Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Visualization and Graphics

IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization 2002
(InfoVis 2002)

October 28-29, 2002
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Boston, Massachussets


InfoVis 2002 Final Program

Monday 28 October
8:30 - 8:40 Opening Remarks
Chairs: Pak Chung Wong, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Keith Andrews, Graz University of Technology
8:40 - 8:45 InfoVis 2002 Best Paper Award
Chair: Bob Spence, Imperial College
8:45 - 10:00 Keynote Address
Chair: Steve Eick, Visintuit
Internet Traffic: Visualization, Discovery, and Very Large Displays, William Cleveland, Bell Labs
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:45 Papers 1: Databases, Frameworks, and Visualization
Chair: Daniel Keim, AT&T Labs
InfoVis 2002 Best Paper: Multiscale Visualizations Using Data Cubes, Chris Stolte, Diane Tang, and Pat Hanrahan, Stanford University
Visualization Schemas for Flexible Information Visualization Chris North, Nathan Conklin, and Varun Saini, Virginia Tech
Building a Visual Database for Example-based Graphics Generation Michelle Zhou and Min Chen, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Ying Feng, Indiana University
11:45 - 12:15 Technical Notes 1: Cartograms and Uncertainty
Chair: Bob Spence, Imperial College
Efficient Cartogram Generation: A Comparison Daniel Keim and Stephen North, AT&T Labs, Christian Panse, University of Constance, Joern Schneidewind, University of Halle
Visualizing Data with Bounded Uncertainty Chris Olston, Stanford University, Jock Mackinlay, Palo Alto Research Center
12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 15:00 Papers 2: Empirical Studies
Chair: Jock Mackinlay, PARC
Graphical Encoding for Information Visualization: An Empirical Study Lucy Nowell, Pacific Northwest National Labs, Robert Schulman, Virginia Tech, Deborah Hix, Virginia Tech
The Illusion of Perceived Metric 3D Structure Mats Lind, Uppsala University, Geoffrey Bingham, Indiana University, Camilla Forsell, Uppsala University
SpaceTree: Design Evolution of a Node Link Tree Browser Catherine Plaisant, Jesse Grosjean, and Ben Bederson, University of Maryland
15:00 - 15:15 Short Break
15:15 - 15:45 Case Studies 1: Process and Bio Vis
Chair: Steve Roth, MAYA Viz
Process Visualization with Levels of Detail Krešimir Matkovic and Helwig Hauser, VRVis Research Center, Reinhard Sainitzer, Imagination Computer Services, M. Eduard Gröller, Vienna University of Technology
Visualizing Sets of Evolutionary Trees, Nina Amenta and Jeff Klingner, University of Texas at Austin
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 - 16:45 Introducing the InfoVis Contest
Chairs: Jean-Daniel Fekete, INRIA, Catherine Plaisant, University of Maryland, and Graham Wills, SPSS
16:45 - 17:45 Interactive Posters Preview
Chairs: Alan Keahey, Visintuit and Tamara Munzner, University of British Columbia
17:45 - 19:00 Break
19:00 - 21:00 Interactive Posters (co-located with symposium reception)
Chairs: Alan Keahey, Visintuit and Tamara Munzner, University of British Columbia
19:00 - 21:00 Symposium Reception
21:00 - 22:00 InfoVis 2003 Open Meeting
Chairs: Daniel Keim, AT&T Labs, Tamara Munzner, University of British Columbia, and Stephen North, AT&T Labs

Tuesday 29 October
8:30 - 10:00 Papers 3: Visualizing Hierarchies
Chair: George Robertson, Microsoft Research
InterRing: An Interactive Tool for Visually Navigating and Manipulating Hierarchical Structures Jing Yang, Matthew Ward, and Elke Rundensteiner, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
A Space-Optimized Tree Visualization Quang Vinh Nguyen and Mao Lin Huang, University of Technology, Sydney
Beamtrees: Compact Visualization of Large Hierarchies Frank van Ham and Jarke van Wijk, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:45 Papers 4: Sequences, Patterns, and Huge Data Sets
Chair: Stuart Card, PARC
Visualizing Biosequence data using Texture Mapping Praveen Thiagarajan and Guang Gao, University of Delaware
Arc Diagrams: Visualizing Structure in Strings Martin Wattenberg, IBM Research
Interactive Information Visualization of a Million Items Jean-Daniel Fekete and Catherine Plaisant, University of Maryland
11:45 - 12:15 Technical Notes 2: Brushing and Drill-Drown
Chair: Matt Ward, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Angular Brushing of Extended Parallel Coordinates Helwig Hauser, Florian Ledermann, and Helmut Doleisch, VRVis Research Center
Multiple Foci Drill-Down through Tuple and Attribute Aggregation Polyarchies in Tabular Data Nathan Conklin, Sandeep Prabhakar, and Chris North, Virginia Tech
12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 15:00 Papers 5: Graph Drawing and Force-Directed Placement
Chair: Stephen North, AT&T Labs
ACE: A Fast Multiscale Eigenvectors Computation for Drawing Huge Graphs Yehuda Koren, Liran Carmel, and David Harel, Weizmann Institute of Science
Visual Unrolling of Network Evolution and the Analysis of Dynamic Discourse Ulrik Brandes, University of Constance, Steven R. Corman, Arizona State University
A Hybrid Layout Algorithm for Sub-Quadratic Multidimensional Scaling Alistair Morrison, Greg Ross, and Matthew Chalmers, University of Glasgow
15:00 - 15:15 Short Break
15:15 - 15:45 Case Studies 2: Finance and Web Vis
Chair: Martin Wattenberg, Dow Jones
Demystifying Venture Capital Investing Mei Chuah, Accenture Technology Labs
Visual Path Analysis Alan Keahey and Stephen Eick, Visual Insights
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 - 17:30 Capstone Address
Chair: Nahum Gershon, MITRE
Display Design for the Eye and Mind, Stephen Kosslyn Department of Psychology, Harvard University
17:30 Closing Remarks
Chair: John Dill

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