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An Observer’s Reflections: The Artist Considered as Expert

  • Thomas Hewett
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Part of the Springer Series on Cultural Computing book series (SSCC)

Abstract

This article offers a perspective on some of the rich set of results of the COSTART project residencies, Observations are made on the process of collecting observational data and how some of the classical problems of such studies were dealt with, followed by a short review of the nature of expertise, some observations on human knowledge, the uses of external representations of that knowledge, and how the research into those topics relates to the artists being studied.

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Hewett
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  1. 1.SydneyAustralia

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