Papers Sessions

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH
10:30-12:10
Room: Key 3+4+6
InfoVis: Interaction
Session Chair: Anastazia Bezerianos

Visualization by Demonstration: An Interaction Paradigm for Visual Data Exploration (J)
Authors: Bahador Saket, Hannah Kim, Eli T. Brown, and Alex Endert

Vega-Lite: A Grammar of Interactive Graphics (J) (Best Paper Award)
Authors: Arvind Satyanarayan, Dominik Moritz, Kanit Wongsuphasawat, and Jeffrey Heer

HindSight: Encouraging Exploration through Direct Encoding of Personal Interaction History (J)
Authors: Mi Feng, Cheng Deng, Evan M. Peck, and Lane Harrison

PowerSet: A Comprehensive Visualization of Set Intersections (J)
Authors: Bilal Alsallakh and Liu Ren


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH
10:30-12:10
Room: Holiday 4+5
VAST: Traffic and Urban Planning
Session Chair: Tatiana von Landesberger

SmartAdP: Visual Analytics of Large-scale Taxi Trajectories for Selecting Billboard Locations (J)
Authors: Dongyu Liu, Di Weng, Yuhong Li, Jie Bao, Yu Zheng, Huamin Qu, and Yingcai Wu

SemanticTraj: A New Approach to Interacting with Massive Taxi Trajectories (J)
Authors: Shamal AL-Dohuki, Farah Kamw, Ye Zhao, Chao Ma, Yingyu Wu, Jing Yang, Xinyue Ye, Fei Wang, Xin Li, and Wei Chen

Embedding Spatio-temporal Information into Maps by Route-Zooming (T)
Authors: Guodao Sun, Ronghua Liang, Huamin Qu, Yingcai Wu

Vis-A-Ware: Integrating Spatial and Non-Spatial Visualization for Visibility-Aware Urban Planning (T)
Authors: Thomas Ortner, Johannes Sorger, Harald Steinlechner, Gerd Hesina, Harald Piringer, Eduard Groeller


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH
10:30-12:10
Room: Key 1+2+5
SciVis: Biological, Molecular and Shape Visualization
Session Chair: Christoph Heinzl

Molecular Surface Maps (J)
Authors: Michael Krone, Florian Frieß, Katrin Scharnowski, Guido Reina, Silvia Fademrecht, Tobias Kulschewski, Jürgen Pleiss, and Thomas Ertl

Synteny Explorer: An Interactive Visualization Application for Teaching Genome Evolution (J)
Authors: Chris Bryan, Gregory Guterman, Kwan-Liu Ma, Harris Lewin, Denis Larkin, Jaebum Kim, Jian Ma, and Marta Farré

Visualizing Shape Deformations with Variation of Geometric Spectrum (J)
Authors: Jiaxi Hu, Hajar Hamidian, Zichun Zhong, and Jing Hua

Physics-based Visual Characterization of Molecular Interaction Forces (J)
Authors: Pedro Hermosilla, Jorge Estrada, Victor Guallar, Timo Ropinski, Àlvar Vinacua, and Pere-Pau Vázquez


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH
2:00-3:40
Room: Key 3+4+6
InfoVis: Immersive Analytics
Session Chair: Chris Collins

Immersive Collaborative Analysis of Network Connectivity: CAVE-style or Head-Mounted Display? (J)
Authors: Maxime Cordeil, Tim Dwyer, Karsten Klein, Bireswar Laha, Kim Marriott, and Bruce H. Thomas

Investigating the Use of a Dynamic Physical Bar Chart for Data Exploration and Presentation (J)
Authors: Faisal Taher, Yvonne Jansen, Jonathan Woodruff, John Hardy, Kasper Hornbæk, and Jason Alexander

Embedded Data Representations (J)
Authors: Wesley Willett, Yvonne Jansen, and Pierre Dragicevic

A Study of Layout, Rendering, and Interaction Methods for Immersive Graph Visualization (T)
Authors: Oh-Hyun Kwon, Chris Muelder, Kyungwon Lee, Kwan-Liu Ma

The Attraction Effect in Information Visualization (J) (Best Paper Honorable Mention)
Authors: Evanthia Dimara, Anastasia Bezerianos, and Pierre Dragicevic


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH
2:00-3:40
Room: Holiday 4+5
VAST: Exploratory Analysis
Session Chair: Remco Chang

