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Proceedings 2017, 1(9), 1093; doi:10.3390/proceedings1091093

For an Archeology of the Digital Iconography

Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste, Trieste 30127, 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

The aim of the research was to analyze documents on the history of digital image in order to try to identify the main aspects and materials regarding it. This information could be very useful to define the characteristics of advanced technology for comprehending the evolution of standards and understand the role of numeric iconography for the diffusion of electronic systems among academics, architects and artists. We analyzed also the literature on this subject—such as the invention of some specific terms, such as “pixel”—and the most important reports of the 1950s and 1960s.
Keywords: digital image; scanning device; history of iconography; sampling; image processing digital image; scanning device; history of iconography; sampling; image processing
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