Prepare (do before class)




  • S. Carpendale, “Evaluating Information Visualizations”, in Information Visualization: Human-Centered Issues and Perspectives, (Editors: A. Kerren, J. Stasko, J.-D. Fekete, C. North), Springer, 2008, pp. 19-45.
  • S. Bateman, et al, “Useful Junk? The Effects of Visual Embellishment on Comprehension and Memorability of Charts”, Proc. of ACM CHI ’10, April 2010, pp. 2573-2582.
  • C. M. Danis, F. B. Viegas, M. Wattenberg, J. Kriss, “Your place or mine?: visualization as a community component”, Proc. of ACM CHI ’08, April 2008, pp. 275-284.
  • Y. Kang, C. Gorg, J. Stasko, “How Can Visual Analytics Assist Investigative Analysis? Design Implications from an Evaluation,” IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 17, No. 5, May 2011, pp. 570-583.
  • H. Lam, E. Bertini, P. Isenberg, C. Plaisant, and S. Carpendale. “Empirical Studies in Information Visualization: Seven Scenarios.” IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 18, No. 9, Sept. 2012, pp. 1520-1536.
  • Q. Li and C. North, “Empirical Comparison of Dynamic Query Sliders and Brushing Histograms”, Proc. of InfoVis ’03, Oct. 2003, pp. 147-154.
  • A. Perer and B. Shneiderman, “Integrating statistics and visualization: case studies of gaining clarity during exploratory data analysis”, Proc. of ACM CHI ’08, April 2008, pp. 265-274.
  • C. Plaisant, “The challenge of information visualization evaluation”, Proc. of AVI ’04, May 2004, pp. 109-116.
  • C. Plaisant, J.-D. Fekete, G. Grinstein, “Promoting Insight-Based Evaluation of Visualizations: From Contest to Benchmark Repository,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 14, No. 1, Jan-Feb 2008, pp. 120-134.
  • G. Robertson, R. Fernandez, D. Fisher, B. Lee, and J. Stasko, “Effectiveness of Animation in Trend Visualization,” IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 14, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2008, pp. 1325-1332.
  • P. Saraiya et al, “An Insight-Based Methodology for Evaluating Bioinformatics Visualizations”, IEEE Trans. on Vis. and Computer Graphics, Vol. 11, No. 4, Jul/Aug 2005, pp. 443-456.
  • B. Shneiderman, C. Plaisant, “Strategies for evaluating information visualization tools: multi-dimensional in-depth long-term case studies”, Proc. of BELIV ’06, May 2006, pp. 1-7.
  • J. Stasko, et al, “An Evaluation of Space-Filling Information Visualizations for Depicting Hierarchical Structures”, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Vol. 53, No. 5, Nov. 2000, pp. 663-694.
  • J. Stasko, “Value-Driven Evaluation of Visualizations”, Proc. of BELIV ’14, Nov. 2014, pp. 46-53.