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Visualization Adaptation Based on Environmental Influencing Factors

  • Dirk Burkhardt
  • Kawa Nazemi
  • Jose Daniel Encarnacao
  • Wilhelm Retz
  • Jörn Kohlhammer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8510)

Abstract

Working effectively with computer-based devices is challenging, especially under mobile conditions, due to the various environmental influences. In this paper a visualization adaptation approach is described, to support the user under discriminatory environmental conditions. For this purpose, a context model for environmental influencing factors is being defined. Based on this context model, an approach to adapt visualizations in regards of certain environmental influences is being evolved, such as the light intensity, air quality, or heavy vibrations.

Keywords

Adaptive Visualization Information Visualization User-centered Interaction User Experience Sensor Fusion 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Burkhardt
    • 1
  • Kawa Nazemi
    • 1
  • Jose Daniel Encarnacao
    • 1
  • Wilhelm Retz
    • 1
  • Jörn Kohlhammer
    • 2
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research (IGD)DarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Technische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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