Readings in Information Visualization: Using Vision to Think

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Morgan Kaufmann, Feb 8, 1999 - Computers - 686 pages

This groundbreaking book defines the emerging field of information visualization and offers the first-ever collection of the classic papers of the discipline, with introductions and analytical discussions of each topic and paper. The authors' intention is to present papers that focus on the use of visualization to discover relationships, using interactive graphics to amplify thought. This book is intended for research professionals in academia and industry; new graduate students and professors who want to begin work in this burgeoning field; professionals involved in financial data analysis, statistics, and information design; scientific data managers; and professionals involved in medical, bioinformatics, and other areas.

Features


  • Full-color reproduction throughout
  • Author power team - an exciting and timely collaboration between the field's pioneering, most-respected names
  • The only book on Information Visualization with the depth necessary for use as a text or as a reference for the information professional
  • Text includes the classic source papers as well as a collection of cutting edge work
 

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User Review  - jonas.lowgren - LibraryThing

So far, mainstream interaction design is predominantly a visual/temporal field, even though the research labs have done interesting work in tangible user interfaces, haptics, auditory interaction and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pivo1 - LibraryThing

This collection of classic papers has quickly become the standard volume for information visualization. It is academic in nature, but clearly written and approachable. With over 700 pages and 47 articles, it is a valuable reference source. Read full review

Contents

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IV
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V
37
VII
57
IX
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X
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XI
187
XII
231
XXVIII
411
XXX
431
XXXII
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XXXIV
451
XXXVI
463
XXXVII
465
XXXVIII
513
XXXIX
550

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XXV
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XLI
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About the author (1999)

Stuart K. Card is a Xerox Research Fellow and manager of the User Interface Research Group at Xerox PARC. He is the author of numerous technical articles and two other books on theories and designs in human-machine interaction. He and his group have contributed to more than 10 Xerox commercial products.

Jock D. Mackinlayis a member of the User Interface Research Group at Xerox PARC, where he has been developing 3D user interfaces for information visualization for over a decade. He received a Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University and is a member of the editorial board of ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction.

Ben Shneiderman is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and founding director of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the University of Maryland. He was elected as a Fellow of the Association for Computing (ACM) in 1997, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in 2001, and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in 2015. He is a past recipient of the ACM SIGCHI Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Shneiderman is the author and coauthor of many books, technical papers, and textbooks.