Spatial Conformity Research of Temporal Order Information Presentation in Visualization Design

  • Xiaozhou Zhou
  • Chengqi XueEmail author
  • Lei Zhou
  • Jiang Shao
  • Zhangfan Shen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9734)


The topic of dynamic presentation of temporal order information relates to both the node information flowing with time and the location changing in 2D space. In this paper, psychological research methods were applied to research the feasible representation method of temporal order information on the base of human cognitive characteristics. That was the research on relevance of temporal order presentation and space order presentation. We tried to study on the dynamic information presentation processes of the nodes arranged regular in horizontal linear trace. The eye-tracker recorded the performance of 30 valid subjects in different nodes skip way, horizontal moving direction and moving time. Through the analysis of accuracy and reaction time, the conclusion has been drawn that the possible presentation methods with optimal performance.


Visualization design Temporal order Space coherence Data type compatibility 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaozhou Zhou
    • 1
  • Chengqi Xue
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lei Zhou
    • 1
  • Jiang Shao
    • 1
  • Zhangfan Shen
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringSoutheast UniversityNanjingChina

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