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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
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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
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Deadeye: A Novel Preattentive Visualization Technique Based on Dichoptic Presentation (J) (Best Paper Award, SciVis)
Authors: Andrey Krekhov, Jens Krueger
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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
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The Effect of Proximity in Social Data Charts on Perceived Unity (C)
Authors: Marlen Promann, Sabine Brunswicker
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Futzing and Moseying: Interviews with Professional Data Analysts on Exploration Practices (J)
Authors: Sara Alspaugh, Nava Zokaei, Andrea Liu, Cindy Jin, Marti Hearst
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The Effect of Semantic Interaction on Foraging in Text Analysis (C)
Authors: John Wenskovitch, Lauren Bradel, Michelle Dowling, Leanna House, Chris North
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Cost-benefit Analysis of Visualization in Virtual Environments (J)
Authors: Min Chen, Kelly Gaither, Nigel John, Brian McCann
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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
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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
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Towards Better Spatial Integration in Ranking Visualization (J)
Authors: Di Weng, Ran Chen, Zikun Deng, Feiran Wu, Jingmin Chen, Yingcai Wu
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A Declarative Rendering Model for Multiclass Density Maps (J)
Authors: Jaemin Jo, Frédéric Vernier, Pierre Dragicevic, Jean-Daniel Fekete
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DimReader: Axis lines that explain non-linear projections (J)
Authors: Rebecca Faust, David Glickenstein, Carlos Scheidegger
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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
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Objective Vortex Corelines of Finite-sized Objects in Fluid Flows (J)
Authors: Tobias Günther, Holger Theisel
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Towards High-quality Visualization of Superfluid Vortices (T)
Authors: Yulong Guo, Xiaopei Liu, Chi Xiong, Xuemiao Xu, Chi-Wing Fu
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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
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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
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Analysis of Flight Variability: a Systematic Approach (J)
Authors: Natalia Andrienko, Gennady Andrienko, Jose Manuel Cordero Garcia, David Scarlatti
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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
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MotionRugs: Visualizing Collective Trends in Space and Time (J)
Authors: Juri Buchmuller, Dominik Jackle, Eren Cakmak, Ulrik Brandes, Daniel Keim
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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
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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
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Patterns and Pace: Quantifying Diverse Exploration Behavior with Visualizations on the Web (J)
Authors: Mi Feng, Evan Peck, Lane Harrison
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Lineage: Visualizing Multivariate Clinical Data in Genealogy Graphs (T)
Authors: Carolina Nobre, Nils Gehlenborg, Hilary Coon, Alexander Lex
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IDMVis: Temporal Event Sequence Visualization for Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Decision Support (J)
Authors: Yixuan Zhang, Kartik Chanana, Cody Dunne
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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
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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
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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
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Visualization of Large Molecular Trajectories (J)
Authors: David Duran Rosich, Pedro Hermosilla Casajus, Timo Ropinski, Barbora Kozlíková, Àlvar Vinacua, Pere-Pau Vázquez
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Robust Tracing and Visualization of Heterogeneous Microvascular Networks (T)
Authors: Pavel Govyadinov, Tasha Womack, Jason L. Eriksen, Guoning Chen, David Mayerich
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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
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EnsembleLens: Ensemble-based Visual Exploration of Anomaly Detection Algorithms with Multidimensional Data (J)
Authors: Ke Xu, Meng Xia, Xing Mu, Yun Wang, Nan Cao
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Exploring Variability within Ensembles of Decadal Climate Predictions (T)
Authors: Christopher P. Kappe, Michael Böttinger, Heike Leitte
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KnowledgePearls: Provenance-Based Visualization Retrieval (J)
Authors: Holger Stitz, Samuel Gratzl, Harald Piringer, Thomas Zichner, Marc Streit
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Enhancing Web-based Analytics Applications through Provenance (J)
Authors: Akhilesh Camisetty, Chaitanya Chandurkar, Maoyuan Sun, David Koop
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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
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A Multiresolution Streamgraph Approach to Explore Hierarchical Time Series (T)
Authors: Erick Cuenca, Arnaud Sallaberry, Florence Ying Wang, Pascal Poncelet
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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
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A Vector Field Design Approach to Animated Transitions (T)
