Balisage Paper: Diagramming XML
Exploring Concepts, Constraints and Affordances
August 11 - 14, 2015
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Slides and Materials
- Quin-Diagramming-XML.zip: Presentation slides in HTML.
Bray, Tim, Paoli, Jean, Sperberg-McQueen, C. M., Maler, Eve and Yergeau, François, Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (Fifth Edition), W3C, 1998; the latest version is always online at http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/
Cairo, Alberto, The Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualization, New Riders, 2013. A useful book with significant amounts of discussion and examples used to illustrate points rather than being chosen primarily (or only) for aesthetic reasons.
Le Hors, Arnaud, et al., Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Core Specification, W3C, 2004; available online at http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Core/.
Lima, Manuel, The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of Knowledge, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2013. Includes both an historical perspective and clear descriptions of a number of ways of displaying trees based on a simple category system.
Meirelles, Isabel, Design for Information, Rockport, 2013. Many examples and some principles,such as figure/ground, influenced by graphic design.
Owen, Scott, ed.
HyperViz - Teaching Scientific Visualization Using
Hypermedia (A project of the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee,
the National Science Foundation (DUE-9752398), (DUE 9816443) and the
Hypermedia and Visualization Laboratory, Georgia State University); see
Definitions and Rationale for Visualization, last
updated October 1999.
What text really is not, and why
editors have to learn to swim, in Literary and Linguistic Computing,
Vol 24, No. 1 (2009). doi:https://doi.org/10.1093/llc/fqn030. Originally written in 1997.