Encyclopedia of Database Systems

2018 Edition
| Editors: Ling Liu, M. Tamer Özsu

Parallel Coordinates

  • Alfred Inselberg
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8265-9_262

Synonyms

∥-coords; Multidimensional visualization; Parallel axes; Parallel coordinates plot (PCP); Parallel coordinates system (PCS)

Definition

In the plane with xy-Cartesian coordinates N copies of the real line labeled \( \bar{X} \)
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Recommended Reading

A. Inselberg, Visual Multidimensional Geometry and its Applications, 550 pages, Springer, 2009

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

Section editors and affiliations

  • Hans Hinterberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Inst. of Scientific ComputingETH ZürichZurichSwitzerland