Processing Animation: Integrating Information from Animated Diagrams

  • Sara Price
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2980)

Abstract

Previous research suggests that the properties of animation can affect the inferences that learners make. Coherent integration of information is critical for comprehensive understanding of animation. This paper explores how learners link and integrate information from animated diagrams. Results suggest that attention focus is crucial to this process, and that animation design affects the salience of dynamic information links.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sara Price
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  1. 1.Interact Lab, Department of InformaticsUniversity of SussexBrightonUK

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