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Design of Everyday Things
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Visualization of test information to assist fault localization
A new technique that uses color to visually map the participation of each program statement in the outcome of the execution of the program with a test suite, consisting of both passed and failed test cases is presented. Expand
Toward a Deeper Understanding of the Role of Interaction in Information Visualization
Seven general categories of interaction techniques widely used in Infovis are proposed, organized around a user's intent while interacting with a system rather than the low-level interaction techniques provided by a system. Expand
A taxonomy of ambient information systems: four patterns of design
This work presents a definition of ambient information systems and a taxonomy across four design dimensions: Information Capacity, Notification Level, Representational Fidelity, and Aesthetic Emphasis, and uncovers four patterns of system design. Expand
Jigsaw: Supporting Investigative Analysis through Interactive Visualization
Jigsaw is a visual analytic system that represents documents and their entities visually in order to help analysts examine reports more efficiently and develop theories about potential actions more quickly. Expand
A Meta-Study of Algorithm Visualization Effectiveness
How students use AV technology has a greater impact on effectiveness than what AV technology shows them, and an agenda for future research into AV effectiveness is formulated. Expand
Focus+context display and navigation techniques for enhancing radial, space-filling hierarchy visualizations
Three visualization/interaction techniques that provide flexible browsing of the display are developed that allow viewers to examine the small items in detail while providing context within the entire information hierarchy. Expand
Casual Information Visualization: Depictions of Data in Everyday Life
This paper proposes a new subdomain for infovis research that complements the focus on analytic tasks and expert use and proposes casual information visualization (or casualinfovis) as a complement to more traditional infovIS domains. Expand
Low-level components of analytic activity in information visualization
This work presents a set of ten low level analysis tasks that largely capture people's activities while employing information visualization tools for understanding data, and hopes that the tasks may provide a form of checklist for system designers. Expand