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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, machine technological know-how, 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. one among its ambitions is to switch machine technology through the applying of the big variety of definitions and different types generally linked to making artwork. for instance, buildings in computing can be represented utilizing the fashion of Gaudi or the Bauhaus university. This is going past the standard definition of aesthetics in computing, which almost always refers back to the formal, summary traits of such buildings -- a gorgeous facts, or a sublime diagram. The individuals 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 computing device technological know-how. the idea in the back of aesthetic computing is that the sector of computing could be enriched if it embraces all of aesthetics. Human-computer interplay will profit -- "usability," for instance, might discuss with enhancing a user's emotional country -- and new versions of studying will emerge.Aesthetic Computing methods its topic from numerous views. After defining the sector and putting it in its old context, the e-book appears 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 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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