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Visualizations Everywhere: A Multiplatform Infrastructure for Linked Visualizations
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
By Danyel Fisher, Steven Drucker, Roland Fernandez, Scott Ruble
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 1157-1163
In order to use new visualizations, most toolkits require application developers to rebuild their applications and distribute new versions to users. The WebCharts Framework take a different approach by hosting JavaScript from within an application and prov...
 
Business Intelligence Analytics [Guest editors' introduction]
Found in: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
By Danyel Fisher,Steven Drucker,Mary Czerwinski
Issue Date:September 2014
pp. 22-24
This special issue turns the spotlight on business intelligence (BI) as an area of inquiry and explores beyond the current standard practices. The articles in the issue describe the processes that practitioners currently follow in this area and how new BI ...
   
A Deeper Understanding of Sequence in Narrative Visualization
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
By Jessica Hullman,Steven Drucker,Nathalie Henry Riche,Bongshin Lee,Danyel Fisher,Eytan Adar
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 2406-2415
Conveying a narrative with visualizations often requires choosing an order in which to present visualizations. While evidence exists that narrative sequencing in traditional stories can affect comprehension and memory, little is known about how sequencing ...
 
Leveraging the Crowd: How 48,000 Users Helped Improve Lync Performance
Found in: IEEE Software
By Robert Musson,Jacqueline Richards,Danyel Fisher,Christian Bird,Brian Bussone,Sandipan Ganguly
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 38-45
Performance is a critical component of customer satisfaction with network-based applications. Unfortunately, accurately evaluating the performance of collaborative software that operates in extremely heterogeneous environments is difficult with traditional...
 
Fast Dynamic Voronoi Treemaps
Found in: International Symposium on Voronoi Diagrams in Science and Engineering
By Avneesh Sud, Danyel Fisher, Huai-Ping Lee
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 85-94
The Voronoi Treemap is a space-filling treemap technique that relaxes the constraints of rectangular nodes. Its organic shapes maintain a one-to-one aspect ratio, are flexible with their placement, allowing stable zooming and dynamic data values. In this p...
 
A Comparison of User-Generated and Automatic Graph Layouts
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
By Tim Dwyer, Bongshin Lee, Danyel Fisher, Kori Inkpen Quinn, Petra Isenberg, George Robertson, Chris North
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 961-968
The research presented in this paper compares user-generated and automatic graph layouts. Following the methods suggested by van Ham et al. (2008), a group of users generated graph layouts using both multi-touch interaction on a tabletop display and mouse ...
 
Effectiveness of Animation in Trend Visualization
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
By George Robertson, Roland Fernandez, Danyel Fisher, Bongshin Lee, John Stasko
Issue Date:November 2008
pp. 1325-1332
Animation has been used to show trends in multi-dimensional data. This technique has recently gained new prominence for presentations, most notably with Gapminder Trendalyzer. In Trendalyzer, animation together with interesting data and an engaging present...
 
Smarter Blogroll: An Exploration of Social Topic Extraction for Manageable Blogrolls
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Eric Baumer, Danyel Fisher
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 155
The already huge number of blogs in existence is increasing rapidly, and many users are struggling to find a way to keep up with the expansion. A number of existing tools aim to capture the general topics of all currently popular topics among the entire bl...
   
You Are Who You Talk To: Detecting Roles in Usenet Newsgroups
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Danyel Fisher, Marc Smith, Howard T. Welser
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 59b
<p>Understanding the social roles of the members a group can help to understand the social context of the group. We present a method of applying social network analysis to support the task of characterizing authors in Usenet newsgroups. We compute an...
   
Using Egocentric Networks to Understand Communication
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Danyel Fisher
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 20-28
Social-network analysis generally helps researchers understand how groups of people interact. The author uses small-scale egocentric social networks, based on volitional, explicit connections, to understand how people manage their personal and group commun...
 
A Model of Multi-Scale Perceptual Organization in Information Graphics
Found in: Information Visualization, IEEE Symposium on
By Martin Wattenberg, Danyel Fisher
Issue Date:October 2003
pp. 4
We propose a new method for assessing the perceptual organization of information graphics, based on the premise that the visual structure of an image should match the structure of the data it is intended to convey. The core of our method is a new formal mo...
 
