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Human Aspects of Visualization

  • Achim Ebert
  • Alan Dix
  • Nahum Gershon
  • Margit Pohl
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5727)

Abstract

The quantity of data available in our modern information society is ever-growing. It is becoming unfeasible for any one person to oversee, much less understand the overwhelming amount of unstructured, multidimensional information he or she is confronted with every day. The human visual system, the “mind’s eye”, relies in large part on the eye and on the processing and the interpretation of the information processed by the brain. Visualization utilizes both.

Keywords

Human Visual System Human Capability Interactive Visualization Human Aspect Sale Forecast 
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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Achim Ebert
    • 1
  • Alan Dix
    • 2
  • Nahum Gershon
    • 3
  • Margit Pohl
    • 4
  1. 1.German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)KaiserslauternGermany
  2. 2.Lancaster UniversityLancasterUK
  3. 3.The MITRE Corp.McLeanUSA
  4. 4.Vienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

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