Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Aesthetic Expectations for Information Visualization

Aesthetic Expectations for Information Visualization
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Anna Ursyn (University of Northern Colorado, USA)
Copyright: 2012
Pages: 21
Source title: Innovative Design and Creation of Visual Interfaces: Advancements and Trends
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Ben Falchuk (Applied Communication Sciences, USA) and Adérito Fernandes-Marcos (University of Saint Joseph, Macao, China; Artech-International; Universidade Aberta, Portugal)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-0285-4.ch002


View Aesthetic Expectations for Information Visualization on the publisher's website for pricing and purchasing information.


This article explores the landscape of creative endeavors in the new media art and reflects on aesthetics of information visualization. When using computer based information visualization to show data interactively in many dimensions, the user can navigate across big data sets, find patterns, relationships, and structures that would be invisible if presented numerically. The authors also explore ways of combining information visualization techniques with the principles of creative design, enhancing artistic influences on the technical implementations, and raising the level of training in design. Finally, the authors offer suggestions for creating knowledge visualizations with the use of art and graphics to strengthen the readiness of computer scientists to fulfill aesthetic expectations and gain recognition from art world specialists for factual solutions done in visualization projects and new forms of art.

Related Content

. © 2020. 103 pages.
. © 2020. 108 pages.
. © 2020. 25 pages.
. © 2020. 23 pages.
. © 2020. 60 pages.
. © 2020. 44 pages.
Luciano Crespi. © 2020. 57 pages.
Body Bottom