HCI Ò Human-‐Computer Interac+on Ò A discipline concerned with the analysis, design, implementa+on, and evalua+on Ò of interac+ve compu+ng systems for human use Design Analysis Implementation Evaluation
Why HCI? Computer Abilities Human Abilities 1950 1990 2030
HCI Research Ò Devices É Touch screen, e-‐Book Reader, Wii, Natal, Pen É Mobile Phone Ò User Interfaces É for collabora+on, elderly, children, handicaps É Query, Zoomable É … Ò Design Process Ò Evalua+on methods Ò Informa(on Visualiza(on (Info. Vis.) Ò Etc.
Informa(on Visualiza(on Ò Provide tools that present data in a way to help people understand and gain insight from it. Ò The use of computer-‐supported, interac+ve, visual representa+ons of abstract data to amplify cogni+on.
Interdisciplinary Ò human-‐computer interac+on, Ò computer science, Ò graphics, Ò visual design, Ò psychology, Ò and business methods
SocialAc(on Ò Video Ò hKp://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/socialac+on
Informa(on Visualiza(on: Data Types SciViz . Ò 1-‐D Linear Document Lens, SeeSo^, Info Mural, Value Bars Ò 2-‐D Map GIS, ArcView, PageMaker, Medical imagery Ò 3-‐D World CAD, Medical, Molecules, Architecture Ò Mul(-‐Var Parallel Coordinates, Spo_ire, XGobi, Visage, Inﬂuence Explorer, TableLens, InfoViz DEVise Ò Temporal Perspec+ve Wall, LifeLines, Lifestreams, Project Managers, DataSpiral Ò Tree Cone/Cam/Hyperbolic, TreeBrowser, Treemap Ò Network Netmap, netViz, SeeNet, BuKerﬂy, Mul+-‐trees (Online Library of Informa+on Visualiza+on Environments) hKp://otal.umd.edu/Olive
ManyEyes: A web sharing plajorm hKp://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/app
Conclusion Ò Informa+on Visualiza+on É Provide tools that present data in a way to help people understand and gain insight from it. É Applicable to various domains Ò More info É hKp://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil É hKps://wiki.cs.umd.edu/cmsc734_09/ Ò Contact É email@example.com É hKp://www.cs.umd.edu/~kristw Ò Acknowledgement É Ben Shneiderman’s slides É Ben Bederson’s slides É hKp://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/pubs/presenta+ons/