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Proceedings Fifth International Conference on Information Visualisation (2001)
London, England
July 25, 2001 to July 27, 2001
ISBN: 0-7695-1195-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. xviii

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xxiv
Keynote Address
Session 1-2: InfVis - Chair: Mary Czerwinski, Microsoft Research, USA

Sens-A-Patch: Interactive Visualization of Label Spaces (Abstract)

Jonas Löwgren , Interactive animation studio
pp. 0007

A Study of Three Browser History Mechanisms for Web Navigation (Abstract)

Tamer Nadeem , University of Maryland
Bill Killam , UserWorks, Inc.
pp. 0013
Session 1-3: InfVis in Built Environment - Chair: Farzad Khosrowshahi, SBU, UK

Rapid Visualization of Geometric Information in a Construction Environment (Abstract)

Yong-Kwon Cho , University of Texas at Austin
Carl T. Haas , University of Texas at Austin
Katherine A. Liapi , University of Texas at Austin
S.V. Sreenivasan , University of Texas at Austin
pp. 0031

Information Visualisation for the Architectural Practice (Abstract)

Sameh Shaaban , University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Stephen Lockley , University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Hisham Elkadi , University of Newcastle upon Tyne
pp. 0043
Session 1-4: CAGD-Curves - Chair: Muhammad Sarfraz, KFUPM, SA

Automatic Curve Fairing System Using Visual Languages (Abstract)

Toshinobu Harada , Wakayama University
Fujiichi Yoshimoto , Wakayama University
pp. 0053

Shape Control of Cubic B-spline and NURBS Curves by Knot Modifications (Abstract)

Miklós Hoffmann , K?roly Eszterh?zy College
Imre Juhász , University of Miskolc
pp. 0063
Session 1-5: InfVis - Chair: Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland, USA

Visualising Document Content with Metadata to Facilitate Goal-Directed Search (Abstract)

Mischa Weiss-Lijn , University of College London
Janet T. McDonnell , University of College London
Leslie James , J Sainsbury plc
pp. 0071

Cognitive Effects of Animated Visualization in Exploratory Visual Data Analysis (Abstract)

Kumiyo Nakakoji , SRA Key Technology Laboratory, Inc
Akio Takashima , TOREST, Japan Science and Technology Corporation
Yasuhiro Yamamoto , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 0077

Query by Attention: Visually Searchable Information Maps (Abstract)

Mark A. Foltz , MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab
Randall Davis , MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab
pp. 0085
Session 1-6: BuiltVis - Application - Chair: John Counsell, UWE, UK

Development of a Design Tool for Building Integrated Photovoltaics (Abstract)

Kin-chuen Kwok , University of Northumbria,
Sandra Dixon , University of Northumbria,
Nicola Pearsall , University of Northumbria,
pp. 0097

A Preliminary Application of Panoramic Supervision System in Construction Site (Abstract)

Naai-Jung Shih , National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Daniel Lai , National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Yau-Liang Tsai , EeRise Corp.
Ho-Yu Chang , EeRise Corp.
pp. 0103
Session 1-7: CAGD - Chair: Mike Pitteway, Brunel University, UK

Robustness in CAD Geometric Constructions (Abstract)

P. Schreck , Universit? Louis Pasteur de Strasbourg,
pp. 0111

Interactive Handling of a Construction Plan in CAD (Abstract)

C. Essert-Villard , Universit? Louis Pasteur de Strasbourg
P. Mathis , Universit? Louis Pasteur de Strasbourg
pp. 0124
Session 2-1: InfVis - Chair: Ebroul Izquierdo, University of London, UK

Visualizing Chat Log Data Collected in 3-D Virtual Worlds (Abstract)

Katy Börner , Indiana University
Yu-Chen Lin , Indiana University
pp. 0141

Visualising Data Using the ActionMapper: A Proposed Interactive Event Logger for User Interface Evaluation (Abstract)

Marcus Nyberg , Ericsson Research, Usability & Interaction Lab
Mikael Goldstein , Ericsson Research, Usability & Interaction Lab
Ying Leung , Institute of Vocational Education
pp. 0147
Session 2-2: MediVis - Chair: Gordon Clapworthy, De Montfort University, UK

Finding and Characterising Candidate Binding Sites (Abstract)

Gareth Hannaford , University of Luton
Carsten Maple , University of Luton
Jonathan Mullins , University of Luton
pp. 0157

Quantitative Image Analysis of Optical Sensor Surfaces for MovementMonitoring (Abstract)

