IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization
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1:45-2:30 Papers Preview
(1:45-1:50 Introduction)
Chairs: Tamara Munzner and Stephen North
2:30-3:45 Multiscale and Systems I
Chair: Chris North

Smooth and Efficient Zooming and Panning - Best Paper
Jarke J. van Wijk, Wim A.A. Nuij (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven)

A Model of Multi-Scale Perceptual Organization in Information Graphics
Martin Wattenberg (IBM Research), Danyel Fisher (UC Irvine)

Exploring High-D Spaces with Multiform Matrices and Small Multiples
Alan MacEachren, Xiping Dai, Frank Hardisty, Diansheng Guo, Gene Lengerich (Pennsylvania State University)

3:45-4:15 BREAK
4:15-4:40 Systems II
Chair: John Stasko

Design Choices when Architecting Visualizations
Diane Tang, Chris Stolte, Robert Bosch (Stanford University)

4:40-6:00 InfoVis Contest
Chairs: Catherine Plaisant and Jean-Daniel Fekete
8:00-8:45 Invited Talk: Information Esthetics: from MoMA to Wall Street
W. Bradford Paley, Digital Image Design & Columbia University
Chair: Tamara Munzner
8:30-10:00 Keynote: Thinking with Visualizations
Colin Ware, University of New Hampshire
Chair: Jock Mackinlay
10:00-10:30 BREAK
10:30-12:15 Graphs
Chair: Stephen Eick

EdgeLens: An Interactive Method for Managing Edge Congestion in Graphs
Nelson Wong, Sheelagh Carpendale, Saul Greenberg (University of Calgary) (PPZ)

MoireGraphs: Radial Focus+Context Visualization and Interaction for Graphs with Visual Nodes
T.J. Jankun-Kelly and Kwan-Liu Ma (UC Davis) (PPT; AVIs)

Visualizing Evolving Networks: Minimum Spanning Trees versus Pathfinder Networks
Chaomei Chen (Drexel University) and Steven Morris (Oklahoma State University) (PPT)

Multiscale Visualization of Small World Networks
David Auber (LaBRI - Bordeaux), Yves Chiricota (University de Quebec a Chicoutimi), Fabien Jourdan, Guy Melancon (LIRMM, Montpelier) (PPT; PDF)

12:15-1:45 LUNCH
1:45-3:45 High Dimensionality
Chair: John Dill

Improving Hybrid MDS with Pivot-Based Searching
Alistair Morrison, Matthew Chalmers (University of Glasgow)

A Visual Workspace for Hybrid Multidimensional Scaling Algorithms
Greg Ross, Matthew Chalmers (University of Glasgow) (PPT)

Dynamic Visualization of Transient Data Streams
Pak Chung Wong, Harlan Foote, Dan Adams, Wendy Cowley, Jim Thomas (PNNL) (PDF)

Interactive Hierarchical Dimension Ordering, Spacing, and Filtering for Exploration of High Dimensional Datasets
Jing Yang, Wei Peng, Matthew O. Ward, and Elke A. Rundensteiner (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) (PPT)

Mapping Nominal Values to Numbers for Effective Visualization
Geraldine E. Rosario, Elke A. Rundensteiner, David C. Brown, and Matthew O. Ward (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) (PPT)

Visualization of Labeled Data Using Linear Transformations
Yehuda Koren and Liran Carmel (Weizmann Institute) (PPT)

3:45-4:15 BREAK
4:15-4:45 Occlusion
Chair: George Robertson

Intelligently Resolving Point Occlusion
Marjan Trutschl (Louisiana State University), Georges G. Grinstein, Urska Cvek (University of Massachusetts) (PPT)

Constant Density Displays Using Diversity Sampling
Mark Derthick, Michael G. Christel, Alexander G. Haptmann, Howard D. Wactlar (Carnegie Mellon University)

4:45-5:30 Posters Preview
Chairs: Alan Keahey and Matt Ward
5:30-6:15 Special Event: ARDA GI2V Session
with Dr. John D. Prange (ARDA) and Jon Dale (NIMA)
7:00-9:00 Symposium Reception and Poster Session
8:30-10:00 Evaluation
Chair: Mary Czerwinski

Empirical Comparison of Dynamic Query Sliders and Brushing Histograms
Qing Li and Chris North (Virginia Polytechnic)

An Experimental Evaluation of Continuous Semantic Zooming in Program Visualization
Kenneth L. Summers, Timothy E. Goldsmith (University of New Mexico), Steve Kubica (Khoral, Inc.), Thomas P. Caudell (University of New Mexico) (PPT)

Conveying Shape with Texture: an experimental investigation of the impact of texture type on shape categorization judgements
Sunghee Kim, Haleh Hagh-Shenas, and Victoria Interrante (University of Minnesota) (PDF)

10:00 - 10:30 BREAK
10:30 - 12:15 Linking and Context
Chair: Keith Andrews

Coordinated Graph and Scatter-Plot Views for the Visual Exploration of Microarray Time-Series Data
Paul Craig, Jessie Kennedy (Napier University)

Compound Brushing
Hong Chen (SAS Institute Inc) (PPT)

Causality Visualization Using Animated Growing Polygons
Niklas Elmqvist, Philippas Tsigas (Chalmers University of Technology)

Visualization of Large-Scale Customer Satisfaction Surveys Using a Parallel Coordinate Tree
Dominique Brodbeck, Luc Girardin (Macrofocus GmbH)

FundExplorer: Supporting the Diversification of Mutual Fund Portfolios Using Context Treemaps
Christoph Csallner, Marcus Handte, Othmar Lehmann, John Stasko (Georgia Institute of Technology)

12:15-1:45 LUNCH
1:45 - 3:45 Design Studies
Chair: Martin Wattenberg

THREAD ARCS: An Email Thread Visualization
Bernard Kerr (IBM Research)

BARD: A visualization tool for biological sequence analysis
Rhazes Spell, Rachael Brady, Fred Dietrich (Duke University)

Using Multilevel Call Matrices in Large Software Projects
Frank van Ham (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven) (PPT)

Between Aesthetics and Utility: Designing Ambient Information Visualizations
Tobias Skog, Sara Ljungblad, Lars Erik Holmquist (Viktoria Institute)

Developing Architectural Lighting Representations
Daniel C. Glaser, Roger Tan, John Canny, (UC Berkeley), Ellen Yi-Luen Do (University of Washington)

3:45 - 4:15 BREAK
4:15 - 5:30 Capstone: Exploding the Frame: Designing for Wall-Size Computer Displays
Ben Shedd, Princeton University
Chair: Stephen North
Closing Remarks: Daniel Keim