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Coding: Streeb, Dirk: Y. Li, D. Li and K. Zhang [2015]: Metaphoric Transfer Effect in Information Visualization Using Glyphs doi:10.1145/2801040.2801062 - 24.02.18 14:46

Publication Y. Li, D. Li and K. Zhang [2015]: Metaphoric Transfer Effect in Information Visualization Using Glyphs doi:10.1145/2801040.2801062
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Space carries meaning (+) Positive Less than a sentence sec. 1 «…organize visual stimuli structurally consistent…»
Symbols are iconic (+) Positive Less than a sentence sec. 1 «…design icons highly representational…»
Symbols are iconic (+) Positive Less than a sentence sec. 1 «…design icons highly representational…»
Visualizations are ambiguous (-) Negative One or more subsections sec. 4.4.5
Visualizations use analogies (+-) Ambivalent Basically all of the publication abstract «Understanding the pros and cons of metaphoric transfer effect in information visualization would help optimizing visualization designs…»
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(Visualizations aid in communication / presentation --builds on-> Symbols carry „cultural“ meaning) (*) Mentinoed One or more sentences sec. 2.2 «…designers take advantages of the built-up meanings of glyphs to facilitate efficient communication.»
(Visualizations are ambiguous --builds on-> Visualizations use analogies) (*) Mentinoed One or more subsections sec. 4.4.5 «However, metaphors in visualization are generally lack of clear definitions or evidences to confirm the inhibitory association.»
(Visualizations are easy to memorize --builds on-> Visualizations use analogies) (*) Mentinoed One or more sentences sec. 1 «Psychologists suggest that information consistent with their schemas is easier to attend and recall. Using metaphors, information visualization can evoke schema.»
(Visualizations reduce effort --builds on-> Visualizations use analogies) (*) Mentinoed One or more sentences sec. 1 «The evoked schema can help to integrate variables structurally, save the resources of working memory, avoid users’ information overload during interpretation, and therefore decrease the perceived difficulty.»
(Visualizations use analogies --builds on-> Symbols carry meaning) (*) Mentinoed One or more sentences sec. 2.2 «The metaphor theory provides an insightful view for exploring the underlying mechanism in glyph-based information visualization, and explaining the validity and consequences of feature mappings between variables and visual stimuli.»
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