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{{Quotation|Fully revised textbook on the rapidly growing field of Information Visualization. Its emphasis is on real-world examples and applications of computer-generated and interactive visualization.  Information visualization deals with representing concepts and data in a meaningful way. Depending on the medium used, information can be visualized in either static (e.g. a graph on a printed page) or dynamic forms. This book is appropriate for courses in information visualization, human-computer interaction, interaction design, and computer graphics.|[Pearson, 2006]}}
 
{{Quotation|Fully revised textbook on the rapidly growing field of Information Visualization. Its emphasis is on real-world examples and applications of computer-generated and interactive visualization.  Information visualization deals with representing concepts and data in a meaningful way. Depending on the medium used, information can be visualized in either static (e.g. a graph on a printed page) or dynamic forms. This book is appropriate for courses in information visualization, human-computer interaction, interaction design, and computer graphics.|[Pearson, 2006]}}
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'''''Features instructor resources including PowerPoint files with a wealth of images and diagrams taken from the book, and a collection of useful short video clips'''''
  
  
  
 
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== Table of Contents ==
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*''Dedication''
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*''About the author''
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*''Other books by the author''
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*Preface
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*Acknowledgements
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*Chapter 1    What is Visualization?
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**Visualization
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**Computational support
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**The Human User
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**The value of Information Visualization
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***Fraud; silicon chips; pharmaceuticals
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**Questions of Taxonomy
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**Issues
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**References
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**Exercises
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*Chapter 2    The Issues
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**The task
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**Nature of the problem
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**The data
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**Table presentation
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**Bargrams
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**Interactive object selection
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**Overview
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**Multiple attributes
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**Detail
 +
**Significant objects
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**Interactive attribute selection
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**Space limitations
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**Filtering
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**Taking stock
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**Navigational guidance
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**Movement in information space
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**Perception and interpretation
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**Summary
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**References
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**Exercises
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*Chapter 3    Representation
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**Data types
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**Data complexity
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**Perception and Cognition
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**3.1    Encoding of value
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***Univariate data
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****A single number; a collection of numbers
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***Bivariate data
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***Trivariate data
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****Scatterplot matrix
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****Preattentive processing- things that ‘pop out’; choice of encoding
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***Hypervariate data
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****Coordinate plots
 +
****Scatterplot matrix
 +
****Linked histograms
 +
****Mosaic plots
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****Icons
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****Object and Attribute Visibility
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**3.2    Encoding of relation
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***Lines
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***Maps and diagrams
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****Venn diagrams
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****InfoCrystal
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****Cluster Maps
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***Tree representations
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****Cone tree
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****Tree maps
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**** Hyperbolic browser
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**3.3    Support for design
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***References
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***Exercises
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*Chapter 4  Presentation
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*A problem
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*The presentation issue
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**4.1      Space limitations
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***Scrolling
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***Overview plus detail
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***Distortion
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***Application
 +
***Generalization
 +
***Suppression
 +
***Combined distortion and suppression
 +
***Historical note
 +
***Zoom and Pan
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**4.2      Time limitations
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***Rapid Serial Visual Presentation
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***Briefly glimpsed images
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***Space and Time resources
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***Eye gaze
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***Presentation modes
 +
***Manual control
 +
***Models of human visual performance
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***Interaction design
 +
***References
 +
***Exercises
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*Chapter 5    Interaction
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**Scenarios
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**Spaces, interactions and balance of control
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**This chapter
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**5.1      Interaction Framework
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**5.2      Continuous interaction
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***Dynamically-triggered ‘pop-out’
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**5.3      Stepped interaction
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***Discrete information spaces
 +
***Stages of action
 +
***Navigation
 +
***Sensitivity
 +
***Residue
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***Scent
 +
***Where am I?
 +
***Path breadcrumbs; Location breadcrumbs
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***Guidance for design
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**5.4      Passive interaction
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***Static display
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***Browsing
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***Moving displays
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**5.5      Composite interaction
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***Influences
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***The prosection
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**5.6      Interaction dynamics
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***Mental models
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***Blindness
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***Change blindness; Inattentional blindness; Design to counteract blindness
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***Visual momentum
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**5.7      Design for interaction
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***References
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***Exercises
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*Chapter 6    Case studies
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**Design
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**The case studies
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**6.1      Small interactive calendars
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***Planning your time
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***Design philosophy
 +
***Background
 +
***Calendar views
 +
***Interactive control
 +
***Search
 +
***Usability study
 +
***Observations
 +
***Satisfaction and preference
 +
***Usability
 +
 +
**6.2      Selecting one from many
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***The problem
 +
***The task
 +
***Existing solutions
 +
***Bargrams
 +
***Affordances
 +
***EZChooser
 +
***Sensitivity
 +
***Related work
 +
***Evaluation
 +
***Comment
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**6.3      Web browsing through a keyhole
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***The problem
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***A solution
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***The RSVP Browser
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***System design
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***Evaluation
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***Discussion
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***Comment
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**6.4      Communication analysis
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***Command and Control
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***System requirements
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***The MIND tool
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***Exploratory analysis
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***Scenario
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***Conclusion
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**6.5      Archival galaxies
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***Large collections of documents
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***Background and requirements
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***Earlier work
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***Design decisions
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***Interaction and search
 +
***Layout
 +
***Evaluation
 +
***Exercises
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*Glossary
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*Video Clips
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== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 13:00, 4 December 2006

