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Information Visualization: Beyond the Horizon

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Information visualization is not only about creating graphical displays of complex and latent information structures; it contributes to a broader range of cognitive, social, and collaborative activities. This is the first book to examine information visualization from this perspective.

This 2nd edition continues the unique and ambitious quest for setting information visuali
Paperback, 316 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Springer (first published July 28th 2004)
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Oh I'm battling my way through this. The first few chapters are acceptable without a rigorous mathematical background. I'm still with you, man, when you're talking about tree graphs or the different types of search (semantic, social, and --uh-- something else), but I'm beginning to lose you. I guess this isn't a very helpful review.

If you're at the MIT Press store and you have to buy something, focus on the cartography section, no the information visualization section. Unless you're me and expec
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Dr. Chaomei Chen is a Professor of Informatics in the College of Computing and Informatics at Drexel University. He is a Chang Jiang Scholar at Dalian University of Technology, China since 2008 and was a visiting professor at Brunel University in the United Kingdom (2002-2008). He received his bachelor degree in mathematics from Nankai University, China, a master degree in computation from the Uni ...more
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