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Ferguson, R. W. & Forbus, K. D. (1998) Telling juxtapositions: Using repetition and alignable difference in diagram understanding. In Holyoak, K., Gentner, D., & Kokinov, B. (Eds.) Advances in Analogy Research, 109--117. Sofia: New Bulgarian University.

  ALTauthor = 	 {Ferguson, R. W. & Forbus, K. D.},
  ALTeditor = 	 {Holyoak, K., Gentner, D., & Kokinov, B.},
  title = 	 {Advances in Analogy Research},
  chapter = 	 {Telling juxtapositions: Using repetition and
alignable difference in diagram understanding},
  publisher = 	 {New Bulgarian University},
  year = 	 {1998},
  OPTpages = 	 {109--117}

Author of the summary: Jim Davies, 2002, jim@jimdavies.org

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Some diagrams have 2 parts that differ in only the important ways. The audience notices that there is repetition in the diagram, and divides the diagram into two parts. This paper is describes a model of how humans understand repetition diagrams.

visual cross-mapping: when the roles or functions of things are not in synch with the visual mapping.

JUXTA uses a diagram of two parts, and a representation of the caption. It outputs a description of what aligns with what, distracting differences, and important differences.

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