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Issue No. 01 - Jan.-Feb. (2016 vol. 36)
ISSN: 0272-1716
pp: 80-85
Robert Kosara , Tableau Research
ABSTRACT
Data visualization research focuses on data exploration and analysis, yet the vast majority of visualizations people see were created for a different purpose: presentation. Whether we are talking about charts showing data to help make a presenter's point, data visuals created to accompany a news story, or the ubiquitous infographics, many more people consume charts than make them. Traditional visualization techniques treat presentation as an afterthought, but are there techniques uniquely suited to data presentation but not necessarily ideal for exploration and analysis? This article focuses on presentation-oriented techniques, considering their usefulness for presentation first and any other purposes as secondary.
INDEX TERMS
Data visualization, Visualization, Scattering parameters, Professional communication
CITATION

R. Kosara, "Presentation-Oriented Visualization Techniques," in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 80-85, 2016.
doi:10.1109/MCG.2016.2
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