Visualizing Dimension Coverage to Support Exploratory Analysis (J)
Authors: Ali Sarvghad, Melanie Tory, and Narges Mahyar

Magnostics: Image-based Search of Interesting Matrix Views for Guided Network Exploration (J)
Authors: Michael Behrisch, Benjamin Bach, Michael Hund, Michael Delz, Laura von Rüden, Jean-Daniel Fekete, and Tobias Schreck

A Grammar-based Approach for Modeling User Interactions and Generating Suggestions During the Data Exploration Process (J)
Authors: Filip Dabek and Jesus J Caban

A Visual Analytics Approach for Categorical Joint Distribution Reconstruction from Marginal Projections (J) (Best Paper Honorable Mention)
Authors: Cong Xie, Wen Zhong, and Klaus Mueller

Supporting Visual Exploration for Multiple Users in Large Display Environments (C)
Authors: Sriram Karthik Badam, Fereshteh Amini, Niklas Elmqvist, Pourang Irani


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH
2:00-3:40
Room: Key 1+2+5
SciVis: Design Studies and Evaluation
Session Chair: Helwig Hauser

Visualization as Seen Through its Research Paper Keywords (J)
Authors: Petra Isenberg, Tobias Isenberg, Michael Sedlmair, Jian Chen, and Torsten Möller

Comparing Cross-Sections and 3D Renderings for Surface Matching Tasks using Physical Ground Truths (J)
Authors: Andreas J. Lind and Stefan Bruckner

Urban Pulse: Capturing the Rhythm of Cities (J)
Authors: Fabio Miranda, Harish Doraiswamy, Marcos Lage, Kai Zhao, Bruno Gonçalves, Luc Wilson, Mondrian Hsieh, and Cláudio T. Silva

Visualization and Extraction of Carvings for Heritage Conservation (J)
Authors: Kai Lawonn, Erik Trostmann, Bernhard Preim, and Klaus Hildebrandt

In Situ Distribution Guided Analysis and Visualization of Transonic Jet Engine Simulations (J) (Best Paper Honorable Mention)
Authors: Soumya Dutta, Chun-Ming Chen, Gregory Heinlein, Han-Wei Shen, and Jen-Ping Chen


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH
4:15-5:55
Room: Key 1+2+5
SciVis: Topology-based Techniques
Session Chair: Bei Wang

Topological Analysis of Inertial Dynamics (J)
Authors: Antoni Sagristà Sellés, Stefan Jordan, Andreas Just, Fábio Dias, Gustavo Nonato, and Filip Sadlo

Jacobi Fiber Surfaces for Bivariate Reeb Space Computation (J) (Best Paper Award)
Authors: Julien Tierny and Hamish Carr

Backward Finite-Time Lyapunov Exponents in Inertial Flows (J)
Authors: Tobias Günther and Holger Theisel

Fast and Exact Fiber Surfaces for Tetrahedral Meshes (T)
Authors: Pavol Klacansky, Julien Tierny, Hamish Carr, and Zhao Geng


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH
4:15-5:55
Room: Holiday 4+5
VAST: Machine Learning
Session Chair: Torsten Moeller

Squares: Supporting Interactive Performance Analysis for Multiclass Classifiers (J)
Authors: Donghao Ren, Saleema Amershi, Bongshin Lee, Jina Suh, and Jason D. Williams

An Analysis of Machine- and Human-Analytics in Classification (J) (Best Paper Award)
Authors: Gary K. L. Tam, Vivek Kothari, and Min Chen

Multi-Resolution Climate Ensemble Parameter Analysis with Nested Parallel Coordinates Plots (J)
Authors: Junpeng Wang, Xiaotong Liu, Han-Wei Shen, and Guang Lin

Towards Better Analysis of Deep Convolutional Neural Networks (J)
Authors: Mengchen Liu, Jiaxin Shi, Zhen Li, Chongxuan Li, Jun Zhu, and Shixia Liu

Visualizing the Hidden Activity of Artificial Neural Networks (J)
Authors: Paulo E. Rauber, Samuel G. Fadel, Alexandre X. Falcão, and Alexandru C. Telea


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH
4:15-5:55
Room: Key 3+4+6
InfoVis: Geovisualization
Session Chair: Gennady Andrienko

Quantifying the Visual Impact of Classification Boundaries in Choropleth Maps (J)
Authors: Yifan Zhang and Ross Maciejewski

