43 | IEEE VIS’14

It took us a while, but — here we go! A three part episode from IEEE VIS 2014.

Thanks again to Robert Kosara for coming on our show again to talk shop, and look back on a week full of really interesting scientific findings about data visualization. The list below should make great reading for the holidays 🙂

A big thanks also to our sponsor Tableau Software who continue to support us, which we are very grateful for.

Here are some of the links we discussed:

Everything except the chart

“Multivariate Network Exploration and Presentation: From Detail to Overview via Selections and Aggregations”
Domino: Extracting, Comparing, and Manipulating Subsets across Multiple Tabular Datasets

Revisiting Bertin matrices: New Interactions for Crafting Tabular Visualizations

Semiology of graphics

iVisDesigner: Expressive Interactive Design of Information Visualizations

The Effects of Interactive Latency on Exploratory Visual Analysis

Error Bars Considered Harmful: Exploring Alternate Encodings for Mean and Error

Four Experiments on the Perception of Bar Charts

An Algebraic Process for Visualization Design

The Not-so-Staggering Effect of Staggered Animated Transitions on Visual Tracking

Combing the Communication Hairball: Visualizing Large-Scale Parallel Execution Traces using Logical Time

Perceptual Kernels
Data and source code:
https://GitHub.com/uwdata/perceptual-kernels
https://GitHub.com/uwdata/visual-embedding

Ranking Visualization of Correlation Using Weber’s Law

A Principled Way of Assessing Visualization Literacy

Barbara Tversky

Scott McCloud

Let us know your thoughts! Which study did you find most interesting?


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3 comments

  1. RJ says:

    Hey guys,
    As usual I have been enjoying listening to your podcast, and I hope you guys keep up the great work in a healhty 2015.
    I was just wondering if any information of the workshop you held at VIS’14 is made available. In the podcast Moritz mentions “two boring hours of talking about tools and how to get visualizations onto the web”. It would be awesome for those who were not able to attend to have access to this slide or list somewhere, amongst other parts of your talk.

    Other than that a big thank you for putting the podcasts together. I mostly enjoy the combination of scientific and practical that you offer together; always looking forward for the new podcast to come out (and “killing time” re-listening to previous sessions.

    Cheers,
    RJ (Calgary, Canada)

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