(Incipit) “So often a picture is better than a thousand words”. That is what the cosmologist John David Barrow points out in his book Cosmic Imagery, devoted to the “key images” of the History of Science, a statement already suggested by Leonardo Da Vinci more than 500 years ago. Barrow also states that Visual Language is the most natural one, while others can be considered postscripts to the human story. As proof, we can take the ancient rhetoricians, who adopted the method of loci (literally places), a mnemonic technique consisting of ideally connecting memories to some experienced or imaginary places, so that memories reappear once those places are mentally retraced. (...).
|Titolo:||Working with the Image: Description Processing Prediction|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2015|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||02.1 Contributo in Volume|