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Collectivizing the Barr Model

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Journal article
Abstract: 
The authors use data from Wikipedia to build a graph visualization of the evolu- tion of artistic styles inspired by Alfred H. BarrĀ“s poster for the 1936 Cubism & Abstract Art exhibition. Drawing from Wikipedia articles about persons and art styles, the authors construct a bi-partite network based on their mutual hyper-links and assume relationships between styles if their respective articles are bridged by hyperlinks to and from person articles. The resulting visualization extends its model with respect to the number of covered styles, thus embedding it within a larger art-historical perspective as seen through the lens of Wikipedia.
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Department Focus: 
Media Informatics and Visual Computing
TU Focus: 
Information and Communication Technology
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Publisher: 
Leonardo, 47-3
Year: 
2014
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Acceptance undecided
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Reference: 
D. Goldfarb, M. Arends, J. Froschauer, M. Weingartner, W. Merkl: <br>"<i><a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/LEON_a_00773" target="_blank" class="publist">Collectivizing the Barr Model</a></i>"; <br>Leonardo, <b>47</b> (2014), 3.<br><br> <a href="https://publik.tuwien.ac.at/showentry.php?ID=228989&lang=2" class="publist"><i>More information</i></a><br><br>
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