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What are the Characteristics of Digital Genres? - Genre Theory from a Multi-Modal Perspective

I. Askehave, A.E. Nielsen
Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
This paper explores the possibility of extending the functional genre analysis model to account for the genre characteristics of non-linear, multi-modal, webmediated documents.  ...  The extension involves a twodimensional view on genres which allows us to account for the fact that digital genres not only act as text but also as medium.  ...  The notion of modal shifts led to the development of a two-dimensional genre model whose constituents are more or less similar to the traditional genre model but which accounts for the characteristics  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2005.687 dblp:conf/hicss/AskehaveN05 fatcat:bx7d3yvfcnfs3f4jeal5e7afj4

An Introduction to Videogame Genre Theory. Understanding Videogame Genre Framework

Tulia-Maria Cășvean
2015 Athens Journal of Mass Media and Communications  
Keywords: genre theory, genres, popular culture, videogame Like the television, videogames are a technological mediated experience, globally embraced, beyond age, gender, religion, culture or geographical  ...  It also reviews the general and the specific genre literature and analyses the role and the characteristics of several elements that articulate the videogame genres.  ...  Acknowledgement This paper contains portions of text from the doctoral thesis in preparation, portions that may appear in similar forms in other works, published or in process of publication.  ... 
doi:10.30958/ajmmc.2.1.5 fatcat:wvclkpexg5fgdaligrqnrih25m

Video Game Genre, Evolution and Innovation

Dominic Arsenault
2009 Eludamos - Journal for Computer Game Culture  
After a comparative analysis, video game genres are found to differ from literary and film genres precisely on the basis of evolution.  ...  Evolution is linked to the processes of innovation, and so a model of innovation is laid out from a compare-and-contrast approach to literary and film genre innovation.  ...  Acknowledgements The author wishes to thank the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for its financial support.  ... 
doi:10.7557/23.6003 fatcat:6rq63jn7ljhbdmi4kykn73i6xa

Meta-media and meta-communication - Revisiting the concept of genre in the digital media environment

Klaus Bruhn Jensen
2011 MedieKultur: Journal of Media and Communication Research  
In conclusion, I discuss whether and how a category of meta-genres might help to account for some distinctive features of the digital media environment.</p>  ...  With digitalization, the very concept of genre is in doubt: is the world wide web, Facebook, or the writing on its walls the genre?  ...  Digital media returns the field of research to classic questions of what constitutes a genre in the first place. Meta-genres?  ... 
doi:10.7146/mediekultur.v27i51.4032 fatcat:kp25p42c6zcijgnoppnpy7knju

"Wikigender" and "Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation": Digital genres countering inequality and discrimination

Michela Giordano
2017 Res Rhetorica  
An examination of these two examples of on-line communication will entail a scrutiny of new digital genres (Yates, Orlikowski and Renneker 1997), of the genre-specific features of web communication (Gruber  ...  The two projects are investigated here as new types of communication on the World Wide Web.  ...  This paper does not intend to carry out a thorough discussion on the classifi cation of genres or even an explanation or dissertation of the various theories of genres.  ... 
doi:10.17380/rr.2016.4.3 doaj:53b493e8650a45dea475e2849a4b574c fatcat:sln6hzz4qzfodkjuxbeegebzxq

Automatic Music Genre Classification of Audio Signals with Machine Learning Approaches

Y.M.D. Chathuranga, K.L. Jayaratne
2013 GSTF International Journal on Computing  
The final genre classification is obtained from the set of individual results according to a weighting combination late fusion method and it outperformed the trained fusion method.  ...  This paper presents a comprehensive machine learning approach to the problem of automatic musical genre classification using the audio signal.  ...  The styles are what we call the music genres.  ... 
doi:10.5176/2251-3043_3.2.251 fatcat:b4rf2324qbg5vlzb2sbgjwjxce

Timbre, Genre, and Polystylism in Sonic the Hedgehog 3 [chapter]

Megan Lavengood
2019 On Popular Music and Its Unruly Entanglements  
reflects these setting changes-a volcano, a forest, a city, a lake, and so on-by invoking a variety of styles.  ...  Like many video games of the late 1980s and early 1990s, Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (hereafter Sonic 3) is structured around the player traveling through many levels, each with a different setting; the music  ...  is often used as part of a genre synecdoche (p. 524 ff.) to connote an 'elsewhere' heard from a musical 'home' perspective, i.e. through the ears of the culture into which it's imported. … Other wellknown  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-18099-7_11 fatcat:ax2me4ih4je27mnolf5gigz2u4

Automatic Music Genre Classification of Audio Signals with Machine Learning Approaches

Dhanith Chathuranga, Lakshman Jayaratne
2013 GSTF International Journal on Computing  
The final genre classification is obtained from the set of individual results according to a weighting combination late fusion method and it outperformed the trained fusion method.  ...  This paper presents a comprehensive machine learning approach to the problem of automatic musical genre classification using the audio signal.  ...  The styles are what we call the music genres.  ... 
doi:10.7603/s40601-013-0014-0 fatcat:x4g4qj53mjdw5gg3jyg2wkpx5m

