Visual Hegemonies

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Peter Ludes (Ed.)

An Outline

ISBN 978-3-8258-9191-7
Band-Nr. 1
Jahr 2005
Seiten 144
Bindung broschiert
Reihe The World Language of Key Visuals.

Artikelnummer: 978-3-8258-9191-7 Kategorien: ,


This series will reconstruct and explain the shifting balances, the
complementarity and contradictions, between the potentials of improved
intercultural and transcultural visual communication and its strategic
exploitation through visual hegemonies. We will also enhance the
cooperation of the computer sciences, humanities, and social sciences and
the development of software for modeling key visuals from various genres,
media, and cultural zones. Volume 1 exemplifies this international
research endeavor in a general trans-disciplinary outline as well as case
studies from the perspectives of musicology, psychology, and the social

Peter Ludes, Professor of Mass Communication/Integrated
Social Sciences at the Jacobs University Bremen. Member of the core
group of the European Science Foundation’s Program „Changing Media –
Changing Europe“ (2001 – 2004) and Speaker (since 2003) of a research
initiative on the intercultural comparison of key visuals, including
members from Brazil, China, Germany, the UK and the United States.

Otthein Herzog holds the position of a chaired professor in the Department
of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Bremen, where he
directs the TZI – Center for Computing Technologies, the Collaborative
Research Center „Autonomous Logistic Processes“ (SFB 637), which is funded
by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), and the Mobile Technology
Research Center, which currently brings together fourteen research groups
the fast growing research area of Mobile and Wearable Computing. Since he
was appointed to his current position in 1993, Dr. Herzog built up the
Artificial Intelligence Research Group.