A Methodological Approach to Incorporating Data-On-The-Web: Sociological and Psychological Considerations

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Authors:Tim Lebo


For those wishing to construct an effective visualization, an understanding of human cognition is essential. This understanding must be even more comprehensive -- and detailed -- when striving to develop an automated system to produce visualizations of a disparate body of data, for a diverse set of audiences viewing the resulting visual messages with a variety of goals within a variety of contexts. After a brief review of the ongoing objectives for such a system and why it should be based on the Resource Description Framework and Linked Data principles, I will present the data aggregation and incorporation methodology developed over the past year to address practical concerns for a wealth of real-life data. The remainder of the talk will reflect upon the sociological and psychological cognitive factors of the challenges we faced, the solutions we established, and the remaining concerns we have yet to address. http://bitly.com/lebo-cogsci-issues-2011 will be used to share additional resources for this talk.


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April 11, 2011
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