V. Sauret , Christie Hospital
P.J. Sharrock , Christie Hospital
C.J. Moore , Christie Hospital
pp. 0162

A Multimodal Image Fusion Framework Applied in Radiotherapy (Abstract)

N. Riefenstahl , Otto-von-Guericke University
G. Krell , Otto-von-Guericke University
R. Calow , Otto-von-Guericke University
B. Michaelis , Otto-von-Guericke University
M. Walke , Otto-von-Guericke University
pp. 0173
Session 2-3: CAGD - Application - Chair: Leonardo Traversoni, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico

Thinning Arabic Characters for Feature Extraction (Abstract)

Dr. John Cowell , De Montfort University
Dr. Fiaz Hussain , Dubai Polytechnic
pp. 0181

A Design Tool for the Hierarchical Hair Model (Abstract)

Tao Wang , University of Regina
Xue Dong Yang , University of Regina
pp. 0186

Representation of Moving Surfaces (Abstract)

Catalina Ibañez , Universidad Aut?noma Metropolitana
pp. 0192
Session 2-4: BuiltVis - Chair: John Counsell, UWE, UK

A Simulation Environment for Construction Site Planning (Abstract)

Hissam Tawfik , Salford University
Terrence Fernando , Salford University
pp. 0199
Session 2-5: Digital Art - Chair: Raquel Navarro-Prieto, Motorola Labs, UK

Digitally Manipulated Images and Painting (Abstract)

Wade S. Thompson , Southwest Missouri State University
pp. 0241
Session 2-6: Visualisation & Graphics Education - Chair: Mike Pitteway, Brunel University, UK

Visualisation to Assist Non-speaking Users of Augmentative Communication Systems (Abstract)

Andrew Taylor , University of Dundee
John Arnott , University of Dundee
Norman Alm , University of Dundee
pp. 251

Addressing Ethical Issues in Computer Graphics Curricula (Abstract)

Dr. Mark W. Bannatyne , Purdue University
Dr. Dmity I. Troitsky , Tula State University
Professor Robert A. Hall , NH Dept. of Corrections
pp. 0263

Towards a Web Based CAD System (Abstract)

Yann Lanuel , Metz University
Estelle Perrin , Metz University
pp. 0269
Session 2-7: InfVis - Chair: Mark Bannatyne, Purdue University, USA
Keynote Address
Session 2-8: InfVis - Chair: Mary Czerwinski, Microsoft Research, USA

Visualising Intra-Corpal Plagiarism (Abstract)

Fintan Culwin , South Bank University
Thomas Lancaster , South Bank University
pp. 0289

Visualisation of Long Distance Grammatical Collocation Patterns in Language (Abstract)

John Elliott , University of Leeds
Eric Atwell , University of Leeds
Bill Whyte , University of Leeds
pp. 0297

An Interactive and Concerted Dance System ??Emotion Extraction and Support for Emotional Concert (Abstract)

Ikuo Harada , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Makoto Tadenuma , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Takahiro Nakai , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Ryotaro Suzuki , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Naoto Hikawa , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Mao Makino , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Masayuki Inoue , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 0303
Session 2-9: Renderig - Chair: Yuhua Luo, University of Balearic Islands, Spain

Image Based Rendering Using Rational Filters (Abstract)

Ebroul Izquierdo , University of London
pp. 0311

Animated Illuminated Lines for Flow Visualization (Abstract)

Ian Curington , Advanced Visual Systems Ltd.
pp. 0317

View Morphing Using Sprites with Depth (Abstract)

Youngsup Park , Chung-Ang University
Kyunghyun Yoon , Chung-Ang University
pp. 0323
Session 2-10: VMPDP - Chair: Guido Wirtz, Westf?lische Wilhelms-Universit?t, Germany

ViDiO - Visual Distribution of Objects (Abstract)

Markus Aleksy , University of Mannheim
Ralf Gitzel , University of Mannheim
pp. 331

Visualizing the Impact of the Cache on Program Execution (Abstract)

Yijun Yu , University of Ghent
Kristof Beyls , University of Ghent
Erik H. D'Hollander , University of Ghent
pp. 336
Session 2-11: Visualisation Simulation - Chair: Mohammad Dastbaz, SBU, UK

Elimination the Influence of the Mesh Geometry to the Quality of Global Smoothing (Abstract)

Gernot Opriessnig , University of Technology Graz
Markus Kettler , University of Technology Graz
Gernot Beer , University of Technology Graz
pp. 0351

