G. Di Battista is with the Dipartimento di Informatica e Automazione, Universitá Roma Tre, Via della Vasca Navale, 79, 00146, Rome, Italy.
J.-D. Fekete is with INRIA/LRI, Bat 650, Université Paris-Sud, 91405 Orsay, France. E-mail: Jean-Daniel.Fekete@inria.fr.
H. Qu is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong. E-mail: email@example.com.
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Giuseppe Di Battista received the PhD degree from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and is currently a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science and Automation at the Third University of Rome. He is a professor of computer science. His current research interests include computer networks, graph drawing, and information visualization. He has published more than 150 papers in the above areas and has given several invited lectures worldwide. He is one of the authors of a book by Prentice Hall on graph drawing. He served and chaired program committees of international symposiums and is editor and guest editor of international journals. He is a founding member of the steering committee for the Graph Drawing Symposium. His research has been founded by the Italian National Research Council, by the EU, and by several industrial sponsors. He has been national and/or local coordinator of many Projects of Relevant Italian National Interest (PRIN). He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society.
Jean-Daniel Fekete received the PhD degree in computer science in 1996 from Université Paris-Sud. He joined INRIA in 2002 as a confirmed researcher and became research director in 2006. He is the scientific leader of the INRIA Project Team AVIZ that he founded in 2007. His main research areas are visual analytics, information visualization, and human computer interaction. He is the President of the French-Speaking HCI Association (AFIHM), and associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics ( TVCG). He served as conference chair of the IEEE InfoVis Conference and paper cochair of the IEEE Pacific Visualization Conference. He is a member of the ACM and of the IEEE Computer Society.
Huamin Qu received the BS degree in mathematics from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, and the MS and PhD (2004) degrees in computer science from Stony Brook University. He is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His main research interests are in visualization and computer graphics. He is on the steering committee of the IEEE Pacific Visualization Conferences, and serves as the program cochair for IEEE PacificVis 2011 and 2012 and the conference cochair for VINCI 2011 and VINCI 2012. He received an Honorable Mention for the Best Paper Award at IEEE Visualization 2009 and is a winner of the 2009 IBM Faculty Award. He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society.