Time sequences

R Shannon, A Quigley, PA Nixon

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Abstract

Visualisations of dynamic data change in appearance over time, reflecting changes in the underlying data, be that the development of a social network, or the addition or removal of a device node in an ad-hoc communications network. As viewers of these visualisation tools, it is up to us to accurately perceive and keep up with the constantly shifting view, mentally noting as visual elements are added, removed, changed and rearranged, sometimes at great pace. In a complex data set with a lot happening, this can be a strain on the observer's comprehension, with changes in layout and visual population disrupting their internalised "mental model" of the data, leading to errors in perception. We present Time Sequences, a novel dual visualisation technique which dilates the flow of time in the visualisation so that observers are given proportionally more time to understand changes based on the density of activity in the visualisation.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
Pages4615-4620
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventCHI 2009 - digital life, new world: conference proceedings and extended abstracts - Boston, USA
Duration: 1 Jan 2009 → …

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ConferenceCHI 2009 - digital life, new world: conference proceedings and extended abstracts
Period1/01/09 → …

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Shannon, R., Quigley, A., & Nixon, PA. (2009). Time sequences. In Unknown Host Publication (pp. 4615-4620) https://doi.org/10.1145/1520340.1520709
Shannon, R ; Quigley, A ; Nixon, PA. / Time sequences. Unknown Host Publication. 2009. pp. 4615-4620
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Shannon R, Quigley A, Nixon PA. Time sequences. In Unknown Host Publication. 2009. p. 4615-4620 https://doi.org/10.1145/1520340.1520709