The Eyes Have It: A Task by Data Type Taxonomy for Information Visualizations

@inproceedings{Shneiderman1996TheEH,
  title={The Eyes Have It: A Task by Data Type Taxonomy for Information Visualizations},
  author={Ben Shneiderman},
  booktitle={VL},
  year={1996}
}
A useful starting point for designing advanced graphical user interfaces is the Visual InformationSeeking Mantra: Overview first, zoom and filter, then details-on-demand. But this is only a starting point in trying to understand the rich and varied set of information visualizations that have been proposed in recent years. This paper offers a task by data type taxonomy with seven data types (1-, 2-, 3-dimensional data, temporal and multi-dimensional data, and tree and network data) and seven… CONTINUE READING
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