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Poetry Visualization in Digital Technology

  • Zakiah Noh
  • Siti Zaleha Zainal Abidin
  • Nasiroh Omar
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Part of the Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning book series (IAKM, volume 7)

Abstract

Digital technology has opened up research opportunities in information and knowledge management. For many years, humanities scholars, linguists, and computer scientists have collaborated in digital poetry visualization research in order to work on different modes of expression in a poem that can reshape the relationship between texts, images, and sound. The efficiency of handling poetry information is a part of the knowledge management process. It is estimated that quite a few of languages in the world will extinct due to the neglect of the native nation. In addition, the continuous influence of other languages that bring along different cultures may also have negative impact to the originality of a nation’s humanistic documents. This chapter discusses poetry visualization that covers the review of poetry visualization for graphical and textual forms. It summarizes the review by presenting distinctive parameters in textual poetry visualization. This chapter also illustrates a case study of pantun (Malay language poem) visualization. A visual information design is produced as one of the tools to preserve the language that can be beneficial in distant and close reading activities. The evaluation on the case study is briefly explained with its important highlights.

Keywords

Digital technology Humanistic document Malay pantun Digital poem Textual form Visualization Visual design 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zakiah Noh
    • 1
  • Siti Zaleha Zainal Abidin
    • 1
  • Nasiroh Omar
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer and Mathematical SciencesUniversiti Teknologi MARA Shah AlamShah Alam, SelangorMalaysia

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