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Zurich, Switzerland
July 4, 2007 to July 6, 2007
ISBN: 0-7695-2907-0
pp: 363-368
Wolfgang Kienreich , Know-Center, Competence Center for Knowledge-Based Applications and Systems
Mario Zechner , Know-Center, Competence Center for Knowledge-Based Applications and Systems
Vedran Sabol , Know-Center, Competence Center for Knowledge-Based Applications and Systems
ABSTRACT
The domain of astronomy contributes a wealth of knowledge to the corpus of any general encyclopedia. Modern multimedia encyclopedias are capable of displaying complex, three-dimensional visualizations in real-time, enabling the integration of a planetarium, a virtual theater presenting astronomical facts in an educational and entertaining way. The manifold peculiarities of astronomical data sets require careful balancing of visual means to create representations comprehensible for a general audience. In this paper we discuss design and implementation considerations for a Planetarium integrated with the prevalent German language multimedia encyclopedia.
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Wolfgang Kienreich, Mario Zechner, Vedran Sabol, "Comprehensive Astronomical Visualization for a Multimedia Encyclopedia", IV, 2007, 2013 17th International Conference on Information Visualisation, 2013 17th International Conference on Information Visualisation 2007, pp. 363-368, doi:10.1109/IV.2007.37
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