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Clara Mancini

Research Fellow

User-Computer Interaction Design


Ph.D. in Knowledge Media. Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University, UK. Field: Hypermedia Discourse Theory and Technology. Thesis subject: representing coherence in non-linear discourse. Thesis title: Towards Cinematic Hypertext. A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation (published as a book in 2005).


European Master in Management of Audiovisual and Multimedia Enterprises. National Association for Cinematic and Audiovisual Industry, IT. Final project: business plan for the production of Hypermedia Spring, a hypermedia study of Ludwig van Beethoven's violin and piano sonata n. 5, 'Spring Sonata'.


First class degree cum laude in Letters of Arts. University of Pisa, IT. Field: History and Languages of Arts. Specialism: Film History and Theory. Thesis subject: semiological role of space in film. Thesis title: Hiroshima, Mon Amour. The discourse of Space: Diegetic Space, Narrative Space, Spectator's Space.


Knowledge-Based Systems: Analysis and Design. Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University, UK

Educational and Pedagogic Communication. Department of Education Sciences, University of Padova, IT

Information Technology for Museums. Department of Physics, University of Pisa, IT