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A Formal Model of Computer-Aided Visual Design

  • Ewa Grabska
  • Grażyna Ślusarczyk

Abstract

This paper aims at contributing to a better understanding of essential concepts of inventive visual design. Towards this end, we first outline a framework of formal model of computer-aided visual design. Then, we define particular components of this model paying attention to the role of human visual perception treated as a dynamic process (“active vision”). Moreover, we present different types of logic models used in computer tools supporting the design process and consider an example of a graph-based data structure gathering information on which design knowledge can be based. Finally, the definition of the system of computer-aided visual design is presented. The approach is illustrated on examples of designing teapots.

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© Springer Netherlands 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ewa Grabska
    • 1
  • Grażyna Ślusarczyk
    • 1
  1. 1.Jagiellonian UniversityPoland

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