Image Graphs - A Novel Approach to Visual Data Exploration

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Image Graphs - A Novel Approach to Visual Data Exploration
For types of data visualization where the cost of producing images is high, and the relationship between the rendering parameters and the image produced is less than obvious, a visual representation of the exploration process can make the process more efficient and effective. Image graphs represent not only the results but also the process of data visualization. Each node in an image graph consists of an image and the corresponding visualization parameters used to produce it. Each edge in a graph shows the change in rendering parameters between the two nodes it connects. Image graphs are not just static representations: users can interact with a graph to review a previous visualization session or to perform new rendering. Operations which cause changes in rendering parameters can propagate through the graph. The user can take advantage of the information in image graphs to understand how certain parameter changes affect visualization results. Users can also share image graphs to strea...
Kwan-Liu Ma
Added 04 Aug 2010
Updated 04 Aug 2010
Type Conference
Year 1999
Authors Kwan-Liu Ma
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