Small Multiples with Gaps (J)
Authors: Wouter Meulemans, Jason Dykes, Aidan Slingsby, Cagatay Turkay, and Jo Wood

Map LineUps: effects of spatial structure on graphical inference (J) (Best Paper Honorable Mention)
Authors: Roger Beecham, Jason Dykes, Wouter Meulemans, Aidan Slingsby, Cagatay Turkay, and Jo Wood

Visual Encoding of Dissimilarity Data via Topology-Preserving Map Deformation (T)
Authors: Quirijn W. Bouts, Tim Dwyer, Jason Dykes, Bettina Speckmann, Sarah Goodwin, Nathalie Henry Riche, Sheelagh Carpendale, Ariel Liebman


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH
8:30-10:10
Room: Key 1+2+5
SciVis: Ensembles, Multi-variate and Comparative
Session Chair: Kristi Potter

Decal-maps: Real-Time Layering of Decals on Surfaces for Multivariate Visualization (J)
Authors: Allan Rocha, Usman Alim, Julio Daniel Silva, and Mario Costa Sousa

Time-hierarchical Clustering and Visualization of Weather Forecast Ensembles (J)
Authors: Florian Ferstl, Mathias Kanzler, Marc Rautenhaus, and Rüdiger Westermann

Visualization of Time-Varying Weather Ensembles Across Multiple Resolutions (J)
Authors: Ayan Biswas, Guang Lin, Xiaotong Liu, and Han-Wei Shen

A Fractional Cartesian Composition Model for Semi-spatial Comparative Visualization Design (J)
Authors: Ivan Kolesár, Stefan Bruckner, Ivan Viola, and Helwig Hauser

Visual Analysis of Multi-run Spatio-temporal Simulations Using Isocontour Similarity for Projected Views (T)
Authors: Alexey Fofonov, Vladimir Molchanov, Lars Linsen


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH
8:30-10:10
Room: Key 3+4+6
InfoVis: Applications
Session Chair: Jinwook Seo

Screenit: Visual Analysis of Cellular Screens (J)
Authors: Kasper Dinkla, Hendrik Strobelt, Bryan Genest, Stephan Reiling, Mark Borowsky, and Hanspeter Pfister

PROACT: Iterative Design of a Patient-Centered Visualization for Effective Prostate Cancer Health Risk Communication (J)
Authors: Anzu Hakone, Lane Harrison, Alvitta Ottley, Nathan Winters, Caitlin Gutheil, Paul K. J. Han, and Remco Chang

WeightLifter: Visual Weight Space Exploration for Multi-Criteria Decision Making (J)
Authors: Stephan Pajer, Marc Streit, Thomas Torsney-Weir, Florian Spechtenhauser, Torsten Möller, and Harald Piringer

Visualizing Social Media Content with SentenTree (J)
Authors: Mengdie Hu, Krist Wongsuphasawat, and John Stasko

Optimizing Hierarchical Visualizations with the Minimum Description Length Principle (J)
Authors: Rafael Veras and Christopher Collins


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH
8:30-10:10
Room: Holiday 4+5
VAST: Textual Data
Session Chair: Christopher Andrews

NameClarifier: A Visual Analytics System for Author Name Disambiguation (J)
Authors: Qiaomu Shen, Tongshuang Wu, Haiyan Yang, Yanhong Wu, Huamin Qu, and Weiwei Cui

TopicLens: Efficient Multi-Level Visual Topic Exploration of Large-Scale Document Collections (J)
Authors: Minjeong Kim, Kyeongpil Kang, Deokgun Park, Jaegul Choo, and Niklas Elmqvist

TextTile: An Interactive Visualization Tool for Seamless Exploratory Analysis of Structured Data and Unstructured Text (J)
Authors: Cristian Felix, Anshul Vikram Pandey, and Enrico Bertini

DocuCompass: Effective Exploration of Document Landscapes (C)
Authors: Florian Heimerl, Markus John, Qi Han, Steffen Koch, Thomas Ertl

Online Visual Analytics of Text Streams (T)
Authors: Shixia Liu, Jialun Yin, Xiting Wang, Weiwei Cui, Kelei Cao, Jian Pei


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH
10:30-12:10
Room: Key 3+4+6
InfoVis: Evaluation
Session Chair: Catherine Plaisant

