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Do graph readers prefer the graph type most suited to a given task? : Insights from eye tracking. / Strobel, Benjamin; Saß, Steffani; Lindner, Marlit Annalena; Köller, Olaf.

in: Journal of Eye Movement Research, Band 9, Nr. 4, 04.07.2016, S. 1-15.

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Harvard

Strobel, B, Saß, S, Lindner, MA & Köller, O 2016, 'Do graph readers prefer the graph type most suited to a given task?: Insights from eye tracking' Journal of Eye Movement Research, Bd 9, Nr. 4, S. 1-15. DOI: 10.16910/jemr.9.4.4

APA

Strobel, B., Saß, S., Lindner, M. A., & Köller, O. (2016). Do graph readers prefer the graph type most suited to a given task? Insights from eye tracking. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 9(4), 1-15. DOI: 10.16910/jemr.9.4.4

Vancouver

Strobel B, Saß S, Lindner MA, Köller O. Do graph readers prefer the graph type most suited to a given task?: Insights from eye tracking. Journal of Eye Movement Research. 2016 Jul 4;9(4):1-15. Erhältlich von, DOI: 10.16910/jemr.9.4.4

BibTeX

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abstract = "Research on graph comprehension suggests that point differences are easier to read in bar graphs, while trends are easier to read in line graphs. But are graph readers able to detect and use the most suited graph type for a given task? In this study, we applied a dual repre-sentation paradigm and eye tracking methodology to determine graph readers’ preferential processing of bar and line graphs while solving both point difference and trend tasks. Data were analyzed using linear mixed-effects models. Results show that participants shifted their graph preference depending on the task type and refined their preference over the course of the graph task. Implications for future research are discussed.",
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