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Papers Sessions

[J] (TVCG journal special issue (SI) papers)
[T] (previously published TVCG journal papers presented at VIS)
[C] conference papers



TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23
08:30am-11:00am
Convention Hall 1, Section C+D
VIS: Opening & VIS Awards & Best Papers
Session Chair: Best Paper Award Committees

TPFlow: Progressive Partition and Multidimensional Pattern Extraction for Large-Scale Spatio-Temporal Data Analysis (J) (Best Paper Award, VAST)
Authors: Dongyu Liu, Panpan Xu, Liu Ren

Formalizing Visualization Design Knowledge as Constraints: Actionable and Extensible Models in Draco (J) (Best Paper Award, InfoVis)
Authors: Dominik Moritz, Chenglong Wang, Greg L. Nelson, Halden Lin, Adam M. Smith, Bill Howe, Jeffrey Heer

Deadeye: A Novel Preattentive Visualization Technique Based on Dichoptic Presentation (J) (Best Paper Award, SciVis)
Authors: Andrey Krekhov, Jens Krueger


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23
2:05pm-4:00pm
Convention Hall 1, Section C
VAST: Opening & Evaluation and Theory
Session Chair: Alvitta Ottley

Evaluating Multi-Dimensional Visualizations for Understanding Fuzzy Clusters (J)
Authors: Ying Zhao, Feng Luo, Minghui Chen, Yingchao Wang, Jiazhi Xia, Fangfang Zhou, Yunhai Wang, Yi Chen, Wei Chen

The Effect of Proximity in Social Data Charts on Perceived Unity (C)
Authors: Marlen Promann, Sabine Brunswicker

Futzing and Moseying: Interviews with Professional Data Analysts on Exploration Practices (J)
Authors: Sara Alspaugh, Nava Zokaei, Andrea Liu, Cindy Jin, Marti Hearst

The Effect of Semantic Interaction on Foraging in Text Analysis (C)
Authors: John Wenskovitch, Lauren Bradel, Michelle Dowling, Leanna House, Chris North

Cost-benefit Analysis of Visualization in Virtual Environments (J)
Authors: Min Chen, Kelly Gaither, Nigel John, Brian McCann


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23
2:05pm-4:00pm
Convention Hall 1, Section D
InfoVis: Opening & Multiple Dimensions
Session Chair: Arvind Satyanarayan

Shape-preserving Star Coordinates (J)
Authors: Vladimir Molchanov, Lars Linsen

Using Dashboard Networks to Visualize Multiple Patient Histories: A Design Study on Post-operative Prostate Cancer (T)
Authors: Jürgen Bernard, David Sessler, Jörn Kohlhammer, Roy A. Ruddle

Towards Better Spatial Integration in Ranking Visualization (J)
Authors: Di Weng, Ran Chen, Zikun Deng, Feiran Wu, Jingmin Chen, Yingcai Wu

A Declarative Rendering Model for Multiclass Density Maps (J)
Authors: Jaemin Jo, Frédéric Vernier, Pierre Dragicevic, Jean-Daniel Fekete

DimReader: Axis lines that explain non-linear projections (J)
Authors: Rebecca Faust, David Glickenstein, Carlos Scheidegger


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23
2:05pm-4:00pm
Estrel Hall A+B
SciVis: Opening & Flow Features
Session Chair: Roxana Bujak

Recirculation Surfaces for Flow Visualization (J)
Authors: Thomas Wilde, Christian Rössl, Holger Theisel

Objective Vortex Corelines of Finite-sized Objects in Fluid Flows (J)
Authors: Tobias Günther, Holger Theisel

Towards High-quality Visualization of Superfluid Vortices (T)
Authors: Yulong Guo, Xiaopei Liu, Chi Xiong, Xuemiao Xu, Chi-Wing Fu

Semantic Flow Graph: A Framework for Discovering Object Relationships in Flow Fields (T)
Authors: Jun Tao, Chaoli Wang, Nitesh Chawla, Lei Shi, Seung Hyun Kim


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23
4:20pm-6:00pm
Convention Hall 1, Section C
VAST: Spatio-Temporal Data
Session Chair: Hans-Jörg Schulz

Visual Abstraction of the Large Scale Geospatial Origin-Destination Movement Data (J)
Authors: Zhiguang Zhou, Linhao Meng, Cheng Tang, Ying Zhao, Zhiyong Guo, Miaoxin Hu, Wei Chen

Analysis of Flight Variability: a Systematic Approach (J)
Authors: Natalia Andrienko, Gennady Andrienko, Jose Manuel Cordero Garcia, David Scarlatti

ForVizor: Visualizing Spatio-Temporal Team Formations in Soccer (J)
Authors: Yingcai Wu, Xiao Xie, Jiachen Wang, Dazhen Deng, Hongye Liang, Hui Zhang, Shoubin Cheng, Wei Chen

MotionRugs: Visualizing Collective Trends in Space and Time (J)
Authors: Juri Buchmuller, Dominik Jackle, Eren Cakmak, Ulrik Brandes, Daniel Keim

Identification of Temporally Varying Areas of Interest in Long Duration Eye Tracking Data Sets (J)
Authors: Prithiviraj Kaliappa Gounder Muthumanickam, Katerina Vrotsou, Aida Nordman, Jimmy Johansson, Matthew Cooper


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23
4:20pm-6:00pm
Convention Hall 1, Section D
InfoVis: Evaluation & Applications
Session Chair: Evanthia Dimara

A Heuristic Approach to Value-Driven Evaluation of Visualizations (J)
Authors: Emily Wall, Meeshu Agnihotri, Laura Matzen, Kristin Divis, Michael Haass, Alex Endert, John Stasko

Patterns and Pace: Quantifying Diverse Exploration Behavior with Visualizations on the Web (J)
Authors: Mi Feng, Evan Peck, Lane Harrison

Lineage: Visualizing Multivariate Clinical Data in Genealogy Graphs (T)
Authors: Carolina Nobre, Nils Gehlenborg, Hilary Coon, Alexander Lex

IDMVis: Temporal Event Sequence Visualization for Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Decision Support (J)
Authors: Yixuan Zhang, Kartik Chanana, Cody Dunne

Visualization of Cultural Heritage Collection Data: State of the Art and Future Challenges (T)
Authors: Florian Windhager, Paolo Federico, Günther Schreder, Katrin Glinka, Marian Dörk, Silvia Miksch, Eva Mayr


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23
4:20pm-6:00pm
Estrel Hall A+B
SciVis: Biological Applications
Session Chair: Elisabeta (Liz) Marai

Interactive Visualization of RNA and DNA Structures (J)
Authors: Norbert Lindow, Daniel Baum, Morgan Leborgne, Hans-Christian Hege

Labels on Levels: Labeling of Multi-Scale Multi-Instance and Crowded 3D Biological Environments (J)
Authors: David Kouřil, Ladislav Čmolík, Barbora Kozlíková, Hsiang-Yun Wu, Graham Johnson, David S. Goodsell, Arthur Olson, Eduard Gröller, Ivan Viola

Visualization of Large Molecular Trajectories (J)
Authors: David Duran Rosich, Pedro Hermosilla Casajus, Timo Ropinski, Barbora Kozlíková, Àlvar Vinacua, Pere-Pau Vázquez

Robust Tracing and Visualization of Heterogeneous Microvascular Networks (T)
Authors: Pavel Govyadinov, Tasha Womack, Jason L. Eriksen, Guoning Chen, David Mayerich



WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
9:00am-10:40am
Convention Hall 1, Section C
VAST: Ensemble and Provenance
Session Chair: Eric Ragan

Visual Analysis of the Temporal Evolution of Ensemble Forecast Sensitivities (J)
Authors: Alexander Kumpf, Marc Rautenhaus, Michael Riemer, Rüdiger Westermann

EnsembleLens: Ensemble-based Visual Exploration of Anomaly Detection Algorithms with Multidimensional Data (J)
Authors: Ke Xu, Meng Xia, Xing Mu, Yun Wang, Nan Cao

Exploring Variability within Ensembles of Decadal Climate Predictions (T)
Authors: Christopher P. Kappe, Michael Böttinger, Heike Leitte

KnowledgePearls: Provenance-Based Visualization Retrieval (J)
Authors: Holger Stitz, Samuel Gratzl, Harald Piringer, Thomas Zichner, Marc Streit

Enhancing Web-based Analytics Applications through Provenance (J)
Authors: Akhilesh Camisetty, Chaitanya Chandurkar, Maoyuan Sun, David Koop


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
9:00am-10:40am
Convention Hall 1, Section D
InfoVis: Time
Session Chair: Enrico Bertini

Comparing Similarity Perception in Time Series Visualizations (J)
Authors: Anna Gogolou, Theophanis Tsandilas, Themis Palpanas, Anastasia Bezerianos

A Multiresolution Streamgraph Approach to Explore Hierarchical Time Series (T)
Authors: Erick Cuenca, Arnaud Sallaberry, Florence Ying Wang, Pascal Poncelet

Line Graph or Scatter Plot? Automatic Selection of Methods for Visualizing Trends in Time Series (T)
Authors: Yunhai Wang, Fubo Han, Lifeng Zhu, Oliver Deussen, Baoquan Chen

A Vector Field Design Approach to Animated Transitions (T)
Authors: Yong Wang, Daniel Archambault, Carlos E. Scheidegger, Huamin Qu

Temporal Treemaps: Static Visualization of Evolving Trees (J)
Authors: Wiebke Köpp, Tino Weinkauf


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
9:00am-10:40am
Estrel Hall A+B
SciVis: Biomedical Visualization
Session Chair: Barbora Kozlikova

Visual Analysis of Aneurysm Data using Statistical Graphics (J)
Authors: Monique Meuschke, Tobias Günther, Philipp Berg, Ralph Wickenhoefer, Markus Gross, Bernhard Preim, Kai Lawonn

Interactive Visualization of 3D Histopathology in Native Resolution (J)
Authors: Martin Falk, Anders Ynnerman, Darren Treanor, Claes Lundström

Visualization of Neuronal Structures in Wide-field Microscopy Brain Images (J)
Authors: Saeed Boorboor, Shreeraj Jadhav, Mala Ananth, David Talmage, Lorna W Role, Arie Kaufman

Classification of Blood Flow Patterns in Cerebral Aneurysms (T)
Authors: Monique Meuschke, Steffen Oeltze-Jafra, Oliver Beuing, Bernhard Preim, Kai Lawonn


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
9:00am-10:40am
Estrel Hall C
VAST: Text
Session Chair: Jian Zhao

Bridging Text Visualization and Mining: A Task-Driven Survey (T)
Authors: Shixia Liu, Xiting Wang, Christopher Collins, Wenwen Dou, Fangxin Ouyang, Mennatallah El-Assady, Liu Jiang, Daniel Keim

Doccurate: A Curation-Based Approach for Clinical Text Visualization (J)
Authors: Nicole Sultanum

