Difference between revisions of "Visual Mapping"

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[[Image:Turner05usenet.gif|right|thumb|200px|Visual mapping of newsnet structure to a [[treemap]].<br>[Turner et al., 2005] ]]
 
[[Image:Turner05usenet.gif|right|thumb|200px|Visual mapping of newsnet structure to a [[treemap]].<br>[Turner et al., 2005] ]]
{{Definition|'''Visual mapping''' is projecting complex or abstract data in a meaningful way, assigning each data&ndash;attribute a specific visual characteristic that stimulates associations by common sense.}}
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{{Definition|'''Visual mapping''' is a mapping between data aspects and visual variables, i.e., assigning specific visual characteristics to data attributes in order to facilitate visual sense-making.}}
  
  
 
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[[Category: Glossary]]

Latest revision as of 09:00, 23 January 2008

Visual mapping of newsnet structure to a treemap.
[Turner et al., 2005]
Visual mapping is a mapping between data aspects and visual variables, i.e., assigning specific visual characteristics to data attributes in order to facilitate visual sense-making.