Visualizing Capacity and Load in Production Planning (Abstract)

Peter Y.F. Wu , University of Pittsburgh
pp. 0357

Interactive Simulation System (Abstract)

Jungwuk Kim , Purdue Univ.
Daniel W. Halpin , Purdue Univ.
Dulcy M. Abraham , Purdue Univ.
pp. 0361
Session 2-12: BuiltVis - Chair: Farzad Khosrowshahi, SBU, UK

A Mixed Reality System for Building Form and Data Representation (Abstract)

Matthew Pilgrim , Loughborough University
Dino Bouchlaghem , Loughborough University
Dennis Loveday , Loughborough University
Michael Holmes , Arup Research & Development
pp. 0369

PCIS - A Visual Decision Tool for Construction and Design Management (Abstract)

Dennis Fukai , University of Florida
Ravi Srinivasan , University of Florida
pp. 0376

4D Visualization of Construction Site Management (Abstract)

J.P. Zhang , Tsinghua University
Y. Ma , Tsinghua University
P. Cheng , Tsinghua University
pp. 0382
Session 2-13: CAGD - Chair: Ebroul Izquierdo, University of London, UK

A Study on the Real-Time Toon Rendering for 3D Geometry Model (Abstract)

Daeuk Kang , Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia, and Film,
Donghwan Kim , Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia, and Film,
Kyunghyun Yoon , Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia, and Film,
pp. 0391

Finite Difference Surface Representation Considering Effect of Boundary Curvature (Abstract)

Lihua You , Bournemouth University
Jian J Zhang , Bournemouth University
pp. 0404
Session 2-14: InfVis Application in Web - Chair: Yunhua Luo, University of Balearic Islands, Spain

Web-Based Distribution of GIS Metropolitan Maps (Abstract)

Xuefeng Li , Loyola University
Shengru Tu , University of New Orleans
Xiangfeng He , University of New Orleans
Jay J. Ratcliff , US Army Corps of Engineers
pp. 0419
Session 2-15: MedVis - Chair: Gordon Clapworth, De Montfort University, UK

Dynamic Background Correction in 3Dt Body Surface Sensing & Visualisation (Abstract)

C.J. Moore , Christie Hospital
M. Tornow , Christie Hospital
P.J. Sharrock , Christie Hospital
F. Lilley , Liverpool John Moores University
M.J. Lalor , Liverpool John Moores University
D.R. Burton , Liverpool John Moores University
pp. 0444

Tessellation and Contour Extraction Algorithms for Rapid Prototyping Replication of 3D-?CT Reconstructions of Cancellous Bone (Abstract)

G. Sisias , University of Hull
R. Phillips , University of Hull
C.A. Dobson , University of Hull
M.J. Fagan , University of Hull
P.S. Ganney , Centre for Metabolic Bone Disease and Royal Hull Hospitals NHS Trust
C.M. Langton , Centre for Metabolic Bone Disease and Royal Hull Hospitals NHS Trust
pp. 0449
Session 2-16: CAGD - Chair: Muhammad Sarfraz, KFUPM, SA

Quaternion Wavelets for Moving Volume Representation (Abstract)

Leonardo Traversoni , Universidad Aut?noma Metropolitana
pp. 0459

Efficient Simplification of Polygonal Surface Models (Abstract)

Muhammad Hussain , Kyushu University
Yoshihiro Okada , Kyushu University
Koichi Niijima , Kyushu University
pp. 0464
Session 2-17: Rendering - Chair: Ian Curington, AVS, UK

An Improved Scan-Line Algorithm for Display of CSG Models (Abstract)

K. Tokoi , Wakayama University
T. Kitahashi , Osaka University
pp. 0477

Interactive Metamorphic Visuals: Exploring Polyhedral Relationships (Abstract)

Jim Morey , The University of Western Ontario
Kamran Sedig , The University of Western Ontario
Robert E. Mercer , The University of Western Ontario
pp. 0483

Drawing Conics on a Hexagonal Grid (Abstract)

M.L.V. Pitteway , Brunel University
pp. 0489
Session 2-18: BuiltVis - Chair: Dino Bouchlaghem, Loughborough University, UK

Formulation of STEP Compliant Building Product Model Data for CFD Analysis (Abstract)

G.P. Lydon , University College Cork
M.M. Keane , University College Cork
D. Kelliher , University College Cork
pp. 0495

