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Automatic Visualization

Jos de Bruin, Mehdi Dastani, Yuri Engelhardt and Remko Scha

Research Seminar at the University of Amsterdam, Department of Computational Linguistics, Spring 1997.


I. Visualization.

Zenon Kulpa: "Diagrammatic representation and reasoning." Proceedings GKPO '94, Spala, Poland, May 16–20, 1994.

Michael Twyman: "A schema for the study of graphic language." In: P.A. Kolers, M.E. Wrolstad and H. Bouman (eds.): Processing of Visible Language, Volume 1, pp. 117–150. New York: Plenum Press, 1979.

Jacques Bertin: "The Graphic Sign System. (A Semiological Approach to Graphics.)"

Yuri Engelhardt: "Towards a Design Theory for Visualization."

Eduard Hovy and Yigal Arens: "When is a Picture worth a Thousand Words? Allocation of Modalities in Multimedia Communication." Working Notes: AAAI Spring Symposium on Knowledge-Based Human-Computer Communication, Stanford University, 1990.

Jock Mackinlay: "Automating the design of graphical presentations of relational information." ACM Transactions on Graphics, Vol. 5 (1986), No. 2.

Steven F. Roth, Mei C. Chuah, Stephan Kerpedjiev, John Kolojejchick and Peter Lucas: "Towards an Information Visualization Workspace: Combining Multiple Means of Expression."

Jos de Bruin, Pascal de Vink and Jarke van Wijk: "M – a Visual Simulation Tool." In: Simulation in the Medical Sciences, San Diego: Society for Computer Simulation, 1996, pp. 181–186.

Klaus Reichenberger, Thomas Kamps and Gene Golovchinsky: "Towards a Generative Theory of Diagram Design." In: Proceedings InfoVis'95, Atlanta, 1995.

Michelle X. Zhou and Steven K. Feiner: "Data Characterization for Automatically Visualizing Heterogeneous Information." In: Proceedings InfoVis'96 (1996 IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization), San Francisco, CA, 1996, pp. 13–20.

Mei C. Chuah and Steven F. Roth: "On the Semantics of Interactive Visualizations."

Mehdi Dastani: "An Algebraic Approach to Data Visualization." Ms., Department of Computational Linguistics, ILLC, University of Amsterdam, 1997.

II. Perception.

Max Wertheimer: "Laws of Organization in Peceptual Forms." [English Translation of: "Untersuchungen zur Lehre von der Gestalt", II, Psychologische Forschung 4 (1923), pp. 301 –350.] In: Willis D. Ellis (ed.): A Source Book of Gestalt Psychology. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Joseph Marks and Ehud Reiter: "Avoiding unwanted implicatures in text and graphics." In: Thomas Dietterich and William Swartout (eds.): Proceedings of the Eight National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Boston, 1990, pp. 450–456. AAAI / MIT Press.

Rens Bod and Remko Scha: "Deriving optimal network diagrams by means of structural information theory." In: Rens Bod, Mehdi Dastani, Hub Prüst, Remko Scha and Henk Zeevat (eds.): HCI from a Discourse Perspective. ESPRIT Report (Basic Research Action P6296). Human Communication Research Centre, Edinburgh University, 1993.

Peter A. van der Helm: "The dynamics of Prägnanz." Psychological Research 56 (1994), pp. 224–236.

Steven Pinker: "A Theory of Graph Comprehension." In: Roy Freedle (ed.): Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Testing, pp. 73–126. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1990.

Mehdi Dastani: "Computing the Perceptual Organization of Visual Patterns."