4th Visual Learning Conference – Budapest, Nov. 15–16, 2013
Venue: Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 1117 Budapest, Magyar tudósok körútja 2, Bld. Q, Wing A, 1st floor, Department of Technical Education.
For registration just send a short e-mail to Kristóf Nyíri (knyiri@t-email.hu).



Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

10:00 – 10:20 Opening addresses
Dr. Gábor PÉCELI, Rector, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Prof. András BENEDEK, Head, Department of Technical Education
Plenary session      Chair: Norma B. Goethe
10:30 – 11:15 KRÄMER, Sybille:
Trace, Writing, Diagram: Reflections on Spatiality and Apperception (Anschauung)
11:15 – 11:50 PIETARINEN, Ahti-Veikko:
A Road to the Philosophy of Iconic Communication
11:50 – 12:05 Coffee break
Plenary session      Chair: Trischa Goodnow
12:05 – 12:40 KIMBLE, James J.:
Soldier and Savior: Visual Propaganda, Narrative Inevitability, and the Case of the Kid in Upper 4
12:40 – 13:15 ACZÉL, Petra:
Expressivity and Emotion in Visionary Rhetoric
13:15 – 14:15 Lunch break
Parallel sessions
Section A      (Room 139)      Chair: Ian W. King Section B      (Room 102)      Chair: Gábor Palló, Senior Consultant, VLL
14:15 – 14:50 BAUER, András – HORVÁTH, Dóra – MITEV, Ariel:
Shift towards Visual Information Processing Style – An Underlying Consumer Perspective
KONDOR, Zsuzsanna:
Pictorial Representations and Their Subjects
14:50 – 15:25 HORVÁTH, Dóra – MITEV, Ariel – VESZELSZKI, Ágnes:
Memes at an Exhibition:
Sharing and Interpreting Internet Memes in the Consumer World
GIARDINO, Valeria:
“Diagramming”: Connecting Cognitive Systems to Reason
15:25 – 16:00 SCHIRM, Anita:
Figures of Speech and Image Configurations in Advertising
GOLDEN, Daniel L.:
Face to Face: Images of Emotions in the Network Age
16:00 – 16:35  
NYÍRI, Kristóf:
Visual Pedagogy and the Theory of Gestures
16:35 – 16:50 Coffee break
Plenary session      Chair: James E. Katz
16:50 – 17:25 KING, Ian W.:
Expression and the Body
17:25 – 18:00 BENEDEK, András:
The Visual in Engineering: Old Schemes and New Dilemmas

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013

Parallel sessions
Section A      (Room 139)      Chair: Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen Section B      (Room 102)      Chair: James J. Kimble
10:00 – 10:35 GOETHE, Norma B.:
Modeling Expressions, Conceptual Metaphors
and Metaphorical Uses of Formal Language
Visual Representation as Self-Expression in Pedagogical Practice: Possible Explanations of Adolescents' Symbol Drawings
10:35 – 11:10 TANÁCS, János:
The Argumentative and Heuristic Role of Diagrams
in the Formation of Non-Euclidean Results
KÁRPÁTI, Andrea – SIMON, Tünde:
Symbolisation in Child Art: Creation and Interpretation of Visual Metaphors and the Assessment of Symbolization Skills
11:10 – 11:45 KULCSÁR, Nárcisz:
The Importance of Experiences in the Learning Process
KISS, Virág
Application of Visual Language in Art Therapy
11:45 – 12:00 Coffee break
Parallel sessions
Section A      (Room 139)      Chair: Valeria Giardino Section B      (Room 102)      Chair: Anikó Kálmán, Deputy Head, Dept. of Techn. Edu.
12:00 – 12:35 SZIRMAY-KALOS, László – OITTINEN, Pirkko – TERÉKI, Balázs:
Computational Aesthetics for Rendering Virtual Scenes on 3D Stereoscopic Displays
EITLER, Tamás:
Nonlinearity and Decontextualisation in Visual Communication
12:35 – 13:10 SZŰTS, Zoltán:
Images in the Network Age: Picturing Augmented Reality
Pictorial and Textual Communication
within the Scope of Citizen Journalism in Social Media
13:10 – 13:45 BEDŐ, Viktor:
Size and Shape of the Playing Field:
Map Perception and GIS-based Urban Game Design
PÁL, Dániel Levente:
Cultural Techniques in Webergonomics
– The Aspect of Search, Defence and Visualization
13:45 – 14:40 Lunch break
Parallel sessions
Section A      (Room 139)      Chair: Zoltán Szűts Section B      (Room 102)      Chair: Andrea Kárpáti
14:40 – 15:15 JOVANOVIĆ, Monika:
Seeing Paintings as They Are: Cognitivity of Expressive Aesthetic Qualities
15:15 – 15:50 HORVÁTH CZ., János:
Visualization Possibilities of Great Amounts of Data –
Based on BME Educational Leadership Training's Log Files
Visual Metaphors in Raymond Murray Schafer's Idea of Soundscape
15:50 – 16:25 VESZELSZKI, Ágnes:
Information Visualization: Infographics from a Linguistic Point of View
16:25 – 16:40 Coffee break
Plenary session      Chair: András Benedek
16:40 – 17:15 GOODNOW, Trischa:
Light from the Middle East: The Real vs. the Imagined in Contemporary Photography
17:15 – 17:55 KATZ, James E.:
Emotions towards and Expectations of Google Glass and Other Social-Locative Technologies
17:55 – 18:10 Concluding discussion

Farewell party