Display Models for Visualization

Roberts, Jonathan C. (1999) Display Models for Visualization. In: Banissi, Ebad and Khosrowshahi, F. and Sarfraz, Muhammad and Tatham, E. and Ursyn, Anna, eds. Information Visualization IV'99. IEEE Computer Society pp. 200-206. ISBN 0-7695-0210-5. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1109/IV.1999.781559) (Full text available)

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Models for visualization are important, helping the developer and user to understand the visualization process; to follow the connections and the data paths through the system; and to reference and compare the functionality and the limitations of different systems or techniques. Display models specifically classify the data by what type of output can be created. Jacques Bertin described a symbolic reference model that he used to describe images and displays. In this paper we review his and other `display orientated models' describing important aspects of these methods and ideas. We then translate Bertin's scheme into an algebraic form as a method to describe visualizations.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Additional information: Proceedings paper
Uncontrolled keywords: Visualization models, Display models, Bertin's semiology, Visualization, Information Visualization
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Applied and Interdisciplinary Informatics Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2009 16:41 UTC
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2014 11:52 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21799 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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