Information Visualization: Perception for Design
Elsevier, 2012 M05 21 - 536 páginas
Most designers know that yellow text presented against a blue background reads clearly and easily, but how many can explain why, and what really are the best ways to help others and ourselves clearly see key patterns in a bunch of data? When we use software, access a website, or view business or scientific graphics, our understanding is greatly enhanced or impeded by the way the information is presented.
This book explores the art and science of why we see objects the way we do. Based on the science of perception and vision, the author presents the key principles at work for a wide range of applications--resulting in visualization of improved clarity, utility, and persuasiveness. The book offers practical guidelines that can be applied by anyone: interaction designers, graphic designers of all kinds (including web designers), data miners, and financial analysts.
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Chapter 3 Lightness Brightness Contrast and Constancy
Chapter 4 Color
Chapter 5 Visual Salience and Finding Information
Chapter 6 Static and Moving Patterns
Chapter 7 Space Perception
Chapter 8 Visual Objects and Data Objects
Chapter 10 Interacting with Visualizations
Chapter 11 Visual Thinking Processes
CIE Color Measurement System
The Perceptual Evaluation of Visualization Techniques and Systems
Chapter 9 Images Narrative and Gestures for Explanation