A survey of multiple tree visualisation.

Graham, Martin and Kennedy, Jessie (2010) A survey of multiple tree visualisation. Information Visualization, 9 (4). pp. 235-252. ISSN 1473 8724

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This paper summarises the state-of-the-art in multiple tree visualisations. It discusses the spectrum of current representation techniques used on single trees, pairs of trees and finally multiple trees, in order to identify which representations are best suited to particular tasks and to find gaps in the representation space where opportunities for future multiple tree visualisation research may exist. The application areas from where multiple tree data are derived are enumerated, and the distinct structures that multiple trees make in combination with each other and the effect on subsequent approaches to their visualisation are discussed, along with the basic high-level goals of existing multiple tree visualisations.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 1473 8724
Uncontrolled Keywords: Computer programming; multiple trees; taxonomy; visualisation; review; layout techniques; survey
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 > 004 Data processing & computer science
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3039
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2009 11:50
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2012 11:32

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