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Information visualization : perception for design

Author: Colin Ware
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3th edView all editions and formats
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"This is a book about what the science of perception can tell us about visualization. There is a gold mine of information about how we see to be found in more than a century of work by vision researchers. The purpose of this book is to extract from that large body of research literature those design principles that apply to displaying information effectively."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Ware
ISBN: 9780123814647 0123814642
OCLC Number: 813204419
Notes: Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1. Foundations for an Applied Science of Data Visualization Chapter 2. The Environment, Optics, Resolution, and the Display Chapter 3. Lightness, Brightness, Contrast and Constancy Chapter 4. Color Chapter 5. Visual Salience and Finding Information Chapter 6. Static and Moving Patterns Chapter 7. Space Perception Chapter 8. Visual Objects and Data Objects Chapter 9. Images, Narrative, and Gestures for Explanation Chapter 10. Interacting with Visualizations Chapter 11. Visual Thinking Processes.
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Contents: Chapter 1. Foundations for an Applied Science of Data Visualization Chapter 2. The Environment, Optics, Resolution, and the Display Chapter 3. Lightness, Brightness, Contrast and Constancy Chapter 4. Color Chapter 5. Visual Salience and Finding Information Chapter 6. Static and Moving Patterns Chapter 7. Space Perception Chapter 8. Visual Objects and Data Objects Chapter 9. Images, Narrative, and Gestures for Explanation Chapter 10. Interacting with Visualizations Chapter 11. Visual Thinking Processes
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Explores the art and science of why we see objects the way we do. Based on the science of perception and vision, this book presents the key principles at work for a wide range of applications -  Read more...

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"Ware's updated review of empirical researcg and interface design examples will do much to accelerate innovation and adoption of information visualization."--Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland

 
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