Describing and characterising visualisations.

Kennedy, Jessie, Mitchell, Kenneth and Barclay, Peter J (1996) Describing and characterising visualisations. In: 3rd FADIVA Workshop, 1996, Gubbio, Umbria, Italy.

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A generic framework for describing and specifying interfaces to databases has been proposed [1]. Currently this
framework is being used as a model for the development of an environment for the construction of user interfaces to object oriented databases, DRIVE [2].

This paper reviews this framework and extends some of its components to permit a comprehensive categorisation of visualisations. It should be noted that interfaces to
databases are more than visualisations and the framework deals with interfaces in general not simply visualisation. The paper will limit discussion to visualisation and the issues we consider important in the design of visualisations. The example visualisations categorised under the framework will be limited to 3D visualisations or non-immersive virtual reality.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: User interfaces; Object oriented databases; Visualisation;
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: 2982
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2009 17:01
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2014 15:52

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