Xerox PARC UIR Information Visualization

“Information Visualization is the use of computer-supported interactive visual representations of abstract data to amplify cognition. Whereas scientific vi

“Information Visualization is the use of computer-supported interactive visual representations of abstract data to amplify cognition. Whereas scientific visualization usually starts with a natural physical representation, Information Visualization applies visual processing to abstract information. This area arises because of trends in technology and information scale. Technically, there has been great progress in high-performance, affordable computer graphics. At the same time, there has been af a rapid expansion in on-line information, creating a need for computer-aid in finding and understanding them. Information Visualization is a form of external cognition, using resources in the world outside the mind to amplify what the mind can do.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
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