Sunday, October 10
All Day Vis2004: Tutorial 1, Information Visualization and Discovery
1:45-2:30 Papers Preview
(1:45-1:50 Introduction)
Chairs: Matt Ward (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and Tamara Munzner (University of British Columbia)
2:30-3:45 Evaluation
Chair: Lucy Nowell (ARDA)

An Evaluation of Microarray Visualization Tools for Biological Insight
Purvi Saraiya, Chris North, Karen Duca (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) (Slides)

User Experiments with Tree Visualization Systems
Alfred Kobsa (University of California, Irvine) (Slides)

A Comparison of the Readability of Graphs Using Node-Link and Matrix-Based Representations
Mohammad Ghoniem (Ecole des Mines de Nantes), Jean-Daniel Fekete (INRIA), Philippe Castagliola (Ecole des Mines de Nantes)

3:45-4:15 BREAK
4:15-5:30 InfoVis Contest
Chairs: Catherine Plaisant (University of Maryland), Jean-Daniel Fekete (INRIA), and Georges Grinstein (University of Massachusetts-Lowell)

8-8:45 InfoVisFun
Chairs: George Robertson (Microsoft Research) and Daniel Keim (University of Konstanz)
Monday, October 11
8:30-10:00 Keynote: From Information Visualization to Sensemaking: Connecting the Mind's Eye to the Mind's Muscles
Stuart Card, PARC
Chair: Pat Hanrahan (Stanford University)
10:00-10:30 BREAK
10:30-12:15 Techniques and Tools
Chair: Stephen Eick (Visintuit)

GeoTime Information Visualization
Thomas Kapler, William Wright (Oculus Info Inc.) (Slides)

RecMap: Rectangular Map Approximations
Roland Heilmann, Daniel Keim, Christian Panse, Mike Sips (University of Konstanz) (Slides)

EZEL: A Visual Tool for Performance Assessment of Peer-to-Peer File-Sharing Networks
Lucian Voinea, Alex Telea, Jarke van Wijk (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven) (Slides)

A History Mechanism for Visual Data Mining
Matthias Kreuseler (SD Industries GmbH), Thomas Nocke, Heidrun Schumann (University of Rostock) (Slides)

12:15-1:45 LUNCH
1:45-3:45 Multivariate Data
Chair: Leland Wilkinson (SPSS)

Steerable, Progressive Multidimensional Scaling
Matt Williams, Tamara Munzner (University of British Columbia) (Slides)

A Rank-by-Feature Framework for Unsupervised Multidimensional Data Exploration Using Low Dimensional Projections
Jinwook Seo, Ben Shneiderman (University of Maryland) (Slides)

Value and Relation Display for Interactive Exploration of High Dimensional Datasets
Jing Yang, Anilkumar Patro, Shiping Huang, Nishant Mehta, Matthew Ward, Elke Rundensteiner (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) (Slides)

Uncovering Clusters in Crowded Parallel Coordinates Visualizations
Almir Olivette Artero, Maria Cristina Ferreira de Oliveira (University of São Paolo), Haim Levkowitz (University of Massachusetts, Lowell) (Slides)

Clutter Reduction in Multi-Dimensional Data Visualization Using Dimension Reordering
Wei Peng, Matthew Ward, Elke Runtensteiner (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) (Slides)

3:45-4:15 BREAK
4:15-4:45 Design Studies
Chair: Helwig Hauser (VRVis Research Center)

Time-Varying Data Visualization using Information Flocking Boids
Andrew Vande Moere (Key Centre of Design Computing and Cognition) (Slides)

Artifacts of the Presence Era: Using Information Visualization to Create an Evocative Souvenir
Fernanda Viégas, Ethan Perry, Ethan Howe, Judith Donath (MIT Media Lab) (Slides)

4:45-5:30 Posters Preview
Chairs: John Stasko (Georgia Tech) and Chris North (Virginia Tech)
7:00-9:00 Symposium Reception and Poster Session
Tuesday, October 12
8:30-10:00 Evaluation and Perception
Chair: Christopher Healy (North Carolina State University)

Intuitive Color Mixing and Compositing for Visualization
Nathan Gossett, Baoquan Chen (University of Minnesota) (Slides)

Expand-Ahead: A Space-Filling Strategy for Browsing Trees
Michael McGuffin (University of Toronto), Gord Davison (IBM Toronto Laboratory), Ravin Balakrishnan (University of Toronto) (Slides)

Evaluating a System for Interactive Exploration of Large, Hierarchically Structured Document Repositories
Michael Granitzer, Wolfgang Kienreich, Vedran Sabol (Know-Center Graz), Keith Andrews (Technical University of Graz), Werner Klieber (Know-Center Graz) (Slides)

Metric-Based Network Exploration and Multiscale Scatterplot
Guy Melançon (LIRMM), Yves Chiricota (UQAC), Fabien Jourdan (LIRMM) (Slides)

10:00 - 10:30 BREAK
10:30 - 12:15 Models and Systems
Chair: Keith Andrews (Graz University of Technology)

A Knowledge Task-Based Framework for Design and Evaluation of Information Visualizations - Best Paper
Robert Amar, John Stasko (Georgia Institute of Technology) (Slides)

A Model-Based Visualization Taxonomy
Melanie Tory, Torsten Möller (Simon Fraser University) (Slides)

Building Highly-Coordinated Visualizations in Improvise
Chris Weaver (Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison) (Slides)

The InfoVis Toolkit
Jean-Daniel Fekete (INRIA) (Slides)

12:15-1:45 LUNCH
1:45 - 3:45 Graphs
Chair: Sheelagh Carpendale (University of Calgary)

Topological Fisheye Views for Visualizing Large Graphs
Emden Gansner, Yehuda Koren, Stephen North (AT&T Labs-Research) (Slides)

Matrix Zoom: A Visual Interface to Semi-external Graphs
James Abello (Rutgers University), Frank van Ham (Technische Universitei Eindhoven) (Slides)

Dynamic Drawing of Clustered Graphs
Yaniv Frishman, Ayellet Tal (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology) (Slides)

Interactive Visualization of Small World Graphs
Frank van Ham, Jarke van Wijk (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven) (Slides)

Non-Euclidean Spring Embedders
Kevin Wampler, Stephen Kobourov (University of Arizona) (Slides)

3:45 - 4:15 BREAK
4:15 - 5:30 Capstone: Visualization as a Medium for Capturing and Sharing Thoughts
Steve Roth, MAYA Viz
Chair: Nahum Gershon (MITRE Inc.)
Closing Remarks: George Robertson (Microsoft Research)
7:00 - 9:30 Vis2004: BOF, "Information Visualization, Where Do We Go From Here?"