Schedule

Overview

 Week  Dates Topic Topic HW Lab
1 Aug 20, 22 Introduction InfoVis overview HW 1    
2 Aug 27, 29 Multivariate data & tables Visual perception Lab 1
3 Sep 3, 5 Statistical graphs Practice & examples HW 2     Lab 2
4 Sep 10, 12 Multivar. reps. - Lines, axes, regions Multivar. reps. - Dots, glyphs Lab 3
5 Sep 17, 19 Interaction Overview & detail Lab 4
6 Sep 24, 26 Tasks and analysis Designing visualizations HW 3     Lab 5
7 Oct 1, 3 Presentation & communication Case studies Lab 6
8 Oct 8, 10 Tufte's design principles Data humanism HW 4 Lab 7
9 Oct 15, 17 No Class - Fall break Text & documents
10 Oct 22, 24 Time series data Value of visualization (video, No class)
11 Oct 29, 31 Geospatial visualization Graphs and networks Lab 8a/Lab 8b
12 Nov 5, 7 Hierarchies & trees Design practice/Review
13 Nov 12, 14 Exam Casual InfoVis
14 Nov 19, 21 Evaluation Post-WIMP interaction
15 Nov 26, 28 Visual analytics No Class - Thanksgiving break
16 Dec 3 Project discussion
17 Dec 12* Project video presentations (2-5 pm)


Detail

Below are summaries of all the materials for each class. References for readings and articles, videos shown, websites referenced, and software demonstrated are listed for each topic. The lecture slides are included in Canvas.


Aug. 20 -- Introduction

Class Slides

  • In Canvas

    Post Reading
  • Tufte Shuttle recap

    Websites
  • Video of accident on youtube
  • Tufte's book containing Challenger discussion
  • Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident
  • Challenger disaster - Wikipedia page about accident
  • Weather's role in the disaster (weather.com)
  • Challenger engineer blames himself
  • Challenger crew - What happened (gawker.com)
  • Criticism of Tufte's analysis from Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Research


    Aug. 22 -- InfoVis Overview

    Pre Reading
  • Data Visualization Versus UI and Data Science, L. Cherny

    Post Reading
  • S. Card, J. Mackinlay and B. Shneiderman, Readings in Information Visualization, Using Visualization to Think Morgan Kaufmann, 1999, pp. 1-34.

    Relevant
  • S. K. Card, "Information visualization." In The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook, J. Jacko, A. Sears, (editors), Lawrence Erlbaum Associates; 2003.
  • J.-D. Fekete, J. van Wijk, J. Stasko, C. North, "The Value of Information Visualization", in Information Visualization: Human-Centered Issues and Perspectives, (Editors: A. Kerren, J. Stasko, J.-D. Fekete, C. North), Springer, 2008, pp. 1-18.
  • C. North, "Information Visualization", in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, G. Salvendy (editor), John Wiley & Sons, 2005.

    Websites
  • Anscombe's Quartet
  • Nuclear arms race - visual.ly
  • Death and Taxes - visual.ly
  • Best beer in America - Mike Wirth Art
  • Beer - Beer graph
  • Religious belief and income - awesome.good.is
  • Where We Live - Joe Lertola
  • 60 Silliest pie charts - twentytwowords.com
  • FOX News pie chart
  • NameVoyager of the Baby Name Wizard
  • Use of candidate's names - from the NY Times
  • Netflix Queues - from the NY Times
  • InfoVis Wiki
  • Flowing Data
  • Chartable, from Datawrapper
  • Scoop.It!
  • The Economist's Graphic Detail
  • Visualization Blog Compendium


    Aug. 27 -- Multivariate Data & Tables

    Pre Reading
  • Art and Science of the scatterplot, Pew Research

    Websites
  • Not applicable data, stephaniegreen
  • Trifacta - Data wrangling

    Videos
  • Data cleaning using Trifacta's Wrangler


    Aug. 29 -- Visual Perception

    Pre Reading
  • Choosing Colors for Data Visualization, M. Stone, 2006.
  • Viz Palette for Data Visualization Color, E. Meeks

    Relevant
  • V. Setlur and M. Stone, "A Linguistic Approach to Categorical Color Assignment for Data Visualization", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 22, No. 1, Jan. 2016, pp. 698-707.

    Videos
  • Color in political maps from the Daily Show
  • Change blindness picture examples, from UBC
  • Change blindness video examples, from Dan Simons at Illinois

    Websites
  • C. Healey, "Perception in Visualization," NC State
  • How the Himba see colors, Gondwana collection
  • Color Brewer, C. Brewer
  • Colorgorical, Brown Univ.
  • Viz Palette, seeing colors in action, E. Meeks & S. Lu
  • chroma.js JavaScript library for helping work with colors, G. Aisch
  • How not to suck at color, Greg Gunn
  • Checker shadow illusion, Wikipedia
  • What color are the balls?, Chaz Firestone
  • Color selector algorithm, Tableau
  • Interactive color challenge
  • Color names from xkcd
  • Color resources, If We Assume
  • The little of vis design, from visualisingdata.com, A. Kirk
  • 39 studies about human perception, from K. Elliott


    Sep. 3 -- Statistical Graphs

    Pre Reading
  • Use Pie Charts?, policyviz.com
  • "Effectively Communicating Numbers - Selecting the Best Means and Manner of Display", S. Few, 2006.

    Relevant
  • S. Few, Show Me the Numbers, Analytics Press, 2004.
  • S. Few, Now You See It, Analytics Press, 2009.

