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Evaluating Free Rides in Visualizations of Sets

Blake, Andrew, Stapleton, Gem, Rodgers, Peter, Touloumis, Anestis (2019) Evaluating Free Rides in Visualizations of Sets. In: SetVA 2019 - Set Visual Analytics Workshop at IEEE VIS 2019. . (KAR id:77709)


A consideration for any visualization technique is the added value

it brings over other representations of data. A free ride, a concept

introduced by Shimojima, occurs in a visualization when it reveals

some fact that must be inferred from an alternative representation

from which the visualization was derived. This paper presents preliminary

results from an empirical evaluation of free rides occurring

in visualizations of sets as compared to textual representations. By

focusing on Euler, linear and Venn diagrams, our results suggest that

more research is needed to establish when free rides are cognitively


Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Free Rides, Set Visualization, Information Visualization
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Peter Rodgers
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2019 10:47 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 05:31 UTC
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Stapleton, Gem.

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Rodgers, Peter.

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