Viewpoints software allows interactive visualization of multi-variate data using a variety of standard techniques. The software is built exclusively from high-performance, cross-platform, open-source, standards-compliant languages, libraries, and components. The techniques included are:

  1. Linked two-dimensional and three-dimensional scatterplots with dynamic brushing.
  2. Marginal histograms with dynamically adjustable bin size.
  3. Standard normalizations such as minmax, rank, logarithmic, sigmoidal, and Gaussian.

Viewpoints may be used with extremely large data sets. Viewpoints can be downloaded at: http://www.assembla.com/wiki/show/viewpoints/downloads .

This work was done by Creon Levit of Ames Research Center and Paul Gazis of SETI Institute. NASA invites companies to inquire about partnering opportunities. Contact the Ames Technology Partnerships Office at 1-855-627-2249 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Refer to ARC-16019-1.


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