Observed strategies in the freehand drawing of complex hierarchical diagrams

Roller, Ramona and Cheng, Peter C -H (2014) Observed strategies in the freehand drawing of complex hierarchical diagrams. In: Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, pp. 2020-2025.

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Abstract

Chunk decomposition and assembly strategies have been found in the drawing of complex hierarchical diagrams (spe- cifically AVOW diagrams). Analysis of 40 diagrams pro- duced by five participants provided evidence for the strategies based on the duration of pauses between drawn elements. The strategies were initially discovered using a new visualiza- tion technique developed to allow the detailed examination of the sequential order of diagram drawing in conjunction with information about the durations of pauses associated with drawn elements.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF0309 Consciousness. Cognition Including learning, attention, comprehension, memory, imagination, genius, intelligence, thought and thinking, psycholinguistics, mental fatigue
Depositing User: Peter Cheng
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2014 06:25
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2014 06:25
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/50617

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