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Logical Reasoning with Diagrams

Gerard Allwein and Jon Barwise

Abstract

One effect of information technology is the increasing need to present information visually. The trend raises intriguing questions. What is the logical status of reasoning that employs visualization? What are the cognitive advantages and pitfalls of this reasoning? What kinds of tools can be developed to aid in the use of visual representation? This newest volume on the Studies in Logic and Computation series addresses the logical aspects of the visualization of information. The authors of these specially commissioned papers explore the properties of diagrams, charts, and maps, and their use i ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780195104271
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195104271.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerard Allwein, author

Jon Barwise, author