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Visual statistics cockpits for information gathering in the policy-making process

 
: Burkhardt, Dirk; Nazemi, Kawa; Stab, Christian; Steiger, Martin; Kuijper, Arjan; Kohlhammer, Jörn

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Bebis, G.:
Advances in visual computing. 9th International Symposium, ISVC 2013. Vol.2 : Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, July 29-31, 2013; Proceedings
Berlin: Springer, 2013 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8034)
ISBN: 978-3-642-41938-6 (Print)
ISBN: 3-642-41938-0
ISBN: 978-3-642-41939-3 (Online)
pp.86-97
International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC) <9, 2013, Rethymnon/Crete>
English
Conference Paper
Fraunhofer IGD ()
Adaptive visualization; information visualization; user-centered interaction; process-driven visualization

Abstract
A major step in ICT-driven policy making is information gathering. During this phase, analysts and experts have to deal with a high number of statistical data which they use as a basis to identify problems and find appropriate solutions. This paper introduces a statistical data model to support these analysts and experts. It allows for handling the complexity (i.e. the dimensions) of the data for the visualizations. In particular, it helps to use the same data for two-dimensional, but also multi-dimensional statistics visualizations. Based on this statistic data model we introduce an interactive approach of visual statistics cockpits. This results in highly interactive statistics visualization cockpits that enable both analysts and experts to improve problem assessment and solution finding.

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