Sample exam questions

 Note: there will be EIGHT questions on the final exam, each worth 5 points. You must answer SIX of them. There will be no programming questions. Sample exam questions Question 1. Compare the separability/integrability of color, location on a scale, and orientation. Be sure to combine each of these combos: color(Red)+color(Blue), color+location, color+orientation, location+orientation, location(X) + location(Y). Q2 Dynamic Query What is dynamic query? Give an example application that uses it. Q3 Tree Visualization Compare and contrast two of these three common techniques for visualizing trees: (1) Hyperbolic Tree visualization, (2) TreeMap (for example, Map of the Market), or (3) Explorer, the Windows file system viewer. For each technique, identify and briefly explain what information-­ā€seeking tasks are supported well, and what information seeking tasks are supported poorly or not at all. Q4Multivariate Visualization In a parallel coordinates display, each variable has its own vertical stripe of the screen. What type of facilities would you need to find a correlation between two variables? What type of facilities would you need for finding an outlier? Q5 Navigation and sense making. How do residue and scent affect sensemaking? Q6. Describe three techniques for reducing graph complexity,. Q7. Describe three important Gestalt principles of visual organization and provide examples of how these are used in visualization techniques.