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The Human User in Progressive Visual Analytics

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  • Luana Micallef, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Hans-Jörg Schulz
  • Marco Angelini, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Michaël Aupetit, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar
  • Remco Chang, Tufts University, United States
  • Jörn Kohlhammer, Fraunhofer IGD, Darmstadt, Germany
  • Adam Perer, Carnegie Mellon University, United States
  • Giuseppe Santucci, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
The amount of generated and analyzed data is ever increasing, and processing such large data sets can take too long in situations where time-to-decision or fluid data exploration are critical. Progressive visual analytics (PVA) has recently emerged as a potential solution that allows users to analyze intermediary results during the computation without waiting for the computation to complete. However, there has been limited consideration on how these techniques impact the user. Based on discussions from a Dagstuhl seminar held in October 2018, this paper characterizes PVA users by their common roles, their main tasks, and their distinct focus of analysis. It further discusses cognitive biases that play a particular role in PVA. This work will help PVA visualization designers in devising systems that are tailored for their specific target users and their characteristics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuroVis 2019 - Short Papers
Number of pages5
PublisherEurographics Association
Publication year2019
ISBN (print)978-3-03868-090-1
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event21st EG/VGTC Conference on Visualization - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 3 Jun 20197 Jun 2019


Conference21st EG/VGTC Conference on Visualization

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