Z: Why vis?

Node Tag: Focal pathway: [➌] 3. Transforming visual images to knowledge

Arguments in this category focus on the transformation from visual images to knowledge. This pathway is the emphasis of most arguments in the standpoint category Cognitive.

Group: Focal pathway
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Last updated 3 years, 6 months ago (March 21, 2018) by Streeb, Dirk

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AbstractionByPerception Visualizations are abstracted by limitations of perception I 7 7
AidResuming Visualizations aid in resuming , C 1 1
AttentionDriving Visualizations drive attention I 27 30
Bandwidth Visual perception has high bandwidth I 13 14
ContextPerception Perception is relative to visual context I 2 2
EnhancedStructures Perception enhances visual structures I 5 5
Externalization Visualizations are external physical entities , , , , B 16 17
FocusThoughts Visualizations serve to focuse/reorganize/explore thoughts , C 6 6
IdeaStimulation Visualizations stimulate ideas and hypotheses C 2 2
InferredStructures Perception infers abstract structures I 29 31
MediaConstraints Visualizations are constrained by available media technology , , , , B 0 0
Memorizability Visualizations are easy to memorize , C 6 6
NotUnderstandable Visualization may not be understandable C 0 0
ParallelPerception Visualizations enable parallel perceptual processing I 1 1
PhysicalConstraints Visualizations are constrained by the physical world , , , , B 4 5
Referencability Visualizations are objects to reference (can be pointed to) , T 4 4
ReferenceSystemPerception Perception is relative to a reference system I 1 1
VisualPatterns Visualizations show visual patterns I 44 46
Descriptor Name Focal pathway Data dependent Task dependent User dependent Argumentative standpoint In publications Times coded

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