Flow Map of Products Transported among Warehouses and Supermarkets

Evgheni Polisciuc, Pedro Cruz, Hugo Amaro, Catarina Maçãs, Penousal Machado

Abstract

Representing large amounts of data using flow maps involves dealing with the reduction of visual cluttering. This article presents a method for generating flow maps and visualizing products being transported from warehouse to supermarkets in a major retail company in Portugal. Our approach uses a swarm-based system to reduce visual clutter, bundling edges in an organic fashion and improving clarity. Additionally, the Dorling cartograms technique is applied to reduce overlapping of graphical elements that render locations in geographic space. Finally, different design decisions enable a multi-perspective visualization of the same dataset.

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Polisciuc E., Cruz P., Amaro H., Maçãs C. and Machado P. (2016). Flow Map of Products Transported among Warehouses and Supermarkets . In Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-175-5, pages 177-186. DOI: 10.5220/0005787301770186


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ivapp16,
author={Evgheni Polisciuc and Pedro Cruz and Hugo Amaro and Catarina Maçãs and Penousal Machado},
title={Flow Map of Products Transported among Warehouses and Supermarkets},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={177-186},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005787301770186},
isbn={978-989-758-175-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016)
TI - Flow Map of Products Transported among Warehouses and Supermarkets
SN - 978-989-758-175-5
AU - Polisciuc E.
AU - Cruz P.
AU - Amaro H.
AU - Maçãs C.
AU - Machado P.
PY - 2016
SP - 177
EP - 186
DO - 10.5220/0005787301770186