This Article 
   
 Share 
   
 Bibliographic References 
   
 Add to: 
 
Digg
Furl
Spurl
Blink
Simpy
Google
Del.icio.us
Y!MyWeb
 
 Search 
   
Cultural Analytics in Large-Scale Visualization Environments
December 2011 (vol. 44 no. 12)
pp. 39-48
So Yamaoka, University of California, San Diego
Lev Manovich, University of California, San Diego
Jeremy Douglass, University of California, San Diego
Falko Kuester, University of California, San Diego
Researchers can use a large-scale collaborative digital workspace combined with visual analysis techniques to progressively develop and refine hypotheses to apply in gaining new insights into large, digital image collections.

1. K. Cook, R. Earnshaw, and J. Stasko, "Discovering the Unexpected," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 27, no. 5, 2007, pp. 15-19.
2. National Science Foundation Cyberinfrastructure Council, NSF's Cyberinfrastructure Vision for 21st Century Discovery, v5.0, 20 Jan. 2006; www.nsf.gov/od/ocici_v5.pdf.
3. UCSD Software Studies Initiative, "Cultural Analytics," 2008; http://lab.softwarestudies.com/2008/09cultural-analytics.html .
4. L. Manovich, "Cultural Analytics: Visualizing Cultural Patterns in the Era of 'More Media,'" 2009; http://softwarestudies.com/cultural_analytics Manovich_DOMUS.doc.
5. T. Defanti et al., "The OptIPortal, A Scalable Visualization, Storage, and Computing Interface Device for the OptiPuter," Future Generation Computer Systems, vol. 25, no. 2, 2009, pp. 114-123.
6. K.-U. Doerr and F. Kuester, "CGLX: A Scalable, High-Performance Visualization Framework for Networked Display Environments," IEEE Trans. Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 17, no. 3, 2010, pp. 1-14.
7. S. Yamaoka, K.-U. Doerr, and F. Kuester, "Visualization of High-Resolution Image Collections on Large Tiled Display Walls," Future Generation Computer Systems, vol. 27, no. 5, 2011, pp. 498-505.
8. J. Fogarty, J. Forlizzi, and S.E. Hudson, "Aesthetic Information Collages: Generating Decorative Displays That Contain Information," Proc. 14th Ann. ACM Symp. User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 01), ACM, 2001, pp. 141-150.
9. A. Kerne, "Collage Machine: Interest-Driven Browsing through Streaming Collage," Proc. Cast01: Living in Mixed Realities, netzspannung.org, 2001, pp. 241-244.
10. M. Friendly and D. Denis, "The Early Origins and Development of the Scatterplot," J. History of the Behavioral Sciences, vol. 41, no. 2, 2005, pp. 103-130.
11. J. Heer and G. Robertson, "Animated Transitions in Statistical Data Graphics," IEEE Trans. Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 13, no. 6, 2007, pp. 1240-1247.
12. E.R. Tufte, The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, 2nd ed., Graphics Press, 2001.
13. A. Buja et al., "Interactive Data Visualization Using Focusing and Linking," Proc. 2nd Conf. Visualization (VIS 91), IEEE CS, 1991, pp. 156-163.
14. H. Piringer, R. Kosara, and H. Hauser, "Interactive Focus+Context Visualization with Linked 2D/3D Scatterplots," Proc. 2nd Int'l Conf. Coordinated and Multiple Views in Exploratory Visualization (CMV 04), IEEE CS, 2004, pp. 49-60.
15. R.A. Becker, W.S. Cleveland, and A.R. Wilks, "Dynamic Graphics for Data Analysis," Statistical Science, vol. 2, no. 4, 1987, pp. 355-383.
16. N. Elmqvist, P. Dragicevic, and J.-D. Fekete, "Rolling the Dice: Multidimensional Visual Exploration Using Scatterplot Matrix Navigation," IEEE Trans. Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 14, no. 6, 2008, pp. 1530-1548.
17. T. Schreck and C. Panse, "A New Metaphor for Projection-Based Visual Analysis and Data Exploration," Proc. SPIE, vol. 6495, 2007; doi: 10.1117/12.697879.
18. H. Sanftmann and D. Weiskopf, "Illuminated 3D Scatterplots," Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 28, no. 3, 2009, pp. 751-758.
19. K. Ponto et al., "CGLXTouch: A Multi-User Multi-Touch Approach for Ultra-High-Resolution Collaborative Workspaces," Future Generation Computer Systems, vol. 27, no. 6, 2010, pp. 649-656.
1. B. Fry, "Valence," 1999; http://benfry.comvalence.
2. G. Legrady, "'Making Visible the Invisible' Seattle Library Data Flow Visualization," Proc. 2005 Int'l Cultural Heritage Informatics Meetings (ICHIM 05), Archives and Museum Informatics, 2005; www.archimuse.com/publishing/ichim05Legrady.pdf .
3. F.B. Viégas, M. Wattenberg, and K. Dave, "Studying Cooperation and Conflict between Authors with History Flow Visualizations," Proc. SIGCHI Conf. Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 04), ACM, 2004, pp. 575-582.
