Program – Thursday


// 08:30 – 09:00


// 09:00 – 10:40

FP #8: Biomedical Applications and Ray Tracing (Room Arrábida)
Chair: Christoph Garth

  • A Geometric Optimization Approach for the Detection and Segmentation of Multiple Aneurysms
    Kai Lawonn, Monique Meuschke, Ralph Wickenhoefer, Bernhard Preim, Klaus Hildebrandt
  • Interactive Volumetric Visual Analysis of Glycogen-derived Energy Absorption in Nanometric Brain Structures
    Marco Agus, Corrado Cali’, Ali K. Al-Awami, Enrico Gobbetti, Pierre J. Magistretti, Markus Hadwiger
  • Analysis of Large-Scale Molecular Dynamics Simulations Using Interactive Focus+Context Visualization
    Jan Byška, Thomas Trautner, Sérgio Marques, Jiří Damborský, Barbora Kozlikova, Manuela Waldner
  • Scalable Ray Tracing Using the Distributed FrameBuffer
    Will Usher, Ingo Wald, Jefferson Amstutz, Johannes Günther, Carson Brownlee, Valerio Pascucci
  • Ray Tracing Generalized Tube Primitives: Method and Applications
    Mengjiao Han, Ingo Wald, Will Usher, Qi Wu, Feng Wang, Charles Hansen, Valerio Pascucci

SP #3: Web interfaces and learning (Room Porto)
Chair: Jessie Kennedy

  • Defining an Analysis: A Study of Client-Facing Data Scientists
    Abigail Mosca, Shannon Robinson, Meredith Clarke, Rebecca Redelmeier, Sebastian Coates, Dylan Cashman, Remco Chang
  • A Construction Kit for Visual Exploration Interfaces
    Mandy Keck, Rainer Groh
  • Online Learning of Visualization Preferences through Dueling Bandits for Enhancing Visualization Recommendations
    Jan-Frederik Kassel, Michael Rohs
  • MOOCad: Visual Analysis of Anomalous Learning Activities in Massive Open Online Courses
    Xing Mu, Ke Xu, Qing Chen, Yun Wang, Fan Du, Huamin Qu
  • Viz-Blocks: Building Visualizations and Documents in the Browser
    Graham McNeill, Scott Hale

STARs #4: Earth and Surfaces (Room D.Maria)

  • The State of the Art in Visual Analysis Approaches for Ocean and Atmospheric Datasets
    Shehzad Afzal, Mohamad Mazen Hittawe, Sohaib Ghani, Tahira Jamil, Omar Knio, Markus Hadwiger
  • State-of-the-art in Multi-Light Image Collections for Surface Visualization and Analysis
    Ruggero Pintus, Tinsae Gebrechristos Dulecha, Irina Mihaela Ciortan, Enrico Gobbetti, Andrea Giachetti
// 10:40 – 11:10

Coffee Break (Room Salão Nobre)

// 11:10 – 12:50

FP #9:Spatial Data Applications (Room Arrábida)
Chair: Markus Hadwiger

  • Visual Analysis of Charge Flow Network for Complex Morphologies
    Sathish Kottravel, Talha Bin Masood, Martin Falk, Mathieu Linares, Ingrid Hotz
  • IGM-Vis: Analyzing Intergalactic and Circumgalactic Medium Absorption Using Quasar Sightlines in a Cosmic Web Context
    Joseph Burchett, David Abramov, Jasmine Otto, Cassia Artanegara, Jason Prochaska, Angus Forbes
  • Projected Field Similarity for Comparative Visualization of Multi-run Multi-field Time-varying Spatial Data
    Alexey Fofonov, Lars Linsen
  • Analysis of Decadal Climate Predictions with User-guided Hierarchical Ensemble Clustering
    Christopher Kappe, Michael Böttinger, Heike Leitte
  • Evaluating image quality measures to assess the impact of lossy data compression applied to climate simulation data
    Allison Baker, Dorit Hammerling, Terece Turton

SP #4: Text visualization and applications (Room Porto)
Chair: Andreas Kerren

  • WordStream: Interactive Visualization for Topic Evolution
    Tommy Dang, Huyen N. Nguyen, Vung Pham
  • CoCoa: A Linked Network Visualization System of Co-citation and Co-author Relationships
    Rina Nakazawa, Takayuki Itoh, Takafumi Saito
  • Authoring Combined Textual and Visual Descriptions of Graph Data
    Shahid Latif, Fabian Beck
  • The Curious Case of Combining Text and Visualization
    Alvitta Ottley, Aleksandra Kaszowska, Evan Peck, R. Jordan Crouser
  • The Design Space of SparkWords
    Richard Brath, Peter MacMurchy, Ebad Banissi

