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Handbook of Smart Homes, Health Care and Well-Being

pp 567-577


Visualizing Smart Home and Wellness Data

  • Thai LeAffiliated withDepartment of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, School of Medicine, University of Washington Email author 


Smart homes provide a valuable opportunity to collect data continuously and unobtrusively. However, the data come in varied formats and can be challenging to comprehend. Visualizations can abstract the raw data into representations that better support understanding and insight generation. In this chapter, we present an overview of visualization approaches towards representing smart home data. We also provide a discussion of the challenges in visualizing this information.


Visualization Visual displays Decision making Visual analytics Displays