Dean, Research & Innovation
Vogogias, A., Kennedy, J., Archambault, D., Anne Smith, V. & Currant, H. (2016). MLCut: exploring multi-level cuts in dendrograms for biological data. In Turkay, C. & Ruan Wan, T. (Eds.). Computer Graphics and Visual Computing (CGVC). doi:10.2312/cgvc.20161288. ISBN 978-3-03868-022-2
Choosing a single similarity threshold for cutting dendrograms is not sufficient for performing hierarchical clustering analysis of heterogeneous data sets. In addition, alter...
Khartabil, D., Wells, S. & Kennedy, J. (2016). Large-scale Argument Visualization (LSAV). In Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis), Posters Track (2016)
Arguments are structures of premises and conclusions that underpin rational reasoning processes. Within complex knowledge domains, especially if they are contentious, argument...
Hou, T., Chapman, P. & Blake, A. (in press). Antipattern comprehension: an empirical evaluation.
To analyse in game communications to predict engagement of players.
The DISTRO network brings together leading laboratories in Visual Computing and 3D Computer Graphics research across Europe with the aim of training a new generation of scientists, technologists, and ...
Scottish Funding Council
The solution for the synchronisation issue was to include a simultaneous animation of the journey and the weather data. This provided an intuitive visualisation of two independent sets of data.
KTP Associate - Data Analytics - Standard Life
Bach, B., Kerracher, N., Hall, K. W., Carpendale, S., Kennedy, J. & Riche, N. H. (2015). Telling stories about dynamic networks with graph comics. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'16)., 1-13. doi:10.1145/2858036.2858387. ISBN 978-1-4503-3362-7
In this paper, we explore graph comics as a medium to communicate
changes in dynamic networks. While previous research
has focused on visualizing dynamic networks for data
Kerracher, N., Kennedy, J., Chalmers, K. & Graham, M. (2015). Visual techniques to support exploratory analysis of temporal graph data. In Bertini, E., Kennedy, J. & Puppo, E. (Eds.). Proceedings of the Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis '15), Short Papers Track, 103-107. doi:10.2312/eurovisshort.20151133
Recently, much research has focused on developing techniques for the visual representation of temporal graph data. This paper takes a wider look at the visual techniques invol...
Alqadah, M., Stapleton, G., Howse, J. & Chapman, P. (2013). Evaluating the Impact of Clutter in Euler Diagrams. In Diagrammatic Representation and Inference: 8th International Conference, Diagrams 2014, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, July 28 – August 1, 2014. Proceedings, 108-122. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44043-8_15. ISBN 978-3-662-44042-1
Euler diagrams, used to visualize data and as a basis for visual languages, are an effective representation of information, but they can become cluttered. Previous research es...
Kerracher, N., Kennedy, J. & Chalmers, K. (2013). The design space of temporal graph visualisation. In Elmqvist, N., Hlawitschka, M. & Kennedy, J. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 18th Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis '14). doi:10.2312/eurovisshort.20141149. ISBN 978-3-905674-69-9
This paper presents our work in mapping the design space of techniques for temporal graph visualisation. We identify two independent dimensions upon which the techniques can b...
Tsiros, A. (2012). A multidimensional sketching interface for corpus-based concatenative synthesis. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory Display 2013
This paper presents Morpheme, a multidimensional interface that allows real-time control of concatenative synthesis through the act of sketching on a digital canvas. Morpheme ...
Kennedy, J., Graham, M., Paterson, T. & Law, A. (2012). Visual cleaning of genotype data. In Proceedings of BioVis 2013, 105-112. doi:10.1109/BioVis.2013.6664353. ISBN 978-1-4799-1658-0
While some data cleaning tasks can be performed automatically, many more require expert human guidance to steer the cleaning process, especially if erroneous or unclean data i...
Thomson, A., Graham, M. & Kennedy, J. (2012). Pianola - visualization of multivariate time-series security event data. In Proceedings of IV2013, 123-131. doi:10.1109/IV.2013.15. ISBN 978-0-7695-5049-7
Monitoring log files for network intrusions is unwieldy. To build a mental model of the log, an analyst is required to recognise continuous timelines and attack patterns from ...
