Automatic generation of semantic icon encodings for visualizations

  title={Automatic generation of semantic icon encodings for visualizations},
  author={Vidya Setlur and Jock D. Mackinlay},
Authors use icon encodings to indicate the semantics of categorical information in visualizations. The default icon libraries found in visualization tools often do not match the semantics of the data. Users often manually search for or create icons that are more semantically meaningful. This process can hinder the flow of visual analysis, especially when the amount of data is large, leading to a suboptimal user experience. We propose a technique for automatically generating semantically… CONTINUE READING
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