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Readings in Information Visualization: Using Vision to Think (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Interactive Technologies)by Stuart K Card
Synopses & Reviews
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.
* 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
Information visualization has roots in statistical graphics, information design, scientific visualization and human-computer interaction. This text includes papers, each which is analyzed, to define the field, give the field a structure, and collect the classic source papers.
ho 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.
This book includes approximately 45 papers that, together with the analysis that accompanies each section of the book, define the field, give the field a structure, collect the classic source papers, and collect some of the cutting edge work. All three of the editors are quite well known in the Information Visualization field and are highly regarded as leading authorities on this topic.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 645-670) and index.
About the Author
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, head of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory, and member of the Institutes for Advanced Computer Studies and Systems Research at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the author and coauthor of many books, technical papers, and textbooks.
Department of Computer Science, Founding Director of the HCI Lab, University of Maryland, Fellow of the ACM, SIGCHI Lifetime Achievement Award
Table of Contents
1. Information Visualization
4. Focus + Context
5. Data Mapping: Text
6. Higher-Level Visualization
7. Using Vision to Think
8. Applications and Innovations
9. Conclusion Bibliography Index
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