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User testing to obtain consensus for discovering the terrorist

Jul 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Articles, News

The adoption of Visual Analytics methodologies in security applications is an approach that could lead to interesting results. Usually, the data that has to be analyzed finds in a graphical representation its preferred nature, such as spatial or temporal relationships. Due to the nature of these applications, it is very important that key-details are made easy to identify. This article presents a visualization tool that graphically displays the movement of 82 employees of a department during an evacuation, of the building in which they were working, caused by an explosion of a bomb. Thirteen casual users were asked to identify potential suspects and observe what happened.