Monday, September 12, 2011

Reaction:Graphical perception:theory,experimentation and application to the developement of graphical methods

In this paper the author uses number of examples and theories which helps in better understanding of how information is perceived .It tells us about graphical perception using strong evidences.

Using different examples the author tries to explain the different graph representations. This helped in understanding the advantages of one representation over the other.For example the length judgement in bar graphs,angle judgement in pie charts were few of the many examples presented by the author.It also says how the present charts should be modified so as to improve the understanding from them.

The paper was an interesting read due to its many examples and co relations.