Information visualization : human-centered Issues and perspectives / Andreas Kerren [and others] (Eds.).

Contributor(s): Kerren, Andreas
Material type: TextTextSeries: SerienbezeichnungLecture notes in computer science: 4950.; Lecture notes in computer science: ; LNCS sublibrary: Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2008Description: 1 online resource (vii, 175 pages) : illustrations (some color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540709565; 3540709568; 9783540709558; 354070955XSubject(s): Information visualization -- Congresses | Information display systems -- Congresses | Data mining -- Congresses | Human-computer interaction -- Congresses | Informatique | Data mining | Human-computer interaction | Information display systems | Information visualizationGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Information visualization.DDC classification: 006.6 LOC classification: TK7882.I6 | I63 2007ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
General Reflections -- The Value of Information Visualization -- Evaluating Information Visualizations -- Theoretical Foundations of Information Visualization -- Teaching Information Visualization -- Specific Aspects -- Creation and Collaboration: Engaging New Audiences for Information Visualization -- Process and Pitfalls in Writing Information Visualization Research Papers -- Visual Analytics: Definition, Process, and Challenges.
Summary: This book is the outcome of the Dagstuhl Seminar on "Information Visualization -- Human-Centered Issues in Visual Representation, Interaction, and Evaluation" held at Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, from May 28 to June 1, 2007. Information Visualization (InfoVis) is a relatively new research area, which focuses on the use of visualization techniques to help people understand and analyze data. This book documents and extends the findings and discussions of the various sessions in detail. The seven contributions cover the most important topics: There are general reflections on the value of information visualization; evaluating information visualizations; theoretical foundations of information visualization; teaching information visualization. And specific aspects on creation and collaboration: engaging new audiences for information visualization; process and pitfalls in writing information visualization research papers; and visual analytics: definition, process, and challenges.
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General Reflections -- The Value of Information Visualization -- Evaluating Information Visualizations -- Theoretical Foundations of Information Visualization -- Teaching Information Visualization -- Specific Aspects -- Creation and Collaboration: Engaging New Audiences for Information Visualization -- Process and Pitfalls in Writing Information Visualization Research Papers -- Visual Analytics: Definition, Process, and Challenges.

This book is the outcome of the Dagstuhl Seminar on "Information Visualization -- Human-Centered Issues in Visual Representation, Interaction, and Evaluation" held at Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, from May 28 to June 1, 2007. Information Visualization (InfoVis) is a relatively new research area, which focuses on the use of visualization techniques to help people understand and analyze data. This book documents and extends the findings and discussions of the various sessions in detail. The seven contributions cover the most important topics: There are general reflections on the value of information visualization; evaluating information visualizations; theoretical foundations of information visualization; teaching information visualization. And specific aspects on creation and collaboration: engaging new audiences for information visualization; process and pitfalls in writing information visualization research papers; and visual analytics: definition, process, and challenges.

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