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Visualization of scientific arts and some examples of applications

Fujisawa, N. and Brown, K. and Nakayama, Y. and Hyatt, J. and Corby, Tom (2008) Visualization of scientific arts and some examples of applications. Journal of Visualization, 11 (4). pp. 387-394. ISSN 1343-8875

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Abstract

In this paper, implementation and visualization of scientific arts are described using some examples of application in subject research areas, such as sculpture, archeology, fine arts and information aesthetics, which have been discussed through the Scientific Art Session at FLUCOME9, Tallahassee, Florida, 2007-9. In the application to sculpture, stereo visualization techniques, such as anaglyph stereo visualization and integral imaging technique, are introduced to realize the three-dimensional geometry of sculpture to enhance visual impact on the art. The second application is the flow visualization technique for archeology, where the vortices behind the river stones are studied to understand the origin of patterns on Jomon pottery. Interestingly, such vortex patterns also appear in the paintings of fine arts. The third example is the visualization of information aesthetics, where the Web information, such as public media and stock market, are visualized through scientific techniques. These example of visualization of scientific arts provide the present state of the art in interdisciplinary visualization.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Visualization, Scientific arts, Sculpture, Archeology, Fine arts, Information aesthetics
Research Community:University of Westminster > Media, Arts and Design, School of
ID Code:6908
Deposited On:04 Jun 2009 15:28
Last Modified:11 Aug 2010 15:35

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