FW: visuosT - announcement of book & accompanying website on strategies and concepts for knowledge work

6 Apr 2005 - 8:56am
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FelcanSmith, Mark
2004

Didn't see this come through here, but think it's quite appropriate for review.

The animated demo Lango offers gives nice visual insight into his ideas.

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> dear community,
> today i want to announce a book for developers &
> designers of interactive systems, user interfaces,
> hypermedia systems, system architects, and people dealing
> with knowledge work systems:
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> visuos(tm) - book & accompanying website by clemens lango
> http://visuos.com
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> ___the book_________________________________________________
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> "today's knowledge workers have access to practically
> endless amounts of information resources.
> however, this information alone is of no use if it
> cannot be reasonably retrieved and organized."
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> visuos(tm) offers strategies and concepts for the next
> generation of knowledge work and hypermedia systems.
> the aspects of knowledge work and interaction with
> knowledge spaces are analyzed. existing approaches are
> investigated and assessed.
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> the introduced strategies are applied to an innovative,
> full featured operating software. modules for visual
> queries, knowledge management, process management, and
> link management are presented and documented in detail.
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> ___the book's website_______________________________________
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> http://visuos.com features:
> - extracts of the book
> - animated full-screen presentation of the concepts
> - reviews and comments of readers
> - exclusive content for book-owners
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> ___comments by readers______________________________________
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> prof. dr. terry winograd
> stanford, california - dept. of computer science:
> "Lango's work certainly shows a great deal of
> background understanding and creative design [...].
> There are a number of nice design touches throughout
> the interface, [...] which is far more aesthetically
> pleasing than the conventional GUI window system."
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> prof. bernhard e. bürdek
> hfg - offenbach am main
> "Since Vannevar Bush's legendary article "As We May
> Think" (1945) the design of databases is considered as
> a signifying issue of the 20th century, but now proving
> its actual payload. [...]
> The exceptional and groundbreaking work on
> Information Visualization of the American author Edward
> E. Tufte absolutely requires continuative and
> substantiating appliance therefore the work of
> Clemens Lango absolutely is a significant building
> block."
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> ___about the author clemens lango___________________________
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> dr. clemens lango is one of the few german interaction
> experts with longterm professional background, research
> experience and education combining interaction design,
> product design, cognitive psychology, and visual design.
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> his visionary software and product concepts are acclaimed
> to be many years ahead and were awarded many times.
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> for more details, articles, and references please see his
> personal site:
> http://interactiondesign.de
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