University of Maryland Department of Computer Science

Fall 1997 Graduate Course

 

CMSC 828S/838S Information Visualization

Professor: Ben Shneiderman (ben@cs.umd.edu)

 

Tentative readings list (September 11, 1997)

 

First Week

Gershon, Nahum and Eick, Stephen G., Visualizaton's new tack: Making sense of information, IEEE Spectrum (Nov. 1995), 38-56.

 

Gershon, Nahum and Eick, Stephen G., Information Visualizaton, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 17, 4, (July/August 1997), 29-31.

 

Robertson, George G., Card, Stuart K., and Mackinlay, Jock D., Information visualization using 3-D interactive animation, Communications of the ACM 36, 4 (April 1993), 56-71. == VIDEO ==

 

 

Second Week - Starfield for Multidimensional data

Ahlberg, Christopher and Shneiderman, Ben, Visual information seeking: Tight coupling of dynamic query filters with starfield displays, Proc. CHI'94 Conference: Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, New York, NY (1994), 313-321 + color plates. == VIDEO ==

 

Ahlberg, Christopher and Wistrand, Erik, IVEE: An information visualization & exploration environment, Proc. IEEE Information Visualization '95, IEEE Computer Press, Los Alamitos, CA (1995), 66-73. == DEMO ==

 

Keim, D. A. and Kriegal, H., VisDB: Database exploration using multidimensional visualization, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (September 1994), 40-49.

 

 

Third Week - Multidimensional data

Livny, Myron, Ramakrishman, Raghu, et al., DEVise, Proc. ACM SIGMOD Conference (1997)

 

Mihalisin, Ted, Timlin, John, and Schwegler, John, Visualizing Multivariate Functions, Data, and Distributions, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (1991), 28-35.

 

Inselberg, Alfred, The plane with parallel coordinates, The Visual Computer 1 (1985), 69-91.

 

==GUEST LECTURE: September 15, Alfred Inselberg==

 

 

Fourth Week - Dynamic queries

Shneiderman, Ben, Dynamic queries for visual information seeking, IEEE Software 11, 6 (1994), 70-77.

 

Kolojejchick, John A., Roth, Steven F., and Lucas, Peter, Information Appliances and tools in Visage, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 17, 4, (July/August 1997), 32-41. == VIDEO ==

 

Fishkin, Ken and Stone, Maureen C., Enhanced dynamic queries via movable filters, Proc. CHI95 Conference: Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, New York, NY (1995), 415-420.

 

==GUEST LECTURE: Dave Ebert==

 

 

Fifth Week - Linear Structures and Temporal Data

Eick, Stephen G. , Steffen, Joseph L., and Sumner, Jr., Eric E., SeeSoft- A tool for visualizing line-oriented software statistics, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 18, 11 (1992) 957-968.

 

Plaisant, Catherine, Rose, Anne, Milash, Brett, Widoff, Seth, and Shneiderman, Ben, LifeLines: Visualizing personal histories, Proc. of ACM CHI96 Conference: Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, New York, NY (1996), 221-227, 518. ==VIDEO==

 

==GUEST LECTURE: Catherine Plaisant==

 

 

Sixth Week - 2-D and 3-D data

North, Chris, Shneiderman, Ben, and Plaisant, Catherine, User controlled overviews of an image library: A case study of the Visible Human, Proc. 1st ACM International Conference on Digital Libraries (1996), 74-82. ==VIDEO==

 

==GUEST LECTURE: Dave McNabb==

 

 

Seventh Week - Hierarchies

Kumar, Harsha, Plaisant, Catherine, and Shneiderman, Ben, Browsing hierarchical data with multi-level dynamic queries and pruning, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 46, 1 (January 1997), 103-124. == VIDEO ==

 

Johnson, Brian, and Shneiderman, Ben, Tree-maps: A space-filling approach to the visualization of hierarchical information structures, Proc. IEEE Visualization’91, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ (1991), 284–291.

== VIDEO == == DEMO ==

 

 

Eighth Week - Hierarchies

Lamping, John, Rao, Ramana, and Pirolli, Peter, A focus + context technique based on hyperbolic geometry for visualizing large hierarchies, Proc. of ACM CHI'95 Conference: Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, New York, NY (1995), 401-408

 

Carriere, Jeremy and Kazman, Rick, Interacting with huge hierarchies: Beyond cone trees, Proc. IEEE Information Visualization '95, IEEE Computer Press, Los Alamitos, CA (1995), 74-81.

 

 

Ninth Week - Networks

Becker, Richard A., Eick , Stephen G., and Wilks, Allan R. Visualizing Network Data, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 1, 1 (March 1995), 16-28.

 

Mukherjea, Sougata, Foley, James D., and Hudson, Scott, Visualizing complex hypermedia networks through multiple hierarchical views, Proc. of ACM CHI'95 Conference: Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, New York, NY (1995), 331-337 + color plate.

 

 

Tenth Week - Networks

Andrews, Keith, Visualising cyberspace: Information visualisation in the Harmony internet browser, Proc. IEEE Information Visualization '95, IEEE Computer Press, Los Alamitos, CA (1995), 97-104.

 

Card, Stuart K., Robertson, George G., and York, William, The WebBook and the WebForager: An information workspace for the World-Wide Web, Proc. CHI96 Conference: Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, New York, NY (1996), 111-117. ==VIDEO==

 

 

Eleventh Week - Web Browsing

Rohrer, Randall and Swing, Edward, Web-based information visualization, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 17, 4 (July/August 1997), 32-41.

 

Nation, David, WebTOC: A hierarchical browser for websites, Proc. 3rd Conference on Human Factors and the Web (1997). ==VIDEO== ==DEMO==

 

 

Twelfth Week - Web Browsing

Kandogan, Eser and Shneiderman, Ben, Elastic Windows for web browsing, Proc. ACM User Interfaces Software and Technology '97 (1997). ==VIDEO==

 

Thirteenth Week - Fisheye and zooming techniques

Sarkar, Manojit and Brown, Marc H., Graphical fisheye views, Communications of the ACM 37, 12 (Dec. 1994), 73–84.

 

Bederson, Ben B. and Hollan, James D., PAD++: A zooming graphical user interface for exploring alternate interface physics, Proc. User Interfaces Software and Technology '94 (1994), 17-27.