Authors: Yong Wang, Daniel Archambault, Carlos E. Scheidegger, Huamin Qu
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Temporal Treemaps: Static Visualization of Evolving Trees (J)
Authors: Wiebke Köpp, Tino Weinkauf
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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
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Interactive Visualization of 3D Histopathology in Native Resolution (J)
Authors: Martin Falk, Anders Ynnerman, Darren Treanor, Claes Lundström
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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
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Classification of Blood Flow Patterns in Cerebral Aneurysms (T)
Authors: Monique Meuschke, Steffen Oeltze-Jafra, Oliver Beuing, Bernhard Preim, Kai Lawonn
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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
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Doccurate: A Curation-Based Approach for Clinical Text Visualization (J)
Authors: Nicole Sultanum, Devin Singh, Michael Brudno, Fanny Chevalier
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VIS Author Profiles: Interactive Descriptions of Publication Records Combining Text and Visualization (J)
Authors: Shahid Latif, Fabian Beck, Devin Singh, Michael Brudno, Fanny Chevalier
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A Visual Analytics Framework for Identifying Topic Drivers in Media (T)
Authors: Yafeng Lu, Hong Wang, Steven Landis, Ross Maciejewski
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Visualizing a Thinker’s Life (T)
Authors: Patrick Riehmann, Dora Kiesel, Martin Kohlhaas, Bernd Fröhlich
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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
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BitExTract: Interactive Visualization for Extracting Bitcoin Exchange Intelligence (J)
Authors: Xuanwu Yue, Xinhuan Shu, Xinyu ZHU, Xinnan Du, Zheqing Yu, Dimitrios Papadopoulos, Siyuan Liu
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KAVAGait: Knowledge-Assisted Visual Analytics for Clinical Gait Analysis (T)
Authors: Markus Wagner, Djordje Slijepcevic, Brian Horsak, Alexander Rind, Matthias Zeppelzauer, Wolfgang Aigner
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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
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VUSphere: Visual Analysis of Video Utilization in Online Distance Education (C)
Authors: Huan He, Qinghua Zheng, Bo Dong
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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
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Graph Thumbnails: Identifying and Comparing Multiple Graphs at a Glance (T)
Authors: Vahan Yoghourdjian, Tim Dwyer, Karsten Klein, Kim Marriott, Michael Wybrow
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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
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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
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Graphicle: Exploring Units, Networks, and Context in a Blended Visualization Approach (J)
Authors: Timothy Major, Rahul C. Basole
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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
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Dynamic Volume Lines: Visual Comparison of 3D Volumes through Space-filling Curves (J)
Authors: Johannes Weissenböck, Bernhard Fröhler, Eduard Gröller, Johann Kastner, Christoph Heinzl
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A Declarative Grammar of Flexible Volume Visualization Pipelines (J)
Authors: Min Shih, Charles Rozhon, Kwan-Liu Ma
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Multi-Material Volume Rendering with a Physically-Based Surface Reflection Model (T)
Authors: Oleg Igouchkine, Yubo Zhang, Kwan-Liu Ma
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A Generative Model for Volume Rendering (T)
Authors: Matthew Berger, Jixian Li, Joshua A. Levine
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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
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SmartCues: A Multitouch Query Approach for Details-on-Demand through Dynamically Computed Overlays (J)
Authors: Hariharan Subramonyam, Eytan Adar
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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
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Visualizing Ranges over Time on Mobile Phones: A Task-Based Crowdsourced Evaluation (J)
Authors: Matthew Brehmer, Bongshin Lee, Petra Isenberg, Eun Kyoung Choe
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Glanceable Visualization: Studies of Data Comparison Performance on Smartwatches (J)
Authors: Tanja Blascheck, Lonni Besançon, Anastasia Bezerianos, Bongshin Lee, Petra Isenberg
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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
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Typology of Uncertainty in Static Geolocated Graphs for Visualization
Authors: Tatiana von Landesberger, Sebastian Bremm, Marcel Wunderlich
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Impact of Spatial Scales on the Intercomparison of Climate Scenarios
Authors: Wei Luo, Michael Steptoe, Zheng Chang, Robert Link, Leon Clarke, Ross Maciejewski
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Urban Space Explorer: A Visual Analytics System for Urban Planning
Authors: Alireza Karduni, Isaac Cho, Ginette Wessel, William Ribarsky, Eric Sauda, Wenwen Dou
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Name Profiler Toolkit
Authors: Feng Wang, Brett Hansen, Ryan Simmons, Ross Maciejewski
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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
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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
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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
