Color and Uncertainty: It is not always Black and White

submitted by: alexandertoet
To fully comprehend the meaning and impact of visualized data it is crucial that users are able to perceive and comprehend the inherent uncertainty of the data in a correct and intuitive way. Data uncertainty is frequently visualized through color mappings. Previous studies argued that color hue is not suitable for communicating uncertainty because most hue scales lack an intrinsic perceptual order. In this paper we examine the use of hue for communicating data uncertainty in more detail. We...

Utopia Documents

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A demonstration of Utopia Documents -- a PDF reading tool that allows scientific articles to be augmented with interactive content, and helps the reader explore the data associated with a paper.