STARs #5: Networks (Room D.Maria)

  • The State of the Art in Multilayer Network Visualization
    Fintan Mcgee, Mohammad Ghoniem, Guy Melançon, Benoit Otjacques, Bruno Pinaud
// 12:50 – 14:10

Lunch (Room Salão Nobre)

// 14:10 – 15:50

FP #10: Interaction Techniques for Scalability (Room Arrábida)
Chair: Pere-Pau Vázquez

  • Kyrix: Interactive Pan/Zoom Visualizations at Scale
    Wenbo Tao, Xiaoyu Liu, Yedi Wang, Leilani Battle, Çağatay Demiralp, Remco Chang, Michael Stonebraker
  • Designing Animated Transitions to Convey Aggregate Operations
    Younghoon Kim, Michael Correll, Jeffrey Heer
  • Hybrid Touch/Tangible Spatial 3D Data Selection
    Lonni Besançon, Mickael SERENO, Mehdi Ammi, Lingyun Yu, Tobias Isenberg
  • Focus+Context Exploration of Hierarchical Embeddings
    Thomas Höllt, Anna Vilanova, Nicola Pezzotti, Boudewijn P.F. Lelieveldt, Helwig Hauser
  • Understanding User Behaviour through Action Sequences: from the Usual to the Unusual
    Phong Nguyen, Cagatay Turkay, Gennady Andrienko, Natalia Andrienko, Olivier Thonnard, Jihane Zouaoui

FP #11: Geospatial and Social Data (Room Porto)
Chair: Matthew Cooper

  • Route-Aware Edge Bundling for Visualizing Origin-Destination Trails in Urban Traffic
    Wei Zeng, Qiaomu Shen, Yuzhe Jiang, Alexandru Telea
  • Bird’s-Eye – Large-Scale Visual Analytics of City Dynamics using Social Location Data
    Robert Krüger, Han Qi, Nikoay Ivanov, Sanae Mahtal, Dennis Thom, Hanspeter Pfister, Thomas Ertl
  • Topic Tomographies (TopTom): a visual approach to distill information from media streams
    Beatrice Gobbo, Duilio Balsamo, Michele Mauri, Paolo Bajardi, André Panisson, Paolo Ciuccarelli
  • Segmentifier: Interactive Refinement of Clickstream Data
    Kimberly Dextras-Romagnino, Tamara Munzner
// 15:50 – 16:20

Coffee Break (Room Salão Nobre)

// 16:20 – 18:00

FP #12: Interaction Techniques (Room Arrábida)
Chair: Marc Streit

  • Augmenting Tactile 3D Data Navigation With Pressure Sensing
    Xiyao Wang, Lonni Besançon, Tobias Isenberg
  • InsideInsights: Integrating Data-Driven Reporting in Collaborative Visual Analytics
    Andreas Mathisen, Tom Horak, Kaj Grønbæk, Niklas Elmqvist
  • Investigating the Manual View Specification and Visualization by Demonstration Paradigms for Visualization Construction
    Bahador Saket, Alex Endert
  • Linking and Layout: Exploring the Integration of Text and Visualization in Storytelling
    Qiyu Zhi, Alvitta Ottley, Ronald Metoyer
  • Capture & Analysis of Active Reading Behaviors for Interactive Articles on the Web
    Matthew Conlen, Alex Kale, Jeffrey Heer

FP #13: Graphs and Networks (Room Porto)
Chair: Barbora Kozlikova

  • netflower: Dynamic Network Visualization for Data Journalists
    Christina Stoiber, Alexander Rind, Florian Grassinger, Michael Sedlmair, Robert Gutounig, Štefan Emrich, Eva Goldgruber
  • Efficient Optimal Overlap Removal: Algorithms and Experiments
    Wouter Meulemans
  • A stable graph layout algorithm for processes
    Robin Mennens, Roeland Scheepens, Michel Westenberg
  • A Random Sampling O(n) Force-calculation Algorithm for Graph Layouts
    Robert Gove