a data visualization/mining application to browse large collection of images, such as from the Library of Congress American Memory collection. for each metadata category, vertical bars show the distribution of images in the collection that match the search query. wide bars represent subcategories (e.g. kinds of people) that appear in many images in the collection. tall bars represent the relative fraction of subcategories which appear in images that match the query.
the main research question for "Bungee View" is how to support exploration for users with little or no training in statistics or programming, considering learnability, responsiveness, robustness & providing a satisfying user experience.