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Engaging with (big) data visualizations: Factors that affect engagement and resulting new definitions of effectiveness

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As data become more and more ubiquitous, so too do data visualizations, which increasingly circulate online and are an important means through which non-experts get access to data. This paper addresses the factors that affect how people engage with data visualizations, a relatively under-researched focus in visualization research to date. Drawing on qualitative, empirical research with users, we identify six factors that affect engagement: subject matter; source/media location; beliefs and op...

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Peer reviewed
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10.5210/fm.v21i11.6389

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Oxford, SSD, Anthropology, SAME, Centre on Migration Policy and Society
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First Monday Editorial Group Publisher's website
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First Monday Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
11
Publication date:
2016-11-06
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1396-0466
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pubs:661163
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uri:d9a9764f-fe18-4625-b758-2a0f8b9fdcbf
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uuid:d9a9764f-fe18-4625-b758-2a0f8b9fdcbf
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pubs:661163

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