Visualization and Comprehension

  • David Jonker
  • William Wright


The Achilles’ heel of societal models, nearly universally, is their inability to convey their computational results to the human user. Data sets can be enormous and diverse, the uncertainties large and subtle, the dependencies complex and convoluted, and the products of the estimates often obscure and insubstantial and, therefore, difficult to convey and contrast. This chapter is about making the “invisible” visible.


Mental Model Information Visualization Subject Matter Expert Computer Support Cooperative Work Link Diagram 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oculus Info IncTorontoCanada

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