    Websites
  • Bar Chart Baselines Start at Zero, N. Yau
  • Line graphs with zero baseline?, A. Cairo
  • French Fry power ranking, LA Times
  • Stacked bar charts, Priceonomics
  • When to use Bump Charts, K. Flerlage
  • 2016 Best and weirdest charts from fivethirtyeight.com
  • Chartopedia, anychart.com
  • Dataviz Project by ferdio

    Software
  • Datawrapper
  • Chartbuilder

    Videos
  • LastHistory, InfoVis '10


    Sep. 5 -- Practice & Examples

    Websites
  • How many ways can you draw a barchart?, datylon.com
  • One data set visualized 25 ways, N. Yau

    Software
  • Tableau


    Sep. 10 -- Multivar. Visual Reps: Lines, Axes, & Regions

    Relevant
  • J.H.T. Claessen, J. van Wijk, "Flexible Linked Axes for Multivariate Data Visualization," IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 17, No. 12, Dec. 2011, pp. 2310-2316.
  • S. Gratzl, A. Lex, N. Gehlenborg, H. Pfister, and M. Streit, "LineUp: Visual Analysis of Multi-Attribute Rankings", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 19, No. 12, pp. 2277-2286, Dec. 2013.
  • D. Keim, "Information Visualization and Visual Data Mining."IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 1-8, 2002.
    R. Rao and S.K. Card, "The Table Lens: Merging Graphical and Symbolic Representations in an Interactive Focus+Context Visualization for Tabluar Information", Proceedings of ACM CHI '94, Apr. 1994, pp. 318-322.
  • M. Spenke, C. Beilken, T. Berlage, "FOCUS: The Interactive Table for Product Comparison and Selection." Proceedings of ACM UIST '96, Nov. 1996, pp. 41-50.
    Websites
  • Parallel coordinates, Julian Heinrich
  • Star/Radar plots of fast food restaurants, BoingBoing
  • Problem with Radar plots, Luke Bornn
  • Parallel Sets, UNCC, InfoVis '05

    Videos
  • Table Lens, Xerox PARC, CHI '95
  • EZChooser, MERL
  • LineUp, Linz & Harvard, InfoVIs '03
  • FLINA View, TU Eindhoven, InfoVis '11

    Software
  • LineUp, Caleydo
  • Parallel Sets, UNCC


    Sep. 12 -- Multivar. Visual Reps: Dots and Glyphs

    Pre Reading
  • Dear Data
  • Importance of Chart Type Names, Xenographics
  • When Charts Go Weird: The Joy of Xenographics, Duncan Geere

    Post Reading
  • Designing a Custom Visualization, Jon Olav H. Eikenes

    Relevant
  • D. Keim, M. Hao, U. Dayal, and M. Hsu, "Pixel Bar Charts: A visualization technique for very large multi-attribute data sets", Information Visualization, Vol. 1, No. 1, March 2002, pp. 20-34.
  • B. Alsallakh, L, Micallef, W. Aigner, H. Hauser, S. Miksch, P. Rodgers, "Visualizing Sets and Set-typed Data: State-of-the-Art and Future Challenges." State-of-the-Art Reports of the Eurographics Conference on Visualization 2014 (EuroVis 2014), June 2014.
  • D. Park, S. M. Drucker, R. Fernandez and N. Elmqvist, "Atom: A Grammar for Unit Visualizations," IEEE Trans. on Visualization & Computer Graphics, vol. 24, no. 12, pp. 3032-3043, Dec. 2018.
  • J.M. Rzeszotarski and A. Kittur. "Kinetica: naturalistic multi-touch data visualization." Proc. of CHI '14, pp. 897-906.
  • J. S. Yi, R. Melton, J. Stasko, and J. Jacko, "Dust & Magnet: Multivariate Information Visualization using a Magnet Metaphor," Information Visualization, Vol. 4, No. 4, Winter 2005, pp. 239-256.

    Websites
  • Chicago police detainees, the Guardian
  • The Swedish Vote, svt
  • Gun deaths in the US, FiveThirtyEight
  • Spending at Trump properties, Axios
  • Surviving the Titanic, Tableau Public
  • The Women of Data Viz, by Alli Torban
  • Nation's World Cup appearances, Sonja Kuijpers
  • Xenographics, Martin Lambrechts

    Videos
  • Dust & Magnet, Georgia Tech, Information Visualization '05
  • Dust & Magnet on MSR Hub, Georgia Tech, '16
  • Kinetica, CMU, CHI '14
  • SandDance, Microsoft Research
  • Untangling Euler Diagrams, MSR, InfoVis '10
  • OnSet, Georgia Tech, InfoVis '14

    Software
  • SandDance, Microsoft Research
  • OnSet, Georgia Tech, InfoVis '14


    Sep. 17 -- Interaction

    Pre Reading
  • Why are we doing fewer interactive graphics?, A. Tse, NYT Deputy Graphics Editor (review the slides of the talk)
  • The death of interactive infographics?, D. Baur
  • In Defense of Interactive Graphics, G. Aisch, NYT

    Post Reading
  • J.S. Yi, Y.A. Kang, J.T. Stasko and J.A. Jacko, "Toward a Deeper Understanding of the Role of Interaction in Information Visualization", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 13, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2007, pp. 1224-1231.

    Relevant
  • A. Dix and G. Ellis, "Starting Simple - adding value to static visualisation through simple interaction." Proc. of AVI '98, May 1998, pp. 124-134.
  • N. Elmqvist, A. Vande Moere, H-C. Jetter, D. Cernea, H. Reiterer, and TJ Jankun-Kelly, "Fluid interaction for information visualization", Information Visualization, Vol. 10, No. 4, Oct. 2011, pp. 327-340.
  • J. Heer and G. Robertson. "Animated Transitions in Statistical Data Graphics," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics Vol. 13, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2007, pp. 1240-1247.
  • J. Heer, M. Agrawala, W. Willett, "Generalized Selection via Interactive Query Relaxation", Proc. of CHI '08, Apr 2008, pp. 959-968.
  • R. Sadana and J. Stasko, "Designing and Implementing an Interactive Scatterplot Visualization for a Tablet Computer", Proc. of AVI '14, May 2014, pp. 265-272.
  • B. Shneiderman, "Dynamic Queries for Visual Information Seeking", IEEE Software, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 70-77, 1994.

    Videos
  • Generalized Selection, Stanford, CHI '08
  • FacetMap, MSR, InfoVis '06
  • FilmFinder, Univ. Maryland, CHI '94
  • Magic Lens & See Through Tools, Xerox PARC, CHI '94 & '95
  • DynaVis animation, MSR, InfoVis '07
  • Dust & Magnet, Georgia Tech, Information Visualization '05
  • OnSet, Georgia Tech, InfoVis '14

    Software
  • HomeFinder, Univ. of Maryland download
  • Spotfire
  • OnSet, Georgia Tech, InfoVis '14

    Websites
  • Interactive histogram from Alan Dix
  • Visual Thesaurus
  • NameVoyager of the Baby Name Wizard
  • Google maps mash-up of homefinder style tool
  • Diamond finder with dynamic queries


    Sep. 19 -- Overview and Detail (including Focus + Context and Zooming)

