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Framework for Comprehensive Size and Resolution Utilization of Arbitrary Displays

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Abstract

Scalable large high-resolution displays such as tiled displays are imperative for the visualization of large and complex datasets. In recent times, the relatively low costs for setting up large display systems have led to an highly increased usage of such devices. However, it is equally vital to optimally utilize their size and resolution to effectively explore such data through a combination of diverse visualizations, views, and interaction mechanisms. In this paper, we present a lightweight dispatcher framework which facilitates input management, focus management, and the execution of several interrelated yet independent visualizations. The approach is deliberately kept flexible to not only tackle different hardware configurations but also the amount of visualization applications to be implemented. This is demonstrated through a scenario that executes four interrelated visualizations equally well on both a 5 PC tiled-wall and a single desktop. The key contribution of this work is the ability to extend the tiled-wall to work with multiple applications for enhanced size and resolution utilization of such displays.

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@InCollection{khan_et_al:DFU:2011:3291,
  author =	{Taimur Khan and Daniel Schneider and Yasmin Al-Zokari and Dirk Zeckzer and Hans Hagen},
  title =	{{Framework for Comprehensive Size and Resolution Utilization of Arbitrary Displays}},
  booktitle =	{Scientific Visualization: Interactions, Features, Metaphors},
  pages =	{144--159},
  series =	{Dagstuhl Follow-Ups},
  ISBN =	{978-3-939897-26-2},
  ISSN =	{1868-8977},
  year =	{2011},
  volume =	{2},
  editor =	{Hans Hagen},
  publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{http://drops.dagstuhl.de/opus/volltexte/2011/3291},
  URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-32916},
  doi =		{http://dx.doi.org/10.4230/DFU.Vol2.SciViz.2011.144},
  annote =	{Keywords: Large and High-res Displays, Coordinated and Multiple Views, Human Computer Interaction}
}

Keywords: Large and High-res Displays, Coordinated and Multiple Views, Human Computer Interaction
Seminar: Scientific Visualization: Interactions, Features, Metaphors
Issue date: 2011
Date of publication: 2011


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