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Data and Information Visualization Methods, and Interactive Mechanisms: A Survey

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Volume 34 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2011
Muzammil Khan
Sarwar Shah Khan

Muzammil Khan and Sarwar Shah Khan. Article: Data and Information Visualization Methods, and Interactive Mechanisms: A Survey. International Journal of Computer Applications 34(1):1-14, November 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Muzammil Khan and Sarwar Shah Khan},
	title = {Article: Data and Information Visualization Methods, and Interactive Mechanisms: A Survey},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2011},
	volume = {34},
	number = {1},
	pages = {1-14},
	month = {November},
	note = {Full text available}


With availability of enough visualization techniques it can be very confusing to know what and when should be appropriate technique to use in order to convey maximum possible understanding. The basic purpose of visual representation is to efficiently interpret what is insight, as easy as possible. Different available visualization techniques are use for different situation which convey different level of understanding. This document is guide for the young researchers who wants to start work in visualization. The purpose of this piece of document is to collect all visualization techniques with their brief introduction. This paper deals with many definitions and aspects of visualization, how visualization take place i.e. different steps of visualization process, problems that are confront in visualization, categorization of visualization techniques on the bases of distinct perspective, typically known common data and information visualization techniques, basic interactive methods for visualization their advantages and disadvantages, interactivity process, and the scope of visualization up to some extent in different field of research.


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