Z: Why vis?

Node: Visualizations do not require knowledge about rules of construction

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For some visualizations viewers do not need to know the rules along which they were constructed (i.e., syntax). Viewers intuitively get the right impression.

Last updated 2 years, 12 months ago (June 22, 2018) by Streeb, Dirk

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M. Hegarty 2011 The Cognitive Science of Visual-Spatial Displays: Implications for Design 0 0 1 25 4
R. Arias-Hernández, T. M. Green and B. D. Fisher 2012 From Cognitive Amplifiers to Cognitive Prostheses: Understandings of the Material Basis of Cognition in Visual Analytics 0 0 1 4 1
A. Gelman and A. Unwin 2013 Infovis and Statistical Graphics: Different Goals, Different Looks 0 0 1 21 2
A. Groß 2015 Die Bildpädagogik Otto Neuraths: Methodische Prinzipien der Darstellung von Wissen 0 0 1 20 0
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Streeb, Dirk: R. Arias-Hernández, T. M. Green and B. D. Fisher [2012]: From Cognitive Amplifiers to Cognitive Prostheses: Understandings of the Material Basis of Cognition in Visual Analytics doi:10.1179/0308018812Z.0000000001 - 10.03.18 11:53 (?) Questioned One or more sentences p. 9 …conventions of visual representation have to be internalized for their effective use (Hegarty2011);
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 (?) Questioned One or more sentences p. 454 This can include knowledge of the display conventions, such as the meaning of the x and y axes in a graph, which types of information are typically included in this type of display and which are omitted, which aspects of the display are to be taken literally (such as the relative length and configuration of roads on a road map) and which are not (such as the color and width).
Streeb, Dirk: A. Gelman and A. Unwin [2013]: Infovis and Statistical Graphics: Different Goals, Different Looks doi:10.1080/10618600.2012.761137 - 27.02.18 16:15 (?) Questioned One or more sentences p. 10 The how-did-they-do-it and how-does-it-work aspects of Wordle overwhelm the data it was intended to display.
Streeb, Dirk: A. Groß [2015]: Die Bildpädagogik Otto Neuraths: Methodische Prinzipien der Darstellung von Wissen doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16316-1 - 25.01.18 09:14 (+) Positive
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