LifeLines: Visualizing Personal Histories

@inproceedings{Plaisant1996LifeLinesVP,
  title={LifeLines: Visualizing Personal Histories},
  author={Catherine Plaisant and Brett Milash and Anne Rose and Seth Widoff and Ben Shneiderman},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={1996}
}
LifeLines provide a general visualization environment for personal histories that can be applied to medical and court records, professional histories and other types of biographical data. A one screen overview shows multiple facets of the records. Aspects, for example medical conditions or legal cases, are displayed as individual time lines, while icons indicate discrete events, such as physician consultations or legal reviews. Line color and thickness illustrate relationships or significance… CONTINUE READING

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