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Coding: Streeb, Dirk: J. J. Thomas [2005]: Illuminating the Path: The Research and Development Agenda for Visual Analytics isbn:0-7695-2323-4 - 08.03.18 09:07

Publication J. J. Thomas [2005]: Illuminating the Path: The Research and Development Agenda for Visual Analytics isbn:0-7695-2323-4
Coder Streeb, Dirk
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Comment Executive summary (parts on ch.3–5, pp. 7–13);
Grand challenges (parts on ch. 3–5, pp. 30–31);
ch. 3, pp. 69–99
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Visualizations abstract structures (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 86 «The objective is “to create an abstraction that conveys key ideas while suppressing irrelevant detail.”»
Visualizations are discrete (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 71 «The visual representation should provide neither more nor less information than that needed for the task at hand.»
Visualizations are in line with the pictoral mode of thinking (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 71 «This principle supports the idea that new visual metaphors are only useful for representing information when they match the user’s cognitive model of the information.»
Visualizations are open for interaction (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 30 «Interaction techniques are required to support the dialogue between the analyst and the data.»
Visualizations are specific (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 71 «Representations of information are most effective when they match the task to be performed by the user.»
Visualizations emphasize parts (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 10 «…highlighting relevant nuggets of information…»
Visualizations enable flexible usage (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 10 «They must support the need to analyze a problem at varying levels of abstraction and consider the same data from multiple viewpoints.»
Visualizations integrate views/data (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 30 «A suite of visual metaphors and associated visual approaches is necessary to provide users with multiple complementary views of their information.»
Visualizations make data accessible (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 7 «Visual representations and interaction technologies provide the mechanism for allowing the user to see and understand large volumes of information at once.»
Visualizations make information understandable (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 7 «Visual representations and interaction technologies provide the mechanism for allowing the user to see and understand large volumes of information at once.»
Visualizations provide context (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 30 «Visual analytics must build upon this research base to create visual representations that instantly convey the important content of information, within context.»
Visualizations re-represent structures (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 86 «Different representations of the same object may be needed at different levels of detail, depending on the importance of that object for the given task.»
Visual perception has high bandwidth (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 30 «Visual representations and interaction techniques take advantage of the human eye’s broad bandwidth pathway into the mind to allow users to see, explore, and understand large amounts of information at once.»
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