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Computer systems and methods for the query and visualization multidimensional databases

United States Patent

9,633,091
April 25, 2017
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A method of generating a data visualization is performed at a computer having a display, one or more processors, and memory. The memory stores one or more programs for execution by the one or more processors. The process receives user specification of a plurality of characteristics of a data visualization. The data visualization is based on data from a multidimensional database. The characteristics specify at least x-position and y-position of data marks corresponding to tuples of data retrieved from the database. The process generates a data visualization according to the specified plurality of characteristics. The data visualization has an x-axis defined based on data for one or more first fields from the database that specify x-position of the data marks and the data visualization has a y-axis defined based on data for one or more second fields from the database that specify y-position of the data marks.
Stolte; Chris (Seattle, WA), Tang; Diane L. (Palo Alto, CA), Hanrahan; Patrick (Portola Valley, CA)
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University (Stanford, CA)
14/ 937,836
20160117370
November 10, 2015
This invention was made with Government support under contract W-7405-ENG-48 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.