Information Visualization (IV) Application for Information Acquisition based on Visual Perception


Information Visualization (IV) is a current field that has the potential to develop methods of accessing, processing and managing of information (Chen & Czerwinski, 2000). IV applications are developed as a learning tool due to the technique of IV being capable of improving the understanding process through the use of visuals. In addition, IV applications are also able to manage the several data sources and complex concepts in learning activities. IV techniques are useful for information acquisition and learning activities. Based on the theory of visual perception, this study produces a design of IV application. The design supports a particular understanding of the visual accordance with data of the hadith environment. Balance to the visual design can build a good human perceptual system to understand the concepts and interpret information more easily and accurately. The findings of the study show the good interpretation and the high score of respondents’ achievement toward using the application. This result indicates that the contribution of visual perception theory as the design of the IV application can create a better visual perception and enhance the quality and quantity of the information.

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Fabil, N. , Ismail, Z. , Shukur, Z. , Noah, S. & Salim, J. (2012). Information Visualization (IV) Application for Information Acquisition based on Visual Perception. Creative Education, 3, 86-89. doi: 10.4236/ce.2012.38B019.

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