    Pre Reading
  • Micro-macro view superpower, D. Baur

    Relevant
  • A. Cockburn, A. Karlson, and B. Bederson, "A Review of Overview+Detail, Zooming, and Focus+Context Interfaces", ACM Computing Surveys, Vol. 41, No. 1, Dec. 2008, pp. 2:1-2:31.
  • B. Bederson, J. Meyer, L. Good, "Jazz: An Extensible Zoomable User Interface Graphics Toolkit in Java", Proceedings of UIST 2000, Nov. 2000, pp.171-180.
  • B. Bederson et al, "DateLens: A fisheye calendar interface for PDAs," ACM Trans. on CHI, Vol. 11, No. 1, March 2004, pp. 90-119.
  • G. Furnas, "Generalized Fisheye Views", Proc. of CHI '86, pp. 16-23.
  • G. Furnas and B. Bederson, "Space-Scale Diagrams: Understanding Multiscale Interfaces", Proc. of CHI '95, May 1995, pp. 234-241.
  • G. W. Furnas, "A fisheye follow-up: further reflections on focus + context", Proc. of CHI '06, April 2006, pp. 999-1008.
  • C. Plaisant, D. Carr, and B. Shneiderman, "Image-Browser Taxonomy and Guidelines for Designers", IEEE Software, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 21-32, March 1995.
  • M. Sarkar and M. H. Brown, "Graphical fisheye views", Communications of the ACM, Vol. 37, No. 12, pp. 73-84, Dec. 1994.

    Videos
  • Powers of Ten, by Eames
  • PadPrints, New Mexico, UIST '98
  • PhotoMesa, Maryland, UIST '01
  • FacetZoom, CHI '08
  • Information Mural, Georgia Tech, InfoVis '95
  • Fisheye Views of Graphs, DEC SRC, CHI '93
  • Table Lens, Xerox PARC, CHI '95
  • DateLens, Maryland & MSR

    Websites
  • Powers of 10
  • Scale of the Universe 2 - Zooming example
  • prezi.com
  • Selfiecity
  • DateLens, Maryland


    Sep. 24 -- User Tasks and Analysis

    Pre Reading
  • Banning exploration in my infovis class, by E. Adar

    Relevant
  • R. Amar, J. Eagan, and J. Stasko, "Low Level Components of Analytic Activity in Information Visualization", Proc. of IEEE InfoVis '05, Oct. 2005, pp. 111-117.
  • R. Amar and J. Stasko, "Knowledge Precepts for Design and Evaluation of Information Visualizations," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 11, No. 4, July/August 2005, pp. 432-442.
  • M. Brehmer and T. Munzner, "A Multi-Level Typology of Abstract Visualization Tasks", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 19, No. 12, Dec. 2013, pp. 2376-2385.
  • D. Norman, "The Power of Representation", Chapter 3 in Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes in the Age of the Machine, Addison-Wesley, 1994.
  • A. Rind, W. Aigner, M. Wagner, S. Miksch, and T. Lammarsch, "Task Cube: A three-dimensional conceptual space of user tasks in visualization design and evaluation", Information Visualization, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 288-300, 2015.
  • H.J. Schulz, T. Nocke, M. Heitzler, and H. Schumann, "A Design Space of Visualization Tasks", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 19, No. 12, Dec. 2013, pp. 2366-2375.
  • K. Sedig, P. Parsons, A. Babanski, "Towards a Characterization of Interactivity in Visual Analytics" JMPT, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2012, pp. 12-28.
  • B. Shneiderman, "The Eyes Have It: A Task by Data Type Taxonomy for Information Visualizations." Proc. 1996 IEEE Visual Languages, Sept. 1996, pp. 336-343.


    Sep. 26 -- Designing Vizes

    Pre Reading
  • Design and Redesign in Visualization, Viegas & Wattenberg

    Post Reading
  • A. Vande Moere and H. Purchase, "On the role of Design in Information Visualization", Information Visualization, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 356-371, 2011. (in Canvas)

    Relevant
  • Z. Liu, J. Thompson, et al, "Data Illustrator: Augmenting Vector Design Tools with Lazy Data Binding for Expressive Visualization Authoring", Proc. of CHI '18, Apr. 2018.
  • M. Sedlmair, M. Meyer, T. Munzner, "Design Study Methodology: Reflections from the Trenches and Stacks", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 18, No. 12, Dec. 2012, pp. 2431-2440.

    Websites
  • One data set visualized 25 ways, N. Yau
  • Design challenges, Storytelling with Data
  • SketchInsight
  • Lyra
  • iVisDesigner
  • Data-Driven Guides
  • iVoLVER
  • InfoNice
  • DataInk
  • Data Illustrator
  • Charticulator


    Oct. 1 -- Presentation & Communication

    Pre Reading (Viewing, in this case)
  • The Case for a New Type of Minimum Wage using Tableau StoryPoints
  • Bubble to Bust Recovery from Bloomberg
  • Americans are Completely Addicted to Trucks from Bloomberg
  • MBTA Data from WPI
  • The Fallen of WWII

    Post Reading
  • A. Thudt, J. Walny, T. Gschwandtner, J. Dykes, J. Stasko, "Exploration and Explanation in Data Driven Storytelling", chapter in Data-Driven Storytelling, edited by N. Henry Riche, C. Hurter, N. Diakopoulos, and S. Carpendale, CRC Press, 2018. (in Canvas)

    Relevant
  • N. Henry Riche, C. Hurter, N. Diakopoulos, and S. Carpendale (editors), Data-Driven Storytelling, CRC Press, 2018.
  • J. Hullman and N. Diakopoulos, "Visualization Rhetoric: Framing Effects in Narrative Visualization." IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 17, No. 12, Dec. 2011, pp. 2231-2240.
  • J. Hullman, S. Drucker, N. Riche, B. Lee, D. Fisher, and E. Adar. "A Deeper Understanding of Sequence in Narrative Visualization." IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 19, No. 12, Dec. 2013, pp. 2406-2415.
  • R. Kosara and J. Mackinlay. "Storytelling: The Next Step for Visualization." Computer, Vol. 46, No. 5, May 2013, pp. 44-50.
  • E. Segel and J. Heer, "Narrative Visualization: Telling Stories with Data", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 16, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2010, pp. 1139-1148.

