The Visual Expression Process: Bridging Vision and Data Visualization

  • Jose Fernando RodriguesJr.
  • Andre G. R. Balan
  • Agma J. M. Traina
  • Caetano TrainaJr.
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5166)

Abstract

Visual data analysis follows a sequence of steps derived from perceptual faculties that emanate from the human vision system. Firstly, pre-attentive phenomena determine a map of potential interesting objectives. Then, attentive selection concentrates on one element of a vocabulary of visual perceptions. Lastly, perceptions in working memory combine to long-term domain knowledge to support cognition. Following this process, we present a model that joins vision theory and visual data analysis aiming at settling a comprehension of why graphical presentations expand the human intellect, making us smarter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose Fernando RodriguesJr.
    • 1
  • Andre G. R. Balan
    • 1
  • Agma J. M. Traina
    • 1
  • Caetano TrainaJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de ComputaçãoUniversidade de São PauloSão CarlosBrazil

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