Unraveling Multi-Dimensional Data Using pDView
The authors present the pattern Development view (pDView) system for multidimensional scientific data visualization. The pDView system relies on a novel pattern Development Tree (pDTree) structure to unravel patterns in multidimensional data without having to rely on visualizations that require either significant degrees of projections that eliminate certain dimensions at the expense of the others or introduce significant visual overhead due to overly-rich multi-dimensional graphic interfaces. Instead, pDView maps data along all its relevant dimensions onto a pDTree structure, capturing and visualizing the underlying fundamental relationships. The user is able to vary contextual parameters to observe the strength and robustness of these relationships under different situations.