Visualizing uncertainty for geographical information in the global terrorism database.

Jones, Josh.

Chang, Remco.

Butkiewicz, Thomas.

Ribarsky, William.

2008.

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  • Presenting information on a geopolitical map can offer powerful insight into a problem by leveraging an individual's innate capacity to discover patterns and to use map-related cues to incorporate pre-existing knowledge. This mode of presentation is not without its flaws, however, as the act of placing information at specific coordinates can imply a false sense of the data's geo-spatial certainty.... read more
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  • Josh Jones, Remco Chang, Thomas Butkiewicz, William Ribarsky, "Visualizing uncertainty for geographical information in the global terrorism database", Proc. SPIE 6983, Defense and Security 2008: Special Sessions on Food Safety, Visual Analytics, Resource Restricted Embedded and Sensor Networks, and 3D Imaging and Display, 69830E (15 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.777695; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.777695.
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