Representation in scientific practice revisited /

A new series of essays that sets the bar for the study of representation in science in the twenty-first century. Chapters span a range of topics, including molecular modelling, nano-imaging, mathematical formalisms, and digital imagery in neuroscience, planetary science, and biology - as well as bus...

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Other Authors: Coopmans, Catelijne, 1976- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2014]
Series:Inside technology.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface / Michael Lynch and Steve Woolgar
  • 1. Introduction : representation in scientific practice revisited / Catelijna Coopmans, Janet Vertesi, Michael Lynch, and Steve Woolgar
  • 2. Drawing as : distinctions and disambiguation in digital images of Mars / Janet Vertesi
  • 3. Visual analytics as artful revelation / Catelijne Coopmans
  • 4. Digital scientific visuals as fields for interaction / Morana Alač
  • 5. Swimming in the joint / Rachel Prentice
  • 6. Chalk : materials and concepts in mathematics research / Michael J. Barany and Donald MacKenzie
  • 7. Networked neuroscience : brain scans and visual knowing at the intersection of atlases and databases / Sarah de Rijcke and Anne Beaulieu
  • 9. Nanoimages as hybrid monsters / Martin Ruivenkamp and Arie Rip
  • 10. Toward a new ontology of scientific vision / Annamaria Carusi and Aud Sissel Hoel.
  • 11. Essential tensions and representational strategies / Cyrus C.M. Mody
  • 12. In images we trust? Representation and objectivity in the digital age / Emma K. Frow
  • 13. Legitimizing napkin drawing : the curious dispersion of Laffer curves, 1978-2008 / Yann Giraud
  • 14. How (not) to do things with brain images / Joseph Dumit
  • 15. Preface / Steve Woolgar
  • 16. Beyond representation / Lorraine Daston
  • 17. Representation in formation / Michael Lynch
  • 18. Struggles with representation : could it be otherwise? / Steve Woolgar
  • 19. Reconfiguring practices / Lucy Suchman
  • 20. Indistinct perception / John Law
  • 21. A question of trust : old issues and new technologies / Martin Kemp
  • 22. The more manipulation, the better / Bruno Labour.