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Author Einsfeld, Katja ♦ Ebert, Achim
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Complex Wastewater Treatment Plant ♦ Infor-mation Visualization System ♦ Multiple Perspective ♦ Complex Heterogeneous Information ♦ User Interface ♦ Semantic Relation ♦ Underly-ing Ontology ♦ Information Visualization Framework ♦ Vari-ous Perspective ♦ Small Visualization Widget ♦ Present New Metaphor ♦ Visualization Instrument ♦ Direct Manipulation ♦ Modular Architecture ♦ Intuitive Visualization ♦ Visualization Tool
Description In this paper we describe an adaptable multi-purpose 3D user interface for complex heterogeneous information. The framework allows to create visualization instruments by hierarchically combining small visualization widgets. We integrate well known 3D visualization tools in our sys-tem and also present new metaphors like the RotaryDia-gram. Due to the modular architecture and the underly-ing ontology we are able to build intuitive visualizations that allow direct manipulation, that directly and vividly re-spond to user actions and adopt to changing needs. The visualizations provide the user with multiple perspectives on the data and semantic relations between items of vari-ous perspectives. The effectiveness of our proposed concepts for 3D infor-mation visualization systems is being proven by applying them to an user interface for monitoring, controlling, and optimization of a complex wastewater treatment plant.
International Conference on Information Visualisation
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2007-01-01