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Informaation visualisointi I

AGRA0315
Envisioning Information I


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Linklist according to the 1st part of our lecture: »Thinking about signs« 30. mar. 2011




Script: »Thinking about signs«      download PDF

1st course task for 30. mar.: »Visual Thinking« take a pen and let your ideas flow;
     be prepared to discuss your solutions during the course discussion.

 example: »How to tie a tie«

The missing link: »Savio railway tunnel« a part of the »Vuosaari Harbour Project« »Vuosaaren satamahanke«.

Material to delve into the two dominant models of what constitutes a sign by ›Ferdinand de Saussure‹ and
     ›Charles Sanders Peirce‹: »Semiotics for Beginnerss« from Daniel Chandler

›Marshall McLuhan's‹ famous equation: »The medium is the message.« and what he meant.
To immerse yourself in: »The semiotics of visual communication« from ›Søren Kolstrup‹ Aarhus Universitet, DK
Taxonomy and description of ›conventional signs and markings‹
While developing signs for communication, differentiate the three kinds of signs: an ›icon‹ from an ›index‹ from a ›symbol‹
Ro London's collection of: »iconesque web images« have a look to compare
More information about: ›Vladimir Chaika‹



Literature:

Fiske, John: ›Introduction to communication studies‹;  ISBN: 0-415-04672-6
  Lapin yliopiston kirjaston/Lapland University Library: Taidekirjasto, yleiskokoelma · TAID 659.3 Fiske John
Fiske, John: ›Merkkien kieli: johdatus viestinnän tutkimiseen‹;  ISBN: 951-9066-55-1
  Lapin yliopiston kirjaston/Lapland University Library: Taidekirjasto, kurssikirjat · TAID K Fiske, John
McLuhan, Marshall: ›Ihmisen uudet ulottuvuudet‹;  ISBN: 951-0-12817-1 (sid.)
  Lapland University Library: Taidekirjasto, kurssikirjat, vuorokausilainat · TAID Lk McLuhan Marshall
McLuhan, Marshall: ›Understanding media: the extensions of man‹;  ISBN: 0-415-25397-7
  Lapland University Library: Pääkirjasto, yleiskokoelma (1. krs) · A 316 McLuhan Marshall
Saussure, Ferdinand de: ›Course in general linguistics‹;  ISBN: 0-7156-1738-9 (sid.)
  Lapland University Library: Pääkirjasto, yleiskokoelma (1. krs) · A 80 Saussure Ferdinand de
Wurman, Richard Saul: ›Information anxiety 2‹;  ISBN: 0-7897-2410-3
  Lapland University Library: Taidekirjasto, yleiskokoelma · TAID 659.3 Wurman Richard Saul




Linklist according to the 2nd part of our lecture: »Transmission model of communication« 30. mar. 2011




Script: »Transmission model of communication«

Course tutorial for 30. mar.:
     »Study the weather graphics« be prepared to discuss your evaluation during the course discussion.
 Here again the links for the Course tutorial for 30. mar.: »weathercenter«
 and also this link: »The Weather Channel Interactive«
 and of course that link: »Ilmatieteen laitos«

 »Fahrenheit to Celsius Converter«

That is the exact opposite of puristic information graphics: »busy scenes in river Nil«
and the other contrary I have showed: »busy scenes in german youth hostel«

The: »transmission model of communication« by Shannon and Weaver's may help you

Explore also: »trabajos infografia 06/07«
What I've showed also: »limiting values« from SZ WISSEN Archiv - sueddeutsche.de
While developing signs for communication, differentiate the three kinds of signs: an ›icon‹ from an ›index‹ from a ›symbol‹




Literature:

Bounford, Trevor: ›Digital Diagrams: How to Design and Present Statistical Information Effectively ‹;
     ISBN-13: 978-0823015726

Denton, Craig: ›Graphics for Visual Communication.‹;      ISBN-13: 978-0697085405
George-Palilonis, Jennifer: ›A Practical Guide to Graphics Reporting:
     Information Graphics for Print, Web & Broadcast‹;      ISBN-13: 978-0240807072
Harris, Robert L.: ›Information Graphics.‹ A Comprehensive Illustrated Reference;      ISBN-13: 978-0240807072
Heller, Steven: »Nigel Holmes on Information Design« the origins of information graphics
     Jorge Pinto Books Inc., ISBN 097747240X      online book

Holland, D.K.: ›Design Issues: How Graphic Design Informs Society‹;      ISBN-13: 978-1581152029
Meyer, Eric K.: ›Designing Infographics.‹;      ISBN-13: 978-1568303390
Reagan, Denise M. (ed.): »Update« Infographics Quick Course
     SND - The Society for News Design - Newspaper Design and Visual Journalism Society      free download

Shannon, Claude Elwood; Weaver, Warren: »The Mathematical Theory of Communication«
     University of Illinois Press, 1963      ISBN: 0252725484     online book

Uebele, Andreas: ›Signage Systems And Information Graphics‹;      ISBN-13: 978-0500513798



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