Animated Exploration of Dynamic Graphs with Radial Layout
Found in: Information Visualization, IEEE Symposium on
By Ka-Ping Yee, Danyel Fisher, Rachna Dhamija, Marti Hearst
Issue Date:October 2001
pp. 43
We describe a new animation technique for supporting interactive exploration of a graph. We use the well-known radial tree layout method, in which the view is determined by the selection of a focus node. Our main contribution is a method for animating the ...
 
A Deeper Understanding of Sequence in Narrative Visualization
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
By Jessica Hullman,Steven Drucker,Nathalie Henry Riche, Bongshin Lee,Danyel Fisher,Eytan Adar
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 2406-2415
Conveying a narrative with visualizations often requires choosing an order in which to present visualizations. While evidence exists that narrative sequencing in traditional stories can affect comprehension and memory, little is known about how sequencing ...
 
Exploratory Visualization Involving Incremental, Approximate Database Queries and Uncertainty
Found in: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
By Danyel Fisher,Steven M. Drucker,A. Christian K&#x00F6;nig
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 55-62
Large datasets can mean slow queries, for which users must wait. Incremental visualization systems can give faster results at a cost of accuracy. This article asked analysts to use one and report on their results. Their feedback provides suggestions for al...
 
TouchViz: a case study comparing two interfaces for data analytics on tablets
Found in: Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '13)
By Danyel Fisher, Jessica Herron, m.c. schraefel, Ramik Sadana, Steven M. Drucker
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 2301-2310
As more applications move from the desktop to touch devices like tablets, designers must wrestle with the costs of porting a design with as little revision of the UI as possible from one device to the other, or of optimizing the interaction per device. We ...
     
Cambiera: collaborative tabletop visual analytics
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM 2011 conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '11)
By Danyel Fisher, Petra Isenberg
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 581-582
Cambiera is a tabletop system designed for co-located collaborative visual analytics. As a tabletop system, Cambiera encourages analysts to face each other around the tabletop to analyze large text document collections collaboratively. Cambiera allows anal...
     
ResearchWave: an ambient visualization for providing awareness of research activities
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '10)
By Danyel Fisher, Nathalie Henry Riche, Uta Hinrichs
Issue Date:August 2010
pp. 31-34
The goal of a research institution is, ultimately, to share and disseminate knowledge. Yet the sheer volume of information produced by large institutions makes it challenging to keep track of the vast knowledge within. Information on who knows what is ofte...
     
Do I live in a flood basin?: synthesizing ten thousand maps
Found in: Proceeding of the twenty-sixth annual SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '08)
By Danyel Fisher, Jeremy Elson, Jon Howell, Miguel Elias
Issue Date:April 2008
pp. 49-54
The recent introduction of simple, web-based geographic visualization interfaces has unleashed a tidal wave of new geographic content now available on the Internet. There has been enormous attention on the development of data interchange standards and prog...
     
Revisiting Whittaker & Sidner's "email overload" ten years later
Found in: Proceedings of the 2006 20th anniversary conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '06)
By A. J. Brush, Danyel Fisher, Eric Gleave, Marc A. Smith
Issue Date:November 2006
pp. 309-312
Ten years ago, Whittaker and Sidner [8] published research on email overload, coining a term that would drive a research area that continues today. We examine a sample of 600 mailboxes collected at a high-tech company to compare how users organize their em...
     
Friends, foes, and fringe: norms and structure in political discussion networks
Found in: Proceedings of the 2006 national conference on Digital government research (dg.o '06)
By Danyel Fisher, John W. Kelly, Marc Smith
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 412-417
Online discussion groups have a network structure that emerges from the interactions of thousands of participants, writing in thousands of topical threads. This structure varies greatly according to the type of discussion group, such as technical, fan or s...
     
SWAMI (poster session): a framework for collaborative filtering algorithm development and evaluation
Found in: Proceedings of the 23rd annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '00)
By Danyel Fisher, Jason Hong, Kris Hildrum, Mark Newman, Megan Thomas, Rich Vuduc
Issue Date:July 2000
pp. 366-368
We present a Java-based framework, SWAMI (Shared Wisdom through the Amalgamation of Many Interpretations) for building and studying collaborative filtering systems. SWAMI consists of three components: a prediction engine, an evaluation system, and a visual...
     
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