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Mdst 3559-03-22-case-1

  1. 1. Case 1Text and Image in the Shahnameh<br />MDST 3559: DataestheticsProf. Alvarado03/22/2011<br />
  2. 2. Business<br />Mid-term issues?<br />
  3. 3. Review<br /><br />
  4. 4. Overview<br />Complete work from last week<br />Begin unit on visualizing text<br />Content: The Shahnameh<br />Form: The Image Grid<br />
  5. 5. Query Strings<br />HTTP’s URL syntax allows for key/value pairs to be appended to the end of a URL<br /><br />Question mark (?) begins the query string<br />Keys and values separated by equal signs (=)<br />Pairs separated by ampersands (&)<br />Spaces represented by plus signs (+)<br />Query strings are like arguments for pages that have code (like PHP pages)<br />
  6. 6. The Shahnameh<br />The Persian “Book of Kings”<br />The national epic of Iran<br />Written in the late 10th and early 11th centuries by the poet Ferdowsi<br />Recounts the stories of 50 monarchs (including 3 queens) over a period of 20 centuries<br />Includes the pre-Islamic, Zoroastrian period<br />
  7. 7. The Garrett Collection<br />A collection of manuscripts<br />
  8. 8. Cultural Analytics<br />Lev Manovich<br />Big Humanism<br />Visualizing large collections of images<br />Use of the “image grid”<br />
  9. 9. The Image Grid<br />
  10. 10. Conceptual Spaces<br />What do the directions mean?<br />