VIS Author Profiles: Interactive Descriptions of Publication Records Combining Text and Visualization (J)
Authors: Shahid Latif, Fabian Beck, Devin Singh, Michael Brudno, Fanny Chevalier

A Visual Analytics Framework for Identifying Topic Drivers in Media (T)
Authors: Yafeng Lu, Hong Wang, Steven Landis, Ross Maciejewski

Visualizing a Thinker’s Life (T)
Authors: Patrick Riehmann, Dora Kiesel, Martin Kohlhaas, Bernd Fröhlich


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
11:00am-12:40pm
Convention Hall 1, Section C
VAST: Applications
Session Chair: Jörn Kohlhammer

Commercial Visual Analytics Systems – Advances in the Big Data Analytics Field (T)
Authors: Michael Behrisch, Dirk Streeb, Florian Stoffel, Daniel Seebacher, Stefan Hagen Weber, Sebastian Mittelstaedt, Hanspeter Pfister, Daniel Keim

BitExTract: Interactive Visualization for Extracting Bitcoin Exchange Intelligence (J)
Authors: Xuanwu Yue, Xinhuan Shu, Xinyu ZHU, Xinnan Du, Zheqing Yu, Dimitrios Papadopoulos, Siyuan Liu

KAVAGait: Knowledge-Assisted Visual Analytics for Clinical Gait Analysis (T)
Authors: Markus Wagner, Djordje Slijepcevic, Brian Horsak, Alexander Rind, Matthias Zeppelzauer, Wolfgang Aigner

Precision Risk Analysis of Cancer Therapy with Interactive Nomograms and Survival Plots (T)
Authors: G.Elisabeta Marai, Chihua Ma, Andrew T. Burks, Filippo Pellolio, Guadalupe Canahuate, David M. Vock, Abdallah S.R. Mohamed, C. David Fuller

VUSphere: Visual Analysis of Video Utilization in Online Distance Education (C)
Authors: Huan He, Qinghua Zheng, Bo Dong


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
11:00am-12:40pm
Convention Hall 1, Section D
InfoVis: Graphs & Trees
Session Chair: Yingcai Wu

Juniper: A Tree+Table Approach to Multivariate Graph Visualization (J)
Authors: Carolina Nobre, Marc Streit, Alexander Lex

Graph Thumbnails: Identifying and Comparing Multiple Graphs at a Glance (T)
Authors: Vahan Yoghourdjian, Tim Dwyer, Karsten Klein, Kim Marriott, Michael Wybrow

Structure-Based Suggestive Exploration: A New Approach for Effective Exploration of Large Networks (J)
Authors: Fangzhou Guo, Wei Chen, Dongming Han, Jiacheng Pan, Xiaotao Nie, Jiazhi Xia, Xiaolong (Luke) Zhang

Structure-aware Fisheye Views for Efficient Large Graph Exploration (J)
Authors: Yunhai Wang, Yanyan Wang, Yinqi Sun, Haifeng Zhang, Chi-Wing Fu, Michael Sedlmair, Baoquan Chen, Oliver Deussen

Graphicle: Exploring Units, Networks, and Context in a Blended Visualization Approach (J)
Authors: Timothy Major, Rahul C. Basole


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
11:00am-12:40pm
Estrel Hall A+B
SciVis: Volume Visualization
Session Chair: Timo Ropinksi

Interactive Obstruction-free Lensing for Volumetric Data Visualization (J)
Authors: Michael Traoré, Christophe Hurter, Alexandru Telea

Dynamic Volume Lines: Visual Comparison of 3D Volumes through Space-filling Curves (J)
Authors: Johannes Weissenböck, Bernhard Fröhler, Eduard Gröller, Johann Kastner, Christoph Heinzl

A Declarative Grammar of Flexible Volume Visualization Pipelines (J)
Authors: Min Shih, Charles Rozhon, Kwan-Liu Ma

Multi-Material Volume Rendering with a Physically-Based Surface Reflection Model (T)
Authors: Oleg Igouchkine, Yubo Zhang, Kwan-Liu Ma

A Generative Model for Volume Rendering (T)
Authors: Matthew Berger, Jixian Li, Joshua A. Levine


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
11:00am-12:40pm
Estrel Hall C
InfoVis: Devices: Small & Large
Session Chair: Wesley Willet

Vistrates: A Component Model for Ubiquitous Analytics (J)
Authors: Sriram Karthik Badam, Andreas Mathisen, Roman Rädle, Clemens Nylandsted Klokmose, Niklas Elmqvist

SmartCues: A Multitouch Query Approach for Details-on-Demand through Dynamically Computed Overlays (J)
Authors: Hariharan Subramonyam, Eytan Adar

Multiple Coordinated Views at Large Displays for Multiple Users: Empirical Findings on User Behavior, Movements, and Distances (J)
Authors: Ricardo Langner, Ulrike Kister, Raimund Dachselt

Visualizing Ranges over Time on Mobile Phones: A Task-Based Crowdsourced Evaluation (J)
Authors: Matthew Brehmer, Bongshin Lee, Petra Isenberg, Eun Kyoung Choe

Glanceable Visualization: Studies of Data Comparison Performance on Smartwatches (J)
Authors: Tanja Blascheck, Lonni Besançon, Anastasia Bezerianos, Bongshin Lee, Petra Isenberg


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
11:00am-12:40pm
Room III
CG&A Session 1
Session Chair: Theresa-Marie Rhyne

Physical Visualization of Geospatial Datasets
Authors: Hessam Djavaherpour, Ali Mahdavi-Amiri, Faramarz F. Samavati

Typology of Uncertainty in Static Geolocated Graphs for Visualization
Authors: Tatiana von Landesberger, Sebastian Bremm, Marcel Wunderlich

