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Proceedings 2017, 1(9), 1086; doi:10.3390/proceedings1091086

Graphic Representation and Drawing

Politecnico di Torino, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Struttrale, Edile e Geotecnica, 10139 Torino, Italy
Presented at the International and Interdisciplinary Conference IMMAGINI? Image and Imagination between Representation, Communication, Education and Psychology, Brixen, Italy, 27–28 November 2017.
Published: 27 November 2017
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Abstract

Graphic representation is one of the main systems of signs designed by man with the aim of preserving, understanding, and communicating information deemed essential. As a language for eyes, graphic representation benefits from the properties of visual perception. The effectiveness of graphic language has been recognized and studied by many theorists and communication professionals. The contribution represents in the form of notes some initial explorations in the field of infographic and graphic visualization as knowledge processing tools for analyzing and present data as information. There are some remarkable references, definitions and examples, of researchers and information professionals, from which there are extensive considerations that attempt to bring the principles of visual communication to the science of representation and to the drawing discipline for engineers and architects.
Keywords: infographics; graphic visualization; visible variables; interaction project infographics; graphic visualization; visible variables; interaction project
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