Embedded Data Representations

  title={Embedded Data Representations},
  author={Wesley Willett and Yvonne Jansen and Pierre Dragicevic},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics},
We introduce embedded data representations, the use of visual and physical representations of data that are deeply integrated with the physical spaces, objects, and entities to which the data refers. [] Key Result Based on our observations, we identify a variety of design challenges for embedded data representation, and suggest opportunities for future research and applications.

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