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On encouraging coupled views for visualization exploration

Roberts, Jonathan C. (1999) On encouraging coupled views for visualization exploration. In: Erbacher, Robert F. and Chen, Philip C. and Wittenbrink, Craig M., eds. Visual Data Exploration and Analysis VI. Proceedings of SPIE . SPIE, pp. 14-24. ISBN 0-8194-3114-1. (doi:10.1117/12.342832) (KAR id:16557)

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Abstract

Scientific visualization, especially visualization exploration, enables information:to be investigated and better understood. Exploration enables hands-on experimentation with the displayed visualizations and the underlying data. Most exploration techniques, by their nature, generate multiple realizations and many data instances. Thus, to best understand the information in coincident views, the manipulation information within one view may be 'directed' to other related views. These multiple views may be described as being closely coupled. Within this paper we advocate the use of coupled views for scientific visualization exploration. We describe, some key concepts of coupled views for visualization exploration and present: how to encourage their use. The key concepts include: the scope of the correlation (between two specific views or many realizations), who initiates the correlation (whether the user or the system) and issues about 'what is correlated' (objects within a view, or the whole viewport).

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1117/12.342832
Uncontrolled keywords: coupled views; multiple views; linking; multiform; visualization; visualization system
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing
Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Applied and Interdisciplinary Informatics Group
Depositing User: F.D. Zabet
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2009 15:42 UTC
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2019 11:39 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/16557 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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