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ColorMapND: A Data-Driven Approach and Tool for Mapping Multivariate Data to Color (T)
Authors: Shenghui Cheng, Wei Xu, Klaus Mueller
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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
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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
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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
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Elastic Documents: Coupling Text and Tables through Contextual Visualizations for Enhanced Document Reading (J)
Authors: Sriram Karthik Badam, Zhicheng Liu, Niklas Elmqvist
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Augmenting Visualizations with Interactive Data Facts to Facilitate Interpretation and Communication (J)
Authors: Arjun Srinivasan, Steven Drucker, Alex Endert, John Stasko
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What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Dashboards? (J)
Authors: Alper Sarikaya, Michael Correll, Lyn Bartram, Melanie Tory, Danyel A Fisher
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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
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Gaia Sky: Navigating the Gaia Catalog (J)
Authors: Toni Sagristà Sellés, Stefan Jordan, Thomas Mueller, Filip Sadlo
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Interactive 3D Visual Analysis of Atmospheric Fronts (J)
Authors: Michael Alexander Kern, Timothy David Hewson, Andreas Schäfler, Rüdiger Westermann, Marc Rautenhaus
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An Interactive Framework for Visualization of Weather Forecast Ensembles (J)
Authors: Bo Ma, Alireza Entezari
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Animation Plans for Before-And-After Satellite images (T)
Authors: María-Jesús Lobo, Caroline Appert, Emmanuel Pietriga
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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FiberClay: Sculpting Three Dimensional Trajectories to Reveal Structural Insights (J)
Authors: Christophe Hurter, Nathalie Henry Riche, Steven Drucker, Maxime Cordeil, Richard Alligier, Romain Vuillemot
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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
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Information Olfactation: Harnessing Scent to Convey Data (J)
Authors: Biswaksen Patnaik, Andrea Batch, Niklas Elmqvist
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Dynamic Composite Data Physicalization Using Wheeled Micro-Robots (J)
Authors: Mathieu Le Goc, Charles Perin, Sean Follmer, Jean-Daniel Fekete, Pierre Dragicevic
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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
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DT-MRI Streamsurfaces Revisited (J)
Authors: Michael Ankele, Thomas Schultz
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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
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Tensor Decompositions for Integral Histogram Compression and Look-Up (T)
Authors: Rafael Ballester-Ripoll, Renato Pajarola
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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
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RegressionExplorer: Interactive Exploration of Logistic Regression Models with Subgroup Analysis (J)
Authors: Dennis Dingen, Marcel van ‘t Veer, Patrick Houthuizen, Eveline H. J. Mestrom, Erik H.H.M. Korsten, Arthur R.A. Bouwman, Jarke van Wijk
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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
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Clustrophile 2: Guided Visual Clustering Analysis (J)
Authors: Marco Cavallo, Çagatay Demiralp
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InkPlanner: Supporting Prewriting via Intelligent Visual Diagramming (J)
Authors: Zhicong Lu, Mingming Fan, Yun Wang, Jian Zhao, Michelle Annett, Daniel Wigdor
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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
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Analyzing the Noise Robustness of Deep Neural Networks (C)
Authors: Mengchen Liu, Shixia Liu, Hang Su, Kelei Cao, Jun Zhu
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DQNViz: A Visual Analytics Approach to Understand Deep Q-Networks (J)
Authors: Junpeng Wang, Liang Gou, Han-Wei Shen, Hao Yang
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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
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GAN Lab: Understanding Complex Deep Generative Models using Interactive Visual Experimentation (J)
Authors: Minsuk Kahng, Nikhil Thorat, Duen Horng Chau, Fernanda Viegas, Martin Wattenberg
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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
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ATOM: A Grammar for Unit Visualizations (T)
Authors: Deokgun Park, Steven M. Drucker, Roland Fernandez, Niklas Elmqvist
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Design Exposition with Literate Visualization (J)
Authors: Jo Wood, Alexander Kachkaev, Jason Dykes
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iStoryline: Effective Convergence to Hand-drawn Storylines (J)
Authors: Tan Tang, Sadia Rubab, Jiewen Lai, Weiwei Cui, Lingyun Yu, Yingcai Wu
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Narvis: Authoring Narrative Slideshows for Introducing Data Visualization Designs (J)
Authors: Qianwen Wang, Zhen Li, Siwei Fu, Weiwei Cui, Huamin Qu
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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
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CPU Iso-surface Ray Tracing of Adaptive Mesh Refinement Data (J)
Authors: Feng Wang, Ingo Wald, Qi Wu, Will Usher, Chris R. Johnson