Evaluation of Graph Sampling: A Visualization Perspective (J)
Authors: Yanhong Wu, Nan Cao, Daniel Archambault, Qiaomu Shen, Huamin Qu, and Weiwei Cui

Many-to-Many Geographically-Embedded Flow Visualisation: An Evaluation (J) (Best Paper Honorable Mention)
Authors: Yalong Yang, Tim Dwyer, Sarah Goodwin, and Kim Marriott

An Evaluation of Visual Search Support in Maps (J)
Authors: Rudolf Netzel, Marcel Hlawatsch, Michael Burch, Sanjeev Balakrishnan, Hansjörg Schmauder, and Daniel Weiskopf

Evaluating the Impact of Binning 2D Scalar Fields (J)
Authors: Lace Padilla, P. Samuel Quinan, Miriah Meyer, and Sarah H. Creem-Regehr

The Elicitation Interview Technique: Capturing People’s Experiences of Data Representations (T)
Authors: Trevor Hogan, Uta Hinrichs, Eva Hornecker


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH
10:30-12:10
Room: Holiday 6
CG&A: (CG&A) Visualization Systems & Applications
Session Chair: Theresa-Marie Rhyne

Key-Node-Separated Graph Clustering and Layouts for Human Relationship Graph Visualization
Authors: Takayuchi Itoh, Karsten Klein

ENTVis: A Visual Analytic Tool for Entropy-Based Network Traffic Anomaly Detection
Authors: Fangfang Zhou, Wei Huang, Ying Zhao, Yang Shi, Xing Liang, Xiaoping Fan

Visualizing Rank Time Series of Wikipedia Top Viewed Pages
Authors: Jing Xia, Yumeng Hou, Victor Chen, Cheryl Qian, David Ebert, Wei Chen

WarpIV: In Situ Visualization and Analysis of Ion Accelerator Simulations
Authors: Oliver Rübel, Burlen Loring, Jean-Luc Vay, David P. Grote, Remi Lehe, Stepan Bulanov, Henri Vincenti, E. Wes Bethel

A Decision Support System for Planning Sustainable Water Distribution Systems
Authors: Alina Freund, Nazli Yonca Aydin, Dirk Zeckzer, Hans Hagen


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH
10:30-12:10
Room: Holiday 4+5
VAST: Managing Visual Analytics Process
Session Chair: Brian Fisher

Characterizing Guidance in Visual Analytics (J)
Authors: Davide Ceneda, Theresia Gschwandtner, Thorsten May, Silvia Miksch, Hans-Jörg Schulz, Marc Streit, and Christian Tominski

Toward Theoretical Techniques for Measuring the Use of Human Effort in Visual Analytic Systems (J)
Authors: R. Jordan Crouser, Lyndsey Franklin, Alex Endert, and Kris Cook

Designing Progressive and Interactive Analytics Processes for High-Dimensional Data Analysis (J)
Authors: Cagatay Turkay, Erdem Kaya, Selim Balcisoy, and Helwig Hauser

What May Visualization Processes Optimize? (T)
Authors: Min Chen, Amos Golan

Approximated and User Steerable tSNE for Progressive Visual Analytics (T)
Authors: Nicola Pezzotti, Boudewijn P.F. Lelieveldt, Laurens van der Maaten, Thomas Höllt, Elmar Eisemann, Anna Vilanova


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH
2:00-3:40
Room: Holiday 4+5
VAST: Biomedical Visualization (VAST)
Session Chair: David Gotz

AnaFe: Visual Analytics of Image-derived Temporal Features – Focusing on the Spleen (J)
Authors: Ievgeniia Gutenko, Konstantin Dmitriev, Arie E. Kaufman, and Matthew A. Barish

Blockwise Human Brain Network Visual Comparison Using NodeTrix Representation (J)
Authors: Xinsong Yang, Lei Shi, Madelaine Daianu, Hanghang Tong, Qingsong Liu, and Paul Thompson

PhenoStacks: Cross-Sectional Cohort Phenotype Comparison Visualizations (J)
Authors: Michael Glueck, Alina Gvozdik, Fanny Chevalier, Azam Khan, Michael Brudno, and Daniel Wigdor

C2A: Crowd Consensus Analytics for Virtual Colonoscopy (C)
Authors: Ji Hwan Park, Saad Nadeem, Seyedkoosha Mirhosseini, Arie Kaufman

