Label embedded treemapping: A label overlap prevention technique for zoomable treemaps and a user interaction technique

Kwanghyuk Kim, Junghyun Han

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Abstract

Data navigation of a treemap - a widely used tool for visualizing tree data-becomes more difficult as the amount of data increases. To solve this problem, treemap techniques using zoomable user interface (ZUI) methods - the most typical of which is the zoomable treemap (ZTM) - have been proposed. However, ZTMs can incur face text overlapping issues between examined nodes. In order to increase ZTM readability, we propose a label embedded tree map technique that prevents label overlapping and a direct node selection method for the highlighting of focused parent nodes. The proposed tree map technique resolves the ZTM label conflict and the direct node selection method can efficiently improve data navigation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages44-53
Number of pages10
Volume8521 LNCS
EditionPART 1
ISBN (Print)9783319077307
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan 1
Event16th International Conference on Human Interface and the Management of Information: Information and Knowledge Design and Evaluation, HCI International 2014 - Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Duration: 2014 Jun 222014 Jun 27

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
NumberPART 1
Volume8521 LNCS
ISSN (Print)03029743
ISSN (Electronic)16113349

Other

Other16th International Conference on Human Interface and the Management of Information: Information and Knowledge Design and Evaluation, HCI International 2014
CountryGreece
CityHeraklion, Crete
Period14/6/2214/6/27

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Theoretical Computer Science

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    Kim, K., & Han, J. (2014). Label embedded treemapping: A label overlap prevention technique for zoomable treemaps and a user interaction technique. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) (PART 1 ed., Vol. 8521 LNCS, pp. 44-53). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 8521 LNCS, No. PART 1). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07731-4_5