The Cyberspace Lexicon

An Illustrated Dictionary of Terms from Multimedia to Virtual Reality


A guide through the maze of existing and emerging technologies.


Bob Cotton and Richard Oliver


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A unique reference book for all those using electronic media, The Cyberspace Lexicon provides a much-needed guide through the maze of existing and emerging technologies. From interactive video and multimedia through to hypermedia, arcade games, high-band networks and virtual reality, this book explains all the essential concepts and technical terms.

Techniques and technologies are defined, key concepts are explained, and 'buzzwords' are clarified. In-depth illustrated features covering major issues complement clear, concise entries designed for quick reference. With numerous colour illustrations showing the latest programs and applications, this is an invaluable sourcebook for any media professional or student.



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Paperback
Size: 250 x 250 mm (9 7/8 x 9 7/8 in)
Pages: 224 pp
Illustrations: 661 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714832678

Bob Cotton and Richard Oliver are independent media consultants. They are the authors of Understanding Hypermedia and Understanding Hypermedia 2.0, also published by Phaidon.

"An excellent illustrated dictionary dedicated to technobabble."—Observer

"Nothing else in print will give you such a good idea of multimedia's overall look and feel. Well-conceived and ably written, designed and produced."—Wired

"'This beautifully illustrated paperback is just the thing to help you keep abreast of all those new terms. An essential guide."—Library Journal

"An excellent illustrated dictionary dedicated to technobabble."—Observer

"Nothing else in print will give you such a good idea of multimedia's overall look and feel. Well-conceived and ably written, designed and produced."—Wired

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