The DataSpace for HIV Vaccine Studies (C)
Authors: David McColgin, Paul Hoover, Mark Igra


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH
2:00-3:40
Room: Key 3+4+6
InfoVis: Graphs
Session Chair: Stephen North

Probabilistic Graph Layout for Uncertain Network Visualization (J)
Authors: Christoph Schulz, Arlind Nocaj, Jochen Goertler, Oliver Deussen, Ulrik Brandes, and Daniel Weiskopf

Towards Unambiguous Edge Bundling: Investigating Confluent Drawings for Network Visualization (J)
Authors: Benjamin Bach, Nathalie Henry Riche, Christophe Hurter, Kim Marriott, and Tim Dwyer

CUBu: Universal real-time bundling for large graphs (T)
Authors: Matthew van der Zwan, Valeriu Codreanu, Alexandru Telea

Visualizing Dynamic Hierarchies in Graph Sequences (T)
Authors: Corinna Vehlow, Fabian Beck, Daniel Weiskopf


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
8:30-10:10
Room: Holiday 4+5
VAST: Social Media Data and Events
Session Chair: Andreas Kerren

D-Map: Visual Analysis of Ego-centric Information Diffusion Patterns in Social Media (C)
Authors: Siming Chen, Shuai Chen, Zhenhuang Wang, Jie Liang, Xiaoru Yuan, Nan Cao, Yadong Wu

How Ideas Flow across Multiple Social Groups (C)
Authors: Xiting Wang, Shixia Liu, Yang Chen, Tai-Quan Peng, Jing Su, Jing Yang, Baining Guo

EventAction: Visual Analytics for Temporal Event Sequence Recommendation (C)
Authors: Fan Du, Catherine Plaisant, Neil Spring, Ben Shneiderman

SocialBrands: Visual Analysis of Public Perceptions of Brands on Social Media (C)
Authors: Xiaotong Liu, Anbang Xu, Liang Gou, Haibin Liu, Rama Akkiraju, Han-Wei Shen

Coping with Volume and Variety in Temporal Event Sequences: Strategies for Sharpening Analytic Focus (T)
Authors: Fan Du, Ben Shneiderman, Catherine Plaisant, Sana Malik, Adam Perer


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
8:30-10:10
Room: Key 3+4+6
InfoVis: Storytelling / Presentation
Session Chair: Jessica Hullman

Iterating Between Tools to Create and Edit Visualizations (J)
Authors: Alex Bigelow, Steven Drucker, Danyel Fisher, and Miriah Meyer

Data-Driven Guides: Supporting Expressive Design for Information Graphics (J)
Authors: Nam Wook Kim, Eston Schweickart, Zhicheng Liu, Mira Dontcheva, Wilmot Li, Jovan Popovic, and Hanspeter Pfister

Authoring Data-Driven Videos with DataClips (J)
Authors: Fereshteh Amini, Nathalie Henry Riche, Bongshin Lee, Andres Monroy-Hernandez, and Pourang Irani

Temporal Summary Images: An Approach to Narrative Visualization via Interactive Annotation Generation and Placement (J)
Authors: Chris Bryan, Kwan-Liu Ma, and Jonathan Woodring

Colorgorical: Creating discriminable and preferable color palettes for information visualization (J)
Authors: Connor C. Gramazio, David H. Laidlaw, and Karen B. Schloss


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
8:30-10:10
Room: Key 1+2+5
SciVis: Rendering
Session Chair: Jens Kruger

Correlated Photon Mapping for Interactive Global Illumination of Time-Varying Volumetric Data (J) (Best Paper Honorable Mention)
Authors: Daniel Jönsson and Anders Ynnerman

A Versatile and Efficient GPU Data Structure for Spatial Indexing (J)
Authors: Jens Schneider and Peter Rautek

Progressive Direct Volume-to-Volume Transformation (J)
Authors: Steffen Frey and Thomas Ertl

OSPRay – A CPU Ray Tracing Framework for Scientific Visualization (J)
Authors: I Wald, GP Johnson, J Amstutz, C Brownlee, A Knoll, J Jeffers, J Günther, and P Navratil

Direct Multifield Volume Ray Casting of Fiber Surfaces (J)
Authors: Kui Wu, Aaron Knoll, Benjamin J Isaac, Hamish Carr, and Valerio Pascucci


