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October 19-20, 1998, Imperial VI & VII

Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computer Graphics

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Monday, October 19

8:30 - 10:00

Keynote AddressLeveraging Human Capabilities in 
Information Perceptualization - Dr. George Robertson, Microsoft
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Papers: Visualizing Hierarchies and Networks
(1) WebPath - a Three-dimensional Web History,
Emmanuel Frecon, Gareth Smith
(2) Traversal-based Visualization of Data Structures,
Jeffrey Korn, Andrew Appel
(3) Reconfigurable Disc Trees,
Chang Sung Jeong, Alex Pang
(4) An Interactive View for Hierarchical Clustering,
Graham Wills
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch Break
1:30 - 3:00 Papers: Visualizing Large Information Spaces
(1) Taming Large Datasets with Dynamic Aggregation,
Mei Chuah
(2) The Generalized Detail-In-Context Problem,
T. Alan Keahey
(3) Similarity Clustering of Dimensions for an Enhanced
Visualization of Multidimensional Data,
Mihael Ankerst, Stefan Berchtold, Daniel Keim
(4) Uncluttering Force-Directed Layouts,
E. Gansner, S. North
(5) Combining Topological & Multidimensional Scaling for
Visualizing Large Datasets, D. Brodbeck, L.Giardin
3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 - 5:00 Papers: Visualization Frameworks and Systems
(1) An Operator Interacton Framework for Visualization
Spreadsheets, Ed Chi, John Riedl
(2) Algorithm Visualization for Distributed Environments,
Yoram Moses, Zvi Polunsky, Ayellet Tal, Leonid Ulitsky
(3) IVORY - an object-oriented Framework for Physics-Based
Information Visualization in Java,
T.C. Sprenger, M.H. Gross, D. Bielser, T. Strasser
(4) Geographic Visualization: Designing Manipulable Maps for
Exploring Temporally Varying Georeferenced Statistics,
Alan MacEachren, Frank Boscoe, Daniel Haug, Linda Pickle
7:00 Reception


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Tuesday, October 20

8:30 - 9:15

Panel: Visualization in Command and Control Centers
A discussion of issues and challenges for both military and industry
centers for command and control of large complex systems
9:15 - 10:00 Short Reports and Late Breaking Hot Topics I
(1) Information Slices,
(2) Enhancing Visualizations with Motion,
L. Bartram
(3) Bringing the Advantages of 3D Distortion Viewing into Focus,
Carpendale et al.
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Short Reports and Late Breaking Hot Topics II
(1) Saying It in Graphics: From Intentions to Visualizations,
Stephan Kerpedjiev, Giuseppe Carenini, Nancy Green,
Johanna Moore, Steven Roth
(2) Visualizing Decision Table Classifiers,
Bary Becker
(3) Comparative Visualization of Protein Structure-Sequence
Alignments, Marc Hansen, Doanna Meads, Alex Pang
(4) Tactical map-based information,
Steven Holste
(5) Visualizing Contract Wins & Losses,
S. Kim et al.
(6) Contextual Model Fitting,
L. Tweedie
(7) Navigating Aggregation Spaces,
A. Mockus
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch Break
1:30 - 3:00 Papers: Visualizing Text and Documents
(1) Lensbar - Visualization for Browsing and Filtering Large Lists
of Data, Toshiyuki Masui
(2) The Shape of Shakespeare: Visualizing Text Using Implicit
Surfaces, Randall Rohrer, David Ebert, John Sibert
(3) BiblioMapper: A Cluster-based Information Visualization
Technique, Min Song
(4) Multi-faceted Insight Through Interoperable Visual Information
Analysis Paradigms, Beth Hetzler, Paul Whitney, Lou Martucci,
Jim Thomas
3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 - 5:00 Capstone Address: Visual Explanations - Dr. Edward Tufte, Yale

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IEEE InfoVis ‘98 Symposium gratefully acknowledges support from

Intel Corporation

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Symposium Chair

Jim Hollan, University of California, San Diego

Program Co-Chairs

Graham Wills, Lucent Technologies’ Bell Labs
John Dill, Simon Fraser University

Symposium Steering Committee

Stuart Card, Xerox PARC
Stephen G. Eick, Lucent Technologies’ Bell Labs
Steven Feiner, Columbia University
Nahum Gershon, The MITRE Corporation
George Robertson, Microsoft

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