Movement as an Aid to Understanding Graphs

Bovey, John D. and Rodgers, Peter and Benoy, Florence (2003) Movement as an Aid to Understanding Graphs. In: 7th International Conference on Information Visualization (IV 2003), JUL 16-18, 2003 , LONDON, ENGLAND. (Full text available)

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Abstract

This paper describes a graph visualization method that attempts to aid the understanding of graphs by adding continuous local movement to graph diagrams. The paper includes a discussion of some of the many different kinds of potential graph movement and then describes an empirical trial that was conducted to investigate whether one kind of movement helps with a particular graph comprehension task. Although the results of the trial are promising, the degree of benefit afforded by the movement varies between graphs and the paper includes a discussion about graph features which may account for this discrepancy.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Graph Visualization, Graph Movement
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Applied and Interdisciplinary Informatics Group
Depositing User: Peter Rodgers
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:00
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2014 15:11
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13947 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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