[Phpmyadmin-devel] GSoG 2011: Reg Zoom-search idea
marc at infomarc.info
Tue Mar 29 13:31:03 CEST 2011
Ammar Yasir a écrit :
> I had a doubt (it might be silly but I thought I should ask). One
> important feature of such a data visualization system is that it should
> not create confusion or represent something that the data is not.
> Consider the movie database example, when a user sees a plot of ratings
> vs year / genre vs lanuage, a lot of data points will overlap. So a
> lot of data will be hidden from the user at the first sight. What will a
> user make out of it? I know we handle such conditions by providing all
> the data instances when he clicks on the point but a user might not go
> that far. If he is not able to understand the initial plot he might not
> continue further ( like not zoom in/click data point). I am just a
> little concerned about the usability part and not the functionality.
I don't think that the plot contains all that. In the example I have
seen, the X axis contained "year of release" and the Y axis was for
"popularity level from 1 to 9".
There were buttons at the bottom to select genre but this was not part
of the data points.
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