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Changing the view: towards the theory of visualisation comprehension
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-07)
The core problem of the evaluation of information visualisation is that the end product of visualisation - the comprehension of the information from the data - is difficult to measure objectively. This paper outlines a ...
Detect the unexpected: a science for surveillance
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2008)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to outline a strategy for research development focused on addressing the neglected role of visual perception in real life tasks such as policing surveillance and command and control ...
Observer perception of artistically manipulated emotional facial expression animations
(IASTED and ACTA Press, 2010-02-17)
While we know quite a lot about emotional facial expressions, we know relatively little about the temporal development of dynamic expressions. In order to study expressions, most researchers have made use of acted, posed, ...
An instinct for detection: psychological perspectives on CCTV surveillance
(Vathek Publishing, 2007-11)
The aim of this article is to inform and stimulate a proactive, multidisciplinary approach to research and development in surveillance-based detective work. In this article we review some of the key psychological issues ...
Choreographing emotional facial expressions
While much is known about the appearance and human perception of emotional facial expressions, researchers and professionals experience difficulties when attempting to create believable animated characters. Methods for ...
A practice-led approach to facial animation research
Using virtual agents to cue observer attention
This paper describes an experiment developed to study the performance of virtual agent motion cues within digital interfaces. Increasingly, agents are used in virtual environments as part of the branding process and to ...
A phenomenological study of facial expression animation
(British Computer Society, 2011-07-06)
This paper covers the findings of a qualitative study of facial animation, in which a cohort of student animators were tasked with producing spatiotemporally configured emotional expression animations. The timing of the ...
Information visualization and the arts-science-social science interface
In a world of ever-increasing and newly discovered complexities, and rapidly expanding data sets describing man-made and natural phenomena, information visualization offers a means of structuring and enabling interpretation ...
Use of 'pop-out' paradigm to test graph comprehension in a three-dimensional scatter plot
The emerging field of visual analytics applies abstract data visualisations to analyse complex, multivariate data. Data visualisations comprise a full spectrum of pictorial and symbolic elements; thus, juxtaposing theories ...