Task-based effectiveness of basic visualizations

Task-based effectiveness of basic visualizations Saket et al., IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 2019 So far this week we’ve seen how to create all sorts of fantastic interactive visualisations, and taken a look at what data analysts actually do when they do ‘exploratory data analysis.’ To round off the week today’s choice is … Continue reading Task-based effectiveness of basic visualizations

Futzing and moseying: interviews with professional data analysts on exploration practices

Futzing and moseying: interviews with professional data analysts on exploration practices Alspaugh et al., VAST'18 What do people actually do when they do ‘exploratory data analysis’ (EDA)? This 2018 paper reports on the findings from interviews with 30 professional data analysts to see what they get up to in practice. The only caveat to the … Continue reading Futzing and moseying: interviews with professional data analysts on exploration practices

Vega-Lite: a grammar of interactive graphics

Vega-lite: a grammar of interactive graphics Satyanarayan et al., IEEE transactions on visualization and computer graphics, 2016 From time to time I receive a request for more HCI (human-computer interaction) related papers in The Morning Paper. If you’ve been a follower of The Morning Paper for any time at all you can probably tell that … Continue reading Vega-Lite: a grammar of interactive graphics