Four Experiments on the Perception of Bar Charts

At this year’s InfoVis, I published a paper with two of my Tableau Research colleagues, Vidya Setlur and Anushka Anand. This paper explores how people make perceptual comparisons in a bar charts building on a previous study by Cleveland and McGill.

The paper itself is available: Four Experiments on the Perception of Bar Charts. And here are all the stimuli, data, and analyses.

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  1. 838 Only Assignment 3: Modern Graphical Perception

    […] Talbot, J., Setlur, V., & Anand, A. (2014). Four Experiments on the Perception of Bar Charts. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 20(12), 2152–2160. doi:10.1109/TVCG.2014.2346320 (author link) […]


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