    Videos
  • Hans Rosling talk - from TED Conference, 2006
  • Hans Rosling talk - from TED Conference, 2007
  • Story about Hans Rosling, Nature
  • An Inconvenient Truth - Wikipedia page about film
  • How Mariano Rivera Dominates Hitters - from the NY Times
  • David McCandless talk - from TED Conference, 2010
  • Hans Rosling updated - from the BBC

    Websites
  • Data-Driven Journalism
  • Collection of DDS EXamples, and framework of techniques used
  • Infographic of infographics from wired
  • Obesity in America from thedinfographics.com
  • Left vs. Right from information is beautiful
  • Tufte praises Megan Jaegerman
  • Obama job chart discussion
  • Weather radials
  • The Case for a New Type of Minimum Wage using Tableau StoryPoints
  • Bubble to Bust Recovery from Bloomberg
  • Americans are Completely Addicted to Trucks from Bloomberg
  • MBTA Data from WPI
  • The Fallen of WWII
  • Street Names from NY Times
  • Satellites Orbiting Earth from Quartz
  • Gay rights in US states from the Guardian
  • How Levees Increase Flooding, ProPublica
  • Visual Intro. to Machine Learning
  • Family income and college from NY Times
  • China's economic slowdown from the Guardian
  • Film Dialog from Polygraph
  • What's Really Warming the World?from Bloomberg
  • Can you live on minimum wage? from NY Times
  • California's Getting Fracked from Flagg, Craig, and Bruno
  • Drone Strikes from Pitch Interactive
  • Climate Change from Washington Post
  • Why do dogs? from Nadieh Bremer
  • Information is Beautiful - David McCandless' website
  • What Killed the InfoGraphic?
  • Data Storytelling Resources from Juice Analytics


    Oct. 3 -- Case Studies

    Websites
    How America moves its Homeless - Guardian
    Mass shootings in America - Guardian
    Drug overdoses in America - Guardian
    Measles vaccinations - Guardian
    US House demographics - Ken Flerlage

    Best of '18 Lists:
    FlowingData
    towardsdatascience.com
    Info is Beautiful Awards
    Road to Larissa
    Martin Lambrechts List of Lists


    Oct. 8 -- E. Tufte's Visual Design Principles

    Post Reading
  • Tufte, Envisioning Information

    Relevant
  • S. Bateman, et al, "Useful Junk? The Effects of Visual Embellishment on Comprehension and Memorability of Charts", Proceedings of CHI '10, April 2010, pp. 2573-2582.
  • M. Borkin, et al, "What Makes a Visualization Memorable?", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 19, No. 12, Dec. 2013, pp. 2306-2315.

    Websites
  • Tufte's website
  • Why charts should have a zero baseline
  • Declutter this graph example, by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic
  • Circle width versus area
  • Scrollytelling version of Minard's march
  • Nigel Holmes website
  • WTF Visualizations
  • Junk charts
  • Most misleading charts of 2015 by quartz.com


    Oct. 10 -- Data Humanism

    Pre Reading
  • Putting data back into context, by C. D'Ignazio
  • Why Data is Never Raw, by N. Barrowman
  • Data is Personal, by E. Peck

    Relevant
  • E. Peck, S. Ayuso, and O. El-Etr. "Data is Personal: Attitudes and Perceptions of Data Visualization in Rural Pennsylvania". Proc. of ACM CHI '19, May 2019, Paper 244, 12 pages.
  • M. Correll, "Ethical Dimensions of Visualization Research", Proc. of ACM CHI '19, May 2019, 13 pages.


    Oct. 17 -- Text and Documents

    Pre Reading
  • F. Viegas, M. Wattenberg, "Tag Clouds and the Case for Vernacular Visualization", interactions, Vol. 15, No. 4, Jul-Aug 2008, pp. 49-52. (article in Canvas)

    Relevant
  • D.A. Keim and D. Oelke, "Literature Fingerprinting: A New Method for Visual Literary Analysis", Proc. of IEEE VAST '07, Oct. 2007, pp. 115-122.
  • J. Chuang, D. Ramage, C.D. Manning, J. Heer, "Interpretation and Trust: Designing Model-Driven Visualizations for Text Analysis", Proc. of CHI '12, pp. 443-452.
  • C. Görg, et al, "Combining Computational Analyses and Interactive Visualization for Document Exploration and Sensemaking in Jigsaw", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 19, No. 10, Oct. 2013, pp. 1646-1663.
  • S. Havre, B. Hetzler, and L. Nowell, "ThemeRiver: Visualizing Theme Changes over Time", Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE Information Visualization Symposium, Salt Lake City, Oct. 2000, pp. 115-123.
  • F. Viegas, S. Golder, and J. Donath, "Visualizing Email Content: Portraying Relationships from Conversational Histories", Proceedings of CHI 2006, April 2006, pp. 979-988.
  • F. Viegas, M. Wattenberg, J. Feinberg, "Participatory Visualization with Wordle", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 15, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2009, pp. 1137-1144.
  • M. Wattenberg, F. Viegas, "The Word Tree, an Interactive Visual Concordance", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 14, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2008, pp. 1245-1252.
  • J. Wise, "Visualizing the Non-Visual: spatial analysis and interaction with information from text documents," Proceedings of the Information Visualization '95 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 1995, pp. 51-58.

    Videos
  • Parallel Tag Clouds, IBM, VAST '09
  • FeatureLens, Maryland, CIKM '07
  • SentenTree, Georgia Tech & Twitter
  • Jigsaw, Georgia Tech, VAST '07
  • Jigsaw (academic papers), Georgia Tech, TVCG '13
  • Jigsaw (car reviews), Georgia Tech, TVCG '13
  • SPIRE, PNL, InfoVis '95

    Websites
  • Convention word counts, the New York Times
  • Counting words
  • Word clouds considered harmful, Jacob Harris
  • Wordle
  • State of the Union Wordles, The Guardian
  • EdWordle
  • How to Improve Word Clouds, M. Hearst
  • Voyant Tools
  • Word use in State of Union, NY Times
  • State of Union words, NY Times
  • Concordance software
  • SentenTree, Georgia Tech & Twitter
  • TextArc, recreated at vallandingham.me
  • Jigsaw, Georgia Tech
  • Dissertation browser, Stanford
  • Text Vis Browser, Linnaeus Univ.


