By Wolfgang Aigner, Silvia Miksch

Time is an outstanding size that's universal to many software domain names comparable to drugs, engineering, enterprise, or technology. as a result of the specified features of time, acceptable visible and analytical tools are required to discover and examine them.

This publication begins with an creation to visualization and old examples of visible representations. At its center, the ebook offers and discusses a scientific view of the visualization of time-oriented info alongside 3 key questions: what is being visualized (data), why anything is visualized (user tasks), and how it is gifted (visual representation). To aid visible exploration, interplay strategies and analytical equipment are required which are mentioned in separate chapters.

A huge a part of this ebook is dedicated to a based survey of a hundred and one diverse visualization strategies as a reference for scientists accomplishing similar examine in addition to for practitioners looking info on how their time-oriented facts can most sensible be visualized.

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