and History: How New Technologies Will Transform Our Understanding of the Past (M.E. Sharpe, ) and is the executive director (elect) of the American Association for History and Computing (AAHC).

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