Why Authors Don't Visualize Uncertainty

@article{Hullman2020WhyAD,
  title={Why Authors Don't Visualize Uncertainty},
  author={J. Hullman},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics},
  year={2020},
  volume={26},
  pages={130-139}
}
  • J. Hullman
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
  • Clear presentation of uncertainty is an exception rather than rule in media articles, data-driven reports, and consumer applications, despite proposed techniques for communicating sources of uncertainty in data. This work considers, Why do so many visualization authors choose not to visualize uncertainty? I contribute a detailed characterization of practices, associations, and attitudes related to uncertainty communication among visualization authors, derived from the results of surveying 90… CONTINUE READING
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