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Node: Perception infers abstract structures

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Viewers can assimilate information given in a visualization without a need for heavy conscious processing. Perception substitutes intentional reasoning about abstract structures.

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W. S. Cleveland and R. McGill 1984 Graphical Perception: Theory, Experimentation, and Application to the Development of Graphical Methods 0 0 1 5 0
J. H. Larkin and H. A. Simon 1987 Why a Diagram is (Sometimes) Worth Ten Thousand Words 0 0 1 11 0
H. Wainer 1990 Graphical Visions from William Playfair to John Tukey 0 0 1 8 0
S. M. Kosslyn 1994 Elements of Graph Design 0 1 0 8 2
M. Scaife and Y. Rogers 1996 External Cognition: How do Graphical Representations Work? 0 0 1 4 0
S. K. Card, J. D. Mackinlay and B. Shneiderman 1999 Readings in Information Visualization – Using Vision to Think 0 1 1 18 4
J. Norman 2000 Differentiating Diagrams: A New Approach 0 0 1 3 0
A. C. Telea 2008 Data visualization - principles and practice 0 1 0 9 2
J. Fekete et al. 2008 The Value of Information Visualization 0 0 1 12 0
P. Hanrahan 2009 Systems of Thought 0 0 1 9 0
M. Chen and H. Jaenicke 2010 An Information-Theoretic Framework for Visualization 0 0 1 9 0
D. Kirsh 2010 Thinking with External Representations 0 0 1 19 1
D. C. Gooding 2010 Visualizing Scientific Inference 0 0 1 21 0
M. Hegarty 2011 The Cognitive Science of Visual-Spatial Displays: Implications for Design 0 0 1 25 4
W. Aigner 2011 Understanding the Role and Value of Interaction: First Steps 0 0 1 4 2
B. Tversky 2011 Visualizing Thought 0 0 1 36 0
R. E. Patterson 2012 Cognitive Engineering, Cognitive Augmentation, and Information Display 0 0 1 9 2
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
G. L. Kindlmann and C. E. Scheidegger 2014 An Algebraic Process for Visualization Design 0 0 2 13 0
J. T. Stasko 2014 Value-Driven Evaluation of Visualizations 0 0 1 13 0
T. Munzner 2014 Visualization Analysis & Design 0 0 1 15 0
J. Walny, S. Huron and S. Carpendale 2015 An Exploratory Study of Data Sketching for Visual Representation 0 0 1 3 0
M. T. McCrudden and D. N. Rapp 2015 How Visual Displays Affect Cognitive Processing 0 0 1 19 0
P. C. Cheng 2016 What Constitutes an Effective Representation? 0 0 1 14 0
X. Chen et al. 2017 A Cognitive Model of How People Make Decisions Through Interaction with Visual Displays 0 0 1 10 0
S. Tremblay et al. 2017 A cognitive prosthesis for complex decision-making 0 0 1 12 0
N. Kijmongkolchai, A. Abdul-Rahman and M. Chen 2017 Empirically Measuring Soft Knowledge in Visualization 0 0 1 9 0
E. Dimara, A. Bezerianos and P. Dragicevic 2017 The Attraction Effect in Information Visualization 0 0 1 10 0
G. Stapleton, M. Jamnik and A. Shimojima 2017 What Makes an Effective Representation of Information: A Formal Account of Observational Advantages 0 0 1 4 0
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Streeb, Dirk: J. T. Stasko [2014]: Value-Driven Evaluation of Visualizations doi:10.1145/2669557.2669579 - 19.03.18 10:16 (+) Positive Less than a sentence sec. 2 …by transforming cognitive challenges into perceptual actions…
Streeb, Dirk: W. Aigner [2011]: Understanding the Role and Value of Interaction: First Steps isbn:978-3-905673-82-1 - 18.03.18 12:33 (+) Positive One or more sentences sec. 3.3 Furthermore, externalization of information is beneficial. Norman argues that perceptual processing of external information is more efficient than processing internally represented information.
Streeb, Dirk: D. Kirsh [2010]: Thinking with External Representations doi:10.1007/s00146-010-0272-8 - 12.03.18 12:35 (+) Positive One or more sentences pp. 443–444 Most people find it easier to think in terms of physical lines than in terms of the mental counterparts of lines, particularly the more lines there are, or the more complex the structure.
Streeb, Dirk: H. Wainer [1990]: Graphical Visions from William Playfair to John Tukey doi:10.2307/2245821 - 12.03.18 08:16 (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 345 Graphic display can allow the eye to move from the leaf, to the branch, to the tree, to the forest, and back again. Other procedures aid us in some of these, but none are so general, nor so quick.
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 (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 5 …VA is expected to create systems that allow the human analyst to offload cognitive processes, such as comparing values or detecting outliers, into the more basic pre-cognitive, sensorial system.
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 (+) Positive One or more paragraphs p. 451 When nonvisual data are mapped onto visual variables, patterns often emerge that were not explicitly built in, but which are easily picked up by the visual system.
