Z: Why vis?

Node: Visualizations enable to work on more complex conceptual structures

Descriptor EnableComplexStructures
Argumentative standpoint Cognition
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Visualizations expand the cognitive limits of viewers in terms of maximal complexity they can deal with.

Last updated 3 years, 3 months 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
D. Kirsh 2010 Thinking with External Representations 0 0 1 19 1
M. W. Johansen 2014 What’s in a Diagram? On the Classification of Symbols, Figures and Diagrams 0 0 1 14 0
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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 paragraphs p. 447 As the descriptive complexity of the board state increases, there comes a point where it is hard, if not impossible, for someone to hold the complete structure in mind.
Streeb, Dirk: D. Kirsh [2010]: Thinking with External Representations doi:10.1007/s00146-010-0272-8 - 12.03.18 12:35 (+) Positive Less than a sentence p. 442 …you can encode structures of greater complexity than you can inside…
Streeb, Dirk: E. R. Tufte [2001[1983]]: The Visual Display of Quantitative Information isbn:978-0-9613921-4-7 - 05.02.18 12:03 (+) Positive One or more paragraphs p. 30 Instead, graphics should be reserved for the richer more complex, more difficult statistical material.
Streeb, Dirk: M. W. Johansen [2014]: What’s in a Diagram? On the Classification of Symbols, Figures and Diagrams doi:10.1007/978-3-642-37428-9_6 - 24.01.18 11:58 (+) Positive
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