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Visual context and affect in diagram interpretation

Wood, Matthew Christopher


Graphical displays of scientific information (graphs, plots, diagrams etc.) play a vital role in the communication of science, both among researchers and more broadly with non-scientists. Research into the interpretation of science graphics tends to focus on comprehension and information transfer. The findings of such research support a general trend toward reductionist diagram designs, the reasoning being that a focused design, unencumbered by extraneous details, allows the viewer to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d51406ed39fc


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