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Can Pictures Be a Candidate for Knowledge Media?

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Intelligent Interactive Multimedia: Systems and Services

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Can pictures be a candidate for knowledge media? After mentioning the background of this question in chapter one, we introduce in chapter two the idea of three kinds of knowledge, from discussion of a picture from a book of Dominic McIver Lopes (Lopes 2006) —that is, knowledge about, knowledge through and knowledge in—and point out its deficiencies. In chapter three, we then propose an alternative idea of pictures from which we obtain knowledge —that is, pictures as objects and facts, pictures as process and pictures as informational indicators—and find strong support for our proposal from various research fields and practices. Finally we conclude that we could think of pictures as a candidate for knowledge media.

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Akiba, F. (2012). Can Pictures Be a Candidate for Knowledge Media?. In: Watanabe, T., Watada, J., Takahashi, N., Howlett, R., Jain, L. (eds) Intelligent Interactive Multimedia: Systems and Services. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol 14. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29934-6_10

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