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  • P Noy
  • Journal of the American Psychoanalytic…
  • 1978
The similarities between the process of creativity in art and science and the phenomenon of insight in psychoanalysis are examined according to the four criteria of thought: categorization, abstraction, context, and association. The thesis is that both creativity and insight are based on a synthesis of the operational modes of the primary and secondary(More)
With the data explosion in biology visualisation techniques are of paramount importance for further progress. In this paper, we review traditional visualisation by clustering and dendrogram, which are prevailent in biology. We discuss its shortcomings and develop an alternative approach: Space Explorer 1 . In detail, we first present a framework to(More)
Visualization is increasing its role in the search for meaning in complex data. Two important issues are: a) choice of visualization method; b) comprehension of resultant visualizations. This paper proposes a new concept, signature exploration, which is defined as the exploration of the behaviour of a visualization algorithm by means of the use of specially(More)
Ubiquitous, persistent and pervasive computing systems and their modelling and engineering as agent societies suggest much potential for the application of personal and task profiles. Increasing quantities and types of profiling data are also becoming available. This paper discusses the use of profiles in this context and suggests a new form of profile(More)
  • P Noy
  • The Psychoanalytic quarterly
  • 1979
The recent ego-psychological approach to form in art is utilized to understand the significance of form creation to artistic creativity in general. Two kinds of form in art are discussed--"good form" and "perfect form". The first is explained as the means used by the artist's ego to facilitate the expression and communication of latent meanings; the(More)
Visualization can be used at different points, and for different purposes, in the process of analyzing complex data. This paper describes a concept, signature exploration, designed to assist in appreciating the computational element of analytical and visualization processes and thus to increase the user’s comprehension of different methods and their visual(More)
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