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Assisting Pictogram Selection with Categorized Semantics

H. CHO, T. ISHIDA, S. OYAMA, R. INABA, T. TAKASAKI
2008 IEICE transactions on information and systems  
To assist the selection of pictograms more likely to be interpreted as intended, we propose a categorical semantic relevance measure which calculates how relevant a pictogram is to a given interpretation  ...  semantic relevance approaches showed more stable performances than the not-categorized approach. key words: semantic relevance, categorization, EDR, pictogram * Examples of web-based content management  ...  Daisuke Kawahara at NICT for the valuable discussions on semantic role labeling. All pictograms presented in this paper are copyrighted material, and their rights are reserved to NPO Pangaea.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ietisy/e91-d.11.2638 fatcat:hnn2lkft7fehhkuhl5punn6xb4

Exploring Cultural Differences in Pictogram Interpretations [chapter]

Heeryon Cho, Toru Ishida
2011 Cognitive Technologies  
In doing so, this thesis utilizes pictograms, a well-known iconic medium of communication which contains both the implicit cultural interpretations as well as explicit semantic interpretations.  ...  To assist pictogram communication between intercultural participants, a method of automatically detecting cultural differences using two cultures' pictogram interpretation words and probabilities is proposed  ...  To assist pictogram selection, we propose semantic relevance measure which calculates how relevant a pictogram is to a given interpretation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21178-2_9 dblp:series/cogtech/ChoI11 fatcat:mlxlf7dpd5dtvhrh53bm5yz5dq

Human detection of cultural differences in pictogram interpretations

Heeryon Cho, Toru Ishida, Naomi Yamashita, Tomoko Koda, Toshiyuki Takasaki
2009 Proceeding of the 2009 international workshop on Intercultural collaboration - IWIC '09  
-Japan pictogram interpretations. Thirty U.S.-Japan pictogram interpretations were used as stimuli for human cultural difference detection study.  ...  or ranking of the interpretations, (iii) conformity or variance of semantics within one country's interpretations, (iv) presence of proper nouns (e.g. country names), and (v) positive or negative connotation  ...  All pictograms presented in this paper are copyrighted material, and their rights are reserved to NPO Pangaea.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1499224.1499250 fatcat:yk2jxkqryrbnhiwvhiwhk74fvq

Cartographic Symbology for Crisis Mapping: a Comparative Study

Ana Kuveždić Divjak, Almin Đapo, Boško Pribičević
2020 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
The results of this study may be of assistance in understanding less unified or coherent symbologies currently in use, or in revising or amplifying existing sets for future publication.  ...  Semantic association in the selected pictograms from Canadian All-Hazards Symbology was achieved by depicting the visual characteristics of typical representatives (e.g. a knife and fork for a food distribution  ...  When used, it can denote categorical or numerical differences (the higher the value, the denser the texture).  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi9030142 fatcat:l7du6oqdiraqvcvrzt2ejt7zw4

Cartographic Visualization for Indoor Semantic Wayfinding

Nikolaos Bakogiannis, Charalampos Gkonos, Lorenz Hurni
2019 Multimodal Technologies and Interaction  
In the first scenario, the selected landmarks were visualized as pictograms, while in the second scenario, an axonometric-based design philosophy for the depiction of landmarks was followed.  ...  Two of these scenarios were based on the implementation of the ILNM algorithm, with the concurrent effort to overcome the challenge of representing the semantic navigation instructions in two different  ...  Participation in a small pre-test experiment in order the participants to get familiarized with the indoor navigation assistance application. iii.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mti3010022 fatcat:cvmkcuoupzhbtp6vrxkw5iee7a

Pictograms for Sound Design: A Language for the Communication of Product Sounds

Elif Özcan, René Van Egmond
2019 Zenodo  
Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge Piet Westendorp's help for providing us with knowledge on visual information design and thank him for his comments on the design of the pictographic language  ...  After determining the sound sources and the processes, the sound designer selects the proper pictograms for the sounding parts.  ...  Pictograms and categorization In a pictogram domain, the pictograms represent the sounds. As a first step, the domain of product sounds should be defined.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2619737 fatcat:nqm3ctggznhnzid5vqs5fikd6q

Automatic Task Assistance for People with Cognitive Disabilities in Brushing Teeth - A User Study with the TEBRA System

Christian Peters, Thomas Hermann, Sven Wachsmuth, Jesse Hoey
2014 ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing  
Automatic task assistance for people with cognitive disabilities in brushing teeth -a user study with the TEBRA system ACM Trans.  ...  The TEBRA (TEeth BRushing Assistance) system supports people with moderate cognitive disabilities in the execution of brushing teeth.  ...  Fig. 16 . 16 Ratio of correct reactions to semantically correct pictogram and video prompts for individual users. pic -pictogram prompts, vid -video prompts. Table I .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2579700 fatcat:vueuloo5qbemdi7umthz6qdgwu

