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Issue No.04 - July-August (1998 vol.18)
pp: 24-29
ABSTRACT
Perhaps the most challenging engineering task in modern times involves constructing large software systems. Managing large software projects requires tracking and scheduling many resources and understanding complex tradeoffs. To help with this task, we have developed three high-dimensional glyphs for viewing software project management data. The data are automatically collected by management systems, but are difficult to understand because of their large size and lack of structure. Our glyphs address four important needs in project management: (1) viewing time-dependent data, (2) managing large data volumes, (3) dealing with diverse data types, and (4) determining the correspondence of data to "real-world" concepts.
CITATION
Mei C. Chuah, "Information Rich Glyphs for Software Management Data", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.18, no. 4, pp. 24-29, July-August 1998, doi:10.1109/38.689658
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