Trends in Interactive Visualization: State-of-the-Art Survey / Edition 1

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The purpose of Interactive Visualization is to develop new scientific methods to increase scientists’ abilities to explore data and to understand better the results of experiments based on extensive calculations. These techniques not only provide users with a possibility to view the data but also permit them to use interaction capabilities to interrogate and navigate through datasets and communicate these insights.

This book is a unique multi-disciplinary collection of scientific articles, which provides readers with insight in Interactive Visualization from various perspectives, representing the state-of-the-art with the special emphasis on: Advanced visualization algorithms and methods, Interactive data exploration, Display systems and interaction techniques, Multi-modal and collaborative visualization, Design and evaluation of interactive visualization tools and systems, Various application topics.

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"This timely book intends, as the title suggests, to provide a state-of-the-art survey of the field of interactive visualization. A dozen chapters, contributed by various researchers, have been structured into four areas … . Overall, the book is interesting and many of the chapters offer useful information for designing effective interactive visualization." (Xianjun Sam Zheng, ACM Computing Reviews, June, 2009)

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Table of Contents

Part I Introduction.- Overview of Interactive Visualization.- Part II Challenges in Data Mapping.- Visualization of Information Uncertainty: Progress and Challenges.- Parallel Co-ordinates: Interactive Visualization for High Dimensions.- Interactive Particle Visualization.- Visual Parameters and Transfer Functions.- Part 111 Design and Evaluation.- Gaining Greater Insight through Interactive Visualization.- A Human Factors Perspective.- Perceptual and Design Principles for Effective Interactive Visualizations.- Applying a User-centred Approach to Interactive Visualization Design.- A Visualization Framework for Collaborative Virtual Environment Usage Information.- Part IV Novel User Interfaces.- Virtual-Reality Based Interactive Scientific Visualization Environments.- Interactive Molecular Visualization at the Interface.- Point, Talk, and Publish: Visualization and the Web.- Part V Integrating Visualization and Modeling.- Extending Measurement Science to Interactive Visualization Environments.- Interactive Spatiotemporal Reasoning.- Interactive Statistical Modeling with XGms.- Interactive Mathematical Visualizations: Frameworks Tools and Studies

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