Design Considerations for Optimizing Storyline Visualizations

  title={Design Considerations for Optimizing Storyline Visualizations},
  author={Yuzuru Tanahashi and Kwan-Liu Ma},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics},
Storyline visualization is a technique used to depict the temporal dynamics of social interactions. This visualization technique was first introduced as a hand-drawn illustration in XKCD's “Movie Narrative Charts” [21]. If properly constructed, the visualization can convey both global trends and local interactions in the data. However, previous methods for automating storyline visualizations are overly simple, failing to achieve some of the essential principles practiced by professional… CONTINUE READING
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