Comics as a Binary Language
Submitted by Neil Cohn on June 2, 2008 - 22:55
Laraudogoitia, Jon PÃ©rez. 2008. The Comic as a Binary Language: An Hypothesis on Comic Structure. Journal of Quantitative Linguistics 15 (2):111-135.
This study examines the structure of comics by converting the contents of panels into binary code. Coding a broad number of Eurpoean comics, a panel holding the protagonist of a story ("lead character") is given a "+" while a panel without is given