Impact of Spatial Scales on the Intercomparison of Climate Scenarios
Authors: Wei Luo, Michael Steptoe, Zheng Chang, Robert Link, Leon Clarke, Ross Maciejewski

Urban Space Explorer: A Visual Analytics System for Urban Planning
Authors: Alireza Karduni, Isaac Cho, Ginette Wessel, William Ribarsky, Eric Sauda, Wenwen Dou

Name Profiler Toolkit
Authors: Feng Wang, Brett Hansen, Ryan Simmons, Ross Maciejewski


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
02:20pm-04:00pm
Convention Hall 1, Section C
VAST: High Dimensional Data
Session Chair: Cagatay Turkay

SIRIUS: Dual, Symmetric, Interactive Dimension Reductions (J)
Authors: Michelle Dowling, John Wenskovitch, J.T. Fry, Leanna House, Scotland Leman, Chris North

A Perception-Driven Approach to Supervised Dimensionality Reduction for Visualization (T)
Authors: Yunhai Wang, Kang Feng, Xiaowei Chu, Jian Zhang, Chi-Wing Fu, Michael Sedlmair, Xiaohui Yu, Baoquan Chen

SMARTexplore: Simplifying High-Dimensional Data Analysis through a Table-Based Visual Analytics Approach (C)
Authors: Michael Blumenschein, Michael Behrisch, Stefanie Schmid, Simon Butscher, Deborah R. Wahl, Karoline Villinger, Britta Renner, Harald Reiterer, Daniel Keim

ColorMapND: A Data-Driven Approach and Tool for Mapping Multivariate Data to Color (T)
Authors: Shenghui Cheng, Wei Xu, Klaus Mueller

EmbeddingVis: A Visual Analytics Approach to Comparative Network Embedding Inspection (C)
Authors: Quan Li, Kristanto Sean Njotoprawiro, Hammad Haleem, Qiaoan Chen, Chris YI, Xiaojuan Ma


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
02:20pm-04:00pm
Convention Hall 1, Section D
InfoVis: Text & Communication
Session Chair: Shixia Liu

Evaluating ‘Graphical Perception’ with CNNs (J)
Authors: Daniel Haehn, James Tompkin, Hanspeter Pfister

NLIZE: A Perturbation-Driven Visual Interrogation Tool for Analyzing and Interpreting Natural Language Inference Models (J)
Authors: Shusen Liu, Zhimin Li, Tao Li, Vivek Srikumar, Valerio Pascucci, Peer-Timo Bremer

Elastic Documents: Coupling Text and Tables through Contextual Visualizations for Enhanced Document Reading (J)
Authors: Sriram Karthik Badam, Zhicheng Liu, Niklas Elmqvist

Augmenting Visualizations with Interactive Data Facts to Facilitate Interpretation and Communication (J)
Authors: Arjun Srinivasan, Steven Drucker, Alex Endert, John Stasko

What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Dashboards? (J)
Authors: Alper Sarikaya, Michael Correll, Lyn Bartram, Melanie Tory, Danyel A Fisher


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
02:20pm-04:00pm
Estrel Hall A+B
SciVis: Space and Physics
Session Chair: Jens Krüger

Visualization of Bubble Formation in Porous Media (J)
Authors: Hui Zhang, Steffen Frey, Holger Steeb, David Uribe, Thomas Ertl, Wenping Wang

Gaia Sky: Navigating the Gaia Catalog (J)
Authors: Toni Sagristà Sellés, Stefan Jordan, Thomas Mueller, Filip Sadlo

Interactive 3D Visual Analysis of Atmospheric Fronts (J)
Authors: Michael Alexander Kern, Timothy David Hewson, Andreas Schäfler, Rüdiger Westermann, Marc Rautenhaus

An Interactive Framework for Visualization of Weather Forecast Ensembles (J)
Authors: Bo Ma, Alireza Entezari

Animation Plans for Before-And-After Satellite images (T)
Authors: María-Jesús Lobo, Caroline Appert, Emmanuel Pietriga



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
9:00am-10:40am
Convention Hall 1, Section C
VAST: Security, Privacy, and Anomaly
Session Chair: Nan Cao

Vulnus: Visual Vulnerability Analysis for Network Security (J)
Authors: Marco Angelini, Graziano Blasilli, Tiziana Catarci, Simone Lenti, Giuseppe Santucci

GraphProtector: a Visual Interface for Employing and Assessing Multiple Privacy Preserving Graph Algorithms (J)
Authors: Xumeng Wang, Wei Chen, Huihua Guan, Wenlong Chen, Rusheng Pan, Jia-Kai Chou, Chris Bryan, Kwan-Liu Ma

Situ: Identifying and explaining suspicious behavior in networks (J)
Authors: John Goodall, Eric Ragan, Chad Steed, Joel Reed, Gregory Richardson, Kelly Huffer, Robert Bridges, Jason Laska

A Visual Analytics Framework for the Detection of Anomalous Call Stack Trees in High Performance Computing Applications (J)
Authors: Cong Xie, Wei Xu, Klaus Mueller

Lessons Learned Developing a Visual Analytics Solution for Investigative Analysis of Scamming Activities (J)
Authors: Jay Koven, Cristian Felix, Hossein Siadati, Enrico Bertini, Markus Jakobsson


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
9:00am-10:40am
Convention Hall 1, Section D
InfoVis: Immersive Analytics
Session Chair: Jagoda Walny

