Design Principles for Visual Communication

submitted by: wilmotli
Visual communication via diagrams, sketches, charts, photographs, video, and animation is fundamental to the process of exploring concepts and disseminating information. The most-effective visualizations capitalize on the human facility for processing visual information, thereby improving comprehension, memory, and inference. Skilled designers create such visualizations by applying cognitive design principles that define how visual techniques can be used to emphasize important information...
Authors: Floraine Berthouzoz, Wilmot Li, Maneesh Agrawala

large bending of a beam

submitted by: tingvfife

Calculated by VFIFE(V-5), vector form intrinsic finite element. V-5 is developed by Center for Bridge Engineering Research, National Central University, Taiwan. The element is a 3D frame element.

CyberOutreach: Designing Science for Non-expert Audiences

submitted by: nsf

Originally posted by SDSC on SDSC's CI Channel at: www.cichannel.org
Professor Donna J. Cox discusses "CyberOutreach: Designing Science for Non-expert Audiences" at the TeraGrid Conference