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Panel: Art, culture and technology bridging East and West

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Summary form only given. In this panel, we will discuss several serious issues, starting from the topic of art and technology, proceeding to the topic of culture and technology, and finally reaching to the topic of the new world based on the integration of these different concepts where both creators and viewers can reach deep mutual understandings. We want to introduce and discuss the still-unveiled possibilities of Cultural Computing which would express, in the interactive way, such substantial cultural issues such as sensitivity, memory, spirituality, storytelling, racial characteristics, etc., that have not been addressed in computer science and engineering so far. There are various possibilities in this area. From an artistic point of view, Cultural Computing can go beyond the present day media art by treating cultural issues described above. From the viewpoint of technology, it would open a new area in computer technologies, which so far has only been addressing the digitization of cultural heritages/contents for the purpose of preserving them. The digitization of cultural issues would make it possible for people to understand different cultures, bridging the gaps between time and space, consequently creating new cultures. A record of the panel discussion was not made available for publication as part of the conference proceedings.

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Creating, Connecting and Collaborating through Computing (C5), 2011 Ninth International Conference on

Date of Conference:

18-20 Jan. 2011