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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00
Imagine a common movie scene: a hero confronts a villain. Captioning such a moment would at first glance seem as basic as transcribing the dialogue. But consider the choices involved: How do you convey the sarcasm in a comeback? Do you include a henchman?s muttering in the background? Does the villain emit a scream , a grunt , or a howl as he... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 39.95
Learning-Based Local Visual Representation and Indexing , reviews the state-of-the-art in visual content representation and indexing, introduces cutting-edge techniques in learning based visual representation, and discusses emerging topics in visual local representation, and introduces the most recent advances in content-based visual search techniques.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 67.38
The book is inspired by the first seminar in a cycle connected to the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the Politecnico di Milano. "Dealing with the Image Ivory Towers and Virtual Bridges" was the motto of this meeting, aiming to stimulate a discussion among engineers, designers and architects, all of whom are traditionally involved in the use... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.27
This edited collection examines how people use a range of different modalities to negotiate, influence, and/or project their own or other people's identities. It brings together linguistic scholars concerned with issues of identity through a study of language use in various types of written texts, conversation, performance, and interviews.... more...
- Packt Publishing 2014; US$ 15.99
If you want to learn Prezi, and specifically design within Prezi, this is the book for you. Perhaps you already know a bit about Prezi but have never used it, or perhaps you have used Prezi before but want to learn how to incorporate your own custom design elements. In either case, this book will get you up and running quickly. It would be helpful... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
This chapter develops an ethnomethodologically-informed view regarding the sociality of objects, building upon Garfinkel’s various descriptions of object constitution. We examine a particular case of diagnostic reasoning produced in the course of carrying out a surgical procedure at a teaching hospital. Our interest is in the methods employed... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00
This paper analyses paramedic emergency interaction as multi-modal multi-activity. Based on a corpus of video-recordings of emergency drills performed by professional paramedics during advanced training, the focus is on paramedics’ participation in multiple joint projects which become simultaneously relevant. Simultaneity and fast succession... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 25.47
Stefanie King geht in ihrem Buch der Frage nach, weshalb Big Data, trotz des hohen Wertschöpfungspotentials, bis heute nicht in allen Industriezweigen und Unternehmen genutzt wird. Im ersten Teil des Buches behandelt sie die technologischen und kommunikationswissenschaftlichen Grundlagen sowie die Einsatzgebiete von Big Data. Anschließend untersucht... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.99 US$ 23.99
Create stunning infographics with this hands-on guide Infographics For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to creating data visualization with viral appeal. Written by the founder of Infographic World, a New York City based infographic agency, and his top designers, the book focuses on the how-to of data, design, and distribution to create stunning,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 234.75
Visual Communication is a collection of high quality, accessible papers offering an overview of the different theoretical perspectives and methods of analysis in this subfield of Communication Sciences. No previous volume draws together this range of related research, which is generally found across the fields of semiotics, art history,... more...