Types of GUIs

The concept of GUI is general. It just means providing an event-driven user interface managed with the mouse (the most classical graphical interfacing device). Usually, a GUI is based on menus and dialog boxes. Regarding the data analysis, there are different ways to organize the commands and to display both the data and the results. Here is a typology of the different GUIs that have been used so far in data analysis:

Last update: 25 May 2004, by Philippe Grosjean.