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"This book is another in the Springer information retrieval series, aimed at the academic market. … Zhang provides a guide across the field of visualisation that is comprehensive, extensive and knowledgeable to a target audience of researchers and specialists in the field. … I found Zhang’s book well structured, comprehensive, clear and interesting. … I enjoyed this book and would recommend it. It is a useful summary of the field, and is broad and comprehensive." (Andrew Neill, Informer, Issue 28, Autumn, 2008)
"The book offers a comprehensive and systematic review of all the methodologies and procedures developed in the area of information retrieval visualization ... [It] should be very useful to anyone who wishes to get a comprehensive account of the advances in the area of information retrieval visualization." (from the ACM Reviews by Lefteris Angelis, Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece)