Visual Mapping User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition
Visual Mapping: Concept DefinitionVisual mapping is an important part of information visualization. It requires the definition of a spatial substrate, graphical elements and graphic properties to properly explain how data relates to other data. Visual mapping can be based on real spatial relationships or it can create a virtual spatial relationship when no such relationship exists in the data set.
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Visual Mapping – The Elements of Information Visualization
Information visualization requires mapping data in a visual or occasionally auditory format for the user of the visualization. This can be challenging because while some data has a spatial relationship built in (for example, temperatures in cities around a country) many data sets don’t have a traditional spatial relationship (for example, salari...