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Surfacing Visualization Mirages

Authors: McNutt, Andrew; Kindlmann, Gordon; Correll, Michael;

Surfacing Visualization Mirages

Abstract

Dirty data and deceptive design practices can undermine, invert, or invalidate the purported messages of charts and graphs. These failures can arise silently: a conclusion derived from a particular visualization may look plausible unless the analyst looks closer and discovers an issue with the backing data, visual specification, or their own assumptions. We term such silent but significant failures "visualization mirages". We describe a conceptual model of mirages and show how they can be generated at every stage of the visual analytics process. We adapt a methodology from software testing, "metamorphic testing", as a way of automatically surfacing potential mirages at the visual encoding stage of analysis through modifications to the underlying data and chart specification. We show that metamorphic testing can reliably identify mirages across a variety of chart types with relatively little prior knowledge of the data or the domain.

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Microsoft Academic Graph classification: Visual analytics Dirty data Computer science business.industry media_common.quotation_subject Conceptual model (computer science) Data science Visualization Variety (cybernetics) Information visualization Chart Conceptual model Metamorphic testing business media_common

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FOS: Computer and information sciences, Computer Science - Human-Computer Interaction, Human-Computer Interaction (cs.HC)

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