Visual enhancement of service maps in logistics clouds

Michael Glöckner, Björn Schwarzbach, Andreas Barton, André Ludwig, Bogdan Franczyk
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems  
With the service map concept a first step is taken, that certainly needs further improvement.  ...  Logistics and its involved parties are nowadays faced with demanding challenges, in order to fulfill their customers' needs.  ...  In other cases it was much more difficult to illustrate dimensions with appropriate shapes e.g. presenting a characteristic with a n-cardinality with the assistance of an n-sided polygon or visualizing  ... 
doi:10.15439/2014f360 dblp:conf/fedcsis/GlocknerSBLF14 fatcat:gvj4rebmwbhj5erqj3vmq4qtjq

A Semantics-based Communication System for Dysphasic Subjects [article]

Pascal Vaillant
1997 arXiv   pre-print
After a structural analysis of a corpus of utterances from children with cerebral palsy, we define a semantic lexicon for such a symbolic language.  ...  We use it as the basis of a semantic analysis process able to retrieve an interpretation of the utterances.  ...  This application has a broader scope which also includes assisting the subjects for pictogram input, taking into account their motor disabilities, as well as generating correct sentences in natural language  ... 
arXiv:cmp-lg/9703003v1 fatcat:sisxess5pfglhfbs7mqlttxrxi

Visual Exploration of Large Transportation Asset Data using Ontology-Based Heat Tree

Tuyen Le, Chau Le, H. David Jeong, Chuck Jahren
2018 International Journal of Transportation  
In addition, since most of the asset data are categorical attributes that are associated with complex hierarchical classifications, the capacity of comparing statistics throughout various classification  ...  Data visualization is widely recognized as a pressing need to assist highway professionals in quickly capturing overall trends and understanding the meaning of big data sets with millions of records and  ...  InfoPave provides various intuitive ways to interact with the data. However, this is mainly for selecting and extracting a subset of data.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijt.2018.6.1.04 fatcat:sd6d6b4p6jbn3hnbfgdwex4rqi

Tell Me More: Automating Emojis Classification for Better Accessibility and Emotional Context Recognition

Muhammad Atif, Valentina Franzoni
2022 Future Internet  
This study aims to explore and compare different classification methods for pictograms, applied to emojis collected from Internet sources.  ...  them into audio information (e.g., text-to-speech readers for individuals with vision impairment).  ...  This situation sets assistive and accessibility systems back a few decades.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi14050142 fatcat:2ky7fld6qbfjtghcknjhkqwqai

The Poly Code Character of the English Learners' Dictionaries

Irina Kolegaeva, Lesia Strochenko, Yuliia Tomchakovska, Oleksandr Tomchakovskyi
2020 Arab World English Journal  
The paper deals with one of the most relevant questions of semiosis in English lexicography.  ...  The article also analyzes the configuration of a poly code entry informational potential in terms of increasing/decreasing of the information presented by the iconic constituent in comparison with the  ...  This transformation takes place with the lemmas, which verbalize the concepts of a superordinate level of categorization.  ... 
doi:10.24093/awej/elt3.21 fatcat:4sr6kdkfy5a2xbdi5f4gaxba6e

ICONOGRAPHICAL STIMULI AS A CREATIVE APPROACH FOR SOCIAL REPRESENTATIONS

Ida Galli, Roberto Fasanelli, Emanuele Schember
2017 IJASOS- International E-journal of Advances in Social Sciences  
The resulting icons will be categorized into a specific and coherent number of semantic areas and related categories.  ...  are semantically close.  ... 
doi:10.18769/ijasos.336979 fatcat:errd5h3vdffe3gaj643zsyfcva

Aesthetics as Pre-linguistic Knowledge: A Psychological Perspective

T. W. Allan Whitfield
2005 Design Issues  
The displacement of the classical Greek meaning of aisthêsis has not assisted.  ...  when shown a range of similar pictograms.  ... 
doi:10.1162/0747936053103002 fatcat:6of4cqcw3zefrezend45s3oisq

Derived relations and generalized alteration of preferences

Sonsoles Valdivia-Salas, Michael J. Dougher, Carmen Luciano
2012 Learning & Behavior  
Most participants (82 %) in the experimental condition, as compared with the control conditions (17 % and 10 %), selected the discriminative shapes for B2 (test I) and C2 (test II) on most trials, replicating  ...  Four geometrical shapes were first established as discriminative stimuli for the contingent presentation of pictograms (B1, B2, C1, and C2, respectively).  ...  Author note Sonsoles Valdivia-Salas is now assistant professor at University of Zaragoza.  ... 
doi:10.3758/s13420-012-0098-y pmid:23242738 fatcat:hfckhdxid5altacnd24wzsnwoe
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