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Multivariate Network Visualization

Volume 8380 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 1-9

Introduction to Multivariate Network Visualization

  • Andreas Kerren
  • , Helen C. Purchase
  • , Matthew O. Ward

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Abstract

Information visualization focuses on the use of techniques to help people understand and analyze data. This chapter puts multivariate networks in the context of the aims of information visualization research, providing both formal and informal definitions of such networks. In addition, existing techniques for visualizing multivariate networks are described and classified.