Origin-Destination Flow Maps in Immersive Environments (J)
Authors: Yalong Yang, Tim Dwyer, Bernhard Jenny, Kim Marriott, Maxime Cordeil, Haohui Chen

FiberClay: Sculpting Three Dimensional Trajectories to Reveal Structural Insights (J)
Authors: Christophe Hurter, Nathalie Henry Riche, Steven Drucker, Maxime Cordeil, Richard Alligier, Romain Vuillemot

DXR: A Toolkit for Building Immersive Data Visualizations (J)
Authors: Ronell Sicat, Jiabao Li, JunYoung Choi, Maxime Cordeil, Won-Ki Jeong, Benjamin Bach, Hanspeter Pfister

Information Olfactation: Harnessing Scent to Convey Data (J)
Authors: Biswaksen Patnaik, Andrea Batch, Niklas Elmqvist

Dynamic Composite Data Physicalization Using Wheeled Micro-Robots (J)
Authors: Mathieu Le Goc, Charles Perin, Sean Follmer, Jean-Daniel Fekete, Pierre Dragicevic


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
9:00am-10:40am
Estrel Hall A+B
SciVis: Tensors
Session Chair: Ingrid Hotz

Robust and Fast Extraction of 3D Symmetric Tensor Field Topology (J)
Authors: Lawrence Roy, Prashant Kumar, Yue Zhang, Eugene Zhang

DT-MRI Streamsurfaces Revisited (J)
Authors: Michael Ankele, Thomas Schultz

Tensor Field Visualization using Fiber Surfaces of Invariant Space (J)
Authors: Felix Raith, Christian Blecha, Thomas Nagel, Francesco Parisio, Olaf Kolditz, Fabian Günther, Markus Stommel, Gerik Scheuermann

Tensor Decompositions for Integral Histogram Compression and Look-Up (T)
Authors: Rafael Ballester-Ripoll, Renato Pajarola


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
9:00am-10:40am
Estrel Hall C
VAST: Interactive Analytics and Design
Session Chair: Adam Perer

An Interactive Method to Improve Crowdsourced Annotations (J)
Authors: Changjian Chen, Shixia Liu, Yafeng Lu, Fangxin Ouyang, Bin Wang

RegressionExplorer: Interactive Exploration of Logistic Regression Models with Subgroup Analysis (J)
Authors: Jarke van Wijk, Marcel van ‘t Veer, Patrick Houthuizen, Eveline H. J. Mestrom, Erik H.H.M. Korsten, Arthur R.A. Bouwman

Drag and Track:  A Direct Manipulation Interface for Contextualizing Data Instances within a Continuous Parameter Space (J)
Authors: Daniel Orban, Daniel Keefe, Ayan Biswas, James Ahrens, David Rogers

Clustrophile 2: Guided Visual Clustering Analysis (J)
Authors: Marco Cavallo, Çagatay Demiralp

InkPlanner: Supporting Prewriting via Intelligent Visual Diagramming (J)
Authors: Zhicong Lu, Mingming Fan, Yun Wang, Jian Zhao, Michelle Annett, Daniel Wigdor


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
11:00am-12:40pm
Convention Hall 1, Section C
VAST: Deep Learning
Session Chair: Torsten Möller

Visual Analytics in Deep Learning: An Interrogative Survey for the Next Frontiers (T)
Authors: Fred Hohman, Minsuk Kahng, Robert Pienta, Duen Horng Chau

Analyzing the Noise Robustness of Deep Neural Networks (C)
Authors: Mengchen Liu, Shixia Liu, Hang Su, Kelei Cao, Jun Zhu

DQNViz: A Visual Analytics Approach to Understand Deep Q-Networks (J)
Authors: Junpeng Wang, Liang Gou, Han-Wei Shen, Hao Yang

RetainVis: Visual Analytics with Interpretable and Interactive Recurrent Neural Network on Electronic Medical Records (J)
Authors: Bum Chul Kwon, Min-Je Choi, Joanne Kim, Edward Choi, Young Bin Kim, Soonwook Kwon, Jimeng Sun, Jaegul Choo

GAN Lab: Understanding Complex Deep Generative Models using Interactive Visual Experimentation (J)
Authors: Minsuk Kahng, Nikhil Thorat, Duen Horng Chau, Fernanda Viegas, Martin Wattenberg


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
11:00am-12:40pm
Convention Hall 1, Section D
InfoVis: Design & Storytelling
Session Chair: Jessica Hullman

A Framework for Creative Visualization-Opportunities Workshops (J)
Authors: Ethan Kerzner, Sarah Goodwin, Jason Dykes, Sara V Jones, Miriah Meyer

ATOM: A Grammar for Unit Visualizations (T)
Authors: Deokgun Park, Steven M. Drucker, Roland Fernandez, Niklas Elmqvist

Design Exposition with Literate Visualization (J)
Authors: Jo Wood, Alexander Kachkaev, Jason Dykes

iStoryline: Effective Convergence to Hand-drawn Storylines (J)
Authors: Tan Tang, Sadia Rubab, Jiewen Lai, Weiwei Cui, Lingyun Yu, Yingcai Wu

Narvis: Authoring Narrative Slideshows for Introducing Data Visualization Designs (J)
Authors: Qianwen Wang, Zhen Li, Siwei Fu, Weiwei Cui, Huamin Qu


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
11:00am-12:40pm
Estrel Hall A+B
SciVis: Scalable Techniques
Session Chair: Steffen Fey

Culling for Extreme-Scale Segmentation Volumes: A Hybrid Deterministic and Probabilistic Approach (J)
Authors: Johanna Beyer, Haneen Mohammed, Marco Agus, Ali K. Al-Awami, Hanspeter Pfister, Markus Hadwiger