    Oct. 22 -- Time Series Data

    Pre Reading
  • Alternative ways for visualizing timelines, Neil Richards

    Relevant
  • W. Aigner, S. Miksch, W. Muller, H. Schumann, C. Tominski, "Visual Methods for Analyzing Time-Oriented Data", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 14, No. 1, Jan.-Feb. 2008, pp. 47-60.
  • L. Byron & M. Wattenberg, "Stacked Graphs - Geometry & Aesthetics", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 14, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2008, pp. 1245-1252.
  • H. Hochheiser and B. Shneiderman. "Dynamic query tools for time series data sets: Timebox widgets for interactive exploration," Information Visualization, Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2004, pp. 1-18.
  • T. Kapler and W. Wright, "GeoTime Information Visualization", Information Visualization, Vol. 4, No. 2, Summer 2005, pp. 136-146.
  • P. McLachlan, T. Munzner, E. Koutsofios, and S. North, "LiveRAC: interactive visual exploration of system management time-series data," Proc. of CHI '08, April 2008, pp. 1483-1492.
  • C. Plaisant, et al, "LifeLines: Visualizing Personal Histories." Proc. of CHI '96, pp 221-227.
  • J. van Wijk and E. van Selow, "Cluster and Calendar based Visualization of Time Series Data", Proc. of InfoVis '99, Oct. 1999, pp. 4-9.

    Videos
  • Lifelines & Lifelines2, Univ. Maryland, CHI '96, CHI '08
  • EventFlow, Univ. of Maryland
  • LiveRAC, UBC, CHI '08

    Websites
  • The TimeViz Browser
  • US elections over time (animation), streamable.com
  • US elections over time (no animation), NY Times
  • Voting Bloc shifts, NY Times
  • How electricity is produced in each state, NY Times
  • LifeLines, Maryland
  • LifeLines2, Maryland
  • Visual History of Top Golfers, Ben Davis in Tableau Public
  • Visual History of Top Women's Tennis Players, Guardian
  • Movie character timelines
  • Web browser percentage of market
  • Movie receipts over time from NY Times
  • Timeline Storyteller, Microsoft
  • Connected scatterplots example, NY Times
  • In Praise of Connected Scatterplots, Alberto Cairo
  • DimpVis, UOIT
  • Connected scatterplot, Northwestern
  • Animated geographic tracks, 422south
  • Dissecting a film trailer, NY Times
  • When are Babies Born?, Scientific Americian
  • Shipping across the world
  • History of Sampling

    Software
  • TimeSearcher, Maryland
  • Simile, time series widgets from MIT


    Oct. 24 -- Value of Visualization

    Pre Watching
  • Stasko EuroVis '14 Capstone Video

    Relevant
  • J.-D. Fekete, J. van Wijk, J. Stasko, C. North, "The Value of Information Visualization", in Information Visualization: Human-Centered Issues and Perspectives, (Editors: A. Kerren, J. Stasko, J.-D. Fekete, C. North), Springer, 2008, pp. 1-18.
  • D. Norman, "The Power of Representation", Chapter 3 in Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes in the Age of the Machine, Addison-Wesley, 1994.
  • J. Stasko, "Value-Driven Evaluation of Visualizations", Proc. of BELIV '14, Nov. 2014, pp. 46-53.
  • J. van Wijk, "The value of visualization," Proc. of Visualization '05, Oct. 2005, pp.79-86.
  • R. Chang, C. Ziemkiewicz, T. M. Green, and W. Ribarsky. "Defining Insight for Visual Analytics." IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, Vol. 29, No. 2, Feb. 2009, pp. 14-17.
  • J. Larkin, H.A. Simon, "Why a Diagram is (Sometimes) Worth Ten Thousand Words", Cognitive Science, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 65-99, 1987.
  • Z. Liu, N. Nersessian, J. Stasko, "Distributed Cognition as a Theoretical Framework for Information Visualization", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 14, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2008, pp. 1173-1180.
  • Z. Liu and J. Stasko, "Mental Models, Visual Reasoning and Interaction in Information Visualization: A Top-down Perspective", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, (InfoVis '10), Vol. 16, No. 6, November/December 2010, pp. 999-1008.

    Websites
  • Anscombe's Quartet
  • Gun ownership in NY from lohud.com


    Oct. 29 -- Geospatial Visualization

    Relevant
  • Dykes, J., Wood, J. & Slingsby, A. (2010). Rethinking map legends with visualization. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 16(6), pp. 890-899.
  • Wood, J., Badawood, D., Dykes, J. & Slingsby, A. (2011) BallotMaps: Detecting name bias in alphabetically ordered ballot papers. . IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 17(12), pp. 2384-2391.
  • Van Wijk, J. J. (2013). Unfolding the earth: myriahedral projections. The Cartographic Journal.
  • Kraak, M. J. (2003, August). The space-time cube revisited from a geovisualization perspective. In Proc. 21st International Cartographic Conference(pp. 1988-1996).
  • Tominski, C., Schumann, H., Andrienko, G., & Andrienko, N. (2012). Stacking-based visualization of trajectory attribute data. IEEE Transactions on visualization and Computer Graphics, 18(12), 2565-2574.
  • Kraak, M. J., & Ormeling, F. (2011). Cartography: visualization of spatial data. GuilfordPress.
  • Robinson, A. H. M., Muehrcke, J. L., Kimerling, P. C., & Guptill, A. J. (1995). Elements of cartography (No. 526 E4).

    Websites
  • Map of every European city , TerribleMaps
  • Map of every American city , TerribleMaps
  • Racial dot map, Univ. Virginia
  • How the country swung, Washington Post
  • How Trump made gains, NY Times
  • European population changes, interaktiv morgenpost
  • Different units, different patterns, Lisa Charlotte Rost, datawrapper blog
  • Modern Family vs. Duck Dynasty, NY Times
  • How Amercia uses its land, Bloomberg
  • Atlanta Health Observatory Ellie Zhang, Georgia Tech
  • Tips for creating choropleth maps, Lisa Charlotte Rost, datawrapper blog
  • Where are your FB friends? , NY Times
  • World population cartogram , ourworldindata.org
  • World in 3D , pudding.com
  • 2016 election map from 538
  • Women are defeating Trump, 538
  • How Election Maps Lie, Washington Post
  • Is US leaning red or blue?, Wired
  • Regions of the US, NY Times
  • 12 Notable Election Vis Techniques, visualisingdata
  • Ken Fields' website

    Software Tools
  • Leaflet
  • Turf
  • Unfolding
  • ColorBrewer
  • Visualizing Geo Stat Data with Google Maps, N. Holmberg

    Videos
    Cartographers from the West Wing TV show
    Unfolding the Earth by Jarke van Wijk
    London Bike Trips Jo Wood, City niversity London


