Bifocal Radial Visualization of Intranet Search Results using Image Caching [article]

Andreas J. Zschimmer, Jonathan C. Roberts
2007 Computer Graphics and Visual Computing  
This paper presents a novel image caching strategy implemented for our bifocal radial visualization for Intranet search visualization. This visualization displays search results by combining hierarchical information with focus+ context. It is designed specifically for domain or Intranet searches, where specific search results are overlaid (highlighted) on top of a hierarchical circular visualization, which enables these results to be viewed in context with the whole dataset. Drawing large
more » ... chies is time-consuming, hence the main visualization is cached in a unique way to provide interactive visualization and manipulation. The caching is complicated by the use of the bifocal distortion where a portion of the visualization is magnified, thus two sets of images are cached. This paper describes the caching technique in detail.
doi:10.2312/localchapterevents/tpcg/tpcg07/115-122 dblp:conf/tpcg/ZschimmerR07 fatcat:ujzwztc32nhldaeh5di5lz4ily