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Node: Visualizations are (partially) redundant

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Some data and relationships may be encoded more often than once.

Last updated 3 years ago (June 22, 2018) by Streeb, Dirk

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E. R. Tufte 2001[1983] The Visual Display of Quantitative Information 0 1 0 16 5
H. C. Purchase et al. 2008 Theoretical Foundations of Information Visualization 0 0 1 9 0
M. Hegarty 2011 The Cognitive Science of Visual-Spatial Displays: Implications for Design 0 0 1 25 4
P. Vickers, J. Faith and N. Rossiter 2013 Understanding Visualization: A Formal Approach Using Category Theory and Semiotics 0 0 1 3 0
A. Abrahamsen and W. Bechtel 2015 Diagrams as Tools for Scientific Reasoning 0 0 1 9 0
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Streeb, Dirk: H. C. Purchase et al. [2008]: Theoretical Foundations of Information Visualization doi:10.1007/978-3-540-70956-5_3 - 12.03.18 10:35 (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 57 The amount of information contained may also be enhanced using redundant mappings, which improves the chances of successful reception by the viewer.
Streeb, Dirk: M. Hegarty [2011]: The Cognitive Science of Visual-Spatial Displays: Implications for Design doi:10.1111/j.1756-8765.2011.01150.x - 02.03.18 13:46 (+-) Ambivalent One or more sentences p. 465 effects of redundant coding in displaying the data (e.g., fill patterns for bars in bar graphs) were inconsistent and depended on the task and type of graph.
Streeb, Dirk: P. Vickers, J. Faith and N. Rossiter [2013]: Understanding Visualization: A Formal Approach Using Category Theory and Semiotics doi:10.1109/TVCG.2012.294 - 26.02.18 13:51 (*) Mentioned without valuation One or more subsections sec. 5.1.2
Streeb, Dirk: E. R. Tufte [2001[1983]]: The Visual Display of Quantitative Information isbn:978-0-9613921-4-7 - 05.02.18 12:03 (+-) Ambivalent One or more paragraphs p. 96-99 Redundant data-ink depicts the same number over and over. … That is more ways than are needed. … Redundancy, upon occasion, has its uses: giving a context and order of complexity, facilitating comparisons over various parts of the data, perhaps creating an aesthetic balance.
Streeb, Dirk: A. Abrahamsen and W. Bechtel [2015]: Diagrams as Tools for Scientific Reasoning doi:10.1007/s13164-014-0215-2 - 26.01.18 08:57 (+) Positive
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