Streeb, Dirk: R. E. Patterson [2012]: Cognitive Engineering, Cognitive Augmentation, and Information Display doi:10.1889/JSID20.4.208 - 28.02.18 12:20 (+) Positive One or more paragraphs p. 209 Thus, humans seem to possess a natural tendency to extract meaning from visual stimulation…
Streeb, Dirk: J. Fekete et al. [2008]: The Value of Information Visualization doi:10.1007/978-3-540-70956-5_1 - 26.02.18 12:44 (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 6 Enabling perceptual inference operations
Streeb, Dirk: S. K. Card, J. D. Mackinlay and B. Shneiderman [1999]: Readings in Information Visualization – Using Vision to Think isbn:978-1-55860-533-6 - 06.02.18 12:59 (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 16 In addition, the visual representation automatically supported a large number of perceptual inferences that were extremely easy for humans.
Streeb, Dirk: S. K. Card, J. D. Mackinlay and B. Shneiderman [1999]: Readings in Information Visualization – Using Vision to Think isbn:978-1-55860-533-6 - 06.02.18 12:59 (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 1 …using the special properties of visual perception to resolve logical problems…
Streeb, Dirk: A. C. Telea [2008]: Data visualization - principles and practice isbn:978-1-56881-306-6 - 05.02.18 09:46 (+) Positive Less than a sentence p. 5 • by substituting (rapid) perceptual inferences for difficult logical inferences;
Streeb, Dirk: S. M. Kosslyn [1994]: Elements of Graph Design isbn:0-7167-2263-1 - 01.02.18 12:04 (+) Positive One or more subsections pp. 3-7 The mind is not a camera.
Streeb, Dirk: S. K. Card, J. D. Mackinlay and B. Shneiderman [1999]: Readings in Information Visualization – Using Vision to Think isbn:978-1-55860-533-6 - 26.01.18 09:43 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: J. H. Larkin and H. A. Simon [1987]: Why a Diagram is (Sometimes) Worth Ten Thousand Words doi:10.1111/j.1551-6708.1987.tb00863.x - 26.01.18 09:05 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: P. C. Cheng [2016]: What Constitutes an Effective Representation? doi:10.1007/978-3-319-42333-3_2 - 26.01.18 08:39 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: M. Scaife and Y. Rogers [1996]: External Cognition: How do Graphical Representations Work? doi:10.1006/ijhc.1996.0048 - 26.01.18 08:34 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: G. Stapleton, M. Jamnik and A. Shimojima [2017]: What Makes an Effective Representation of Information: A Formal Account of Observational Advantages doi:10.1007/s10849-017-9250-6 - 26.01.18 08:32 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: T. Munzner [2014]: Visualization Analysis & Design isbn:978-1-4665-0891-0 - 26.01.18 08:25 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: J. Norman [2000]: Differentiating Diagrams: A New Approach isbn:978-3-540-67915-8 - 26.01.18 08:20 (++) Central positive
Streeb, Dirk: E. Dimara, A. Bezerianos and P. Dragicevic [2017]: The Attraction Effect in Information Visualization doi:10.1109/TVCG.2016.2598594 - 25.01.18 15:56 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: S. Tremblay et al. [2017]: A cognitive prosthesis for complex decision-making doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2016.07.009 - 25.01.18 15:49 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: J. Walny, S. Huron and S. Carpendale [2015]: An Exploratory Study of Data Sketching for Visual Representation doi:10.1111/cgf.12635 - 25.01.18 15:48 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: G. L. Kindlmann and C. E. Scheidegger [2014]: An Algebraic Process for Visualization Design doi:10.1109/TVCG.2014.2346325 - 25.01.18 15:44 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: B. Tversky [2011]: Visualizing Thought doi:10.1111/j.1756-8765.2010.01113.x - 25.01.18 15:25 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: W. S. Cleveland and R. McGill [1984]: Graphical Perception: Theory, Experimentation, and Application to the Development of Graphical Methods doi:10.2307/2288400 - 25.01.18 15:21 (+-) Ambivalent
Streeb, Dirk: P. Hanrahan [2009]: Systems of Thought - 25.01.18 15:11 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: N. Kijmongkolchai, A. Abdul-Rahman and M. Chen [2017]: Empirically Measuring Soft Knowledge in Visualization doi:10.1111/cgf.13169 - 25.01.18 15:04 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: X. Chen et al. [2017]: A Cognitive Model of How People Make Decisions Through Interaction with Visual Displays doi:10.1145/3025453.3025596 - 25.01.18 14:17 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: M. T. McCrudden and D. N. Rapp [2015]: How Visual Displays Affect Cognitive Processing doi:10.1007/s10648-015-9342-2 - 25.01.18 14:11 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: M. Chen and H. Jaenicke [2010]: An Information-Theoretic Framework for Visualization doi:10.1109/TVCG.2010.132 - 25.01.18 13:38 (+) Positive
Streeb, Dirk: D. C. Gooding [2010]: Visualizing Scientific Inference doi:10.1111/j.1756-8765.2009.01048.x - 25.01.18 09:22 (+) Positive
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