visualization

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n visualization a mental image that is similar to a visual perception
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: At the 1970 Oscar ceremonies, buxom Raquel Welch presented the award for best "special visual effects."
    • visualization The act, process, or result of visualizing; the state of being visualized, as an optical image. Also spelled visualisation.
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Quotations

  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    “Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.”
  • Alfred A. Montapert
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    “To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan... believe... act!”
  • Robert Collier
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    “Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build.”
  • Robert L Schwartz
    Robert L Schwartz
    “The entrepreneur is essentially a visualizer and an actualizer. He can visualize something, and when visualizes it he sees exactly how to make it happen.”
  • Jerry Gillies
    Jerry Gillies
    “Make sure you visualize what you really want, not what someone else wants for you.”
  • Scottie Pippen
    Scottie Pippen
    “I visualize the game. I think about who I am guarding, the things he likes to do.”

Usage

In literature:

This is visual memory.
"Piano Mastery" by Harriette Brower
We cannot look at you and visualize your skeleton.
"Ruth Fielding in the Great Northwest" by Alice B. Emerson
The wise student will try to visualize the figure from the diagram.
"Occult Chemistry" by Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater
The captain needed not this visual token of their proximity.
"Our Boys" by Various
To observe is a condition precedent to visualizing.
"The Psychology of Management" by L. M. Gilbreth
They were all good visualizers, though they differed in the readiness with which they visualized respectively form or color.
"Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1" by Various
The only visual impression that can be effective is one that is unified.
"The Art of Public Speaking" by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
The men were silent, each visualizing his own theory of the fight on the trail and the killing of Fadeaway.
"Sundown Slim" by Henry Hubert Knibbs
I tried to visualize the future.
"Combed Out" by Fritz August Voigt
As in all diagnostic work, a careful visual examination of the subject should be made before it is approached.
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
The image of the 'chosen one' hovers before him, but he can not quite visualize it, and he marries with a bad conscience.
"An Essay Toward a History of Shakespeare in Norway" by Martin Brown Ruud
It was hard to visualize Winifred as waiting or watching or welcoming.
"The Gay Cockade" by Temple Bailey
For even in his exaltation he could not visualize Sophie Carr as an ideal minister's helpmate.
"Burned Bridges" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Usually spacemen opened up visual ports only when landing or taking a star sight for an astroplot.
"Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet" by Harold Leland Goodwin
It was a queer thing, he pondered, to visualize himself as a salesman.
"The Trumpeter Swan" by Temple Bailey
People and places became visualized as Joan spoke.
"The Shield of Silence" by Harriet T. Comstock
The May-fly dance of customers' 'copters had stopped; there was a Sabbath stillness about the big store, at least visually.
"Null-ABC" by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
Visual evidence, for broadcast?
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The visual evidence that the belt is driven, or forced, away from the neighborhood of the spot seems complete.
"Other Worlds" by Garrett P. Serviss
Later times: the King's brain ceased to visualize, he came back to himself and to the accumulated problems now pressing for solution.
"King John of Jingalo" by Laurence Housman
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In poetry:

Till she behold — the visual boon
Surviving elemental risk —
The nearing sun's enormous disc,
Blood-red at dusk of sullen noon;
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling

In news:

If anything, the path to becoming someone who makes a living through visual creativity was long overdue.
Anita Stewart has been a mainstay of the visual arts and arts education community in Gwinnett for a long time.
"Visual Acoustics" at Artel Gallery.
Arts / Visual Art Living for the city: arty stuff to do this weekend.
The new set of rules, which has now been enshrined in UK law, is called the European Union Audio Visual Media Services.
Pakistan's music, letters, and visual arts blossom in a nation reeling from floods, conflict, and uncertainty.
Kodu Offers Visual Programming for Gamers.
Ralston has over 20 years of experience in visual effects production and facility management.
COVENTRY — A visual improvement is planned for one landmark in the Portage Lakes while the future of another still is unclear.
Visual Tour Of An iPad Code Editor.
Krauthammer explains that Biden did fine if you read the transcript or heard it on the radio, but the visual of Biden ruined the VP's performance.
A new animated visual from the Cleveland indie-rock outfit's 'Attack on Memory'.
Comparing visual art to music is bound to get a bit awkward.
An iPad that sizes visuals depending on how close your face is.
0 The visual voicemail app YouMail has seen a significant drop-off in its BlackBerry audience.
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In science:

Figure 2 shows the Spitzer color as a function of rest-frame visual absolute magnitude (luminosity).
Anomalously low PAH emission from low-luminosity galaxies
Fig. 2.— Spitzer IRAC observed-frame color as a function of rest-frame visual absolute magnitude (in the blueshifted SDSS i bandpass explained in text).
Anomalously low PAH emission from low-luminosity galaxies
Fig. 4.— Spitzer IRAC observed-frame color as a function of metallicity indicator [N II]/Hα (see text for details) for the low-luminosity galaxies—galaxies with rest-frame visual absolute magnitude M0.1 i > −19.0—for which the ratio is measured significantly.
Anomalously low PAH emission from low-luminosity galaxies
Fig. 5.— Spitzer IRAC observed-frame color as a function of radiation hardness indicator [O III]/Hβ (see text for details) for the low-luminosity galaxies—galaxies with rest-frame visual absolute magnitude M0.1 i > −19.0—for which the ratio is measured significantly.
Anomalously low PAH emission from low-luminosity galaxies
The visual extinction required for each fit are given in the panels.
A Study of the Type II-P Supernova 2003gd in M74
The visual extinction AV is taken from the PDR outer edge.
Density structure of the Horsehead nebula photo-dissociation region
Statecharts: a visual formalism for complex systems.
EPspectra: A Formal Toolkit for Developing DSP Software Applications
Parallel to all of these approaches, there is another formalism that has been very useful to visualize and understand what happens during a glass or usual phase transition .
Monte-Carlo rejection as a tool for measuring the energy landscape scaling of simple fluids
Moreover we provide the first visual proof of the existence the Random Singlet Phase with the help of quantum entanglement concept.
Scaling of Entanglement Entropy in the Random Singlet Phase
Thanks to the entanglement entropy, we provide a clear visual proof for the RSP.
Scaling of Entanglement Entropy in the Random Singlet Phase
These results and scaling arguments are then used to visualize the nature of the ground state in Sec. 8.
Directed polymers and Randomness
Suppose that we want to visualize a persistent RW in Z2 as a first order RW in Z2 × ∆.
Recurrence for persistent random walks in two dimensions
Note that in terms of visual measure on geodesics, a logarithmic rate of escape is generic, so this might be a reasonable hope.
Thin triangles and a multiplicative ergodic theorem for Teichm\"uller geometry
This follows from Masur , p.184, a result comparing the visual and Thurston compactifications of Tg , which were known by work of Kerckhoff not to be homeomorphic.
Thin triangles and a multiplicative ergodic theorem for Teichm\"uller geometry
But by the visual embedding B1 → Tg , convergence of quadratic differentials implies convergence in Teichm¨uller space for points on the associated geodesics at a fixed distance from the basepoint.
Thin triangles and a multiplicative ergodic theorem for Teichm\"uller geometry
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