Visual Information Management for Network Configuration

TitleVisual Information Management for Network Configuration
Publication TypeBook Chapters
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsKumar H, Plaisant C, Teittinen M, Shneiderman B
EditorBederson BB, Shneiderman B
Book TitleThe Craft of Information VisualizationThe Craft of Information Visualization
Pagination239 - 256
PublisherMorgan Kaufmann
CitySan Francisco
ISBN Number978-1-55860-915-0

Current network management systems rely heavily on forms in their user interfaces. The interfaces reflect the intricacies of the network hardware components but provide little support for guiding users through tasks. There is a scarcity of useful graphical visualizations and decision-support tools.