Insight into Data through Visualization

  • Eduard Gröller
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2265)


Computer graphics, scientific visualization, information visualization, and graph drawing are areas which deal with visual information layout. They all use the remarkable properties of the human visual perception to rapidly absorb and analyse visual information. The paper discusses important visualization aspects and gives examples of how visualization techniques facilitate insight into data characteristics. The connection between visualization and graph drawing is shortly discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eduard Gröller
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  1. 1.Institute of Computer Graphics and AlgorithmsVienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

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