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Alpha Slider: Searching Textual Lists with Sliders
AlphaSlider is a query interface that uses a direct manipulation slider to select words, phrases, or names from an existing list. This paper introduces a prototype of AlphaSlider, describes the design issues, reports on ...
The Alphaslider: A Compact and Rapid Selector
Research has suggested that rapid, serial, visual presentation of text (RSVP) may be an effective way to scan and search through lists of text strings in search of words, names, etc. The Alphaslider widget employs RSVP as ...
Dynamic Queries: A step Beyond Database Languages
The capacity to incrementally adjust a query (with sliders, buttons, selections from a set of discrete attribute values, etc.) coupled with a visual display of results that are rapidly updated, dramatically changes the ...
Using Treemaps to Visualize the Analytic Hierarchy Process
Treemaps, a visualization method for large hierarchical data spaces, are used to augment the capabilities of the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) for decision-making. Two direct manipulation tools, presented metamorphically ...
User Controlled Smooth Zooming for Information Visualization
This paper discusses the design and implementation of user controlled smooth zooming of a starfield display. A starfield display is a two dimensional graphical visualization of a multidimensional database where every item ...
Visual Information Seeking: Tight Coupling of Dynamic Query Filters with Starfield Displays
This paper offers new principles for visual information seeking (VIS). A key concept is to support browsing, which is distinguished from familiar query composition and information retrieval because of its emphasis on rapid ...