EulerView: a non-hierarchical visualization component

De Chiara, Rosario and FISH, ANDREW (2007) EulerView: a non-hierarchical visualization component In: 2007 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC 2007), Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA, 23-27 September, 2007.

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Abstract

The Treeview control is the traditional way of visualizing hierarchical information in user interfaces, but in situations such as managing bookmarks in browsers, more general classifications may be more appropriate than hierarchies. We have developed a component called EulerView which is an extension of Treeview, with a similar look and feel, addressing migration, navigation and overspecificity issues amongst 2D or 3D visualisations of classifications. It has familiar characteristics, and an underlying model, based on Euler diagrams, enabling more general classifications. We found, via user testing, that users of EulerView appear to grasp a fairly accurate internal representation of Euler diagrams and that they could organise bookmarks well within in a given classification using EulerView.

Item Type: Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Euler diagrams
Subjects: G000 Computing and Mathematical Sciences > G600 Software Engineering
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1109/VLHCC.2007.42
Faculties: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics > Visual Modelling
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2007
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2013 03:01
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/2989

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