EulerView: a non-hierarchical visualization component

Rosario De Chiara, Andrew Fish

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Abstract

The Treeview control is the traditional way of visualizing hierarchical information in user interfaces, but in situations such as managing bookmarks in browsers, more general classifications may be more appropriate than hierarchies. We have developed a component called EulerView which is an extension of Treeview, with a similar look and feel, addressing migration, navigation and overspecificity issues amongst 2D or 3D visualisations of classifications. It has familiar characteristics, and an underlying model, based on Euler diagrams, enabling more general classifications. We found, via user testing, that users of EulerView appear to grasp a fairly accurate internal representation of Euler diagrams and that they could organise bookmarks well within in a given classification using EulerView.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2007 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC 2007)
Place of PublicationWashington DC, USA
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages145-152
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780769529875
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007
Event2007 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC 2007) - Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA, 23-27 September, 2007
Duration: 1 Jan 2007 → …

Conference

Conference2007 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC 2007)
Period1/01/07 → …

Keywords

  • Euler diagrams

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    De Chiara, R., & Fish, A. (2007). EulerView: a non-hierarchical visualization component. In 2007 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC 2007) (pp. 145-152). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2007.42