SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] Visual shopping
Re: [Sigia-l] Visual shopping
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> From: sigia-l-bounces_at_asis.org
> [mailto:sigia-l-bounces_at_asis.org] On Behalf Of Dmitry Nekrasovski
> Sent: 01 March 2007 14:56
> A treemap like your original example could be a good option
> for representing a tree structure when the hierarchical
> aspects of the dataset are less important than other
> attributes (see http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/treemap-history/
> for some examples of applications). It's just not a
> particularly good way to visualize an online shoe store. :)
I'm intrigued as to where you get your confidence in saying that it's
not a good way to visualize an online shoe store. I can see it's
sub-optimal, slow, and in other ways poorly executed. But then I see
what I regard as sub-optimal UI all over the place which is also quite
often very popular with a very large user base.
So, as a concept (as opposed to an execution of that), how do you know
it won't work?
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