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The craft of information visualization [electronic resource] : readings and reflections / written and edited by Benjamin B. Bederson, Ben Shneiderman.

By: Bederson, Benjamin.
Contributor(s): Shneiderman, Ben.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Amsterdam ; London : Morgan Kaufmann, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xix, 410 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780080503288 (electronic bk.); 0080503284 (electronic bk.); 1558609156; 9781558609150; 1281078239; 9781281078230.Subject(s): Information visualization | Human-computer interaction | Visualisation de l'information | Interaction homme-machine (Informatique) | COMPUTERS -- Interactive & Multimedia | COMPUTERS -- Social Aspects -- Human-Computer Interaction | Visualisatie | Informatie | Mens-computer-interactie | Visualiza�c�ao | Intera�c�ao homem-m�aquina | Computa�c�ao gr�aficaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Craft of information visualization.DDC classification: 004.019 Other classification: 54.60 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Front Cover; The Craft of Information Visualization Readings and Reflections; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Database Discovery with Dynamic Queries; Chapter 2. Seeing the World Through Image Libraries; Chapter 3. Preserving Context with Zoomable User Interfaces; Chapter 4. The World's Information in Digital Libraries; Chapter 5. Making Sense of the World Wide Web; Chapter 6. Understanding Hierarchical Data; Chapter 7. Innovating the Interaction; Chapter 8. Theories for Understanding Information Visualization; Appendix A. Video Reports
Summary: The overall goal of research in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is to improve the experience of people using computers, making that experience more efficient and intuitive. The University of Maryland's Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) has repeatedly found that the most effective way to improve the human-computer experience is through the visual sense. Information visualization, the branch of research that studies the human-computer visual interface, has become a major theme during the past 10 years at HCIL. This book collects for the first time 38 of the key papers on information visuali.
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Front Cover; The Craft of Information Visualization Readings and Reflections; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Database Discovery with Dynamic Queries; Chapter 2. Seeing the World Through Image Libraries; Chapter 3. Preserving Context with Zoomable User Interfaces; Chapter 4. The World's Information in Digital Libraries; Chapter 5. Making Sense of the World Wide Web; Chapter 6. Understanding Hierarchical Data; Chapter 7. Innovating the Interaction; Chapter 8. Theories for Understanding Information Visualization; Appendix A. Video Reports

The overall goal of research in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is to improve the experience of people using computers, making that experience more efficient and intuitive. The University of Maryland's Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) has repeatedly found that the most effective way to improve the human-computer experience is through the visual sense. Information visualization, the branch of research that studies the human-computer visual interface, has become a major theme during the past 10 years at HCIL. This book collects for the first time 38 of the key papers on information visuali.

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