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Publication: R. Spence [2007[2001]]: Information visualization: Design for interaction isbn:978-0-12-206550-4

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Title Information visualization: Design for interaction
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  1. Spence, Robert
Year 2007[2001]
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ISBN 978-0-12-206550-4
@book{Spence2007,
 title = {Information visualization: Design for interaction},
 author = {Spence, Robert},
 year = {2007[2001]},
 editor = {},
 isbn = {978-0-12-206550-4},
 publisher = {Pearson Education Limited},
 sortyear = {2001}
}

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Visualizations are compact (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 9 «In some cases every available pixel is harnessed to provide a display that can lead to understanding.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations are easy to memorize (+) Positive Less than a sentence p. 2 «…and the map's essential features remain in our memory long after we have ceased looking at it.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations distort usefully (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 3 «He gave his map the orderly precision of an electrical wiring system…» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations drive attention (+-) Ambivalent One or more sentences p. 10 «…the relevance of inattentional blindness is clear.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations group information (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 8 «…illustrates the potential benefit of rearrangement of the visual representation of data.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations integrate views/data (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 9 «In al these examples modern computers beneficially facilitate the display of many different views of data.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations leave room for human judgement (*) Mentioned without valuation p. 3 «Workers at the nearby brewery were noted to be relatively free of cholera, for reasons that can be left to the imagination.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations preserve topology (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 3 «…that as long as the stations were presented in their correct sequence with their interchanges clearly delineated, he could freely distort the scale and, indeed, abandon it altogether!» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations reduce effort (+) Positive Less than a sentence p. 2 «Overall, we gain considerable understanding from Minard's map without the need to read about the expedition…» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations re-represent structures (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 6 Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
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