Kasper Hornbaek, Erik Frøkjær
Reading electronic documents has become deeply integrated with the everyday activities of many people. Yet, reading electronic documents is complicated by a number of problems, including cumbersome navigation, lower tangibility of electronic documents compared to paper, unclear awareness of the length of documents, and lower reading speed caused by the poor resolution of most screens. To study and develop better support for reading, we designed two information visualization interfaces for electronic documents. One interface shows an overview of the entire document alongside the detailed content. The other interface is a so-called fisheye interface, which collapses parts of the document…
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