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Pub. period:1990-2001
Pub. count:13
Number of co-authors:26



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David J. Cowperthwaite:4
M. Sheelagh T. Carp..:3
Mark S. Drew:2

 

 

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Sun, Yinlong, Fracchia, F. David, Drew, Mark S. and Calvert, Tom W. (2001): A spectrally based framework for realistic image synthesis. In The Visual Computer, 17 (7) pp. 429-444.

1999
 
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Storey, Margaret-Anne D., Fracchia, F. David and Müller, Hausi A. (1999): Customizing a Fisheye View Algorithm to Preserve the Mental Map. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 10 (3) pp. 245-267.

 
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Sun, Yinlong, Fracchia, F. David, Calvert, Thomas W. and Drew, Mark S. (1999): Deriving Spectra from Colors and Rendering Light Interference. In IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 19 (4) pp. 61-67.

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Carpendale, M. Sheelagh T., Cowperthwaite, David J. and Fracchia, F. David (1997): Making Distortions Comprehensible. In: VL 1997 1997. pp. 36-45.

 
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Storey, Margaret-Anne D., Wong, Kenny, Fracchia, F. David and Müller, Hausi A. (1997): On Integrating Visualization Techniques for Effective Software Exploration. In: InfoVis 1997 - IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization October 18-25, 1997, Phoenix, AZ, USA. pp. 38-45.

 
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Carpendale, M. Sheelagh T., Cowperthwaite, David J. and Fracchia, F. David (1997): Extending Distortion Viewing from 2D to 3D. In IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 17 (4) pp. 42-51.

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Braham, Robert, Fracchia, F. David, Glassner, Andrew S., Mones-Hattal, Barbara, Rose, Russ and Gershon, Nahum D. (1996): Breaking the Myth: a Picture is NOT (always) Worth a 1, 000 Words. In: IEEE Visualization 1996 1996. pp. 441-443.

 
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Carpendale, M. Sheelagh T., Fall, Andrew, Cowperthwaite, David J., Fall, Joseph and Fracchia, F. David (1996): Case Study: Visual Access for Landscape Event Based Temporal Data. In: IEEE Visualization 1996 1996. pp. 425-428.

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Sheelagh, M., Carpendale, T., Cowperthwaite, David J. and Fracchia, F. David (1995): 3-Dimensional Pliable Surfaces: For the Effective Presentation of Visual Information. In: Robertson, George G. (ed.) Proceedings of the 8th annual ACM symposium on User interface and software technology November 15 - 17, 1995, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. pp. 217-226.

A fundamental issue in user interface design is the effective use of available screen space, commonly referred to as the screen real estate problem. This paper presents a new distortion-based viewing tool for exploring large information spaces through the use of a three-dimensional pliable surface. Arbitrarily-shaped regions (foci) on the surface may be selected and pulled towards or pushed away from the viewer thereby increasing or decreasing the level of detail contained within each region. Furthermore, multiple foci are smoothly blended together such that there is no loss of context. The manipulation and blending of foci is accomplished using a fairly simple mathematical model based on gaussian curves. The significance of this approach is that it utilizes precognitive perceptual cues about the three-dimensional surface to make the distortions comprehensible, and allows the user to interactively control the location, shape, and extent of the distortion in very large graphs or maps.

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Fracchia, F. David and Ashton, Neil W. (1995): A Visualization Tool for Studying the Development of the Moss Physcomitrella patens. In: IEEE Visualization 1995 1995. pp. 364-367.

 
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Prevost, Nathalie, Jennings, Ray E., Jorgenson, Loki and Fracchia, F. David (1995): Propositional n-traces: Visualizing a Problem in Philosophic Logic. In: IEEE Visualization 1995 1995. pp. 338-341.

1994
 
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Peterson, Philip, Hayden, Brian and Fracchia, F. David (1994): Case Study: Integrating Spatial Data Display with Virtual Reconstruction. In: Bergeron, R. Daniel and Kaufman, Arie E. (eds.) VIS 1994 - Proceedings IEEE Visualization 1994 October 17-21, 1994, Washington, DC, USA. pp. 359-362.

1990
 
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Fracchia, F. David, Prusinkiewicz, Przemyslaw and Boer, Martin J. M. de (1990): Visualization of the development of multicellular structures. In: Graphics Interface 90 May 14-18, 1990, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. pp. 267-276.

 
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Publication statistics

Pub. period:1990-2001
Pub. count:13
Number of co-authors:26



Co-authors

Number of publications with 3 favourite co-authors:

David J. Cowperthwaite:4
M. Sheelagh T. Carp..:3
Mark S. Drew:2

 

 

Productive colleagues

F. David Fracchia's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

Andrew S. Glassner:45
M. Sheelagh T. Car..:27
Przemyslaw Prusink..:24
 
 
 
Jul 28

A user will find any interface design intuitive...with enough practice.

-- Popular computer one-liner

 
 

Featured chapter

Marc Hassenzahl explains the fascinating concept of User Experience and Experience Design. Commentaries by Don Norman, Eric Reiss, Mark Blythe, and Whitney Hess

User Experience and Experience Design !

 
 

Our Latest Books

Kumar and Herger 2013: Gamification at Work: Designing Engaging Business Software...
by Janaki Mythily Kumar and Mario Herger

 
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Whitworth and Ahmad 2013: The Social Design of Technical Systems: Building technologies for communities...
by Brian Whitworth and Adnan Ahmad

 
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Soegaard and Dam 2013: The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed....
by Mads Soegaard and Rikke Friis Dam

 
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