    Oct. 31 -- Graphs and Networks

    Relevant
  • I. Herman, et al, "Graph Visualization and Navigation in Information Visualization: A Survey", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 6, No. 1, Jan-Mar 2000, pp. 24-43.
  • D. Holten, "Hierarchical edge bundles: Visualization of adjacency relations in hierarchical data," IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 12, No. 5, Sep.-Oct. 2006, pp. 741-748.
  • B. Lee, C. Parr, C. Plaisant, B. Bederson, V. Veksler, W. Gray, and C. Kotfila "TreePlus: Interactive Exploration of Networks with Enhanced Tree Layouts", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 12, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2006, pp. 1414-1426.
  • B. Lee, C. Plaisant, C. Sims Parr, J.-D. Fekete, N. Henry, "Task Taxonomy for Graph Visualization", Proc. of BELIV '06, April '06, pp. 1-5.
  • A. Perer, B. Shneiderman, "Balancing Systematic and Flexible Exploration of Social Networks," IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 12, No. 5, Sep.-Oct. 2006, pp. 693-700.
  • B. Shneiderman, A. Aris, "Network Visualization by Semantic Substrates," IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 12, No. 5, Sep.-Oct. 2006, pp. 733-740.
  • F. van Ham and A. Perer, "Search, Show Context, Expand on Demand: Supporting Large Graph exploration with Degree-of-Interest", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 15, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2009, pp. 953-960.
  • M. Wattenberg, "Visual exploration of multivariate graphs," Proceedings of ACM CHI '06, Montreal, Canada, April 2006, pp. 811-819.
  • P.C. Wong, H. Foote, G. Chin, P. Mackey, K. Perrine, "Graph Signatures for Visual Analytics", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 12, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2006, pp. 1399-1413.

    Videos
  • Visualizing Connections, Nadieh Bremer at Eyeo 2019
  • TreePlus, Maryland
  • Semantic Substrates and SocialAction, Maryland, InfoVis '06
  • PivotSlice, Toronto & UOIT
  • Social Action, Senator voting patterns, Maryland
  • Vizster, UC Berkeley, InfoVis '05
  • Ploceus, Georgia Tech, VAST '11
  • Graph-level Operations (GLOs), Georgia Tech, InfoVis '14

    Websites
  • Human Diseases, New York Times
  • Live Plasma - music artistis
  • Death and Taxes, U.S. Budget
  • Social Science visualization gallery
  • Social network analysis
  • Force-directed example, Protovis, Mike Bostock
  • Naming names in presidential debates, NY Times
  • Circos, circular graph drawing
  • UUUNET North America
  • Where People Run, from citylab.com
  • Transit Maps tumblr
  • London Tube
  • Actual London subway geography
  • Walking lines for the Tube
  • Myths about H. Beck and the Tube map? , A. Cairo
  • Paris Metro map
  • Atlanta MARTA map
  • Game of Thrones transit map
  • GMap - Graphs as Maps, Arizona
  • Marvel Universe interactive, straitstimes.com
  • visualcinnamon.com, Nadieh Bremer's site
  • The flavor connection, from Scientific American
  • Graph drawing tutorial, Brown
  • Graph drawing resources, graphdrawing.org
  • Jung, Java Universal Network/Graph Framework
  • Graph drawing resources, AT&T Labs
  • cola.js, from Monash Univ.
  • Gephi, Open Graph Viz Platform
  • TouchGraph
  • TouchGraph's Google browser
  • Visual Complexity - Graph Visualizations
  • Semantic substrates, Maryland
  • CiteVis, Georgia Tech
  • Vizster, UC Berkeley
  • Social Action, Maryland
  • MatrixExplorer & NodeTrix, INRIA
  • Ploceus, Georgia Tech
  • Graph-level Operations (GLOs), Georgia Tech
  • Planarity - graph layout game
  • Atlas of Cyberspace


    Nov. 5 -- Hierarchies and Trees

    Relevant
  • S. Card and D. Nation, "Degree-of-Interest Trees: A Component of an Attention-Reactive User Interface", Proc. of AVI '02, May 2002, pp. 231-245.
  • B. Johnson and B. Shneiderman, "Tree-maps: A Space Filling Approach to the Visualization of Hierarchical Information Structures", Proc. of Vis '91, Oct. 1991, pp. 284-291.
  • B. Bederson, B. Shneiderman, and M. Wattenberg, Ordered and Quantum Treemaps: Making Effective Use of 2D Space to Display Hierarchies, ACM Trans. on Graphics, Vol. 21, No. 4, Oct. 2002, pp. 833-854.
  • C. Plaisant, et al, "SpaceTree: Design Evolution of a Node Link Tree Browser", Proc. of InfoVis '02, Oct. 2002, pp. 57-64.
  • G. Robertson, S. Card, and J. Mackinlay, "Information Visualization Using 3D Interactive Animation", Communications of the ACM, vol. 36, no. 4, Apr. 1993, pp. 57-71.
  • J. Stasko and E. Zhang, "Focus+Context Display and Navigation Techniques for Enhancing Radial, Space-Filling Hierarchy Visualizations", Proc. of InfoVis '00, Oct. 2000, pp. 57-65.
  • W. Wang, H. Wang, G. Dai, H. Wang, "Visualization of large hierarchical data by circle packing", Proceedings of ACM CHI '06, April 2006, pp. 517-520.

    Videos
  • Information Visualizer, Xerox PARC
  • Hyperbolic Tree, Xerox PARC, CHI '96
  • SpaceTree, Univ. of Maryland, HCIL '02
  • Sunburst from Georgia Tech
  • Zoomology, InfoVis '03, Georgia Tech

    Websites
  • Election 2016, from NY Times
  • Map of the Market knockoff from finviz.com
  • Dynamic layout algorithm comparison applet created by Martin Wattenberg and Ben Bederson
  • Treemaps, Maryland HCIL
  • newsmap
  • Obama's 2012 budget proposal, (in treemap), from NY Times
  • 2012 presidential election, Macrofocus
  • European geography
  • Voronoi treemaps from FoamTree
  • World of Languages (voronoi treemap), visualcapitalist.com
  • Periodic table SunBurst, Wijmo
  • Maze (SunBurst), Uber
  • World food brands, Oxfam Intl.
  • treevis.net from Hans-Jorg Schulz

    Software
  • SequoiaView file visualizer by Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
  • DaisyDisk, (SunBurst)


    Nov. 14 -- Casual InfoVis

    Relevant
  • Z. Pousman, J. T. Stasko and M. Mateas, "Casual Information Visualization: Depictions of Data in Everyday Life", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 13, No. 6, November/December 2007, pp. 1145-1152.

