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Interactive Data Visualization: Foundations, Techniques, and Applications

Matthew O. Ward, Georges Grinstein, and Daniel Keim
Publisher: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC
Publication Date: 
2015
Number of Pages: 
558
Format: 
Hardcover
Edition: 
2
Price: 
99.95
ISBN: 
781482257373
Category: 
Textbook
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Introduction
What Is Visualization?
History of Visualization
Relationship between Visualization and Other Fields
The Visualization Process
Pseudocode Conventions
The Scatterplot
The Role of the User
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Exercises
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Data Foundations
Types of Data
Structure within and between Records
Data Preprocessing
Data Sets Used in This Book
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Exercises
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Human Perception and Information Processing
What Is Perception?
Physiology
Perceptual Processing
Perception in Visualization
Metrics
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Visualization Foundations
The Visualization Process in Detail
Semiology of Graphical Symbols
The Eight Visual Variables
Historical Perspective
Taxonomies
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Visualization Techniques for Spatial Data
One-Dimensional Data
Two-Dimensional Data
Three-Dimensional Data
Dynamic Data
Combining Techniques
Summary
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Visualization Techniques for Geospatial Data
Visualizing Spatial Data
Visualization of Point Data
Visualization of Line Data
Visualization of Area Data
Other Issues in Geospatial Data Visualization
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Visualization Techniques for Time-Oriented Data
Introduction
Definitions: Characterizing Time-Oriented Data
Visualizing Time-Oriented Data
TimeBench: A Data Model and Software Library for Visual Analytics of Time-Oriented Data
Summary
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Visualization Techniques for Multivariate Data
Point-Based Techniques
Line-Based Techniques
Region-Based Techniques
Combinations of Techniques
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Visualization Techniques for Trees, Graphs, and Networks
Displaying Hierarchical Structures
Displaying Arbitrary Graphs/Networks
Other Issues
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Text and Document Visualization
Introduction
Levels of Text Representations
The Vector Space Model
Single Document Visualizations
Document Collection Visualizations
Extended Text Visualizations
Summary
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Interaction Concepts
Interaction Operators
Interaction Operands and Spaces
A Unified Framework
Summary
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Interaction Techniques
Screen Space
Object Space (D Surfaces)
Data Space (Multivariate Data Values)
Attribute Space (Properties of Graphical Entities)
Data Structure Space (Components of Data Organization)
Visualization Structure Space (Components of the
Data Visualization)
Animating Transformations
Interaction Control
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Designing Effective Visualizations
Steps in Designing Visualizations
Problems in Designing Effective Visualizations
Summary
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Comparing and Evaluating Visualization Techniques
User Tasks
User Characteristics
Data Characteristics
Visualization Characteristics
Structures for Evaluating Visualizations
Benchmarking Procedures
An Example of Visualization Benchmarking
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Visualization Systems
Systems Based on Data Type
Systems Based on Analysis Type
Text Analysis and Visualization
Modern Integrated Visualization Systems
Toolkits
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Research Directions in Visualization
Issues of Data
Issues of Cognition, Perception, and Reasoning
Issues of System Design
Issues of Evaluation
Issues of Hardware
Issues of Applications
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Appendix A: History of Computer Graphics and Visualization
Appendix B: Example Data Sets
Appendix C: Sample Programs

 

Bibliography

Index

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