CPU Iso-surface Ray Tracing of Adaptive Mesh Refinement Data (J)
Authors: Feng Wang, Ingo Wald, Qi Wu, Will Usher, Chris R. Johnson

Efficient Local Statistical Analysis via Point-Wise Histograms in Tetrahedral Meshes and Curvilinear Grids (T)
Authors: Bo Zhou, Yi-Jen Chiang, Cong Wang

Shadow Accrual Maps: Efficient Accumulation of City-Scale Shadows over Time (T)
Authors: Fabio Miranda, Harish Doraiswamy, Marcos Lage, Luc Wilson, Mondrian Hsieh, Claudio T. Silva

A Scalable Hybrid Scheme for Ray-Casting of Unstructured Volume Data (T)
Authors: Roba Binyahib, Tom Peterka, Matthew Larsen, Kwan-Liu Ma, Hank Childs


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
11:00am-12:40pm
Estrel Hall C
InfoVis: Interaction
Session Chair: Manuela Waldner

Charticulator: Interactive Construction of Bespoke Chart Layouts (J)
Authors: Donghao Ren, Bongshin Lee, Matthew Brehmer

Embedded Merge & Split: Visual Adjustment of Data Grouping (J)
Authors: Ali Sarvghad, Bahador Saket, Alex Endert, Nadir Weibel

Smart Brushing for Parallel Coordinates (T)
Authors: Richard Roberts, Robert S Laramee, Gary A Smith, Paul Brookes, Tony D’Cruze

Multidimensional Projection for Visual Analytics: Linking Techniques with Distortions, Tasks, and Layout Enrichment (T)
Authors: Luis Gustavo Nonato and Michael Aupetit

Exploration Strategies for Discovery of Interactivity in Visualizations (T)
Authors: Tanja Blascheck, Lindsay MacDonald Vermeulen, Jo Vermeulen, Charles Perin, Wesley Willett, Thomas Ertl, Sheelagh Carpendale


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
11:00am-12:40pm
Room III
CG&A Session 2
Session Chair: Gerik Scheuermann

OpenSpace: Changing the Narrative of Public Dissemination in Astronomical Visualization from What to How
Authors: Alexander Bock, Emil Axelsson, Carter Emmart, Masha Kuznetsova, Charles Hansen, Anders Ynnerman

Belle2VR: A Virtual-Reality Visualization of Subatomic Particle Physics in the Belle II Experiment
Authors: Zach Duer, Leo Piilonen, and George Glasson

Application-Driven Design: Help Students Understand Employment and See the “Big Picture”
Authors: Li Liu, Deborah Silver, Karen Bemis

Management of Cerebral Aneurysm Descriptors based on an Automatic Ostium Extraction
Authors: Monique Meuschke, Tobias Günther, Ralph Wickenhöfer, Markus Gross, Bernhard Preim, Kai Lawonn

Toward a Multimodal Diagnostic Exploratory Visualization of Focal Cortical Dysplasia
Authors: Shin-Ting Wu, Raphael Voltoline, Wallace S. Loos, J.A. Iván Rubianes, Lionis S. Watanabe, Bárbara J. Amorim, A. Carolina Coan, Fernando Cendes, Clarissa L. Yasuda


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
02:20pm-04:00pm
Convention Hall 1, Section C
VAST: Graph and Image
Session Chair: Fabian Beck

ViBr: Visualizing Bipartite Relations at Scale with the Minimum Description Length Principle (J)
Authors: Gromit Yeuk-Yin Chan, Panpan Xu, Zeng Dai, Liu Ren

Segue: Overviewing Evolution Patterns of Egocentric Networks by Interactive Construction of Spatial Layouts (C)
Authors: Po-Ming Law, Yanhong Wu, Rahul Basole

A Visual Analytics Framework for Spatiotemporal Trade Network Analysis (J)
Authors: Hong Wang, Yafeng Lu, Shade Shutters, Michael Steptoe, Feng Wang, Steven Landis, Ross Maciejewski

A Semantic-based Method for Visualizing Large Image Collections (T)
Authors: Xiao Xie, Xiwen Cai, Junpei Zhou, Nan Cao, Yingcai Wu

PhotoRecomposer: Interactive Photo Recomposition by Cropping (T)
Authors: Yuan Liang, Xiting Wang, Song-Hai Zhang, Shi-Min Hu, Shixia Liu


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
02:20pm-04:00pm
Convention Hall 1, Section D
InfoVis: Perception & Cognition 1
Session Chair: Danielle Szafir

Visual Semantics of Colormap Data Visualizations (J)
Authors: Karen Schloss, Connor C Gramazio, A. Taylor Silverman, Madeline L. Parker, Audrey S Wang

Optimizing Color Assignment for Perception of Class Separability in Multiclass Scatterplots (J)
Authors: Yunhai Wang, Xin Chen, Tong Ge, Chen Bao, Michael Sedlmair, Chi-Wing Fu, Oliver Deussen, Baoquan Chen

Looks Good To Me: Visualizations As Sanity Checks (J)
Authors: Michael Correll, Mingwei Li, Gordon L Kindlmann, Carlos Scheidegger

Is There a Robust Technique for Selecting Aspect Ratios in Line Charts? (T)
Authors: Yunhai Wang, Zeyu Wang, Lifeng Zhu, Jian Zhang, Chi-Wing Fu, Changhe Tu, Baoquan Chen, Zhanglin Cheng

Image-based Aspect Ratio Selection (J)
Authors: Yunhai Wang, Zeyu Wang, Chi-Wing Fu, Hansjörg Schmauder, Oliver Deussen, Daniel Weiskopf


