Visual Information Seeking: Tight Coupling of  Dynamic Query Filters  with Starfield Displays C. Ahlberg & B. Shneiderman ...
Goal: Support Browsing <ul><li>Rapid filtering </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive refinement </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous refor...
Principles of Direct Manipulation <ul><li>Visual representation of the world in action </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid, incrementa...
Visual Information Seeking Interaction Methods <ul><li>Dynamic Query Filters </li></ul><ul><li>Starfield Displays </li></u...
Dynamic Query Filters <ul><li>Sliders & buttons used to  reduce items in result set </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic HomeFinder <...
Dynamic HomeFinder
Dynamic Periodic  Table of Elements
Dynamic Query Filters <ul><li>Alphaslider for selection of text items </li></ul>
Starfield Displays <ul><li>Useful when no natural mapping exists  </li></ul><ul><li>Scatterplot + Selection + Zooming </li...
Tight Coupling <ul><li>Interface design principles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reveal the software state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
FilmFinder
FilmFinder
FilmFinder
Spotfire <ul><li>Founded by Ahlberg in 1996 </li></ul><ul><li>Provides “interactive, visual data analytics applications an...
Spotfire
Cited By <ul><li>Enhanced Dynamic Queries via Movable Filters Fishkin & Stone (1995) </li></ul><ul><li>Starfield displays ...
Magic Lenses
Magic Lenses - AND
Magic Lenses - OR
Magic Lenses – Missing Data
Cited By <ul><li>Visage: A User Interface Environment for Exploring Information Roth et al. (1996) </li></ul><ul><li>Visag...
Visage
Briefly Mentioned By <ul><li>Visualising Semantic Spaces and Author Co-Citation Networks in Digital Libraries C. Chen (199...
Image Sources <ul><li>http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/spotfire/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.maya.com/visage/base/scenario.html...
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Visual Information Seeking: Tight Coupling of Dynamic Query Filters with Starfield Displays (Ahlberg & Shneiderman 1994)

  1. 1. Visual Information Seeking: Tight Coupling of Dynamic Query Filters with Starfield Displays C. Ahlberg & B. Shneiderman (1994)
  2. 2. Goal: Support Browsing <ul><li>Rapid filtering </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive refinement </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous reformulation of goals </li></ul><ul><li>Visual scanning </li></ul>
  3. 3. Principles of Direct Manipulation <ul><li>Visual representation of the world in action </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid, incremental, and reversible actions </li></ul><ul><li>Selection by pointing </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate and continuous display of results </li></ul>
  4. 4. Visual Information Seeking Interaction Methods <ul><li>Dynamic Query Filters </li></ul><ul><li>Starfield Displays </li></ul><ul><li>Tight Coupling </li></ul>
  5. 5. Dynamic Query Filters <ul><li>Sliders & buttons used to reduce items in result set </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic HomeFinder </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic Periodic Table </li></ul>
  6. 6. Dynamic HomeFinder
  7. 7. Dynamic Periodic Table of Elements
  8. 8. Dynamic Query Filters <ul><li>Alphaslider for selection of text items </li></ul>
  9. 9. Starfield Displays <ul><li>Useful when no natural mapping exists </li></ul><ul><li>Scatterplot + Selection + Zooming </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tight Coupling <ul><li>Interface design principles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reveal the software state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Constrains user from erroneous or useless actions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensible & consistent affordances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rapid, incremental, reversible interactions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuous display </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Output-is-input </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Progressive refinement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Details on demand </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. FilmFinder
  12. 12. FilmFinder
  13. 13. FilmFinder
  14. 14. Spotfire <ul><li>Founded by Ahlberg in 1996 </li></ul><ul><li>Provides “interactive, visual data analytics applications and services” </li></ul>
  15. 15. Spotfire
  16. 16. Cited By <ul><li>Enhanced Dynamic Queries via Movable Filters Fishkin & Stone (1995) </li></ul><ul><li>Starfield displays </li></ul><ul><li>“ Magic Lenses” allow: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More complex queries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Display of missing information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eventually, fuzzy matching </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Magic Lenses
  18. 18. Magic Lenses - AND
  19. 19. Magic Lenses - OR
  20. 20. Magic Lenses – Missing Data
  21. 21. Cited By <ul><li>Visage: A User Interface Environment for Exploring Information Roth et al. (1996) </li></ul><ul><li>Visage now being developed by Maya design group </li></ul><ul><li>Interface to SAGE graphics generator </li></ul><ul><li>Development focused on military logistics planning systems </li></ul>
  22. 22. Visage
  23. 23. Briefly Mentioned By <ul><li>Visualising Semantic Spaces and Author Co-Citation Networks in Digital Libraries C. Chen (1999) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Spatial metaphors are by far the most popular design principle for information visualisation,” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Information Retrieval on the Web M. Kobayashi & K. Takeda (2000) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Literature Review </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Image Sources <ul><li>http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/spotfire/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.maya.com/visage/base/scenario.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://spotfire.com/products/decisionsite_posters.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.sims.berkeley.edu /courses/ is247/s02/lectures/fishkin-lenses-queries.ppt </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sapdesignguild.org/community/book_people/visualization/controls/alphaslider.htm </li></ul>

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