Two-Stage Approach to Classifying Multidimensional Cubes for Visualization of Multivariate Data

  • Hong Thi Nguyen
  • Thuan My Thi Pham
  • Tuyet Anh Thi Nguyen
  • Anh Van Thi Tran
  • Phuoc Vinh TranEmail author
  • Dang Van Pham
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 266)


Visualization of multivariate data is a big challenge to problems of visual analytics. A system of data visualization is composed of visual mapping stage and visual display stage. The stage of visual mapping converts data to graph and the stage of visual display shows the graph on screen in accordance with human’s retinal perception which is specified by visual features and Gestalt’s laws. Based on data characteristics, multidimensional cubes representing multivariate data are classified as non-spatial multidimensional cube for non-spatial data, spatial multidimensional cube for spatio-temporal data, spatio-temporal multidimensional cube for movement data, and 3D-spatio-temporal multidimensional cube for flight data. For a visualization system responding human’s retinal perception, multidimensional cubes have to enable analysts to answer elementary questions concerning individual values, variation questions concerning part of data or overall data, and relation questions resulting in the correlation among attributes.


Visualization Multidimensional cube Multivariate data Visual analytics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hong Thi Nguyen
    • 1
  • Thuan My Thi Pham
    • 2
  • Tuyet Anh Thi Nguyen
    • 3
  • Anh Van Thi Tran
    • 4
  • Phuoc Vinh Tran
    • 6
    Email author
  • Dang Van Pham
    • 5
  1. 1.University of Information Technology, Vietnam National University – HCMCHo Chi Minh CityVietnam
  2. 2.Ho Chi Minh City Open UniversityHochiminh CityVietnam
  3. 3.Thu Dau Mot UniversityBinhduongVietnam
  4. 4.Ho Chi Minh College of EconomicsHochiminh CityVietnam
  5. 5.Nguyen Tat Thanh UniversityHochiminh CityVietnam
  6. 6.Hochiminh City Open UniversityHochiminh CityVietnam

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