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
10:30-12:10
Room: Holiday 6
CG&A: (CG&A) Applied Visualization Techniques
Session Chair: Melanie Tory

Episogram: Visual Summarization of Egocentric Social Interactions
Authors: Nan Cao, Yuru Lin, Fan Du

VTK-m: Accelerating the Visualization Toolkit for Massively Threaded Architectures
Authors: Kenneth Moreland, Christopher Sewell, William Usher, Li-ta Lo, Jeremy Meredith, David Pugmire, James Kress, Hendrik Schroots, Kwan-Liu Ma, Hank Childs, Matthew Larsen, Chun-Ming Chen, Robert Maynard, Berk Geveci

Evaluating Shape Alignment via Ensemble Visualization
Authors: Mukund Raj, Mahsa Mirzargar, J. Samuel Preston, Robert M. Kirby, Ross T. Whitaker

Spatial Analytic Interfaces: Spatial User Interfaces for In-Situ Visual Analytics
Authors: Barret Ens, Pourang Irani

Visualizing Evaluation Structures using Layered Graph Drawings
Authors: Yosuke Onoue, Nobuyuki Kukimoto, Naohisa Sakamoto, Kazuo Misue, Koji Koyamada


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
10:30-12:10
Room: Key 1+2+5
SciVis: Presentation, Production, and Dissemination
Session Chair: Daniel Keefe

Vol2velle: Printable Interactive Volume Visualization (J)
Authors: Sergej Stoppel and Stefan Bruckner

Categorical Colormap Optimization with Visualization Case Studies (J)
Authors: H. Fang, S. Walton, E. Delahaye, J. Harris, D. A. Storchak, and M. Chen

Hybrid Tactile/Tangible Interaction for 3D Data Exploration (J)
Authors: Lonni Besançon, Paul Issartel, Mehdi Ammi, and Tobias Isenberg

GlyphLens: View-dependent Occlusion Management in the Interactive Glyph Visualization (J)
Authors: Xin Tong, Cheng Li, and Han-Wei Shen

Lightness Constancy in Surface Visualization (T)
Authors: Danielle Albers Szafir, Alper Sarikaya, Michael Gleicher


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
10:30-12:10
Room: Holiday 4+5
VAST: Complementing Visual and Algorithmic Analysis
Session Chair: Ross Maciejewski

AxiSketcher: Interactive Nonlinear Axis Mapping of Visualizations through User Drawings (J)
Authors: Bum Chul Kwon, Hannah Kim, Emily Wall, Jaegul Choo, Haesun Park, and Alex Endert

VisMatchmaker: Cooperation of the User and the Computer in Centralized Matching Adjustment (J)
Authors: Po-Ming Law, Wenchao Wu, Yixian Zheng, and Huamin Qu

Visual Interaction with Dimensionality Reduction: A Structured Literature Analysis (J)
Authors: Dominik Sacha, Leishi Zhang, Michael Sedlmair, John A. Lee, Jaakko Peltonen, Daniel Weiskopf, Stephen C. North, and Daniel A. Keim

VisFlow - Web-based Visualization Framework for Tabular Data with a Subset Flow Model (J)
Authors: Bowen Yu and Cláudio T. Silva

DimScanner: A Relation-based Visual Exploration Approach Towards Data Dimension Inspection (C)
Authors: Jing Xia, Wei Chen, Yumeng Hou, Wanqi Hu, Xinxin Huang, David Ebert


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
2:00-3:40
Room: Holiday 4+5
VAST: Visual Knowledge Discovery and Sensemaking
Session Chair: Hans-Jorg Schulz

Annotation Graphs: A Graph-Based Visualization for Meta-Analysis of Data based on User-Authored Annotations (J)
Authors: Jian Zhao, Michael Glueck, Simon Breslav, Fanny Chevalier, and Azam Khan

Familiarity Vs Trust: A Comparative Study of Domain Scientists’ Trust in Visual Analytics and Conventional Analysis Methods (J)
Authors: Aritra Dasgupta, Joon-Yong Lee, Ryan Wilson, Robert A. Lafrance, Nick Cramer, Kristin Cook, and Samuel Payne

What do Constraint Programming Users Want to See? Exploring the role of Visualisation in Profiling of Models and Search (J)
Authors: Sarah Goodwin, Christopher Mears, Tim Dwyer, Maria Garcia de la Banda, Guido Tack, and Mark Wallace

