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Author Liddy, Elizabeth D. ♦ Marchionini, Gary ♦ Hert, Carol A. ♦ Shneiderman, Ben
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract Over 70 agencies at the federal level are charged with collecting data and producing and disseminating statistics. These statistics are used to inform government policy, shape health care initiatives, provide information on the state of the economy, and others. They also have significant impact on the lives of citizens who use the statistics, for example, to determine job opportunities, changes in social security benefits, and quality of life in particular areas. Our digital government project developed several specific technologies to support the location, manipulation, and understanding of a quintessential format for statistical information---the table.
Description Affiliation: Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (Hert, Carol A.; Liddy, Elizabeth D.) || University of Maryland; Human-Computer Interaction Lab (Shneiderman, Ben) || University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Marchionini, Gary)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 46
Issue Number 1
Page Count 3
Starting Page 52
Ending Page 54


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Source: ACM Digital Library