Forms of Presentation and the Future of Comprehension

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Anthony Judge

Collection of papers arising from work in connection with the Goals, Processes and Indicators of Development (GPID) project of the United Nations University (UNU).

Sections of this Article (accessed via the links on the right)

  • Introduction
  • Constraints on presenting action-oritented information
    • Minding the Future: a thought experiment on presenting new information (1980)
    • Principles of the Conscientized International Expert: political correctness in international initiatives (1979)
    • Mobilization of Public Opinion: yesterday's response to today's problems (1979)
    • A new global organizational order
    • Displacement of the wood by the trees
  • Language as a constraint
    • Languages Terminology and Mindsets (1974)
    • Social science terminology: problems and possibilities arising from use of several languages (1973)
    • Conceptual Gaps and Confused Distinctions: possible ambiguities in the translation of interrelated concepts (1974)
  • Societal learning and the international communty
    • Societal Learning and the Erosion of Collective Memory: a critique of the Club of Rome Report (1980)
    • Functional Classification in an Integrative Matrix of Human Preoccupations (1982)
  • Information mapping
    • Mapping Possibilities in Response to Information Needs of Science Policy-making for Development (1978)
    • Interrelating Viewpoints in Complex Meetings: the Horus wall-display technique (1978)
    • Mapping World Problems (1972)
    • Use of Interactive Graphic Display Techniques (1976)
  • Complexity and comprehension
    • Complexity: its constraints on social innovation (1977)
    • Categorical Straitjackets: PO - a suggestion for a depatterning device for international organization descriptions (1974)
    • The Future of Comprehension: conceptual birdcages and functional basket-weaving (1980)
    • The Territory Construed as the Map: in search of radical design innovations in the representation of human activities and their relationships (1976)
    • Knowledge-Representation in a Computer-Supported Environment (1977)
  • Annexes
    • Forms of Presentation: report of a meeting (1979)
    • Tentative overview of forms of communication
    • Anti-Developmental Biases in Thesaurus Design (1982)
    • Organization and Lifestyle Design: Characteristics of a nonverbal structural language (1978)
    • Computer-aided Visualization of Psycho-social Structures (1971)
    • Needs Communication: viable need patterns and their identification (1980)