PaisleyTrees: A Size-Invariant Tree Visualization

Etemad, Katayoon and Baur, Dominikus and Brosz, John and Carpendale, Sheelagh and Samavati, Faramarz F. (2014) PaisleyTrees: A Size-Invariant Tree Visualization. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies, 1 (1). e2. ISSN 2409-9708

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Abstract

Squeezing large tree structures into suitable visualizations has been a perennial problem. In response to this challenge, we present PaisleyTrees, a size-invariant tree visualization. PaisleyTrees integrate node-of-interest focus with tree-cut presentations to support rapid tree navigation without resorting to zooming and panning. This visualization offers the ability to work with trees of arbitrary depth and breadth, and maintains legibility for displayed elements. These advantages are achieved by using a hybrid layout, inspired by traditional Paisley patterns, that combines node-link, nested and djacency-based tree layout techniques, and offers both depth and breadth elision.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information Visualization, Tree Layout, Hybrid Layout, Mobile, Graphs.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2021 14:04
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2021 14:04
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/2141

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