How People Read Graphs

@inproceedings{Huang2005HowPR,
  title={How People Read Graphs},
  author={Weidong Huang and Peter Eades},
  booktitle={APVIS},
  year={2005}
}
The graph layout problem has long been a major concern for effectiveness of conveying information. To propose user-centred aesthetic criteria for a “good” layout, it is important to have knowledge on how people read graphs; how a particular graph layout characteristic can affect people’s reading performance. On the other hand, despite the increasingly wide use of graphs in everyday life, yet we know surprisingly little about how people actually read graphs. The present eye tracking study in… CONTINUE READING

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