Interactive Information Visualization of a Million Items [chapter]

Jean-Daniel Fekete, Catherine Plaisant
2003 The Craft of Information Visualization  
Existing information visualization techniques are usually limited to the display of a few thousand items. This article describes new interactive techniques capable of handling a million items (effectively visible and manageable on screen). We evaluate the use of hardware-based techniques available with newer graphics cards, as well as new animation techniques and non-standard graphical features such as stereovision and overlap count. These techniques have been applied to two popular information
more » ... visualizations: treemaps and scatter plot diagrams; but are generic enough to be applied to other 2D representations as well.
doi:10.1016/b978-155860915-0/50034-2 fatcat:xklo4f5d2faxxkxpdutmb5e4mi