Laboratory for Information Visualization and Evaluation

URL: http://infovis.cs.vt.edu/

Contact: Chris North

 The LIVE lab studies the design, development, and evaluation of information visualizations.  Information visualizations are interactive visual representation of abstract data that enable people to effectively explore and understand large quantities of complex information.

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2011
Ragan, E. D., A. Endert, D. A. Bowman, and F. Quek, "The effects of spatial layout and view control on cognitive processing", Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '11, Vancouver, BC, Canada, ACM Press, pp. 2005, 2011.
Endert, A., and C. North, "ChairMouse", the 2011 annual conference extended abstractsProceedings of the 2011 annual conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '11, Vancouver, BC, CanadaNew York, New York, USA, ACM Press, pp. 571, 2011.
2008
2007
Ball*, R., and C. North, "Realizing embodied interaction for visual analytics through large displays", Computers & Graphics, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 380-400, June, 2007.
Sabri, A., R. Ball, S. Bhatia, A. Fabian, and C. North, "High-Resolution Gaming: Interfaces, Notifications and the User Experience", Interacting with Computers, Special Issue on HCI Issues in Computer Games, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 151-166, March, 2007.
M. Chen, C. Hansen, C. North, A. Pang, and J. van Wijk, "Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2007 and Information Visualization 2007", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 13, Nov/Dec, 2007.
Plaisant, C., and C. North, "Reflections on Human-Computer Interaction: A special Issue in Honor of Ben Shneiderman’s 60th Birthday", Intl. Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. Preface pp. 195-204. (191 pages), Dec, 2007.
2006
North, C., "Visualization Viewpoints: Toward Measuring Visualization Insight", IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 6-9, 2006.
Yost, B., and C. North, "The Perceptual Scalability of Visualization", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 837-844, 2006.
Saraiya, P., C. North, V. Lam, and K. Duca, "An Insight-based Longitudinal Study of Visual Analytics", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 1511-1522, November, 2006.
Fink, G. A., V. Duggirala, R. Correa, and C. North, "Bridging the Host-Network Divide: Survey, Taxonomy, and Solution", USENIX Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA), December, 2006.
2005
Ball, R., and C. North, "Effects of Tiled High-Resolution Display on Basic Visualization and Navigation Tasks", Proc. extended abstracts of ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2005), pp. 1196-1199, 2005.
Saraiya, P., C. North, and K. Duca, "An Insight-based Methodology for Evaluating Bioinformatics Visualizations", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 443-456, 2005.
Krishnamoorthy, S., and C. North, "Learnability of Interactive Coordinated-View Visualizations", IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV 2005), Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction for Information Visualization, pp. 306-311, 2005.
Saraiya, P., P. Lee, and C. North, "Visualization of Graphs with Associated Timeseries Data", IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization (InfoVis 2005), pp. 225- 232, 2005.
Fink, G., and C. North, "Root Polar Layout of Internet Address Data for Security Administration", Workshop on Visualization for Computer Security (VizSEC 2005), pp. 55-64, 2005.
Fink, G., P. Muessig, and C. North, "Visual Correlation of Host Processes and Network Traffic", Workshop on Visualization for Computer Security (VizSEC 2005), pp. 11-19, 2005.
Ball, R., M. Varghese, B. Carstensen, D. E. Cox, C. Fierer, M. Peterson, and C. North, "Evaluating the Benefits of Tiled Displays for Navigating Maps", IASTED International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, pp. 66-71, 2005.
North, C., "Information Visualization", Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, 3rd Edition, G. Salvendy (editor): New York: John Wiley & Sons, pp. 1222-1246, 2005.
Ball, R., M. Varghese, B. Carstensen, D. E. Cox, C. Fierer, M. Peterson, and C. North, "Evaluating the Benefits of Tiled Displays for Navigating Maps", IASTED International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, November, 2005.
