SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] Information Visualization
Re: [Sigia-l] Information Visualization
From: Listera (listera_at_rcn.com)
Date: Mon Nov 10 2003 - 01:28:59 EST
"James Spahr" wrote:
> It's easier to make associations. It's easier to see trends and
> differences between data sets. And (in my opinion) it promotes
> exploration, which builds a greater understanding of the data (and it's
> implications) for the user.
Yes, but these were self-evident a decade ago or earlier.
> The stuff that needs to be worked out? Tools, research, and time to
> make the mountain that needs constant climbing into a molehill.
Again, apps on SGI or Sun, among others, have had most of what one might
need for a decade to visualize mountains of data. I am well aware of the
technical barriers and have written about some of them here previously. Is
this what's holding it back? I don't think so.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
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