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
02:20pm-04:00pm
Estrel A+B
SciVis: Topology, Geometry, and Precision
Session Chair: Bei Wang

Persistence Atlas for Critical Point Variability in Ensembles (J)
Authors: Guillaume Favelier, Noura Faraj, Brian Summa, Julien Tierny

Probabilistic Asymptotic Decider for Topological Ambiguity Resolution in Level-Set Extraction for Uncertain 2D Data (J)
Authors: Tushar Athawale, Chris R. Johnson

Hexahedral Mesh Structure Visualization and Evaluation (J)
Authors: Kaoji Cotrik Xu, Guoning Chen

Shared-Memory Parallel Computation of Morse-Smale Complexes with Improved Accuracy (J)
Authors: Attila Gyulassy, Peer-Timo Bremer, Valerio Pascucci

A Study of the Trade-off between Reduced Precision and Resolution for Scientific Data Analysis and Visualization (J)
Authors: Duong Hoang, Pavol Klacansky, Harsh Bhatia, Peer-Timo Bremer, Peter Lindstrom, Valerio Pascucci


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
02:20pm-04:00pm
Estrel Hall C
SciVis Short Papers: Visual Abstractions, Perceptual Study and Immersive Visualization
Session Chair: TBA

An Organic Visual Metaphor for Public Understanding of Conditional Co-occurrences
Authors: Keshav Dasu, Takanori Fujiwara, Kwan-Liu Ma

VAPLI: Novel Visual Abstraction for Protein-Lipid Interactions
Authors: Naif Alharbi, Matthieu Chavent, Michael Krone, Robert S. Laramee

Color Interpolation for non-Euclidean Color Spaces
Authors: Max Zeyen, Tobias Post, Hans Hagen, James Ahrens, David Rogers, Roxana Bujack

VRGE: An Immersive Visualization Application for the Geosciences
Authors: David A. B. Hyde, Tyler R. Hall, Jef Caers

3De Interactive Lenses for Visualization in Virtual Environments
Authors: Roberta C. R. Mota, Allan Rocha, Julio D. Silva, Usman R. Alim, Ehud Sharlin

Toward A Deep Understanding of What Makes a Scientific Visualization Memorable
Authors: Rui Li, Jian Chen

Ordering Perceptions about Perceptual Order
Authors: Roxana Bujack, Terece L Turton, David Rogers, James Ahrens

QuFlow: Visualizing Parameter Flow in Quantum Circuits for Understanding Quantum Computation
Authors: Siyuan Lin, Hao Jiang, Lingyun Sun


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
04:20pm-06:00pm
Convention Hall 1, Section C
VAST: Explainable ML
Session Chair: Jaegul Choo

RuleMatrix: Visualizing and Understanding Classifiers with Rules (J)
Authors: Yao Ming, Huamin Qu, Enrico Bertini

Seq2Seq-Vis: A Visual Debugging Tool for Sequence to Sequence Models (J)
Authors: Hendrik Strobelt, Sebastian Gehrmann, Michael Behrisch, Adam Perer, Hanspeter Pfister, Alexander M. Rush

Manifold: A Model-Agnostic Framework for Interpretation and Diagnosis of Machine Learning Models (J)
Authors: Jiawei Zhang, Yang Wang, Piero Molino, Lezhi Li, David Ebert

Visual Analytics for Topic Model Optimization based on User-Steerable Speculative Execution (J)
Authors: Mennatallah El-Assady, Fabian Sperrle, Oliver Deussen, Daniel Keim, Christopher Collins

VIS4ML: An Ontology for Visual Analytics Assisted Machine Learning (J)
Authors: Dominik Sacha, Matthias Kraus, Daniel Keim, Min Chen


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
04:20pm-06:00pm
Convention Hall 1, Section D
InfoVis: Perception & Cognition 2
Session Chair: Karen Schloss

Mitigating the Attraction Effect with Visualizations (J)
Authors: Evanthia Dimara, Gilles Bailly, Anastasia Bezerianos, Steven Franconeri

Face to Face: Evaluating Visual Comparison (J)
Authors: Brian David Ondov, Nicole Jardine, Niklas Elmqvist, Steven Franconeri

Task-Based Effectiveness of Basic Visualizations (T)
Authors: Bahador Saket, Alex Endert, Çagatay Demiralp

At a Glance: Approximate Entropy as a Measure of Line Chart Visualization Complexity (J)
Authors: Eugene Wu, Remco Chang, Abigail Mosca, Gabriel Ryan

Correlation Judgment and Visualization Features: A Comparative Study (T)
Authors: Fumeng Yang, Lane Harrison, Ronald A. Rensink, Steven Franconeri, Remco Chang


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
04:20pm-06:00pm
Estrel Hall A+B
SciVis: Interaction and Multivariate Data
Session Chair: Luis Gustavo Nonato

Firefly: Illumination Drones for Interactive Visualization (J)
Authors: Sergej Stoppel, Magnus Paulson Erga, Stefan Bruckner

CoDDA: A Flexible Copula-based Distribution Driven Analysis Framework for Large-Scale Multivariate Data (J)
Authors: Subhashis Hazarika, Soumya Dutta, Han-Wei Shen, Jen-Ping Chen

Details-First, Show Context, Overview Last: Supporting Exploration of Viscous Fingers in Large-Scale Ensemble Simulations (J)
Authors: Timothy Basil Luciani, Andrew T Burks, Cassiano Sugiyama, Jonathan Komperda, Liz G.Elisabeta Marai

