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Information Visualization, IEEE Symposium on (2002)
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Oct. 28, 2002 to Oct. 29, 2002
ISSN: 1522-404X
ISBN: 0-7695-1751-X
pp: 117
Catherine Plaisant , University of Maryland
Jean-Daniel Fekete , University of Maryland
ABSTRACT
Existing information visualization techniques are usually limited to the display of a few thousand items. This article describes new interactive techniques capable of handling a million items (effectively visible and manageable on screen). We evaluate the use of hardware-based techniques available with newer graphics cards, as well as new animation techniques and non-standard graphical features such as stereovision and overlap count. These techniques have been applied to two popular information visualizations: treemaps and scatter plot diagrams; but are generic enough to be applied to other 2D representations as well.
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Catherine Plaisant, Jean-Daniel Fekete, "Interactive Information Visualization of a Million Items", Information Visualization, IEEE Symposium on, vol. 00, no. , pp. 117, 2002, doi:10.1109/INFVIS.2002.1173156
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