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A mind-boggling array of displays differ greatly in resolutions and aspect ratios. But images and videos are captured at fixed resolutions and aspect ratios, and viewing them properly in a display can be a challenge.
Traditional image resizing techniques are oblivious to the content of the image when changing its width or height. In contrast, media (i.e., image and video) retargeting takes content into account.
Visual analysis, a powerful method for finding and telling stories with data, is moving from research into widespread use.
This article describes mechanisms for asynchronous collaboration in the context of information visualization, recasting visualizations as not just analytic tools, but social spaces.