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Publication: A. C. Telea [2008]: Data visualization - principles and practice isbn:978-1-56881-306-6

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Title Data visualization - principles and practice
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  1. Telea, Alexandru C.
Year 2008
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ISBN 978-1-56881-306-6
@book{Telea2008,
 title = {Data visualization - principles and practice},
 author = {Telea, Alexandru C.},
 year = {2008},
 editor = {},
 isbn = {978-1-56881-306-6},
 publisher = {A K Peters}
}

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Perception infers abstract structures (+) Positive Less than a sentence p. 5 «• by substituting (rapid) perceptual inferences for difficult logical inferences;» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations are aesthetic (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 7 «Such images are intriguing and interesting to the eye.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations are augmented with knowledge (+) Positive One or more sentences pp. 5-6 «A typical answer to this question would involve the discovery of patterns that have particular characteristics in terms of shape, position. or data values, which a human expert such as a medical doctor would classify as anomalous, based on his previous clinical experience.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations are specific (+) Positive One or more sentences pp. 6-7 «This scenario is best targeted by fine-tuned visualizations answering those precise questions.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations make information understandable (+) Positive Less than a sentence p. 6 «…it can also be argued that displaying the answer of such queries in a visual manner makes them simpler to assimilate.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations provide a spatial index structure (+) Positive Less than a sentence p. 5 «• by reducing the search for information required for task completion.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations provide context (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 6 «Moreover, the visual support can provide additional information that may not be explicitly requested by the question but that can open broader perspectives on the studied problem.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visualizations show visual patterns (+) Positive One or more sentences pp. 5-6 «A typical answer to this question would involve the discovery of patterns that have particular characteristics in terms of shape, position. or data values, which a human expert such as a medical doctor would classify as anomalous, based on his previous clinical experience.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
Visual perception has high bandwidth (+) Positive One or more sentences p. 5 «However, there are also many cases when visualization works better for answering concrete, quantitative questions. In these cases, the answer to the question is not a single number but typically a set of numbers.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
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(Visualizations are augmented with knowledge --builds on-> Visualizations show visual patterns) (*) Mentinoed One or more sentences pp. 5-6 «A typical answer to this question would involve the discovery of patterns that have particular characteristics in terms of shape, position. or data values, which a human expert such as a medical doctor would classify as anomalous, based on his previous clinical experience.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
(Visualizations make information understandable --builds on-> Visualizations provide context) (*) Mentinoed One or more sentences p. 6 «This information, although not directly requested, can help formulate subsequent questions, which ultimately help the user to acquire a deeper understanding of the data at hand.» Streeb, Dirk: Feb. 5, 2018
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