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ERIC Number: EJ622921
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-2816
Testing the Usability of Interactive Visualizations for Complex Problem-Solving: Findings Related to Improving Interfaces and Help.
Mirel, Barbara
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v31 n1 p7-26 2001
Conducts a scenario-based usability test with 10 data analysts using visual querying (visually analyzing data with interactive graphics). Details a range of difficulties found in visual selection that, at times, gave rise to inaccurate selections, invalid conclusions, and misguided decisions. Argues that support for visual selection must be built into User Interfaces and Help and describes the forms this assistance should take. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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