16 January 2006 Theoretical analysis of uncertainty visualizations
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Proceedings Volume 6060, Visualization and Data Analysis 2006; 606007 (2006); doi: 10.1117/12.643631
Event: Electronic Imaging 2006, 2006, San Jose, California, United States
Abstract
Although a number of theories and principles have been developed to guide the creation of visualizations, it is not always apparent how to apply the knowledge in these principles. We describe the application of perceptual and cognitive theories for the analysis of uncertainty visualizations. General principles from Bertin, Tufte, and Ware are outlined and then applied to the analysis of eight different uncertainty visualizations. The theories provided a useful framework for analysis of the methods, and provided insights into the strengths and weaknesses of various aspects of the visualizations.
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Torre Zuk, Sheelagh Carpendale, "Theoretical analysis of uncertainty visualizations", Proc. SPIE 6060, Visualization and Data Analysis 2006, 606007 (16 January 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.643631; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.643631
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Visualization

Visual analytics

Transparency

Analytical research

Error analysis

Amplitude modulation

Information visualization

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