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Redeeming pedigree data with an interactive error cleaning visualisation.

Conference Proceeding
Graham, M., Kennedy, J., Paterson, T., & Law, A. (2012)
Redeeming pedigree data with an interactive error cleaning visualisation. In Proceedings of Advanced Visual Interfaces 2012, 741-744. https://doi.org/10.1145/2254556.2254698
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...

Refactoring data transforms in MaTSE for flexibility.

Presentation / Conference
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...

Teallach: a model-based user interface development environment for object databases

Journal Article
Griffiths, T., Barclay, P. J., Paton, N. W., McKirdy, J., Kennedy, J., Gray, P., …Pinherio da Silva, P. (2001)
Teallach: a model-based user interface development environment for object databases. Interacting with Computers, 14(1), 31-68. doi:10.1016/s0953-5438(01)00042-x
Model-based user interface development environments show promise for improving the productivity of user-interface developers and possibly for improving the quality of develope...

Visualizing genetic transmission patterns in plant pedigrees.

Thesis
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...

Evolving solution choice and decision support for a real-world optimisation problem

Conference Proceeding
Urquhart, N., & Fonzone, A. (2017)
Evolving solution choice and decision support for a real-world optimisation problem. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2017, (1264-1271). https://doi.org/10.1145/3071178.3071207
Agencies who provide social care services typically have to optimise staff allocations and the travel whilst attempting to satisfy conflicting objectives. In such cases it i...

Pathways for Theoretical Advances in Visualization

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/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...

Constructing and Evaluating Visualisation Task Classifications: Process and Considerations

Journal Article
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...

Combined vs. Separate Views in Matrix-based Graph Analysis and Comparison.

Conference Proceeding
Melville, A., Graham, M., & Kennedy, J. (2011)
Combined vs. Separate Views in Matrix-based Graph Analysis and Comparison. In 15th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2011https://doi.org/10.1109/IV.2011.49
While much work has been done in the area of visualization for analysis of graphs, relatively little research exists into how best to use visualization for comparing graphs. W...

BayesPiles: Visualisation Support for Bayesian Network Structure Learning

Journal Article
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...

Using a task classification in the visualisation design process for task understanding and abstraction: an empirical study

Conference Proceeding
Kerracher, N., Kennedy, J., & Chalmers, K. (2018)
Using a task classification in the visualisation design process for task understanding and abstraction: an empirical study. In J. Johansson, F. Sadlo, & T. Schreck (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2018 Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis 2018) - Short Papers, 79-83. https://doi.org/10.2312/eurovisshort.20181082
Task classifications are widely purported to be useful in the design process, with various suggestions having been made for their use at the different stages. However, little ...
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Scottish Woodlands KTP

2013 - 2014
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...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £110,222

SEEK: Science Environment for Ecological Knowledge

2002 - 2008
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...
Funder: National Science Foundation | Value: £348,305

MATSE: Information Visualisation of Microarray Time-course Data

2007 - 2009
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...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £176,630

OPAL: The Partner Lens

2002 - 2004
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...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £194,000

FOCAS

2013 - 2016
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...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £639,999

Prometheus II: Capturing and Relating Character Concept Definitions in Plant Taxonomy

2001 - 2004
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...
Funder: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council | Value: £128,444

TaxVis: Visualisation Tools for Integrating Large Alternative Linnaean Taxonomies

2006 - 2008
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...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £139,572

Torchbearer

2014 - 2014
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,962

Teallach: Systematic Generic Support for User Interfaces to Databases

1996 - 1999
A research project aiming to provide a software workbench which facilitates the rapid in a manner which is independent of any specific underlying database system. This will provide a means for moving ...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £136,000

Weather Prediction - Motogoloco

2015 - 2015
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.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000
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Investigating communicating sequential processes for Java to support ubiquitous computing

2005 - 2009
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
Dr Kevin Chalmers | Director of Studies: Prof Jon Kerridge | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

Visualising Multiple Overlapping Classification Hierarchies

1998 - 2002
The revision or reorganisation of hierarchical data sets can result in many possible hierarchical classifications composed of the same or ove...
Dr Martin Graham | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Prof David Benyon

Intermediated reality

2016 - 2020
Augmented Reality (AR) aims to extend the physical world through virtual content. To perform such addition in an unnoticeable way, a variety of technical constraints need to be su...
Llogari Casas Cambra | Director of Studies: Prof Kenny Mitchell | Second Supervisor: Dr Kevin Chalmers

Complex pleasures: designing optional interactions for public spaces

2008 - 2017
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Dr Ingi Helgason | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth

A journey that motivates: Discovering the associate student experience

2015 - date
Debbie Meharg | Director of Studies: Ms Alison Varey | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

Interactive Visualisation Tools for Supporting Taxonomists Working Practice

2001 - 2006
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...
Dr Alan Cannon | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy

The evaluation of data filtering criterial in wind turbine power performance assessment

2012 - 2019
Dr Brian Davison | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

Tasks and visual techniques for exploration of temporal graph data

2010 - 2017
Dr Natalie Kerracher | Director of Studies: Dr Kevin Chalmers | Second Supervisor: Prof Jessie Kennedy

1994 - 1997
Prof Kenny Mitchell | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Peter Barclay