An Approach to Prepare Data to Feed Visual Metaphors in a Multiple View Interactive Environment
This paper presents an approach to prepare data to feed visual metaphors in a multiple view interactive environment. We implemented a tool that supports programmers and users to prepare datasets from different domains to feed visual metaphors. To analyze the effectiveness of the approach, we conducted a case study with the data of the Brazilian National Health System (known as SUS—Sistema Unico de Saude in Portuguese). The results obtained are an initial evidence of the feasibility of the approach that support the preparation of data to a format suitable to the characteristics of visual metaphors. The case study illustrates scenarios in which both programmers and users are able to prepare datasets from different domains to feed visual metaphors that comprise a multiple view interactive visualization infrastructure.
KeywordsCloud computing Legacy systems Cloud migration Tools
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