Professor of Data Science and Intelligent Systems
Dean, Research & Innovation
Shaw, P. D. (2016). Visualizing genetic transmission patterns in plant pedigrees. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/463271
Ensuring food security in a world with an increasing population and demand on natural resources is becoming ever more pertinent. Plant breeders are using an increasingly diver...
Berg, T. (2013). Understanding Iconography: a method to allow rich picture interpretation to improve. (Thesis). Herio-Watt University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7207
Information Systems for complex situations often fail to adequately deliver quality and suitability. One reason for this failure is an inability to identify comprehensive user...
Cannon, A. (2006). Interactive visualisation tools for supporting taxonomists working practice. (Thesis)
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been
regarded as fundamental to advancing scientific research, particularly where data from
Language generation (LG) is a crucial technology if machines are to communicate with humans seamlessly using human natural language. A great number of different tasks within Natural Language Processin...
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.
16 May 2018
16 May 2018
Rasmus Munk will deliver a talk:
The trend towards terabytes of generated data from scientific experiments is spreading across fields, soon it is no longer just t...
02 May 2018
02 May 2018
In this talk I will discuss the two most valuable insights I have picked up during my research.
The first part is a presentation on how graph theory has been applied acr...
21 March 2018
21 March 2018
This talk will present our recent findings and visual (static and animated) maps characterising combinatorial and computer program search spaces. We seek to lay the foundation...
Senior Research Fellow
Manager, The Cyber Academy
2484,0131 651 4884
Graham, M. Visualising multiple overlapping classification hierarchies. (Thesis)
The revision or reorganisation of hierarchical data sets can result in many possible hierarchical classifications composed of the same or overlapping data sets existing in par...
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...
Berg, T. (2012, September). Rich Pictures: understanding complexity through icons. Presented at Operational Research (OR54) conference
Rich pictures are a powerful tool for understanding complexity. The rich picture is not only a tool to aid discussion and debate about problem situations. We claim that under...
Berg, T., & Bell, S. (2012, March). Pictures to help people think and act
Berg, T. (2010, January). A structured evolution of the rich picture. Presented at Operational Research Conference (YOR52)
Craig, P., & Kennedy, J. (2009, October). Refactoring data transforms in MaTSE for flexibility
In early prototypes of the Microarray Time-series Explorer
(MaTSE) data transforms were tightly coupled with visualisation components. While this allowed us to achieve our ini...
Graham, M., & Kennedy, J. (2009, October). Re-architecting Visualizations to Java Swing. Paper presented at REVISE: Refactoring Visualization from Experience, VizWeek Workshop
Di Mauro, M., & Liotta, A. (2019). Statistical Assessment of IP Multimedia Subsystem in a Softwarized Environment: a Queueing Networks Approach. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, https://doi.org/10.1109/tnsm.2019.2943776
The Next Generation 5G Networks can greatly benefit from the synergy between virtualization paradigms, such as the Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and service provision...
Ferrara, E., Fragale, L., Fortino, G., Song, W., Perra, C., di Mauro, M., & Liotta, A. (in press). An AI approach to Collecting and Analyzing Human Interactions with Urban Environments. IEEE Access, 7, 141476-141486. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2943845
Thanks to advances in Internet of Things and crowd-sensing, it is possible to collect vast amounts of urban data, to better understand how citizens interact with cities and, i...
Lu, L., Wang, W., & Tan, Z. (in press). Double-Arc Parallel Coordinates and its Axes Re-ordering Methods. Mobile Networks and Applications,
The Parallel Coordinates Plot (PCP) is a popular technique for the exploration of high-dimensional data. In many cases, researchers apply it as an effective method to analyze ...
Kerracher, N., & Kennedy, J. (2019). Constructing and Evaluating Visualisation Task Classifications: Process and Considerations. Computer Graphics Forum, 36(3), 47-59. https://doi.org/10.1111/cgf.13167
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...
Stapleton, G., Chapman, P., Rodgers, P., Touloumis, A., Blake, A., & Delaney, A. (2019). The efficacy of Euler diagrams and linear diagrams for visualizing set cardinality using proportions and numbers. PLOS ONE, 14(3), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0211234
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...
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...
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...
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...
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...
14:00 in CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
15 May 2018
16:00 in Core44, room C44, Merchiston campus
1 May 2018
CORE 44, room C44 Merchiston Campus
21 March 2018
G2, Merchiston Campus
18 June 2017
219 Colinton Road
19 April 2017 - 20 April 2017
Core44, room C44, Merchiston campus
1 March 2017