Kerracher, N. Tasks and visual techniques for the exploration of temporal graph data. (Thesis)
This thesis considers the tasks involved in exploratory analysis of temporal graph data, and the visual techniques which are able to support these tasks.
There has been an e...
Stapleton, G., Chapman, P., Rodgers, P., Touloumis, A., Blake, A., & Delaney, A. (in press). The efficacy of Euler diagrams and linear diagrams for visualizing set cardinality using proportions and numbers. PLoS ONE,
This paper presents the first empirical investigation that compares Euler and linear diagrams when they are used to represent set cardinality. A common approach is to use area...
Vogogias, A., Kennedy, J., Archambault, D., Bach, B., Smith, V. A., & Currant, H. (2018). BayesPiles: Visualisation Support for Bayesian Network Structure Learning. ACM transactions on intelligent systems and technology, 10(1), 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1145/3230623
We address the problem of exploring, combining and comparing large collections of scored, directed networks for understanding inferred Bayesian networks used in biology. In th...
To optimise the ZoneFox product through the development and incorporation of effective information visualisation tools for
generating insight through visual exploration and discovery of relationships ...
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.
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...
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Koniaris, B., Kosek, M., Sinclair, D., & Mitchell, K. (2018). GPU-accelerated depth codec for real-time, high-quality light field reconstruction. Proceedings of the ACM on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 1(1), 1-15. doi:10.1145/3203193
Pre-calculated depth information is essential for efficient light field video rendering, due to the prohibitive cost of depth estimation from color when real-time performance ...
Calian, D. A., Lalonde, J., Gotardo, P., Simon, T., Matthews, I., & Mitchell, K. (2018). From Faces to Outdoor Light Probes. Computer Graphics Forum, 37(2), 51-61. doi:10.1111/cgf.13341
Image‐based lighting has allowed the creation of photo‐realistic computer‐generated content. However, it requires the accurate capture of the illumination conditions, a task n...
Pan, Y., Sinclair, D., & Mitchell, K. (2018). Empowerment and embodiment for collaborative mixed reality systems: Empowerment and Embodiment. Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, 29(3-4), e1838. https://doi.org/10.1002/cav.1838
We present several mixed‐reality‐based remote collaboration settings by using consumer head‐mounted displays. We investigated how two people are able to work together in these...
Koniaris, C., Kosek, M., Sinclair, D., & Mitchell, K. (2019). Compressed Animated Light Fields with Real-time View-dependent Reconstruction. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 25(4), 1666-1680. https://doi.org/10.1109/tvcg.2018.2818156
We propose an end-to-end solution for presenting movie quality animated graphics to the user while still allowing the sense of presence afforded by free viewpoint head motion....
Chen, M., Grinstein, G., Johnson, C. R., Kennedy, J., & Tory, M. (2017). Pathways for Theoretical Advances in Visualization. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 37(4), 103-112. doi:10.1109/MCG.2017.3271463
There is little doubt that having a theoretic foundation will benefit the field of visualization, including its main subfields: information visualization, scientific visualiza...
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...
Kerracher, N., & Kennedy, J. (2017). Constructing and Evaluating Visualisation Task Classifications: Process and Considerations. Computer Graphics Forum, 36(3),
Categorising tasks is a common pursuit in the visualisation research community, with a wide variety of taxonomies, typologies, design spaces, and frameworks having been develo...
Rodgers, P., Stapleton, G., & Chapman, P. (2015). Visualizing Sets with Linear Diagrams. ACM transactions on computer-human interaction : a publication of the Association for Computing Machinery, 22(6), (1-39). doi:10.1145/2810012. ISSN 1073-0516
This paper presents the first design principles that optimize the visualization of sets using linear diagrams.
These principles are justified through empirical studies that ev...
Kerracher, N., Kennedy, J., & Chalmers, K. (2015). A Task Taxonomy for Temporal Graph Visualisation. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 21(10), 1160-1172. doi:10.1109/tvcg.2015.2424889
By extending and instantiating an existing formal task framework, we define a task taxonomy and task design space for temporal graph visualisation. We discuss the process invo...
Shaw, P., Graham, M., Kennedy, J., Milne, I., & Marshall, D. F. (2014). Helium: visualization of large scale plant pedigrees. BMC Bioinformatics, 15, 259. doi:10.1186/1471-2105-15-259
Plant breeders use an increasingly diverse range of data types to identify lines with desirable characteristics suitable to be taken forward in plant breeding programmes. Ther...
Graham, M., & Kennedy, J. (2014). Vesper: Visualising Species Archives. Ecological Informatics, 24, 132-147. doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2014.08.004
Vesper (Visual Exploration of SPEcies-referenced Repositories) is a tool that visualises Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) datasets, and is aimed at reducing the amount of time and ...
Roberts, J. C., Ritsos, P. D., Badam, S. K., Brodbeck, D., Kennedy, J., & Elmqvist, N. (2014). Visualization beyond the desktop--the Next Big Thing. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 34(6), 26-34. doi:10.1109/MCG.2014.82
Visualization is coming of age. With visual depictions being seamlessly integrated into documents, and data visualization techniques being used to understand increasingly larg...
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 ...
To analyse in game communications to predict engagement of players.
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...
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...
Augmented Reality (AR) aims to extend the physical world through virtual content. To perform such addition in an unnoticeable way, a vari...
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 ...
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