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Issue No.04 - July/August (2011 vol.31)
pp: 7-11
David Borland , Renaissance Computing Institute
Alan Huber , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Designing color maps for domain experts differs fundamentally from designing them for general audiences. The same human-perception issues are at play, but with domain experts, domain-specific knowledge should inform the design choices. So, close collaboration between the visualization designers and experts is necessary. This article presents guidelines derived from such collaboration to help designers create effective color maps.
scientific visualization, color map design, collaboration, color maps, computer graphics, graphics and multimedia
David Borland, Alan Huber, "Collaboration-Specific Color-Map Design", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.31, no. 4, pp. 7-11, July/August 2011, doi:10.1109/MCG.2011.55
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