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The Internet as Space

  • Aharon KellermanEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Geography book series (BRIEFSGEOGRAPHY)

Abstract

This chapter will, first, present the general notion of image space, and a scalar model differentiating among its four visual classes: virtual space (visual presentations of real space and material artifacts), cyberspace (digital communications and information media), the Internet (digital communications and informational spaces), and Internet screen-space (users’ visual interface with the Internet). This scalar model leads from the wider to the specific. This differentiation will be followed by discussions of cyberspace and Internet screen-space geography.

Keywords

Image space Virtual space Cyberspace The internet Internet information space Internet communications space Internet screen-space 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of HaifaHaifaIsrael

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