Digitizing the Human Body

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 in Digital Projects | No Comments

The Visible Human Project (VHP) offers an interesting example to think though issues surrounding representation and digitization. VHP project is sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, focused on: “[creating] complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies…in MRI, CT and anatomical modes”; and “…produc[ing] a system of knowledge structures that […]