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Icon abacus: positional display of document attributes

 

This paper presents icon abacus, a space-efficient technique for displaying document attributes by automatic positioning of document icons. It displays the value of an attribute by using displacements along a single axis so that other metadata can be displayed simultaneously on another axis. The layout is stable enough to support navigation using spatial memory.

 
 
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Bier, E. A. ; Perer, A. Icon abacus: positional display of document attributes. Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2005); 2005 June 7-11; Denver; CO; USA. NY: ACM; 2005; 289-290.

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Copyright © ACM, 2005. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in JCDL 2005 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1065385.1065452