Tsiros, A., LePlâtre, G. & Smyth, M. (2011). Sketching concatenative synthesis: audiovisual Isomorphism in reduced modes. In 9th Sound and Music Computing Conference, 409-507
This paper presents a prototype allowing the control of a
concatenative synthesis algorithm using a 2D sketching
interface. The design of the system is underpinned by a
Graham, M., Kennedy, J., Paterson, T. & Law, A. (2011). Redeeming pedigree data with an interactive error cleaning visualisation. In Proceedings of Advanced Visual Interfaces 2012, 741-744. doi:10.1145/2254556.2254698. ISBN 978-1-4503-1287-5
We describe a visual data cleansing application for pedigree genotype data, which is used to redeem otherwise unusable pedigree data sets. Biologists and bioinformaticians dyn...
Craig, P., Cannon, A., Kukla, R. & Kennedy, J. (2011). MaTSE: The Microarray Time-Series Explorer. In 2012 IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis), 41-48. doi:10.1109/BioVis.2012.6378591. ISBN 978-1-4673-4729-7
This paper describes the design, development and evaluation of the Microarray Time-Series Explorer (MaTSE), a novel information visualization application for the exploratory a...
(2010). BioVis 2011 Conference Proceedings. In Kennedy, J. & Roerdink, J. (Eds.). BioVis 2011 Conference Proceedings. ISBN 978-1-4673-0002-5
The rapidly expanding field of biology creates enormous challenges for computational visualization techniques for enabling researchers to gain insight from their large and hig...
Paterson, T., Graham, M., Kennedy, J. & Law, A. (2010). Evaluating the VIPER pedigree visualisation: detecting inheritance inconsistencies in genotyped pedigrees. In 2011 IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis), 119-126. doi:10.1109/BioVis.2011.6094056. ISBN 978-1-4673-0003-2
VIPER (Visual Pedigree Explorer) is a tool for exploring large complex animal pedigrees and their associated genotype data. The tool combines a novel, space-efficient visualis...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Ontologies are a way of reasoning about data in an efficient manner. Ontologies are increasingly prevalent in a range of applications, including the Semantic Web, medicine and law. The development and...
A prototype visualisation was built using D3-based libraries on top of a supplied data set (which in essence was a data cube). This was then connected to an R-based statistical service which allowed a...
Successful completion of project. Deliverable of demonstrative prototype for showing visual inter-relationships of policies, roles and data access achieved and integrated into SymphonicTrust's product...
A prototype visualisation which demonstrated the advantages of dynamic representations of genomes over standard static diagrams was developed. This used the d3 library to allow interactive layering of...
The creation of a ‘software-as-a-service’ product to allow Client companies, or their agents, to improve their ‘Propositions’ – their own commercial offers; this is done by removing the need for ‘twea...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Biology is a visually grounded scientific discipline-from the way data is collected and analysed to the manner in which the results are communicated to others. Traditionally pictures in scientific pub...
A report for a start-up company on the categories of potential customers, their requirements and expectations, and a rationale for development priorities to ensure maximum commercialisation and moneti...
Exploring a data set of 13 years of data related to property lets in Scotland in order to reveal business opportunities and to communicate better with current and potential customers. This will be ach...
Scottish Woodlands Ltd is Scotland's leading independent full-service forest management company. It is also the second largest operator in the UK, with a network of 17 offices operating throughout Sco...
FOCAS is a coordination action in the area of collective adaptive systems. It provides increased visibility to the research carried out by projects funded by the FOCAS FET Proactive Initiative and oth...
IIDI and Agenor are working together to design interactive web-based visualisations. This project is supported under the SFC innovation Voucher scheme.
Agenor is an independent IT Services and Softwa...
Contains the software produced for this project, a suite of components for analysing Darwin Core Archive (DWCA) datafiles for data quality issues such as data coverage, class...
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...