SenseMap: Supporting Browser-based Online Sensemaking through Analytic Provenance (C)
Authors: Phong Nguyen, Kai Xu, Andy Bardill, Betul Salman, Kate Herd, William Wong

PorosityAnalyzer: Visual Analysis and Evaluation of Segmentation Pipelines to Determine the Porosity in Fiber-Reinforced Polymers (C)
Authors: Johannes Weissenböck, Artem Amirkhanov, Eduard Gröller, Johann Kastner, Christoph Heinzl


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
2:00-3:40
Room: Holiday 6
VAST: User Behaviors
Session Chair: Jonathan Roberts

Visual Analytics for Mobile Eye Tracking (J)
Authors: Kuno Kurzhals, Marcel Hlawatsch, Christof Seeger, and Daniel Weiskopf

GazeDx: Interactive Visual Analytics Framework for Comparative Gaze Analysis with Volumetric Medical Images (J)
Authors: Hyunjoo Song, Jeongjin Lee, Tae Jung Kim, Kyoung Ho Lee, Bohyoung Kim, and Jinwook Seo

Patterns and Sequences: Interactive Exploration of Clickstreams to Understand Common Visitor Paths (J)
Authors: Zhicheng Liu, Yang Wang, Mira Dontcheva, Matthew Hoffman, Seth Walker, and Alan Wilson

Analyzing Eye-Tracking Information in Visualization and Data Space:?from Where on the Screen to What on the Screen (T)
Authors: Sayeed Safayet Alam, Radu Jianu


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
2:00-3:40
Room: Key 3+4+6
InfoVis: Time-Series
Session Chair: Adam Perer

Visplause: Visual Data Quality Assessment of Many Time Series Using Plausibility Checks (J)
Authors: Clemens Arbesser, Florian Spechtenhauser, Thomas Mühlbacher, and Harald Piringer

Surprise! Bayesian Weighting for De-Biasing Thematic Maps (J)
Authors: Michael Correll and Jeffrey Heer

Multi-Granular Trend Detection for Time-Series Analysis (J)
Authors: Arthur van Goethem, Frank Staals, Maarten Löffler, Jason Dykes, and Bettina Speckmann

ThermalPlot: Visualizing Multi-Attribute Time-Series Data Using a Thermal Metaphor (T)
Authors: Holger Stitz, Samuel Gratz, Wolfang Aigner, Marc Streit

The Connected Scatterplot for Presenting Paired Time Series (T)
Authors: Steve Haroz, Robert Kosara, Steven L. Franconeri


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
4:15-5:55
Room: Key 3+4+6
InfoVis: Scalable Algorithms
Session Chair: Zhicheng Liu

Hashedcubes: Simple, Low Memory, Real-Time Visual Exploration of Big Data (J)
Authors: Cícero A. L. Pahins, Sean A. Stephens, Carlos Scheidegger, and João L. D. Comba

Gaussian Cubes: Real-Time Modeling for Visual Exploration of Large Multidimensional Datasets (J)
Authors: Zhe Wang, Nivan Ferreira, Youhao Wei, Aarthy Sankari Bhaskar, and Carlos Scheidegger

An Enhanced Visualization Process Model for Incremental Visualization (T)
Authors: Hans-Jörg Schulz, Marco Angelini, Giuseppe Santucci, Heidrun Schumann

Dealing with Multiple Requirements in Geometric Arrangements (T)
Authors: Erick Gomez-Nieto, Wallace Casaca, Danilo Motta, Ivar Hartmann, Gabriel Taubin, Luis Gustavo Nonato

cite2vec: Citation-Driven Document Exploration via Word Embeddings (J)
Authors: Matthew Berger, Katherine McDonough, and Lee M. Seversky


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
4:15-5:55
Room: Holiday 4+5
VAST: Education and Games
Session Chair: Michael Sedlmair

Visual Analysis of MOOC Forums with iForum (J)
Authors: Siwei Fu, Jian Zhao, Weiwei Cui, and Huamin Qu

A Visual Analytics Approach for Understanding Reasons behind Snowballing and Comeback in MOBA Games (J)
Authors: Quan Li, Peng Xu, Yeuk Yin Chan, Yun Wang, Zhipeng Wang, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma

DropoutSeer: Visualizing Learning Patterns in Massive Open Online Courses for Dropout Reasoning and Prediction (C)
Authors: Yuanzhe Chen, Qing Chen, Mingqian Zhao, Sebastien Boyer, Kalyan Veeramachaneni, Huamin Qu

