Multimodal comprehension of graphics with textual annotations The role of graphical means relating annotations and graph lines

Graphs are often accompanied by text, i.e. linguistically coded information. augmenting information presented diagrammatically. Thus graph comprehension by human Often Constitutes comprehension and integration of information provided by different representational modalities, namely graphical elements and Verbal Constituents. In this Study We focus on text annotations to line graphs providing information about events, processes and their temporal properties its well it temporal relations about the events and processes in question. We present results of all experimental investigation on parameters which influence subject's interpretations concerning the temporal properties of the annotated events and oil eve movement behavior. In particular. we discuss the role of graph shape and the role of graphical means for relating, textual annotations and determined part of the graph line.


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C. Acartürk and K. Çağıltay, “Multimodal comprehension of graphics with textual annotations The role of graphical means relating annotations and graph lines,” 2008, vol. 5223, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: