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Characterization and categorization of higher-dimensional presentation techniques
Author(s): Elizabeth Cluff; Robert P. Burton; William A. Barrett
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Paper Abstract

Existing, documented techniques for the presentation of higher dimensionaL information are characterized. Techniques include: Symbolic Star PLots, Chernoff Faces, Gtyphs, Boxes, Profile PLots, SymboLic Scatter PLots, KLeiner-Hartigan Tree SymboLs, GeneraLized Draftsman DispLays, Andrew's PLots, ParaLLeL Axes Graphics, and Cartesian Hyperspace Graphics. Each technique is evaLuated based on accuracy, simpLicity, clarity, appearance, well-designed structure, information leveL, dimansonaL capacity, flexibility, interpretability, visual impact, mastery time, and computational tractability. Strengths, weaknesses and applicabilities of each technique are determined. Techniques are categorized as symbolic and non-symbolic. Characteristics of each category are identified.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 1256, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19892
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Elizabeth Cluff, ROLM Systems (United States)
Robert P. Burton, Brigham Young Univ. (United States)
William A. Barrett, Brigham Young Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1256:
Stereoscopic Displays and Applications
John O. Merritt; Scott S. Fisher, Editor(s)

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