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Image schemata in animated metaphors for insight problem solving

Luchian, Eric and Sas, Corina (2011) Image schemata in animated metaphors for insight problem solving. In: C&C '11 Proceedings of the 8th ACM conference on Creativity and cognition. ACM Press, New York, pp. 369-370. ISBN 9781450308205

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    Abstract

    While most of the work on metaphors has focused on conceptual ones, less attention has been paid to the visual metaphors for insight problems. This paper investigates the role of dynamism and realism in visual metaphors for cueing the insight problem solving process. To match the visual-kinesthetic feature of the eight-coin insight problem, the developed metaphors represented the insight cues, both kinetically and kinesthetically. An experimental study showed the superiority of metaphors as realistic and continuous animations over schematic and discrete animations.

    Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Visual insight problem ; visual metaphors ; animation ; realism ; image schemata
    Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 51504
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 24 Nov 2011 16:19
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 10 Mar 2014 13:37
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/51504

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