Manipulable Information Representations User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition

What is Manipulable Information Representations?

As the complexity of data sets increases it can leave the viewer of an information visualization suffering from information overload. One way to combat this problem is to enable interactivity within the representation. Manipulable information representations enable the viewer to manipulate the view available to them. There are three key categories of manipulation – scrolling, overview to details, and focus and content.