4. L. Manovich et al., "Soft Cinema," installation at Future Cinema exhibition, ZKM, 2002-2003; www.manovich.net/cinema_futuretoc.htm.
5. L. Manovich and A. Kratky, Soft Cinema: Navigating the Database, DVD with booklet, MIT Press, 2005.
6. J. Douglass, W. Huber, and L. Manovich, "Understanding Scanlation: How to Read One Million Fan-Translated Manga Pages," Image & Narrative, vol. 12, no. 1, 2011, pp. 190-228.
7. H. Kang and B. Shneiderman, "Visualization Methods for Personal Photo Collections: Browsing and Searching in the PhotoFinder," Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. Multimedia and Expo (ICME 00), IEEE, 2000, pp. 1539-1542.
8. B.B. Bederson, "PhotoMesa: A Zoomable Image Browser Using Quantum Treemaps and Bubblemaps," Proc. 14th Ann. ACM Symp. User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 01), ACM, 2001, pp. 71-80.
9. J.C. Platt, M. Czerwinski, and B.A. Field, "PhotoTOC: Automatic Clustering for Browsing Personal Photographs," Proc. Joint Conf. 4th Int'l Conf. Information, Communications, and Signal Processing and 4th Pacific-Rim Conf. Multimedia (ICICS-PRM 03), vol. 1, IEEE, 2003, pp. 6-10.
10. H. Garcia-Molina, "PhotoSpread: A Spreadsheet for Managing Photos," Proc. 24th Int'l Conf. Data Eng. (ICDE 08), IEEE, 2008, pp. 5-6.
11. C. Chenl, G. Gagaudakis, and P. Rosin, "Content-Based Image Visualization," Proc. 4th Int'l Conf. Information Visualization (IV 00), IEEE, 2000, pp. 13-18.
12. B. Moghaddam et al., "Visualization and User-Modeling for Browsing Personal Photo Libraries," Int'l J. Computer Vision, vol. 56, no. 1-2, 2005, pp. 109-130.
13. G.P. Nguyen and M. Worring, "Optimization of Interactive Visual-Similarity-Based Search," ACM Trans. Multimedia Computing, Comm., and Applications, vol. 4, no. 1, 2008, pp. 1-23.
14. M. Porta, "Browsing Large Collections of Images through Unconventional Visualization Techniques," Proc. Working Conf. Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI 06), ACM, 2006, pp. 440-444.
15. D.F. Huynh et al., "Time Quilt: Scaling Up Zoomable Photo Browsers for Large, Unstructured Photo Collections," Proc. SIGCHI Conf. Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 05), ACM, 2005, pp. 1937-1940.
16. M. Chang et al., "Collection Understanding," Proc. Joint ACM/IEEE Conf. Digital libraries (JCDL 04), ACM, 2004, pp. 334-342.
17. R. Ball and C. North, "Realizing Embodied Interaction for Visual Analytics through Large Displays," Computers & Graphics, vol. 31, no. 3, 2007, pp. 380-400.
18. B. Yost, Y. Haciahmetoglu, and C. North, "Beyond Visual Acuity: The Perceptual Scalability of Information Visualizations for Large Displays," Proc. SIGCHI Conf. Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 07), ACM, 2007, pp. 101-110.
19. X. Bi and R. Balakrishnan, "Comparing Usage of a Large High-Resolution Display to Single or Dual Desktop Displays for Daily Work," Proc. 27th Int'l Conf. Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 09), ACM, 2009, pp. 1005-1014.
20. B. Jeong et al., "Ultrascale Collaborative Visualization Using a Display-Rich Global Cyberinfrastructure," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 30, no. 3, 2010, pp. 71-83.
21. L. Renambot et al., "SAGE: The Scalable Adaptive Graphics Environment," Proc. 4th Workshop Advanced Collaborative Environments (WACE 04), Argonne Nat'l Laboratory, 2004; www.evl.uic.edu/files/pdfsage_WACE2004.pdf .
22. K.-U. Doerr and F. Kuester, "CGLX: A Scalable, High-Performance Visualization Framework for Networked Display Environments," IEEE Trans. Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 17, no. 3, 2010, pp. 1-14.
23. K. Ponto, M. Seracini, and F. Kuester, "Wipe-Off: An Intuitive Interface for Exploring Ultra-large Multi-spectral Data Sets for Cultural Heritage Diagnostics," Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 28, no. 8, 2009, pp. 2291-2301.
24. K. Ponto, K. Doerr, and F. Kuester, "Giga-Stack: A Method for Visualizing Giga-Pixel Layered Imagery on Massively Tiled Displays," Future Generation Computer Systems, vol. 26, no. 5, 2010, pp. 693-700.

Index Terms:
Cultural analytics, Visual analytics, Computing and the arts, Computational analytics
Citation:
So Yamaoka, Lev Manovich, Jeremy Douglass, Falko Kuester, "Cultural Analytics in Large-Scale Visualization Environments," Computer, vol. 44, no. 12, pp. 39-48, Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MC.2011.363
Usage of this product signifies your acceptance of the Terms of Use.