Peng, T. & Downie, C. (in press). Visualization of Online Datasets. International Journal of Networked and Distributed Computing. 6(2)ISSN 2211-7938
As computing technology advances, computers are being used to orchestrate and advance wide spectrums of commercial and personal life, information visualization becomes even mo...
Paterson, T., Graham, M., Kennedy, J., & Law, A. (2012). VIPER: a visualisation tool for exploring inheritance inconsistencies in genotyped pedigrees. BMC Bioinformatics, 13/8, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-S8-S5
Pedigree genotype datasets are used for analysing genetic inheritance and to map genetic markers and traits. Such datasets consist of hundreds of related animals genotyped for...
Kandel, S., Heer, J., Plaisant, C., Kennedy, J., Ham, F. V., Riche, N. H., …Buono, P. (2011). Research directions in data wrangling: Visualizations and transformations for usable and credible data. Information Visualization, Octobe, 271-288. doi:10.1177/1473871611415994
In spite of advances in technologies for working with data, analysts still spend an inordinate amount of time diagnosing data quality issues and manipulating data into a usabl...
Scottish Funding Council
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...
Graham, M., & Kennedy, J. (2007). Visual Exploration of Alternative Taxonomies through Concepts. Ecological Informatics, 2, 248-261. doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2007.07.004
A graphical user interface is presented that allows users of taxonomic data to explore concept relationships between conflicting but related taxonomic classifications.
Kennedy, J., Hyam, R., Kukla, R., & Paterson, T. (2006). A standard data model representation for taxonomic information. OMICS, 10, 220-230. doi:10.1089/omi.2006.10.220
The names used by biologists to label the observations they make are imprecise. This is an issue as workers increasingly seek to exploit data gathered from multiple, unrelated...
Graham, M., Watson, M. F., & Kennedy, J. (2002). Novel visualisation techniques for working with multiple, overlapping classification hierarchies. Taxon, 51, 351-358
A Java-based program is presented that provides a visualisation tool for display of and comparison between classification hierarchies. Taxa, or groups of taxa, can be tracked ...
Kennedy, J., Mitchell, K., & Barclay, P. J. (1996). A framework for information visualisation. SIGMOD record, 25, 30-34
In this paper we examine the issues involved in
developing information visualisation systems and
present a framework for their construction. The
framework addresses the compon...
(2011). BioVis 2011 Conference Proceedings. In J. Kennedy, & J. Roerdink (Eds.), BioVis 2011 Conference Proceedings
The rapidly expanding field of biology creates enormous challenges for computational visualization techniques for enabling researchers to gain insight from their large and hig...
Graham, M., Kennedy, J., & Downey, L. (2006). Visual comparison and exploration of natural history collections. In A. Celentano, & P. Mussio (Eds.), Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI) 2006, Proceedings of the International Working Conference, 310-313. doi:10.1145/1133265.1133329
Natural history museum collections contain a wealth of specimen level data that is now opening up for digital access. However, current interfaces to access and manipulate this...
Davison, B., & Buckner, K. (2004). Instant messaging: using log files to identify patterns of interaction in group of teenage users. In A. Sloane (Ed.), Home-oriented informatics and telematics : proceedings of the IFIP WG 9.3 HOIT2005 conference, 277 - 290. doi:10.1007/11402985_20
This paper presents preliminary findings on teenagers’ use of instant messaging (IM) as an example of an Internet technology. The results are quantitative, being drawn from th...
Cannon, A., Kennedy, J. B., Paterson, T., & Watson, M. F. (2004). Ontology-Driven Automated Generation of Data Entry Interfaces to Databases. In H. Williams, & L. Mackinnon (Eds.), Key Technologies for Data Management; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 150-164. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-27811-5_15
This paper discusses an ontology based approach for the automatic generation of data entry interfaces to databases. An existing domain ontology is mapped to a system domain mo...
Graham, M., Kennedy, J., & Hand, C. (1999). The challenge of visualising multiple overlapping classification. In N. W. Paton, & T. Griffiths (Eds.), Proceedings [of] IEEE User Interfaces to Data Intensive Systems (UIDIS) 1999, 42-51. doi:10.1109/UIDIS.1999.791461
Techniques for visualising hierarchies have concentrated on displaying static structures or, in the case of dynamic hierarchies, adding or deleting nodes from the hierarchy. H...
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...
To develop tools for games developers and publishers that allow the visualisation of patterns of game play, to predict retention and the likelihood of micro purchases.
Microarray Time-series Explorer (MaTSE) is a software application developed to improve the analysis of microarray data by allowing the user to explore their data using a unique visual interface. Thro...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The TaxViz project is developing visualisation techniques for comparing multiple taxonomic hierarchies.
Biological taxonomy involves the classification and naming of plants, animals and all the oth...
National Science Foundation
The goals of the project are to make fundamental improvements in how researchers can
1) gain global access to ecological data and information,
2) rapidly locate and utilize distributed computation...
OPaL aims to explore the potential of tools that can assist firms to configure partnerships as and when required to meet the demands of a volatile distributed workplace (Handy, 1992). Whatever the mot...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Taxonomy has been described as “the science of documenting biodiversity”, which involves collecting, naming, describing, identifying and classifying specimens of organisms. Descriptions are the fundam...
The aim of the project is to construct a database system that will meet the requirements of current taxonomy practices. In particular, it will allow taxonomists to view and explore alternative classi...
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 ...