A Model of Spatial Directness in Interactive Visualization (T)
Authors: Stefan Bruckner, Tobias Isenberg, Timo Ropinski, Alexander Wiebel

Decal-Lenses: Interactive Lenses on Surfaces for Multivariate Visualization (T)
Authors: Allan Rocha, Julio Daniel Silva, Usman R. Alim, Sheelagh Carpendale, Mario Costa Sousa


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
04:20pm-06:00pm
Estrel Hall C
SciVis Short Papers: Flow, Astrophysics, and Computationally Intensive Data Visualization
Session Chair: TBA

Cluster-Based Visualization for Merger Tree Data: The Challenge of Missing Expectations
Authors: Annie Preston, Kwan-Liu Ma

Visualization of Uncertainty for Computationally Intensive Simulations Using High Fidelity Emulators
Authors: Ayan Biswas, Earl Lawrence, James Ahrens

A Lagrangian Method for Extracting Eddy Boundaries in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden
Authors: Anke Friederici, Habib Toye, Ibrahim Hoteit, Tino Weinkauf, Holger Theisel, Markus Hadwiger

FTLE Ridge Lines for Long Integration Times
Authors: Thomas Wilde, Christian Rössl, Holger Theisel

Ocean Current Segmentation at Different Depths and Correlation with Temperature in a MPAS-Ocean Simulation
Authors: Petra Gospodnetic, Divya Banesh, Philip Wolfram, Mark Petersen, Hans Hagen, James Ahrens, Markus Rauhut

TimeTubes: Automatic Extraction of Observable Blazar Features from Long-Term, Multi-Dimensional Datasets
Authors: Naoko Sawada, Masanori Nakayama, Makoto Uemura, Issei Fujishiro

aflak: Pluggable Visual Programming Environment with Quick Feedback Loop Tuned for Astrophysical Observations
Authors: Malik Olivier Boussejra, Kazuya Matsubayashi, Yuriko Takeshima, Shunya Takekawa, Rikuo Uchiki, Makoto Uemura, Issei Fujishiro

Biclusters based Visual Exploration of Multivariate Scientific Data
Authors: Xiangyang He, Yubo Tao, Qirui Wang, Hai Lin



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26
9:00am-10:40am
Convention Hall 1, Section C
VAST: Event, Sequence, and ML
Session Chair: Carlos Scheidegger

MAQUI: Interweaving Queries and Pattern Mining for Recursive Event Sequence Exploration (J)
Authors: Po-Ming Law, Zhicheng Liu, Sana Malik, Rahul Basole

iForest: Interpreting Random Forests via Visual Analytics (J)
Authors: Xun Zhao, Yanhong Wu, Dik Lun Lee, Weiwei Cui

Visual Progression Analysis of Event Sequence Data (J)
Authors: Shunan Guo, Zhuochen Jin, David Gotz, Fan Du, Hongyuan Zha, Nan Cao

StreamExplorer: A Multi-Stage System for Visually Exploring Events in Social Streams (T)
Authors: Yingcai Wu, Zhutian Chen, Guodao Sun, Xiao Xie, Nan Cao, Shixia Liu, Weiwei Cui

Duet: Helping Data Analysis Novices Conduct Pairwise Comparisons by Minimal Specification (J)
Authors: Po-Ming Law, Rahul Basole, Yanhong Wu


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26
9:00am-10:40am
Convention Hall 1, Section D
InfoVis: Uncertainty & Error
Session Chair: Lace Padilla

Visualizing Uncertain Tropical Cyclone Predictions using Representative Samples from Ensembles of Forecast Tracks (J)
Authors: Le Liu, Lace M. K. Padilla, Sarah Creem-Regehr, Donald House

Hypothetical Outcome Plots Help Untrained Observers Judge Trends in Ambiguous Data (J)
Authors: Alex Kale, Francis Nguyen, Matthew Kay, Jessica Hullman

In Pursuit of Error: A Survey of Uncertainty Visualization Evaluation (J)
Authors: Jessica Hullman, Xiaoli Qiao, Michael Correll, Alex Kale, Matthew Kay

Where’s my data? Evaluating Visualizations with Missing Data (J)
Authors: Hayeong Song, Danielle Albers Szafir

A Framework for Externalizing Implicit Error Using Visualization (J)
Authors: Nina McCurdy, Julie Gerdes, Miriah Meyer


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26
9:00am-10:40am
Estrel Hall C
SciVis: Time-varying Data
Session Chair: Steffen Oeltze-Jafra

Exploring Time-Varying Multivariate Volume Data Using Matrix of Isosurface Similarity Maps (J)
Authors: Jun Tao, Martin Imre, Chaoli Wang, Nitesh V Chawla, Hanqi Guo, Gökhan Sever, Seung Hyun Kim

Visual Analysis of Spatio-temporal Relations of Pairwise Attributes in Unsteady Flow (J)
Authors: Marzieh Berenjkoub, Rodolfo Ostilla Monico, Robert S. Laramee, Guoning Chen

Time-Dependent Flow seen through Approximate Observer Killing Fields (J)
Authors: Markus Hadwiger, Matej Mlejnek, Thomas Theussl, Peter Rautek

An Exploratory Framework for Cyclone Identification and Tracking (T)
Authors: Akash Anil Valsangkar, Joy Merwin Monteiro, Vidya Narayanan, Ingrid Hotz, Vijay Natarajan

Popup-Plots: Warping Temporal Data Visualization (T)
Authors: Johanna Schmidt, Dominik Fleischmann, Bernhard Preim, Norbert Brandle, Gabriel Mistelbauer