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Exploring Graphic Sciences

  • Enrico CicalòEmail author
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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1140)

Abstract

If we analyze the physiognomy of knowledge in the field of graphic representation, we have to face a sort of diaspora that throughout history has dispersed its contents in various disciplinary fields and that has prevented its coagulation within a unitary and universally recognizable disciplinary apparatus, which instead can only be found within particular national and cultural contexts. The disciplines that explore graphic representation are not always identifiable in the panorama of international research because they assume various denominations in the different cultural traditions. Starting from these premises, in this article we want to recompose the elements present in the international panorama of research in the field of studies focused on the production of images that can be expressed through the expression Graphic Sciences. According to this hypothesis, the Graphic Sciences would not be configured as a single discipline with monolithic methods and univocally and preventively determined objectives, but rather as a set of fields of study with a nonunitary repertoire of interests.

Keywords

Graphic Sciences Visual Science Image Science Visualization Representation Drawing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Architettura, design e Urbanistica (DADU)Università degli Studi di SassariSassariItaly

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