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How to Read a Visualization Research Paper: Extracting the Essentials

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How to Read a Visualization Research Paper: Extracting the Essentials
PhD students or researchers starting a new research project or initiating work in an unfamiliar research direction often undertake a scientific literature search in order to inform themselves with respect to a chosen topic. This start-up phase involves wading through and reading scores, if not hundreds, of research papers that have already been published in the area of interest. Reading a large quantity of scientific papers and capturing the essential information from them is a very challenging task. Furthermore, this difficulty only increases with the passage of time as the complexity of literature increases as well as the quantity of publications. This paper aims to instruct a starting PhD candidate or researcher on how to read a visualization research paper. By “read” we mean extracting the essential, most important information from a (previously) published scientific conference or journal paper. During the course of a PhD, the candidate will read many research papers conta...
Robert S. Laramee
Added 25 Aug 2011
Updated 25 Aug 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where CGA
Authors Robert S. Laramee
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