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Proceedings of the ICA
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Articles | Volume 1
16 May 2018
 | 16 May 2018

Recognition of Risk Information – Adaptation of J. Bertin's Orderable Matrix for social communication

Keiichi Ishida

Keywords: Visual analytics, Data mining, Decision making support, Social communication, Orderable Matrix, Jacques Bertin

Abstract. This paper aims to show capability of the Orderable Matrix of Jacques Bertin which is a visualization method of data analyze and/or a method to recognize data. That matrix can show the data by replacing numbers to visual element. As an example, using a set of data regarding natural hazard rankings for certain metropolitan cities in the world, this paper describes how the Orderable Matrix handles the data set and show characteristic factors of this data to understand it. Not only to see a kind of risk ranking of cities, the Orderable Matrix shows how differently danger concerned cities ones and others are. Furthermore, we will see that the visualized data by Orderable Matrix allows us to see the characteristics of the data set comprehensively and instantaneously.

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