Soil Mechanics "Virtual" Laboratory -- A Multimedia Development (Abstract)

Amir M Alani , University of Portsmouth
Robert C Barnes , The Open University
pp. 0500

Visualisation of the Degradation of Building Flooring Systems (Abstract)

Dr. Farzad Khosrowshahi , South Bank university
Dr. Ebad Banissi , South Bank university
pp. 0507
Session 2-19: VMPDP - Chair: Gernot Opriessnig, University of Technology Graz, Austria

The MOST Immersive Approach for Parallel and Distributed Program Analysis (Abstract)

Bernhard Reitinger , Johannes Kepler University Linz
Dieter Kranzlmüller , Johannes Kepler University Linz
Jens Volkert , Johannes Kepler University Linz
pp. 0517

Linear Programming Concept Visualization (Abstract)

Jean Pierre Charalambos , National University, Colombia
Ebroul Izquierdo , Queen Mary, University of London
pp. 0529
Session 3-1: Web Semantics - Chair: John Arnott, University of Dundee, UK

Visual Interaction with XML Metadata (Abstract)

Vladimir Geroimenko , University of Plymouth
Larissa Geroimenko , University of Plymouth
pp. 0539

Ontology-Based Information Visualisation (Abstract)

Frank Van Harmelen , Aidministrator Nederland BV, Amersfoort
Jeen Broekstra , Aidministrator Nederland BV, Amersfoort
Chirtiaan Fluit , Aidministrator Nederland BV, Amersfoort
Herko ter Horst , Aidministrator Nederland BV, Amersfoort
Arjohn Kampman , Aidministrator Nederland BV, Amersfoort
Jos Van der Meer , Aidministrator Nederland BV, Amersfoort
Marta Sabou , Aidministrator Nederland BV, Amersfoort
pp. 0546

Visual Authoring Tool for Presentation Agent Based on Multimodal Presentation Markup Language (Abstract)

Santi Saeyor , The University of Tokyo
He Binda , The University of Tokyo
Mitsuru Ishizuka , The University of Tokyo
pp. 0563
Session 3-2: Augmented & VR-Application - Chair: Eric W. Tatham, Bradford University, UK

Immersive Audio-Augmented Environments: The LISTEN Project (Abstract)

Gerhard Eckel , GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology
pp. 0571

The General Variables Concept: A Simple Step from Single- to Multi-user Environment (Abstract)

Michal Masa , Czech Technical University in Prague
Jiri Zara , Czech Technical University in Prague
pp. 0584

Visualisation of a Simple Beam under a Load in Virtual Environment (Abstract)

S. Jankovic , University of Birmingham
A.H.C. Chan , University of Birmingham
G.H. Little , University of Birmingham
L. Jankovic , InteSys Ltd
pp. 0589
Session 3-3: Web Graphics & Visualisation - Chair: Jonathan C. Roberts, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

Generating Dynamic Shadows for Virtual Reality Applications (Abstract)

Sandra Sudarsky , Siemens Corporate Research, Inc.
pp. 0595

A VRML Interface for a Knowledge-Based Structural Design System (Abstract)

Jenmu Wang , Tamkang University
Yang Wang , Tamkang University
pp. 0601

Geometry Compression Based on Mantissa Chunking of Vertices (Abstract)

Deok-Soo Kim , Hanyang University
Jaeyeol Chung , Hanyang University
Youngsong Cho , Hanyang University
Taeboom Jang , Hanyang University
Hyun Kim , ETRI
pp. 0606

Web Based VRML Modeling (Abstract)

Szilárd Kiss , University of Twente
pp. 0612
Session 3-4: Multimedia - Chair: Fiaz Hussain, Dubai Polytechnic, UAE

Towards a Multimedia Learning Environment for Undergraduate Students Studying Architecture and Construction (Abstract)

K.J. Henderson , UNITEC Institute of Technology
P.K. Oriogun , University of North London
J. Cook , University of North London
A. Baker , Flat Earth Communications
pp. 0621

An Immersive System for Editing and Playing Music on Network-Connected Computers (Abstract)

Noritaka Osawa , National Institute of Multimedia Education
Kikuo Asai , National Institute of Multimedia Education
Norio Takase , Solidray Co. Ltd
Fumihiko Saito , Solidray Co. Ltd
pp. 0630
Session 3-5: GIS - Chair: Mark Bannatyne, Purdue University, USA

A Scaleable Approach to Visualization of Large Virtual Cities (Abstract)