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Efficient Local Statistical Analysis via Point-Wise Histograms in Tetrahedral Meshes and Curvilinear Grids (T)
Authors: Bo Zhou, Yi-Jen Chiang, Cong Wang
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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
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A Scalable Hybrid Scheme for Ray-Casting of Unstructured Volume Data (T)
Authors: Roba Binyahib, Tom Peterka, Matthew Larsen, Kwan-Liu Ma, Hank Childs
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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
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Embedded Merge & Split: Visual Adjustment of Data Grouping (J)
Authors: Ali Sarvghad, Bahador Saket, Alex Endert, Nadir Weibel
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Smart Brushing for Parallel Coordinates (T)
Authors: Richard Roberts, Robert S Laramee, Gary A Smith, Paul Brookes, Tony D’Cruze
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Multidimensional Projection for Visual Analytics: Linking Techniques with Distortions, Tasks, and Layout Enrichment (T)
Authors: Luis Gustavo Nonato and Michael Aupetit
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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
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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
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Belle2VR: A Virtual-Reality Visualization of Subatomic Particle Physics in the Belle II Experiment
Authors: Zach Duer, Leo Piilonen, and George Glasson
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Application-Driven Design: Help Students Understand Employment and See the “Big Picture”
Authors: Li Liu, Deborah Silver, Karen Bemis
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Management of Cerebral Aneurysm Descriptors based on an Automatic Ostium Extraction
Authors: Monique Meuschke, Tobias Günther, Ralph Wickenhöfer, Markus Gross, Bernhard Preim, Kai Lawonn
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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
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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
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Segue: Overviewing Evolution Patterns of Egocentric Networks by Interactive Construction of Spatial Layouts (C)
Authors: Po-Ming Law, Yanhong Wu, Rahul Basole
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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
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A Semantic-based Method for Visualizing Large Image Collections (T)
Authors: Xiao Xie, Xiwen Cai, Junpei Zhou, Nan Cao, Yingcai Wu
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PhotoRecomposer: Interactive Photo Recomposition by Cropping (T)
Authors: Yuan Liang, Xiting Wang, Song-Hai Zhang, Shi-Min Hu, Shixia Liu
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
02:20pm-04:00pm
Convention Hall 1, Section D
InfoVis: Perception & Cognition 1
Session Chair: Danielle Szafir

Mapping Color to Meaning in Colormap Data Visualizations (J)
Authors: Karen B. Schloss, Connor C. Gramazio, Allison T. Silverman, Madeline L. Parker, Audrey S. Wang
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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
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Looks Good To Me: Visualizations As Sanity Checks (J)
Authors: Michael Correll, Mingwei Li, Gordon L Kindlmann, Carlos Scheidegger
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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
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Image-based Aspect Ratio Selection (J)
Authors: Yunhai Wang, Zeyu Wang, Chi-Wing Fu, Hansjörg Schmauder, Oliver Deussen, Daniel Weiskopf
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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
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Probabilistic Asymptotic Decider for Topological Ambiguity Resolution in Level-Set Extraction for Uncertain 2D Data (J)
Authors: Tushar Athawale, Chris R. Johnson
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Hexahedral Mesh Structure Visualization and Evaluation (J)
Authors: Kaoji Cotrik Xu, Guoning Chen
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Shared-Memory Parallel Computation of Morse-Smale Complexes with Improved Accuracy (J)
Authors: Attila Gyulassy, Peer-Timo Bremer, Valerio Pascucci
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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
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
02:20pm-04:00pm
Estrel Hall C
SciVis Short Papers: Visual Abstractions, Perceptual Study and Immersive Visualization
Session Chair: Joao Comba

An Organic Visual Metaphor for Public Understanding of Conditional Co-occurrences
Authors: Keshav Dasu, Takanori Fujiwara, Kwan-Liu Ma
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VAPLI: Novel Visual Abstraction for Protein-Lipid Interactions
Authors: Naif Alharbi, Matthieu Chavent, Michael Krone, Robert S. Laramee
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Color Interpolation for non-Euclidean Color Spaces
Authors: Max Zeyen, Tobias Post, Hans Hagen, James Ahrens, David Rogers, Roxana Bujack
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VRGE: An Immersive Visualization Application for the Geosciences
Authors: David A. B. Hyde, Tyler R. Hall, Jef Caers
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3De Interactive Lenses for Visualization in Virtual Environments
Authors: Roberta C. R. Mota, Allan Rocha, Julio D. Silva, Usman R. Alim, Ehud Sharlin
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Toward A Deep Understanding of What Makes a Scientific Visualization Memorable
Authors: Rui Li, Jian Chen
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Ordering Perceptions about Perceptual Order
Authors: Roxana Bujack, Terece L Turton, David Rogers, James Ahrens
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QuFlow: Visualizing Parameter Flow in Quantum Circuits for Understanding Quantum Computation
Authors: Siyuan Lin, Hao Jiang, Lingyun Sun
