End-User Development of Information Visualization

Kostas Pantazos, Søren Lauesen, Ravi Vatrapu

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    This paper investigates End-User Development of Information Visualization. More specifically, we investigated how existing visualization tools allow end-user developers to construct visualizations. End-user developers have some developing or scripting skills to perform relatively advanced tasks such as data manipulation, but no formal training in programming. 18 visualization tools were surveyed from an enduser developer perspective. The results of this survey study show that end-user developers need better tools to create and modify custom visualizations. A closer collaboration between End-User Development and
    Information Visualization researchers could contribute towards the development
    of better tools to support custom visualizations. In addition, as empirical evaluations of these tools are lacking both research communities should focus more on this aspect. The study serves as a starting point towards the engagement of end-user developers in visualization development.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEnd-User Development 4th International Symposium, IS-EUD 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10-13, 2013. Proceedings
    EditorsYvonne Dittrich, Margaret Burnett, Anders Mørch, David Redmiles
    Place of PublicationHeidelberg
    PublisherSpringer Science+Business Media
    Publication date2013
    ISBN (Print)9783642387050
    ISBN (Electronic)9783642387067
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    EventThe 4th International Symposium, IS-EUD 2013: End-User Development - IT University in Copenhagen, Copenhagen , Denmark
    Duration: 10 Jun 201313 Jun 2013
    Conference number: 4


    ConferenceThe 4th International Symposium, IS-EUD 2013
    Location IT University in Copenhagen
    Internet address
    SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science

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