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  • Time in Perspective: a visual approach to models of time

Boyd Davis, Stephen and Kräutli, Florian, 2013, Conference or Workshop, Time in Perspective: a visual approach to models of time at Changing Perspectives of Time in HCI, CHI 2013, Palais de Congrès de Paris, Paris, 27 April - 2 May 2013.

Abstract or Description:

Geographical representations of topographical space come in many shapes and are a regular topic of discussion. The depiction of the invisible and maybe even illusory concept of time on the other hand, remains largely unchanged and undisputed. A uniform and arithmetic model of time fits well with the rigid structure of digital data, which might be why it has been widely adopted within HCI. In our proposal, we will present historic and contemporary approaches that offer alternative perspectives on the visual representation of time.

Keywords: timeline, chronographics

Subjects: Other > Mathematical and Computer Sciences > G400 Computer Science > G440 Human-computer Interaction
Other > Historical and Philosophical studies > V300 History by topic > V340 Intellectual History
Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies > W210 Graphic Design > W213 Visual Communication
School or Centre: School of Design
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2014 16:34
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2016 16:23
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/1617

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