    Additional Papers
  • T. Skog, et al, "Between Aesthetics and Utility: Designing Ambient Information Visualizations", Proc. of InfoVis '03, pp. 233-240.
  • J. Fogarty, et al., "Aesthetic information collages: generating decorative displays that contain information," Proc. UIST '01, Nov. 2001, pp. 141-150.
  • J. Stasko, et al, "Personalized Peripheral Information Awareness through Information Art", Proc. of UbiComp '04, Sept. 2004, pp. 18-35.
  • M. van Dantzich, et al., "Scope: Providing awareness of multiple notifications at a glance," Proc. AVI '02, May 2002, pp. 267-281.
  • F. Viegas and M. Wattenberg, "Artistic data visualization: Beyond visual analytics," Proceedings of HCII 2007, July 2007, pp. 182-191.

    Websites
  • InfoVis & Art, Presentation by Viegas & Wattenberg at InfoVis '06
  • Jason Salavon's art
  • Feltron Annual Report, One's life as an annual report
  • Ambient Devices
  • Informative Art, Viktoria Institute
  • InfoCanvas, Georgia Tech
  • We Feel Fine - Visualizing feelings

    Videos
  • ambientROOM, MIT, CHI '98
  • InfoCanvas, InfoVis '05


    Nov. 19 -- Evaluation

    Relevant
  • S. Carpendale, "Evaluating Information Visualizations", in Information Visualization: Human-Centered Issues and Perspectives, (Editors: A. Kerren, J. Stasko, J.-D. Fekete, C. North), Springer, 2008, pp. 19-45.
  • H. Lam, E. Bertini, P. Isenberg, C. Plaisant, and S. Carpendale. "Empirical Studies in Information Visualization: Seven Scenarios." IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 18, No. 9, Sept. 2012, pp. 1520-1536.
  • A. Perer and B. Shneiderman, "Integrating statistics and visualization: case studies of gaining clarity during exploratory data analysis", Proc. of ACM CHI '08, April 2008, pp. 265-274.
  • C. Plaisant, "The challenge of information visualization evaluation", Proc. of AVI '04, May 2004, pp. 109-116.
  • G. Robertson, R. Fernandez, D. Fisher, B. Lee, and J. Stasko, "Effectiveness of Animation in Trend Visualization," IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 14, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2008, pp. 1325-1332.
  • B. Saket, A. Endert, and J. Stasko, "Beyond Usability and Performance: A Review of User Experience-focused Evaluations in Visualization", Proc. of BELIV 2016, Baltimore, MD, October 2016.
  • P. Saraiya et al, "An Insight-Based Methodology for Evaluating Bioinformatics Visualizations", IEEE Trans. on Vis. and Computer Graphics, Vol. 11, No. 4, Jul/Aug 2005, pp. 443-456.
  • B. Shneiderman, C. Plaisant, "Strategies for evaluating information visualization tools: multi-dimensional in-depth long-term case studies", Proc. of BELIV '06, May 2006, pp. 1-7.
  • J. Stasko, R. Catrambone, M. Guzdial, K. McDonald, "An Evaluation of Space-Filling Information Visualizations for Depicting Hierarchical Structures", International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Vol. 53, No. 5, Nov. 2000, pp. 663-694.
  • E. Wall, M. Agnihotri, L. Matzen, K. Divis, M. Haass, A. Endert, and J. Stasko, "A Heuristic Approach to Value-Driven Evaluation of Visualizations", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 25, No. 1, January 2019, pp. 491-500.


    Nov. 21 -- Post-WIMP Interaction with Visualizations

    Relevant
  • T. Gao, M. Dontcheva, E. Adar, Z. Liu, and K. G. Karahalios. "DataTone: Managing Ambiguity in Natural Language Interfaces for Data Visualization". Proc. of UIST '15, pp. 489-500, Oct. 2015.
  • T. Horak, S. K. Badam, N. Elmqvist, and R. Dachselt. 2018. When David Meets Goliath: Combining Smartwatches with a Large Vertical Display for Visual Data Exploration. Proc. of CHI '18, Paper 19.
  • B. Lee, P. Isenberg, N. H. Riche, and S. Carpendale. "Beyond mouse and keyboard: Expanding design considerations for information visualization interactions." IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 18, No. 12, pp. 2689-2698, Dec. 2012.
  • C. North, T. Dwyer, B. Lee, D. Fisher, P. Isenberg, G. Robertson, and K. Inkpen. "Understanding multi-touch manipulation for surface computing". Proc. of IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, pp. 236-249, 2009.
  • R. Sadana and J. Stasko, "Expanding Selection for Information Visualization Systems on Tablet Devices", Proc. of ISS '16, Nov. 2016, pp. 149-158.
  • R. Sadana and J. Stasko, "Designing Multiple Coordinated Visualizations for Tablets", Computer Graphics Forum, Vol. 35, No. 3, June 2016, pp. 261-270.
  • V. Setlur, S. E. Battersby, M. Tory, R. Gossweiler, and A. X. Chang, "Eviza: A natural language interface for visual analysis." In Proc. of UIST '16, pp. 365-377, 2016.
  • A. Srinivasan and J. Stasko, "Orko: Facilitating Multimodal Interaction for Visual Network Exploration and Analysis", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 24, No. 1, Jan. 2018, pp. 511-521.

    Websites
  • Touch Interaction on Tablets, Georgia Tech
  • Natural Visualization, Georgia Tech

    Videos
  • Cambiera, Microsoft, Va. Tech
  • Tangere, Georgia Tech
  • Expanding Selection for InfoVis Systems on Tablet Devices, Georgia Tech
  • Kinetica, CMU
  • VisTiles, TU Dresden
  • Big and small displays, Maryland & TU Dresden
  • DataInk, Microsoft & Toronto
  • DataTone, Adobe, Illinois, Michigan
  • Eviza, Tableau
  • Orko intro and usage scenario, Georgia Tech
  • ImAxes - Immersive Data Vis in Virtual Reality, Monash Univ.


