Multiple-View and Multiform Visualization

Roberts, Jonathan C. (2000) Multiple-View and Multiform Visualization. In: Visual Data Exploration and Analysis VII, Proceedings of SPIE, 24-26 January 2000 , San Jose CA . (Full text available)

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Abstract

Visualization is about discovery and understanding; the user wishes to gain a correct insight into the underlying information, to explore and analyze how different parts are related. Thus, presentation, exploration and explanation tools are used with manipulation and investigative techniques to display, discover and gain a `correct dissemination' of the information. Moreover, by displaying the information simultaneously in multiple ways the user is aided in their investigation. Such multiform techniques may be generated through various algorithms; we organize these methods according to how they apply to the individual stages of the dataflow paradigm. These multiforms may be displayed in separate windows. Multiple views are useful (1) to overcome misinterpretations and provide additional insight, (2) for scientific exploration tasks of relating, coupling and to aid the `drilling down' of information, and (3) to provide alternative viewpoints by expressing different user-interpretations of the same information. Finally, to use multiple views effectively they should be, among other things, easily created, automatically coupled to other views and dynamically manipulated.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Visualization, Multiple views, Multiform, Abstractionvisualization; multiple views; multiform; abstraction
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: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2009 13:35
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2014 10:29
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/22054 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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