Anthropomorphic visualization: a new approach for depicting participants in online spaces

@inproceedings{Perry2004AnthropomorphicVA,
  title={Anthropomorphic visualization: a new approach for depicting participants in online spaces},
  author={Ethan Perry and Judith S. Donath},
  booktitle={CHI Extended Abstracts},
  year={2004}
}
Anthropomorphic visualization is a new approach to presenting historical information about participants in online spaces using the human form as the basis for the visualization. Various data about an individual's online behavior are mapped to different parts of a "body", resulting in an abstract yet humanoid representation of a person. We explain the details of the approach and make some initial observations about the visualization in use. We also discuss broader issues relating to presenting… CONTINUE READING