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Node Tag: Task dependent: [☑] Likely

Group: Task dependent
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Last updated 3 years, 4 months ago (March 20, 2018) by Streeb, Dirk

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Abstraction Visualizations abstract structures D 31 31
AccessibleData Visualizations make data accessible , I 16 18
ActiveLearning Active engagement enables direct learning I 11 12
AdditionalExplanation Visualizations provide an additional explanation C 5 5
AdditionalRelationships Visualizations show additional relationships D 18 18
AidCommunication Visualizations aid in communication / presentation , T 22 23
AidResuming Visualizations aid in resuming , C 1 1
Analogies Visualizations use analogies D 13 14
AttentionDriving Visualizations drive attention I 27 30
CognitionAmplification Visualization amplifies cognition C 0 0
CommonGround Visuailzations clarify common ground , T 6 6
Compactness Visualizations are compact D 10 10
Complexity Visualizations retain complexity , T 3 3
Confidence Visualization provides confidence C 0 0
ConflictingSpace Spatial mappings conflict S 2 2
ConstraintExternalization Visualizations externalize constraints D 9 10
Context Visualizations provide context D 21 22
ContextDisambiguates Context disambiguates C 7 7
CulturalMeaning Symbols carry „cultural“ meaning S 7 8
DirectReasoning Visualizations emphasize a direction of reasoning D 1 1
Discreteness Visualizations are discrete D 20 20
EffortReduction Visualizations reduce effort C 9 9
EnableComplexStructures Visualizations enable to work on more complex conceptual structures C 3 4
EnableDiscourse Visualizations enable discourse/collaboration , T 10 10
EncourageCounterfactual Visualizations encourage counterfactual approaches C 2 2
EnhancedStructures Perception enhances visual structures I 5 5
Essence Visualization conveys essence S 0 0
ExplicitMissingParts Visualizations make missing parts explicit D 6 6
ExternalMemory Visualizations support external memorization C 21 21
FalseAssumptions Visualizations reveal false assumptions C 5 5
FlexibleUsage Visualizations enable flexible usage , , C 5 5
FocusThoughts Visualizations serve to focuse/reorganize/explore thoughts , C 6 6
Forgiveness Visualizations are forgiving , , C 10 10
GainInsight Visualization helps gaining insight C 0 0
GroupInformationDimensions Visualizations group information – dimensions of objects D 3 3
GroupInformationObjects Visualizations group information – objects D 2 2
GuideReasoning Visualizations guide reasoning , D 1 1
HarmfulMappings Some visual mappings are considered harmful C 0 0
HeuristicInteraction Visualizations enable heuristic interaction I 5 5
IdeasByAmbiguity Ambiguity/inconsistency catalyses ideas C 7 7
IdeaStimulation Visualizations stimulate ideas and hypotheses C 2 2
ImplicitLearning Visualizations enable expertise building / implicit learning I 9 9
InferredStructures Perception infers abstract structures I 29 31
InformationAccumulation Visualization accumulates information D 9 9
IntegrateViews Visualizations integrate views/data D 13 13
Interaction Visualizations are open for interaction I 38 42
IrrespectiveOfConstruction Visualizations do not require knowledge about rules of construction I 4 4
KnowledgeAugmentation Visualizations are augmented with knowledge C 14 14
KnowledgeIntegration Visualizations support knowledge integration T 1 1
Localization Visualizations localize information D 6 7
LogicMathematic Visualization follows logic and mathematic laws B 2 2
MentalInteraction Visualizations are open for mental interaction C 11 12
Misleading Visualizations may be misleading S 0 0
ModelDataRelation Visualizations relate model and data directly , S 2 2
NeedsAnalysis Visualization is ineffective without analysis D 0 0
NotUnderstandable Visualization may not be understandable C 0 0
OvercomeBiases Visualizations help overcome cognitive biases D 7 8
PartialRedundance Visualizations are (partially) redundant D 5 5
PictoralThinking Visualizations are in line with the pictoral mode of thinking C 2 2
Precision Visualizations are precise (i.e., verbose) I 7 7
PrescribeDiscourse Visualizaitons impose the need to follow basic semantic figures in discourse T 1 1
ProgressiveEvaluation Visualizations enable progressive evaluation , , C 6 6
PromoteAnalyticalMethods Visualizations promote adoption of analytical methods C 5 5
Provenance Visualizations track provenance I 4 4
ReducesDistortion Visualization reduces potential distortion B 0 0
RequireExperience Visualizations require experience and domain context C 14 14
Rerepresentation Visualizations re-represent structures C 22 26
RichExpression Visualizations offer rich means of expression T 1 1
SpatialConstraints Visualizations are constrained by the properties of spaces , B 1 1
Specificity Visualizations are specific D 18 19
StaticTime Visualizations represent time statically D 7 7
TaskEfficiency Visualization enables cost-effective task performance D 0 0
TimeSaving Visualization saves time I 0 0
TopologyPreservation Visualizations preserve topology B 8 8
UnderstandableInformation Visualizations make information understandable C 11 13
Unemotionality Visualizations are unemotional C 1 1
UsefulDistortion Visualizations distort usefully D 11 11
VisualPatterns Visualizations show visual patterns I 44 46
VisuospatialSkills Visualizations enable application of visuospatial skills to abstract domains C 10 10
Descriptor Name Focal pathway Data dependent Task dependent User dependent Argumentative standpoint In publications Times coded

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