Coordinated visualisation of video and system log data

Morrison, A., Tennent, P. and Chalmers, M. (2006) Coordinated visualisation of video and system log data. In: CMV '06: Fourth International Conference on Coordinated & Multiple Views in Exploratory Visualization, Washington, DC, USA, 4 Jul 2006, pp. 91-102. ISBN 0769526055 (doi:10.1109/CMV.2006.5)

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Abstract

As mobile computing technologies become more common, there is an ever-greater interest in evaluation and analysis of such systems. Evaluating the use of large, multi-user, mobile systems can be a challenging task and can be aided by analysing both system generated logs of activity and video of user behaviour. Replayer provides a distributed, cross platform toolkit for utilising multiple coordinated visualisations in the analysis and understanding of these heterogeneous forms of data. In this paper we pay particular attention to the methods used to combine recorded media such as video with numerical visualisations such as histograms and time series graphs. We examine in some detail the architecture behind the system, and the techniques used to maintain synchronisation and coordination when interactively brushing components. We demonstrate how Replayer can be used to explore data sets using an array of available visualisations, can focus analysis of video data on the most salient periods and can provide context for every area of the recorded data.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Chalmers, Professor Matthew and Morrison, Dr Alistair
Authors: Morrison, A., Tennent, P., and Chalmers, M.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
ISBN:0769526055
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2006 IEEE
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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