CS 725/825 - Information Visualization
Spring 2015: Tuesdays, 9:30am-12:15pm, E&CS 2120

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Paper Presentations

  Demo Schedule



Tableau's data visualization software is provided through the Tableau for Teaching program.

Student Paper Presentations

Presentation Guidelines and Suggestions

Feb 3 - Week 4 - Analysis

Jeffrey Heer, Nicholas Kong, and Maneesh Agrawala. Sizing the Horizon: The Effects of Chart Size and Layering on the Graphical Perception of Time Series Visualizations, In Proceedings of ACM Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), pp. 13031312, 2009

  • Note: make sure to present the validation analysis of the paper described in Section 4.7
  • Shawn - slides

Feb 10 - Week 5 - Marks and Channels

Healey, C. G. and Enns, J. T. Attention and Visual Memory in Visualization and Computer Graphics, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18, 7, (2012), 11701188

Feb 17 - Week 6 - Rules of Thumb

Ben Shneiderman. The Eyes Have It: A Task by Data Type Taxonomy for Information Visualizations, In Proceedings of IEEE Visual Languages, pp. 336343, 1996

Mar 3 - Week 8 - Maps, Arrange Networks and Trees

Michael J. McGuffin. Simple Algorithms for Network Visualization: A Tutorial, Tsinghua Science and Technology (Special Issue on Visualization and Computer Graphics) 17:4 (2012), 383398

Mar 17 - Week 9 - Map Color and Other Channels

David Borland and Russell M Taylor III. Rainbow Color Map (Still) Considered Harmful, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 27:2 (2007), 1417
Robert Kosara. How The Rainbow Color Map Misleads, eagereyes blog post, July 2013.

Mar 24 - Week 10 - Manipulate View

Samuel Gratzl, Alexander Lex, Nils Gehlenborg, Hanspeter Pfister, and Marc Streit. LineUp: Visual Analysis of Multi-Attribute Rankings, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. InfoVis 2013), 19:12 (2013), 22772286, Best Paper

Markus Steinberger, Manuela Waldner, Marc Streit, Alexander Lex, and Dieter Schmalstieg. Context-Preserving Visual Links, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. InfoVis 2011), 17:12 (2011), 22492258, Best Paper

Apr 7 - Week 12 - Reduce Items and Attributes

Michael Sedlmair, Tamara Munzner, and Melanie Tory. Empirical Guidance on Scatterplot and Dimension Reduction Technique Choices, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. InfoVis), 19:12 (2013), 26342643

Apr 14 - Week 13 - Embed: Focus + Context

Andy Cockburn, Amy Karlson, and Benjamin B. Bederson. A Review of Overview+Detail, Zooming, and Focus+Context Interfaces, ACM Computing Surveys, 41:1 (2008), 131

Apr 21 - Week 14 - Case Studies

Note: For all of these, briefly describe the system and present the analysis of the system using the framework that we've discussed this semester.

Leland Wilkinson, Anushka Anand, and Robert Grossman. High-Dimensional Visual Analytics: Interactive Exploration Guided by Pairwise Views of Point Distributions, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 12:6 (2006), 1363-1372

Daniel A. Keim and Hans-Peter Kriegel. VisDB: database exploration using multidimensional visualization, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 14:5 (1994), 4049 -- see http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~tmm/courses/old533/readings/visdb.pdf for better images

Jinwook Seo and Ben Shneiderman. Interactively Exploring Hierarchical Clustering Results, IEEE Computer, 35:7 (2002), 8086

Martin Wattenberg. Visual exploration of multivariate graphs, In Proceedings of ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), pp. 811819, 2006

Jing Yang, Matthew O. Ward, and Elke A. Rundensteiner. InterRing: An Interactive Tool for Visually Navigating and Manipulating Hierarchical Structures, In Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization (InfoVis), pp. 7784, 2002

Tamara Munzner, Francois Guimbretiere, and George Robertson. Constellation: A Visualization Tool For Linguistic Queries from MindNet, In Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization (InfoVis), pp. 132135, 1999