Jiri Zara , Czech Technical University in Prague
Pavel Chromy , Charles University in Prague
Jiri Cizek , Charles University in Prague
Kamil Ghais , Charles University in Prague
Michal Holub , Charles University in Prague
Stanislaw Mikes , Charles University in Prague
Jakub Rajnoch , Charles University in Prague
pp. 0639

Spatial Representation in Product Modelling (Abstract)

Monjur M Mourshed , National University of Ireland Cork
Denis Kelliher , National University of Ireland Cork
Marcus M Keane , National University of Ireland Cork
pp. 0651
Session 3-6: InfVis - Chair: Noritaka Osawa, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

Improving the Retrieval Performance of Content-Based Image Retrieval Systems: The GIVBAC Approach (Abstract)

Lars Bröcker , GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology
Manfred Bogen , GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology
Armin B. Cremers , University of Bonn
pp. 0659

Design Visualization Based on a Machine Readable Physical Model (Abstract)

Wang Qianping , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
John Frazer , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Tang Mingxi , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 0665
Session 3-7: Visualisation in Built Environment - Chair: Farzad Khosrowshahi, SBU, UK

Computer Visualisation as a Communication Tool in the Construction Industry (Abstract)

A. Ganah , Loughborough University
Prof. C.J. Anumba , Loughborough University
Dr. N. M. Bouchlaghem , Loughborough University
pp. 0679

Visualized Construction Process on Virtual Reality (Abstract)

Wooyoung Kim , Seoul National University
Hyun-soo Lee , Seoul National University
Hyoung chul Lim , Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd.
Okkyue Kim , Chungbuk National University
Yoon Ki Choi , Soongsil University
pp. 0684

Client Expectations of Virtual Environments for Urban Design Development (Abstract)

Mr Sam Bucolo , Queensland University of Technology
Mr Phil Impey , Queensland University of Technology
Dr John Hayes , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 0690
Session 3-8: Augmented & Virtual Reality - Application - Chair: Yuhua Luo, University of Balearic Islands, Spain

Designing a Multi-user 3D Environment System (Abstract)

Pham Minh Tri , Nanyang Technological University
Edmond C. Prakash , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 0697

Design and Implementation of a Web-Based Distributed Collaborative Design Environment (Abstract)

G Y Tian , University of Huddersfield
D Taylor , University of Huddersfield
pp. 0703
Session 3-9: MedVis - Chair: Chriss Moore, Christie Hospital, UK

Slice-Based Virtual Endoscopy Navigation (Abstract)

Hai Lin , De Montfort University
Gordon J. Clapworthy , De Montfort University
Feng Dong , De Montfort University
Meleagros Krokos , De Montfort University
Jiaoying Shi , Zhejiang University
pp. 0711

Visualization Issues in Telepathology: The Role of the Internet Imaging Protocol (Abstract)

Vincenzo Della Mea , University of Udine
Vito Roberto , University of Udine
Carlo A. Beltrami , University of Udine
pp. 0717

Skeletal Implicit Surface Reconstruction from Sections for Flexible Body Simulation (Abstract)

M. Amrani , University of Lyon I
B. Crespin , University of Lyon I
B. Shariat , University of Lyon I
pp. 0723
Session 3-10: CAGD - Chair: Muhammad Sarfraz, KFUPM, SA

Adaptive Fairing of Surface Meshes by Geometric Diffusion (Abstract)

Chandrajit L. Bajaj , University of Texas, Austin
Guoliang Xu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 0731

Capturing Outline of Fonts Using Genetic Algorithm and Splines (Abstract)

M. Sarfraz , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
S.A. Raza , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
pp. 0738

A Rational Cubic Spline for the Visualization of Convex Data (Abstract)

Zulfiqar Habib , Kagoshima University
Muhammad Sarfraz , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
pp. 0744

Solving Geometric Constraints by a Hybrid Method (Abstract)

Samy Ait-Aoudia , INI - Institut National de formation en Informatique
Hakim Badis , INI - Institut National de formation en Informatique
Messaoud Kara , INI - Institut National de formation en Informatique
pp. 0749
Session 3-11: InfVis - Chair: Gordon Clapworthy, De Montfort University, UK

Dynamic Queries and Brushing on Choropleth Maps (Abstract)

Gunjan Dang , University of Maryland, College Park
Chris North , University of Maryland, College Park
Ben Shneiderman , University of Maryland, College Park
pp. 0757
Keynote Address

Author Index (PDF)

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