Yost, B., and C. North, "Single Complex Glyphs Versus Multiple Simple Glyphs", Proc. extended abstracts of ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2005), pp. 1889 - 1892, April, 2005.
2004
Songer, A. D., B. Hays, and C. North, "Multidimensional Visualization of Project Control Data", Construction Innovation, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 173-190, September, 2004.
Ball, R., G. A. Fink, and C. North, "Home-Centric Visualization of Network Traffic for Security Administration", ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Workshop on Visualization and Data Mining for Computer Security 2004, (VizSEC 2004), 2004.
Saraiya, P., C. North, and K. Duca, "An Evaluation of Microarray Visualization Tools for Biological Insight", IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization 2004 (InfoVis 2004), 2004.
Kampanya, N., R. Shen, S. Kim, C. North, and E. A. Fox, "Citiviz: A Visual User Interface to the CITIDEL System", 8th European Conference on Digital Libraries, ECDL 2004, in Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, 2004. Abstract
Raja, D., D. Bowman, J. Lucas, and C. North, "Exploring the Benefits of Immersion in Abstract Information Visualization", 8th International Immersive Projection Technology Workshop, Iowa State, May, 2004.
Polys, N., M. Moldenhauer, A. Ray, C. Dandekar, C. North, and D. Bowman, "Snap2Diverse: Coordinating Information Visualizations and Virtual Environments", Proceedings of SPIE Visualization and Data Analysis (VDA), pp. 12 pages, January, 2004.
Kampanya, N., R. Shen, S. Kim, C. North, and E. A. Fox, "A Visual User Interface to the CITIDEL System", Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries: Proceedings of the 8th European Conference, ECDL, 2004, vol. 3232, Bath, UK, Springer-Verlag, pp. 122-133, September 2004.
Polys, N. F., D. A. Bowman, and C. North, "Information-Rich Virtual Environments: Challenges and Outlook", NASA Virtual Iron Bird Workshop, NASA Ames, http://ic.arc.nasa.gov/vib/index.php, 2004. Abstract
2003
Li, Q., and C. North, "Dynamic Query Sliders vs. Brushing Histograms", Proc. IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization 2003, pp. 147-154, October , 2003.
Convertino, G., J. Chen, B. Yost, Y. S. Ryu, and C. North, "Exploring Context Switching and Cognition in Dual-View Coordinated Visualizations", IEEE Intl. Conf. on Coordinated & Multiple Views in Exploratory Visualization (CMV), Intl. Conf. on Information Visualization (IV), July, 2003.
2002
Tessendorf, D., C. Chewar, A. Ndiwalana, J. Pryor, D. S. McCrickard, and C. North, "An Ordering of Secondary Task Display Attributes", Extended Abstracts ACM CHI 2002, Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 600-601, 2002.
North, C., N. Conklin, and V. Saini, "Visualization Schemas for Flexible Information Visualization", Proc. IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization 2002, pp. 15-22, October, 2002.
Conklin, N., S. Prabhakar, and C. North, "Multiple Foci Drill-Down through Tuple and Attribute Aggregation Polyarchies in Tabular Data", Proc. IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization 2002, pp. 131-134, October, 2002.
Somervell, J., D. S. McCrickard, C. North, and M. Shukla, "An Evaluation of Information Visualization in Attention-Limited Environments", Proc. IEEE TCVG Symposium on Visualization (VisSym 2002), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 211-216, May , 2002.
2001
North, C., U. Farooq, and D. Akhter, "DataWear: Revealing Trends of Dynamic Data in Visualizations", LBHT Proc. IEEE Symposium on InfoVis 2001, pp. 8-11, October, 2001.
Dang, G., C. North, and B. Shneiderman, "Dynamic Queries and Brushing on Choropleth Maps", Proc. IEEE Intl. Information Visualization 2001, pp. 757-764, 2001.
North, C., "Multiple Views and Tight Coupling in Visualization: A Language, Taxonomy, and System", Proc. CSREA CISST 2001 Workshop of Fundamental Issues in Visualization, pp. 626-632, 2001.
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1999
1997
North, C., B. Shneiderman, and C. Plaisant, "Visual Information Seeking in Digital Image Libraries: The Visible Human Explorer", Information in Images, Glenn Becker (Editor): Thomson Technology Labs, 1997.
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