Active Projects

Additional web-based interactive demos can be found on our Demo Site

Natural Visualization
Creating natural data visualization and analysis systems incorporating multiple interaction modalities including speech and touch.

Data Illustrator and Data Animator
Creating rich, expressive infographics and visualizations and animations without needing to program.

Using visualization and visual analytics to help analysis and sensemaking on document collections.

Sports Data Visualization
Visualizing sports data to help people understand, analyze, and predict sporting events.

ICE-T Value-Driven Visualization Evaluation
Evaluating visualizations through heuristic, value-focused metrics.
Civic Geovisualization
Mapping and visualizing urban data from multiple stakeholders to promote civic discourse.

Exploring conference paper citation data visually.

Touch Interaction
Developing interaction techniques for visualization on touch-based tablet and mobile devices.

Social Media Visual Analytics
Helping people analyze and understand social media through interactive visualization and other techniques.

Graph-Level Operations
Identifying the building blocks of graph visualization.

Building novel interactive visualizations without programming.
Information Visualization and Visual Analytics
Helping people explore, analyze, and understand data through interactive visualization techniques and systems.

Prior Projects
Exploring boolean set data through visualization and direct manipulation.

Using visual analytics to help psychologists explore social and communicative behaviors.
Visual Analytics for Intelligence Analysis
Informing the design of visual analytics systems for intelligence analysis.
Analyzing and exploring converging business ecosystems through visual analytics.
Dust & Magnet
Assisting people understand multivariate data sets using a magnet metaphor-based visualization.
Supporting flexible network modeling for visual analysis of spreadsheets and databases.
Empowering workers to use visualizations of printer data as a basis for conversation and reflection.
Enabling real-time awareness and exploratory analysis of temporal, categorical event transactions.
Developing Information Art: Virtual paintings that peripherally convey information to people

The Buzz
Supporting end-user mashup creation and content aggregation onto photo and text collages.

Making multiple monitors more manageable and exploring how window management techniques can improve the use of multiple monitor systems.
Talking Heads
Exploring the use of embodied interface agents who assist people with daily tasks.

Aiding equity investors with mutual fund portfolio diversification through the use of Context Treemaps.
Developing circular, space-filling visualizations for depicting information hierarchies and trees.
Software Visualization
Helping people understand software through visualization of programs, data structures, algorithms, and executions.

Communicating presence and awareness data through an ambient information system.
Combining information and aesthetics in a peripheral awareness system.
Ambient Trolley
Communicating trolley travel times in an ambient toy display..
Exploring how PDAs could be used in shopping at grocery stores and other retail environments.
What's Happening?
Enhancing the sense of community in a geographically separated organization via software applications.
Information Mural
Providing better techniques for rendering large data sets in small interface windows.
Visualizing network topologies to assist network designers and analysts.