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2014 International Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing (BIGCOMP) (2014)
Bangkok, Thailand
Jan. 15, 2014 to Jan. 17, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-4799-3919-0
pp: 7-12
Yik-Wai Ng , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Huamin Qu , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
ABSTRACT
Although many current visualization approaches to time-series data can show a good general trend of a topic or theme over time, most cannot help people gain a deeper understanding of key issues. They may illustrate how some key issues come up and disappear from time to time, but they typically provide limited information about relationships of interest. Financial and economic analysts are often interested in how financial or economic performance indicators interplay or change over time. With a set of well-defined and commonly used equations or indicators in the domain of Economics and Finance, we can refine our visualization by keeping track of these variables. In this paper, we make use of a line plot layout to track some of these indicators and leverage word clouds to reveal how these indicators are affected by the changes in social and economic environments.
INDEX TERMS
Domain Knowledge Visualization, Financial News Visualization, Trend Focus
CITATION

Y. Ng and Huamin Qu, "TrendFocus: Visualization of trends in financial news with indicator sets," 2014 International Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing (BIGCOMP), Bangkok, Thailand, 2014, pp. 7-12.
doi:10.1109/BIGCOMP.2014.6741396
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