[Pearson, 2006]

Type: Book/Hardback
Author: Robert Spence
Pages: 304
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication Date: December 2006

Fully revised textbook on the rapidly growing field of Information Visualization. Its emphasis is on real-world examples and applications of computer-generated and interactive visualization. Information visualization deals with representing concepts and data in a meaningful way. Depending on the medium used, information can be visualized in either static (e.g. a graph on a printed page) or dynamic forms. This book is appropriate for courses in information visualization, human-computer interaction, interaction design, and computer graphics.
[Pearson, 2006]


Features instructor resources including PowerPoint files with a wealth of images and diagrams taken from the book, and a collection of useful short video clips


ISBN 0132065509

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • About the author
  • Other books by the author
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter 1 What is Visualization?
    • Visualization
    • Computational support
    • The Human User
    • The value of Information Visualization
      • Fraud; silicon chips; pharmaceuticals
    • Questions of Taxonomy
    • Issues
    • References
    • Exercises
  • Chapter 2 The Issues
    • The task
    • Nature of the problem
    • The data
    • Table presentation
    • Bargrams
    • Interactive object selection
    • Overview
    • Multiple attributes
    • Detail
    • Significant objects
    • Interactive attribute selection
    • Space limitations
    • Filtering
    • Taking stock
    • Navigational guidance
    • Movement in information space
    • Perception and interpretation
    • Summary
    • References
    • Exercises
  • Chapter 3 Representation
    • Data types
    • Data complexity
    • Perception and Cognition
    • 3.1 Encoding of value
      • Univariate data
        • A single number; a collection of numbers
      • Bivariate data
      • Trivariate data
        • Scatterplot matrix
        • Preattentive processing- things that ‘pop out’; choice of encoding
      • Hypervariate data
        • Coordinate plots
        • Scatterplot matrix
        • Linked histograms
        • Mosaic plots
        • Icons
        • Object and Attribute Visibility
    • 3.2 Encoding of relation
      • Lines
      • Maps and diagrams
        • Venn diagrams
        • InfoCrystal
        • Cluster Maps
      • Tree representations
        • Cone tree
        • Tree maps
        • Hyperbolic browser
    • 3.3 Support for design
      • References
      • Exercises
  • Chapter 4 Presentation
  • A problem
  • The presentation issue
    • 4.1 Space limitations
      • Scrolling
      • Overview plus detail
      • Distortion
      • Application
      • Generalization
      • Suppression
      • Combined distortion and suppression
      • Historical note
      • Zoom and Pan
    • 4.2 Time limitations
      • Rapid Serial Visual Presentation
      • Briefly glimpsed images
      • Space and Time resources
      • Eye gaze
      • Presentation modes
      • Manual control
      • Models of human visual performance
      • Interaction design
      • References
      • Exercises
  • Chapter 5 Interaction
    • Scenarios
    • Spaces, interactions and balance of control
    • This chapter
    • 5.1 Interaction Framework
    • 5.2 Continuous interaction
      • Dynamically-triggered ‘pop-out’
    • 5.3 Stepped interaction
      • Discrete information spaces
      • Stages of action
      • Navigation
      • Sensitivity
      • Residue
      • Scent
      • Where am I?
      • Path breadcrumbs; Location breadcrumbs
      • Guidance for design
    • 5.4 Passive interaction
      • Static display
      • Browsing
      • Moving displays
    • 5.5 Composite interaction
      • Influences
      • The prosection
    • 5.6 Interaction dynamics
      • Mental models
      • Blindness
      • Change blindness; Inattentional blindness; Design to counteract blindness
      • Visual momentum
    • 5.7 Design for interaction
      • References
      • Exercises
  • Chapter 6 Case studies
    • Design
    • The case studies
    • 6.1 Small interactive calendars
      • Planning your time
      • Design philosophy
      • Background
      • Calendar views
      • Interactive control
      • Search
      • Usability study
      • Observations
      • Satisfaction and preference
      • Usability
    • 6.2 Selecting one from many
      • The problem
      • The task
      • Existing solutions
      • Bargrams
      • Affordances
      • EZChooser
      • Sensitivity
      • Related work
      • Evaluation
      • Comment
    • 6.3 Web browsing through a keyhole
      • The problem
      • A solution
      • The RSVP Browser
      • System design
      • Evaluation
      • Discussion
      • Comment
    • 6.4 Communication analysis
      • Command and Control
      • System requirements
      • The MIND tool
      • Exploratory analysis
      • Scenario
      • Conclusion
    • 6.5 Archival galaxies
      • Large collections of documents
      • Background and requirements
      • Earlier work
      • Design decisions
      • Interaction and search
      • Layout
      • Evaluation
      • Exercises


  • Glossary
  • Video Clips


References

[Pearson, 2006] Pearson Education, Bookshop: Information Visualization - Design for Interaction, Retrieved at: Dec 4, 2006. http://www.pearsoned.co.uk/Bookshop/detail.asp?item=100000000132840