Initial Academic Literacies/EAP/Genre Practices: Towards Horizontal and Participatory Online-Offline Learning in a Changing World

Nara Hiroko Takaki
2014 Open Journal of Social Sciences  
It also assumes academic literacy/EAP/genre as situated social practices. The learning theories support the use of Facebook in English language instruction.  ...  Qualitative and interpretive aspects characterize the methodology adopted for this investigation for the researcher and the participants' perspectives are considered.  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the under-graduate students studying English at the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, from 2010 to 2014, who have supported part of my research which has  ... 
doi:10.4236/jss.2014.210005 fatcat:6woepx5ovjb6bgtp2pb735htxy

A Survey of Evaluation in Music Genre Recognition [chapter]

Bob L. Sturm
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Much work is focused upon music genre recognition (MGR) from audio recordings, symbolic data, and other modalities.  ...  While reviews have been written of some of this work before, no survey has been made of the approaches to evaluating approaches to MGR.  ...  This work is supported in part by: Independent Postdoc Grant 11-105218 from Det Frie Forskningsråd; and the Danish Council for Strategic Research of the Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-12093-5_2 fatcat:uekcticb4jfmlkvcxs7mehcgoi

Language practices of the digital multi-semiotic genre meme by 3rd grade students in elementary school I

Michele de Paula Guimarães de Souza Pinheiro, Francisco Pereira Smith Júnior, Francisca Maria Carvalho
2021 Research, Society and Development  
Therefore, the question was asked whether 3rd grade students are being encouraged by the school to develop meaningful skills in the language practices of multisemiotic texts such as the digital genre meme  ...  In response it is assumed that 3rd grade students, who can already be considered digital natives, comment on the content and even produce memes, because they are already being trained by the school to  ...  From this perspective, the BNCC document suggests reading and writing practices in different textual and digital genres.  ... 
doi:10.33448/rsd-v10i13.21206 fatcat:xbs4pvh2njaivfjko2lm2q7a7e

Social semiotic genre: exploring the interplay of words and images in advertising

Taofeek Olaiwola Dalamu
2022 Anuari de Filologia: Llengües i Literatures Modernes  
This study examined the interplay of pictorial and written modes that position advertising as a multimodal genre, explainable through a social semiotic perspective.  ...  Of significance is the Guinness' conceptual "digits" of 17:59, contextualising the year, time, and channel of promotional benefits. Though questions (Have you called mum today?)  ...  These clauses mark Legend from three perspectives: personal benefits; production procedures; and characteristics of the stout contents.  ... 
doi:10.1344/aflm2021.11.2 fatcat:joczpkz5andmjbw2vqw5t5oyxu

Moving Forward: Evolving Genres and Future Research Directions in Political Communication Online [chapter]

2014 Political Communication Online  
This exploratory work proposes a multi modal method-a fusion of prior approaches informed by linguistics, visual communication, and other disciplines-for descriptive online content analysis.  ...  Taking four distinct genres of online political communicationnews, election campaigns, NGOs, and social movements-the book presents the analyses of convenience samples from each genre in detail.  ...  Theory development is a central characteristic of case studies, which sets them apart from related methods, such as ethnography (e.g. Lincoln & Guba, 1985) or "grounded theory" (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315818061-13 fatcat:gnda4kz4yrd7vkhp2c2skjs2ri

Mainstream Media in Contemporary Fluid News Environments: Brandcasting the News in the TV Genre of News Tickers

Antonio Fruttaldo
2019 Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies  
coming from new digital media, forms of hybridity and genre-mixing are exploited in order to compete with new ways of delivering the news.  ...  From a news value perspective, this is essential since it has allowed us to better characterise what type of news value a specific word was generally conveying in the corpus. used in order to convey these  ...  ANNEX 1 Pointers to Newsworthiness in the NTC News values Lempos Not clearly related to a specific news value: function words the-x (ARF score: 5295.7); a-x (ARF score: 3259.5); in-i (ARF score: 3040.9  ... 
doi:10.29333/ojcmt/5862 fatcat:6gyeujkfprcipashaqgkeyoyw4

Oral/Aural Culture in Late Modern Society?: Traditional Singing as Professionalized Genre and Oral-Derived Expression

Ingrid Åkesson
2012 Oral Tradition  
And what are the consequences for affinity-centered and long-term qualities of oral tradition, such as learning songs across the kitchen table and performing and developing one's repertory during a lifetime  ...  There are reasons to ask, in the early twenty-first century, what the consequences are for oral-derived singing and music-making in an era of accelerating professionalization, institutionalization, and  ...  The need to identify a contemporary style or genre of traditional music among a great number of available genres has led to what Ramsten terms "fortified tradition" (1992:37) .  ... 
doi:10.1353/ort.2012.0005 fatcat:x2dt7osftjcepge2e7kxzi6jd4
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