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Title: Computer systems and methods for visualizing data

Abstract

A method for forming a visual plot using a hierarchical structure of a dataset. The dataset comprises a measure and a dimension. The dimension consists of a plurality of levels. The plurality of levels form a dimension hierarchy. The visual plot is constructed based on a specification. A first level from the plurality of levels is represented by a first component of the visual plot. A second level from the plurality of levels is represented by a second component of the visual plot. The dataset is queried to retrieve data in accordance with the specification. The data includes all or a portion of the dimension and all or a portion of the measure. The visual plot is populated with the retrieved data in accordance with the specification.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Palo Alto, CA
  2. Portola Valley, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Stanford Univ., CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1015640
Patent Number(s):
7756907
Application Number:
10/667,194
Assignee:
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University (Palo Alto, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G06 - COMPUTING G06F - ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
DOE Contract Number:  
LLL-B523583
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Stolte, Chris, and Hanrahan, Patrick. Computer systems and methods for visualizing data. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Stolte, Chris, & Hanrahan, Patrick. Computer systems and methods for visualizing data. United States.
Stolte, Chris, and Hanrahan, Patrick. Tue . "Computer systems and methods for visualizing data". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1015640.
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