8.10.4.  Treemap-Based System Exploration

The Treemap View allows users to create a 2D / 3D representation of the system to find out where the hotspots are. See also Section 9.2.2, “ Identifying Issue Hotspots ”

Leaf elements are shown as squares. Their relative size is determined by the used size source. Their color is determined by the used color source. Optional: Their height is determined by the used height source.

Parent elements show up as rectangles using grey color shades representing the nesting depth.

Treemap 2D View
Figure 8.50. Treemap 2D View

Treemap 3D View
Figure 8.51. Treemap 3D View