The rise in computing and multimedia technology has spawned an increasing interest in the role of diagrams and sketches, not only for the purpose of conveying information but also for creative thinking and problem-solving. This book attempts to characterise the nature of qa science of diagramsq in a wide-ranging, multidisciplinary study that contains accounts of the most recent research results in computer science and psychology. Key topics include: cognitive aspects, formal aspects, and applications. It is a well-written and indispensable survey for researchers and students in the fields of cognitive science, artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, and graphics and visualisation.Graphs are used to depict mathematical functions, display data from social and natural sciences, and specify scientific ... of how viewers interpret graphs, and the factors that make them easy and difficult for different populations, may help us to anbsp;...
|Title||:||Diagrammatic Representation and Reasoning|
|Author||:||Michael Anderson, Bernd Meyer, Patrick Olivier|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-06-27|