Table of Contents


  • Contents (p. v)
  • Foreword by Jarke J. van Wijk (p. ix)
  • Preface (p. xi)
  • Author Bios (p. xiii)

1. Introduction (p. 1)

  • Basic Considerations
  • Introductory Examples
  • Book Outline

2. Criteria, Factors, and Models (p. 15)

  • Criteria
  • Influencing Factors
  • Process Models
  • Summary

3. Visualization Methods and Techniques (p. 51)

  • Visual Encoding and Presentation
  • Multivariate Data Visualization
  • Visualization of Temporal Data
  • Visualization of Geo-spatial Data
  • Graph Visualization
  • Summary

4. Interacting with Visualizations (p. 129)

  • Human in the Loop
  • Requirements for Efficient Interaction
  • Basic Operations for Interaction
  • Interactive Selection and Accentuation
  • Navigating Zoomable Visualizations
  • Interactive Lenses
  • Interactive Visual Comparison
  • Interaction Beyond Mouse and Keyboard
  • Summary

5. Automatic Analysis Support (p. 207)

  • Decluttering Visual Representations
  • Focusing on Relevant Data
  • Abstracting Data
  • Grouping Similar Data Elements
  • Reducing Dimensionality
  • Summary

6. Advanced Concepts (p. 267)

  • Visualization in Multi-display Environments
  • Guiding the User
  • Progressive Visual Data Analysis
  • Summary

7. Summary (p. 305)

  • What's been Discussed
  • How to Continue

  • Bibliography (p. 310)
  • Index (p. 339)
  • Figure Credits (p. 343)

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