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In Search of a Simple Visual Vocabulary

Elisabeth Freeman,  David Gelernter,  Suresh Jagannathan  

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Visual Language   Visual Vocabulary   3D Interface   Folding   Zooming  

 Abstract

Visual languages are more complex than we would like. We introduce a small but powerful visual vocabulary for a visual programming environment that is simple, yet expressive enough to represent the structure of programs and program executions. This vocabulary is not based on any existing textual language. It was designed for the purpose of visually representing and understanding programs and their executions.

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Improving Readability of Iconic Programs with Multiple View Object Representation Invocation Polymorphism Index of Talks Proceedings - 11th Intl. Symposium on Visual Languages