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Rola mechanizmów wizualizacyjnych w architekturze informacji
Infovis mechanisms in information architecture

Author(s): Veslava Osińska
Subject(s): Essay|Book Review |Scientific Life
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika
Keywords: architektura informacji; Infovis; interakcja człowiek − komputer; projektowanie interfejsu; wizualizacja informacji; human − computer interaction; information architecture; information visualization; visual interface design

Summary/Abstract: Modern methods of information visualization (Infovis) utilize visual perception. Visualization techniques allow to present data at different organization levels in order to facilitate human understanding of complex spatial or visual data relationships. Visualization methods are widely used in information retrieval and information architects see a large exploratory potential of Infovis. The paper gives an insight into a modern information visualization techniques implemented in online services. Additionally, in contrary to opinions of a few skeptics, the author emphasizes close integration of information visualization methods with ways of shaping the information space.

  • Issue Year: 11/2013
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 81-96
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Polish