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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
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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
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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
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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
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VIS4ML: An Ontology for Visual Analytics Assisted Machine Learning (J)
Authors: Dominik Sacha, Matthias Kraus, Daniel Keim, Min Chen
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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
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Face to Face: Evaluating Visual Comparison (J)
Authors: Brian David Ondov, Nicole Jardine, Niklas Elmqvist, Steven Franconeri
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Task-Based Effectiveness of Basic Visualizations (T)
Authors: Bahador Saket, Alex Endert, Çagatay Demiralp
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At a Glance: Approximate Entropy as a Measure of Line Chart Visualization Complexity (J)
Authors: Eugene Wu, Remco Chang, Abigail Mosca, Gabriel Ryan
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Correlation Judgment and Visualization Features: A Comparative Study (T)
Authors: Fumeng Yang, Lane Harrison, Ronald A. Rensink, Steven Franconeri, Remco Chang
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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
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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
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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
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A Model of Spatial Directness in Interactive Visualization (T)
Authors: Stefan Bruckner, Tobias Isenberg, Timo Ropinski, Alexander Wiebel
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Decal-Lenses: Interactive Lenses on Surfaces for Multivariate Visualization (T)
Authors: Allan Rocha, Julio Daniel Silva, Usman R. Alim, Sheelagh Carpendale, Mario Costa Sousa
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
04:20pm-06:00pm
Estrel Hall C
SciVis Short Papers: Flow, Astrophysics, and Computationally Intensive Data Visualization
Session Chair: Joshua Levine

Cluster-Based Visualization for Merger Tree Data: The Challenge of Missing Expectations
Authors: Annie Preston, Kwan-Liu Ma
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Visualization of Uncertainty for Computationally Intensive Simulations Using High Fidelity Emulators
Authors: Ayan Biswas, Earl Lawrence, James Ahrens
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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
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FTLE Ridge Lines for Long Integration Times
Authors: Thomas Wilde, Christian Rössl, Holger Theisel
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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
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TimeTubes: Automatic Extraction of Observable Blazar Features from Long-Term, Multi-Dimensional Datasets
Authors: Naoko Sawada, Masanori Nakayama, Makoto Uemura, Issei Fujishiro
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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
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Biclusters based Visual Exploration of Multivariate Scientific Data
Authors: Xiangyang He, Yubo Tao, Qirui Wang, Hai Lin
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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
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iForest: Interpreting Random Forests via Visual Analytics (J)
Authors: Xun Zhao, Yanhong Wu, Dik Lun Lee, Weiwei Cui
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Visual Progression Analysis of Event Sequence Data (J)
Authors: Shunan Guo, Zhuochen Jin, David Gotz, Fan Du, Hongyuan Zha, Nan Cao
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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
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Duet: Helping Data Analysis Novices Conduct Pairwise Comparisons by Minimal Specification (J)
Authors: Po-Ming Law, Rahul Basole, Yanhong Wu
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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
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Hypothetical Outcome Plots Help Untrained Observers Judge Trends in Ambiguous Data (J)
Authors: Alex Kale, Francis Nguyen, Matthew Kay, Jessica Hullman
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In Pursuit of Error: A Survey of Uncertainty Visualization Evaluation (J)
Authors: Jessica Hullman, Xiaoli Qiao, Michael Correll, Alex Kale, Matthew Kay
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Where’s my data? Evaluating Visualizations with Missing Data (J)
Authors: Hayeong Song, Danielle Albers Szafir
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A Framework for Externalizing Implicit Error Using Visualization (J)
Authors: Nina McCurdy, Julie Gerdes, Miriah Meyer
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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
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Visual Analysis of Spatio-temporal Relations of Pairwise Attributes in Unsteady Flow (J)
Authors: Marzieh Berenjkoub, Rodolfo Ostilla Monico, Robert S. Laramee, Guoning Chen
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Time-Dependent Flow seen through Approximate Observer Killing Fields (J)
Authors: Markus Hadwiger, Matej Mlejnek, Thomas Theussl, Peter Rautek
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An Exploratory Framework for Cyclone Identification and Tracking (T)
Authors: Akash Anil Valsangkar, Joy Merwin Monteiro, Vidya Narayanan, Ingrid Hotz, Vijay Natarajan
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Popup-Plots: Warping Temporal Data Visualization (T)
Authors: Johanna Schmidt, Dominik Fleischmann, Bernhard Preim, Norbert Brandle, Gabriel Mistelbauer
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