Behavior/Experience Reading W2

Readings Week 2 Design for Behavior & Experience “Chapter 1 Living with Technology” Technology as Experience. J. McCarthy & P. Wright, 2007. "We don't just use or admire technology, we live with it." "The old computing was about what computers could do; the new computing is about what users can do." -Ben Shneideman Mobile technologies (and the …

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Project:Thesis Readings 1

Embodiment in Data Sculpture: A Model of the Physical Visualization of Information Jack Zhao and Andrew Vande Moere (2006) "With human’s inherent proficiency in comprehending the physical affordances present in the real world, some researchers and designers are investigating how meaningful insights can be conveyed by way of sculpting data" (Zhao & Moere, 1). Data sculpture is (1) created …

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Data Stories: Data Sculpture

Data Stores Podcast: Episode 17 Data Sculpture 01/29/2013 A podcast on data visualization with Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner. Yvonne Jansen and Pierre Dragicevic A study created a 3D bar chart digitally and physically. Then they empirically measured the difference between readings in digital space and physical space. A control condition with the digital version allowed …

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State of the Art: Part 1

State of the Art: Prior Works Research Part 1 Thesis key words: Physical data visualization, data installation, data materiality, participatory data visualization (1) Glue Society - "BT - Longterm Investor" A series of (TV/digital media) spots using light sculpture to present estimates of investment data. BT Financial 'Superannuation' from The Glue Society on Vimeo. Materiality: …

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Rules for Animated Infographics

Thesis/Research Information Animated Infographics Editors T. Finke & S Manger (2012) "Well-made animated information graphics are based on clear decisions about what matters and what should be left out." - Stefan Fichtel (in Finke & Manger, 8) "By comparing different data sets and visualizations of the data and embedding them in a context, the view …

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Process & Pitfalls: Writing in InfoVis

Process and Pitfalls in Writing Information Visualization Research Papers Tamara Munzner (2008) Applied Reading 1 Patrick J. O’Donnel Munzner begins her meta-research paper, or model paper, supported by her involvement as Posters and Papers Chair of the IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization, by recognizing common pitfalls witnessed in research writing for the information visualization community. …

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Behavior/Experience Readings W1

Readings Week 1 Design for Behavior & Experience "Chapter 7 Hurried Ethnography for the Harried Ethnographer" Ethnography: A way of Seeing. Wolcott, 2008. What is the minimum or maximum time needed to be spent in the field to claim ethnographic validity? The researcher's belief that enough time will produce guaranteed outcomes is at odd with …

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Readings for Sept 13

ARTG 6310: Designing for Behavior and Experience, Week 0   "The Design of Waits" Chapter from Don Norman's Living with Complexity (2011) Quotes "Unexplained waits are annoying; unfair waits can be anger inducing." "There will be waits whenever one system has to send items or information to another. It doesn’t matter whether the interaction is …

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