Readings in Information Visualization: Using
Vision to Think
by Stuart K. Card, Jock D. Mackinlay, and
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This groundbreaking book defines the emerging field of information
visualization and offers the first-ever collection of 47 classic papers
of the discipline, with introductions and analytical discussions of each
topic and paper. The authors' intention is to present papers that focus
on the use of visualization to discover relationships, using interactive
graphics to amplify thought. This book is intended for research professionals
in academia and industry; new graduate students and professors who want
to begin work in this burgeoning field; professionals involved in financial
data analysis, statistics, and information design; scientific data managers;
and professionals involved in medical, bioinformatics, and other areas.
Full-color reproduction throughout
Author power team-an exciting and timely collaboration among the field's
pioneering and most respected names
The only book on information visualization with the depth necessary for
use as a text or as a reference for the information professional
Text includes the classic source papers as well as a collection of cutting-edge
About the Authors
Stuart K. Card is a Xerox Research Fellow and manager of
the User Interface Research Group at Xerox PARC. He received his A.B. in
physics from Oberlin College in 1966 and his Ph.D. in psychology from Carnegie-
Mellon University in 1978, where he pursued an interdisciplinary program
in psychology, artificial intelligence, and computer science.
Jock D. Mackinlay is a member of the User Interface Research
Group at Xerox PARC, where he has been developing 3D user interfaces for
information access for the last eight years. He received a Ph.D. in computer
science from Stanford University and is a member of the editorial board
of ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction.
Ben Shneiderman is
a professor in the Department of Computer Science, head of the Human-Computer
Interaction Laboratory, and member of the Institute for Systems Research
at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the author and coauthor
of many books, technical papers, and textbooks.
Published January 1999, 686 pages.
Morgan Kaufmann Publishers
San Francisco, CA