A framework for information visualisation.

Kennedy, Jessie, Mitchell, Kenneth and Barclay, Peter J (1996) A framework for information visualisation. ACM SIGMOD Record, 25 (4). pp. 30-34. ISSN 0163-5808

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In this paper we examine the issues involved in
developing information visualisation systems and
present a framework for their construction. The
framework addresses the components which must be
considered in providing effective visualisations. The
framework is specified using a declarative object
oriented language; the resulting object model may be
mapped to a variety of graphical user interface
development platforms. This provides general support
to developers of visualisation systems. A prototype
system exists which allows the investigation of
alternative visualisations for a range of data sources.
The authors conclude with the benefits of this approach and issues requiring further investigation.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0163-5808
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information systems; Database management; Object oriented language; Object model; Human-computer interaction; Visualisation; Graphical interface;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Item ID: 2980
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2009 12:30
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2014 15:24

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