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Unformatted text preview: JORDAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Informtion Technology Faculty Computer Science Deprtment CS 729 Advanced Data Mining Chernoff Faces Done by: Mohammed K. Ali Shatnawi 20093171003 Presented to: Dr. Hasan Najadat Chernoff Faces history Chernoff Faces are discussed in every information visualization course, and are referenced in many papers that talk about glyphs. Yet the only serious use of faces in visualization is for calibration, not for data display. Faces are so special that we better know their perceptual properties really well before we can use them, which we don't. Chernoff's paper from 1973 proposed simplified face shapes to represent a number of variables in a data set, by mapping numbers to the size and curvature of the face, position of the eyes, length of the nose, position of the mouth, etc. Chernoff claims that position of the eyes, length of the nose, position of the mouth, etc....
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