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Metrics to Measure Human Interaction with Information Visualizations for Analysis



Theresa O'Connell, Yee-Yin Choong


There is a lack of widely-accepted analyst-centered metrics for evaluating analysts¿ experiences with interactive information visualizations for analysis. We report an approach for developing analyst-centered metrics that is built upon an understanding of human-interaction heuristics and the workplace needs and experiences of information analysts. We use human-computer interaction heuristics to inform new metrics. When there are no existing heuristics, analysts¿ needs and experiences inform new heuristics.
Proceedings Title
Human Computer Interaction International Conference
Conference Location
Conference Title
Computer Human Interaction Conference


Metrics, visualization, usability, evaluation


O'Connell, T. and Choong, Y. (2007), Metrics to Measure Human Interaction with Information Visualizations for Analysis, Human Computer Interaction International Conference, , USA (Accessed June 19, 2024)


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Created October 17, 2007, Updated October 12, 2021