Volume 48, Issue 1
February 2015

112 pages
ISSN 0024-094X
E-ISSN 1530-9282

Special Section of Leonardo Transactions: Technologies of Scientific Visualization

Images in Art and Science and the Quest for a New Image Science

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This article deals with opportunities and challenges faced by humanities disciplines like art history or aesthetics when turning their attention from traditional pursuits to the study of scientific images and visualizations. These pose particular problems to interpretation and evaluation for what, in Germany, is called Bildwissenschaft or image science.

Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik, Humboldt-University, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin, Germany. Email: ingeborg.reichle@kunstgeschichte.de.

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