    Nov. 26 -- Visual Analytics

    Relevant
  • D. Keim, G. Andrienko, J.-D. Fekete, C. Gorg, J. Kohlhammer, and G. Melancon, "Visual Analytics: Definition, Process, and Challenges", in Information Visualization: Human-Centered Issues and Perspectives, (Editors: A. Kerren, J. Stasko, J.-D. Fekete, C. North), Springer, 2008, pp. 1-18.
  • M. Bilgic, L. Licamele, L. Getoord, B. Shneiderman, "D-Dupe: An Interactive Tool for Entity Resolution in Social Networks", Proceedings of IEEE VAST '06, Oct. 2006, pp. 43-50.
  • R. Chang, et al, "Scalable and interactive visual analysis of financial wire transactions for fraud detection", Information Visualization, Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring 2008, pp. 63-76.
  • J. Stasko, C. Gorg, and Z. Liu, "Jigsaw: Supporting Investigative Analysis through Interactive Visualization", Information Visualization, Vol. 7, No. 2, Summer 2008, pp. 118-132.
  • C. Görg, et al, "Combining Computational Analyses and Interactive Visualization for Document Exploration and Sensemaking in Jigsaw", IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 19, No. 10, Oct. 2013, pp. 1646-1663.
  • J. Thomas and K. Cook, Illuminating the Path - The Research and Development Agenda for Visual Analytics, IEEE Press, 2005.
  • P.C. Wong, et al, "Walking the path: a new journey to explore and discover through visual analytics", Information Visualization, Vol. 5, No. 4, Winter 2006, pp. 237-249.
  • W. Wright, D. Schroh, P. Proulx, A. Skaburskis, and B. Cort, "The sandbox for analysis: concepts and evaluation", Proceedings of ACM CHI '06, April 2006, pp. 801-810.

    Websites
  • Visual Analytics Community
  • Visual Analytics in the EU
  • InterAxis, Georgia Tech
  • LineUp, Caleydo
  • Jigsaw, Georgia Tech

    Videos
  • Visual Analytics, VisMaster
  • Precision Information Environments vision video
  • Jigsaw (academic papers), Georgia Tech, TVCG '13
  • Jigsaw (car reviews), Georgia Tech, TVCG '13
  • Sandbox, Oculus/Uncharted, VAST '07 Contest
  • Entity Workspace, PARC
  • Analyst's Workspace, Va Tech, VAST '12
  • IN-SPIRE, PNNL
  • D-Dupe, Maryland, VAST '06
  • WireVis, UNCC, Information Visualization '08
  • Coast Guard Search & Rescue, Overview, Scenario, Purdue, VAST '11


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    Dropped -- Commercial Systems Demos & Discussion

    Class Slides
  • PDF

    Relevant
  • M. Spenke and C. Beilken, "InfoZoom - Analysing Formula One racing results with an interactive data mining and visualization tool," Proceedings of 2nd Intl. Conf. on Data Mining, July 2000.

    Additional Papers
  • S. Eick, "Visual Discovery and Analysis", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 6, No. 1, Jan-Mar 2000, pp. 44-58.
    Software
  • Spotfire from TIBCO
  • Tableau from Tableau Software
  • Qlik Sense from Qlik
  • InfoZoom from HumanIT


    Nov. 30 -- Review

    Class Slides
  • PDF

    Relevant
  • J. Heer, M. Bostock, and V. Ogievetsky, "A Tour through the Visualization Zoo", Communications of the ACM, Vol. 53, No. 6, June 2010, pp. 59-67.

    Additional Papers


    dropped -- Social Visualization

    Class Slides
  • PDF

    Relevant
  • F. Viegas, S. Golder, and J. Donath, "Visualizing Email Content: Portraying Relationships from Conversational Histories", Proceedings of CHI 2006, Montreal, Canada, April 2006, pp. 979-988.
  • M. Wattenberg and J. Kriss, "Designing for Social Data Analysis," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics Vol. 12, No. 4, Jul.-Aug. 2006, pp. 549-557.

    Additional Papers
  • D. Baur, F. Seiffert, M. Sedlmair, and S. Boring, "The Streams of Our Lives: Visualizing Listening Histories in Context", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, (InfoVis '10), Vol. 16, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2010, pp. 1119-1128.
  • J. Donath, K. Karahalios, and F. Viegas, "Visualizing Conversations", Proc. of HICSS-32, Jan. 1999.
  • M. Dork, D. Gruen, C. Williamson, and S. Carpendale, "A Visual Backchannel for Large-Scale Events", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, (InfoVis '10), Vol. 16, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2010, pp. 1129-1138.
  • J. Heer and d. boyd, "Vizster: Visualizing Online Social Networks", Proc. of IEEE InfoVis '05, Oct. 2005, pp. 33-40.
  • F. Viegas, d. boyd, D. Nguyen, J. Potter, J. Donath, "Digital Artifacts for Remembering and Storytelling: PostHistory and Social Network Fragments," Proc. of HICSS'04, Jan. 2004.
  • F. Viegas, E. Perry, E. Howe, and J. Donath, "Artifacts of the Presence Era: Using Information Visualization to Create an Evocative Souvenir," Proc. of IEEE InfoVis '04, Oct. 2004, pp. 105-111.
  • R. Xiong and J. Donath, "People Garden: Creating Data Portraits for Users," Proc. of UIST '99, Nov. 1999, pp. 37-44.

    Websites
  • Social Visualization Workshop, from CHI '06
  • Social Media Group, MIT
  • Social Spaces Group, Illinois
  • NameVoyager of the Baby Name Wizard

    Videos
  • Visual Backchannel, Univ. Calgary, InfoVis '10
  • LastHistory, InfoVis '10


    dropped -- Animation

    Class Slides
  • PDF

    Relevant
  • J. Heer and G. Robertson. "Animated Transitions in Statistical Data Graphics," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics Vol. 13, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2007, pp. 1240-1247.

    Additional Papers
  • L. Bartram, et al, "Moticons: detection, distraction, and task", Intl. Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Vol. 58, No. 5, May 2003, pp. 515-545.
  • G.G. Robertson, S.K. Card, and J.D. Mackinlay, "Information Visualization Using 3D Interactive Animation", Communications of the ACM, Vol. 36, No. 4, Apr. 1993, pp. 57-71.
  • G. Robertson, R. Fernandez, D. Fisher, B. Lee, and J. Stasko, "Effectiveness of Animation in Trend Visualization," IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 14, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2008, pp. 1325-1332.
    Websites
  • Animated transitions in visualizations, J. Heer, Stanford

    Videos
  • Rosling's updated GapMinder talk - from BBC, 2010