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NotUnderstandable Visualization may not be understandable C 0 0
ObviousErrors Visualizations make data errors obvious C 7 7
PictoralThinking Visualizations are in line with the pictoral mode of thinking C 2 2
ProgressiveEvaluation Visualizations enable progressive evaluation , , C 6 6
PromoteAnalyticalMethods Visualizations promote adoption of analytical methods C 5 5
RequireExperience Visualizations require experience and domain context C 14 14
Rerepresentation Visualizations re-represent structures C 22 26
RoomForJudgement Visualizations leave room for human judgement C 5 5
UnderstandableInformation Visualizations make information understandable C 11 13
Unemotionality Visualizations are unemotional C 1 1
VisuospatialSkills Visualizations enable application of visuospatial skills to abstract domains C 10 10
AidCommunication Visualizations aid in communication / presentation , T 22 23
CommonGround Visuailzations clarify common ground , T 6 6
Complexity Visualizations retain complexity , T 3 3
EnableDiscourse Visualizations enable discourse/collaboration , T 10 10
KnowledgeIntegration Visualizations support knowledge integration T 1 1
PrescribeDiscourse Visualizaitons impose the need to follow basic semantic figures in discourse T 1 1
Referencability Visualizations are objects to reference (can be pointed to) , T 4 4
RichExpression Visualizations offer rich means of expression T 1 1
Descriptor Name Focal pathway Data dependent Task dependent User dependent Argumentative standpoint In publications Times coded