The Product Explorer

Decision Making with Ease


We present the Product Explorer, an interactive parallel coordinates display for facilitating the selection process of products with many attributes. Users can quickly narrow down the product search to a small subset or even a single product by using our visual query interface. In contrary to typical webshop interfaces and product search websites our system keeps the users well informed throughout the entire product selection process. All products and important attributes are visible at a glance and all the time. All interactions can be performed with immediate feedback and users do not have to wait until a query response appears.


Riehmann, P., Opolka, J., Froehlich, B.
The Product Explorer: Decision Making with Ease
In Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI), Capri, Italia, pp423-432, May 2012
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