In crafting today’s visualizations, we often design and evaluate methods by presenting results informally to potential users. No matter how efficient a visualization technique may be, or how well motivated from theory, if it doesn’t convey information effectively, it’s of little use.

  1. CG&A
    Thoughts on User Studies: Why, How, and When. Robert Kosara, Christopher G. Healey, Victoria Interrante, David H. Laidlaw, and Colin Ware Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A), Visualization Viewpoints, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 20–25, 2003 Abstract PDF DOI