Saturday, September 17, 2011

Reaction:The Eyes Have It:A task by Data Type Taxonomy for Information Visualization

In this paper Author have conveyed the visual information seeking mantra.Author has stressed in paper on technique of Overview first,zoom and filter ,then details on demand multiple times to convey its importance.These individual steps are dwelled in detail later on with advanced steps like relate,extract etc.
This paper also describes about seven data types,namely 1-dimensional, 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, multidimensional, temporal, tree and network. Each of these data types are described in details with example's referred from cited papers, which can be beneficial for selection among data types.I find examples in papers informative and helpful for novice as well moderate practioner of field.Moreover filter-flow model for Boolean expression was very interesting way to deal with ambiguities of Boolean expressions.