Artificial Intelligence Review

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 205–213

Communicating through pictures


  • Masoud Yazdani
    • Department of Computer ScienceExeter University
  • Stuart Mealing
    • Department of Computer ScienceExeter University

DOI: 10.1007/BF00849180

Cite this article as:
Yazdani, M. & Mealing, S. Artif Intell Rev (1995) 9: 205. doi:10.1007/BF00849180


In this article we present design consideration for a visual language which may allow users with different linguistic backgrounds to communicate freely. This cross language communication uses icons which are graphically clear, semantically unambiguous, adaptable and, above all, simple.

Key words

icon conceptual dependency cross language communication grammar spelling language

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