Email Visualization


Over the years, email has become a widespread mean of communication. Thanks to this broadcast, nowadays most people have one or more email accounts. With the growing email usage, the number of incoming emails also increases. As email messages stack in the inbox for long time, it becomes more difficult to find information.

Email has been added characteristics, but the display of email systems has not undergone many changes. The main objective of this study was to design new email visualization for college students that could fit their needs and help them being more organized. This goal was attained by exploring different email visualizations, studying the characteristics of users and iteratively designing new email visualization. Finally, a medium fidelity prototype was created to simulate


Author: Celso Cardoso

Type: MSc thesis

Partner: Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

Year: 2010