PeakVizor: Visual Analytics of Peaks in Video Clickstreams from Massive Open Online Courses (T)
Authors: Qing Chen, Yuanzhe Chen, Dongyu Liu, Conglei Shi, Yingcai Wu, Huamin Qu


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
4:15-5:55
Room: Key 1+2+5
SciVis: Vectors and Tensors
Session Chair: David Laidlaw

Glyphs for General Second-Order 2D and 3D Tensors (J)
Authors: Tim Gerrits, Christian Rössl, and Holger Theisel

Hairy Slices: Evaluating the Perceptual Effectiveness of Cutting Plane Glyphs for 3D Vector Fields (J)
Authors: Andrew H. Stevens, Thomas Butkiewicz, and Colin Ware

Validation of SplitVectors Encoding for Quantitative Visualization of Large-Magnitude-Range Vector Fields (T)
Authors: Henan Zhao, Garnett W. Bryant, Wesley Griffin, Judith E. Terrill, Jian Chen

Feature Surfaces in Symmetric Tensor Fields Based on Eigenvalue Manifold (T)
Authors: Jonathan Palacios, Harry Yeh, Wenping Wang, Yue Zhang, Robert S. Laramee, Ritesh Sharma, Thomas Schultz, and Eugene Zhang


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28TH
8:30-10:10
Room: Key 1+2+5
SciVis: Biomedical Visualization
Session Chair: Ivan Viola

PelVis: Atlas-based Surgical Planning for Oncological Pelvic Surgery (J)
Authors: Noeska Smit, Kai Lawonn, Annelot Kraima, Marco DeRuiter, Hessam Sokooti, Stefan Bruckner, Elmar Eisemann, and Anna Vilanova

Corresponding Supine and Prone Colon Visualization Using Eigenfunction Analysis and Fold Modeling (J)
Authors: Saad Nadeem, Joseph Marino, Xianfeng Gu, and Arie Kaufman

Combined Visualization of Vessel Deformation and Hemodynamics in Cerebral Aneurysms (J)
Authors: Monique Meuschke, Samuel Voss, Oliver Beuing, Bernhard Preim, and Kai Lawonn

Comparative Local Quality Assessment of 3D Medical Image Segmentations with Focus on Statistical Shape Model-based Algorithms (T)
Authors: Tatiana von Landesberger, Dennis Basgier, Meike Becker


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28TH
8:30-10:10
Room: Key 3+4+6
InfoVis: Visualization Education
Session Chair: Nathalie Riche

VLAT: Development of a Visualization Literacy Assessment Test (J)
Authors: Sukwon Lee, Sung-Hee Kim, and Bum Chul Kwon

VIZITCARDS: A Card-Based Toolkit for Infovis Design Education (J)
Authors: Shiqing He and Eytan Adar

booc.io: An Education System with Hierarchical Concept Maps and Dynamic Non-linear Learning Plans (J)
Authors: Michail Schwab, Hendrik Strobelt, James Tompkin, Colin Fredericks, Connor Huff, Dana Higgins, Anton Strezhnev, Mayya Komisarchik, Gary King, and Hanspeter Pfister

Exploring the Possibilities of Embedding Heterogeneous Data Attributes in Familiar Visualizations (J)
Authors: Mona Hosseinkhani Loorak, Charles Perin, Christopher Collins, and Sheelagh Carpendale


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28TH
8:30-10:10
Room: Holiday 4+5
VAST: Time Series Data
Session Chair: Jessie Kennedy

ViDX: Visual Diagnostics of Assembly Line Performance in Smart Factories (J) (Best Paper Honorable Mention)
Authors: Panpan Xu, Honghui Mei, Liu Ren, and Wei Chen

Shape Grammar Extraction for Efficient Query-by-Sketch Pattern Matching in Long Time Series (C)
Authors: Prithiviraj Muthumanickam, Katerina Vrotsou, Matthew Cooper, Jimmy Johansson

The Semantics of Sketch: A Visual Query System for Time Series Data (C)
Authors: Michael Correll, Michael Gleicher

Visual Analysis and Coding of Data-Rich User Behavior (C)
Authors: Tanja Blascheck, Fabian Beck, Sebastian Baltes, Thomas Ertl, Daniel Weiskopf