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An aggregation-based approach to quality evaluation of graph drawings


Huang, W and Lin, C-C and Huang, ML, An aggregation-based approach to quality evaluation of graph drawings, Proceedings of VINCI'12, 27-28 September 2012, Hangzhou, China, pp. 110-113. ISBN 978-1-4503-1782-5 (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Aesthetics are often used to judge how good a graph drawing is in terms of specific drawing rules. A direct measurement of overall quality is missing. In this paper, we propose to evaluate quality based on aggregation of individual aesthetics. This measure can be used by visualization designers to quickly compare the quality of drawings at hand at the design stage and make decisions accordingly. We present a user study that validates this measure. The implications of the proposed measure for future research are discussed.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Graph drawing, overall quality, aesthetic criteria
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Library and information studies
Research Field:Human information interaction and retrieval
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the information and computing sciences
UTAS Author:Huang, W (Dr Tony Huang)
ID Code:90145
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2014-03-27
Last Modified:2015-02-05

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