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On Safari in the File Format Jungle—Why Can't You Visualize My Data?
November/December 2009 (vol. 11 no. 6)
pp. 98-102

Lots of glossy images and striking movies on the one side, lots of numbers and full hard disks on the other—seems like a natural pair. So why can't visualization people "just visualize" some data?

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Keywords—Interoperability, scientific visualization, software engineering, large data, file formats, archival, ontological schemes
Werner Benger, "On Safari in the File Format Jungle—Why Can't You Visualize My Data?," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 98-102, Nov.-Dec. 2009, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2009.202
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