This section contains articles about scientific papers written by me, Robert Kosara. You can find all of my papers over on my personal portfolio/vanity website, kosara.net.
Paper: Presentation-Oriented Visualization Techniques
Presentation is often considered a part of visualization, but what does that mean for the kinds of techniques we use? Are they the same as used for analysis? What criteria should we use to pick them? In a new paper, I discuss a class of techniques I call presentation-only.
Paper: The Connected Scatterplot for Presenting Paired Time Series
I’m very happy to finally be able to announce our paper on the connected scatterplot technique. It describes the technique, provides some historical perspective, and most of all looks into how easy to understand and engaging the technique actually is.
Paper: An Evaluation of the Impact of Visual Embellishments in Bar Charts
Information graphics often use variations and embellishments of standard charts that may distort the way people read the data. But how bad are these distortions really? In a paper to be presented at EuroVis this week, Drew Skau, Lane Harrison, and I tested their effects in an experiment.