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Issue No.06 - November/December (2010 vol.16)
pp: 1157-1163
Danyel Fisher , Microsoft Research
Steven Drucker , Microsoft Research
Roland Fernandez , Microsoft Research
Scott Ruble , Microsoft
In order to use new visualizations, most toolkits require application developers to rebuild their applications and distribute new versions to users. The WebCharts Framework take a different approach by hosting JavaScript from within an application and providing a standard data and events interchange. In this way, applications can be extended dynamically, with a wide variety of visualizations. We discuss the benefits of this architectural approach, contrast it to existing techniques, and give a variety of examples and extensions of the basic system.
Visualization systems, toolkit design, data transformation and representation
Danyel Fisher, Steven Drucker, Roland Fernandez, Scott Ruble, "Visualizations Everywhere: A Multiplatform Infrastructure for Linked Visualizations", IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics, vol.16, no. 6, pp. 1157-1163, November/December 2010, doi:10.1109/TVCG.2010.222
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