Read While You Wait - Get immediate ebook access, if available*, when you order a print book

Springer Series on Cultural Computing

Cross-Cultural Computing: An Artist's Journey

Authors: Tosa, Naoko

Free Preview
  • Demonstrates the role of information technology in enabling new understandings of our multicultural world
  • Discusses cross-cultural cultures from the viewpoint of an artist who is herself deeply immersed in both eastern and western cultures
  • Proposes a new vision that is founded upon the relationships between diverse cultures
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-6512-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
Softcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
About this book

This exciting new book explores the relationship between cultural traditions and computers, looking at how people from very different cultures and backgrounds communicate and how the use of information technologies can support and enhance these dialogues.

Historically we developed our understanding of other cultures through traditional means (museums, printed literature, etc.) but the advent of information technologies has allowed us access to a plethora of material. Tosa asks the question β€œCan we understand other cultures using computers as media to supplement thinking and memorization?” Starting with a survey of art and technology, moving into the area of culture and technology, the book culminates with a vision of a new world based on an understanding of these relationships, allowing cultural creators and viewers the opportunity to reach a better and more profound understanding of the role information technology will play going forward.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-6512-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
Softcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cross-Cultural Computing: An Artist's Journey
Authors
Series Title
Springer Series on Cultural Computing
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-6512-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-6512-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4471-6511-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-7384-7
Series ISSN
2195-9056
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 134
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations, 47 illustrations in colour
Topics

*immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID-19 crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook. Only valid for books with an ebook version. Springer Reference Works and instructor copies are not included.