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Experiments on effective color combinations in map-based information visualization
Author(s): Sussan Einakian; Timothy S. Newman
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Paper Abstract

The effect of harmonious versus non-harmonious color combinations in one aspect of information visualization effectiveness is considered. One focus is the relative suitability of two competing paradigms for determining color combinations that are harmonious. A second focus is the suitability of using opposing (i.e., opponent) colors for feature presentation in information visualization. The effects are considered for color item overlays on crowded and noncrowded displays. A statistical analysis of human responses is also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 January 2010
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7530, Visualization and Data Analysis 2010, 753005 (18 January 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.840337
Show Author Affiliations
Sussan Einakian, The Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)
Timothy S. Newman, The Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7530:
Visualization and Data Analysis 2010
Jinah Park; Ming C. Hao; Pak Chung Wong; Chaomei Chen, Editor(s)

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