To Put That in Perspective: Generating Analogies that Make Numbers Easier to Understand
CHI, pp. 1-10, 2018.
Laypeople are frequently exposed to unfamiliar numbers published by journalists, social media users, and algorithms. These figures can be difficult for readers to comprehend, especially when they are extreme in magnitude or contain unfamiliar units. Prior work has shown that adding "perspective sentences" that employ ratios, ranks, and un...More
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