The Tapestry 2018 program is complete, including the three keynotes and eight newly-added short stories. We are now looking for proposals for demos and will send out a call for PechaKucha-style talks to attendees soon, too.[Read more...] about Tapestry 2018 Program, Call for Demos
The final report from VIS 2018 (see previously here and here) again covers papers, papers, and more papers. There are new ways to specify visualizations, a panel, perception research, as well as new work on how to deal with uncertainty in data.[Read more...] about IEEE VIS 2018, Part 3: New Approaches, Meet the Founders, Perception and Cognition
While the first part of this report covered mostly workshops and other events, it's all papers from now on. Plus a session on the future of the VIS conference.[Read more...] about IEEE VIS 2018, Part 2: Time, Evaluation, Dashboards, The Future of VIS
The IEEE VIS conference is the most important outlet for academic research. This year's conference took place in Berlin, Germany. Here is a report on some of the most interesting (to me, anyway) papers, events, and developments, in three parts.[Read more...] about IEEE VIS 2018, Part 1: VisComm, VisInPractice, BELIV, Best Papers
We recently announced the speakers for Tapestry 2018, which takes place November 29 and 30 at the University of Miami. It will again be focused on telling stories with data, but we're also making a few changes.[Read more...] about Tapestry 2018, Details and Keynote Speakers
EuroVis raged on through the end of the week with talks, posters, and lots of food. This second part covers papers about visualization evaluation, high-dimensional structures, graph layouts, etc., as well as the capstone and closing (with information about next year).
[Read more...] about EuroVis 2018, Wednesday through Friday
EuroVis 2018 in Brno, Czechia, is in full swing. The first two days included workshops, the opening with a very fun and interesting keynote, and some good papers. [Read more...] about EuroVis 2018, Monday and Tuesday
If you're into visualization for communication and storytelling, these two events should be on your radar: the Visualization for Communication Workshop (VisComm) at VIS and Tapestry 2018. [Read more...] about VisComm Workshop at VIS and Tapestry 2018
The academic visualization community largely comes from computer science: most of the professors teach in computer science (or similar) departments, most of the students doing research are computer science students of some flavor or other. It's interesting to consider how the field might be different if visualization had emerged from a different discipline. [Read more...] about Visualization: Three Alternate Histories
This is a guest posting by my Tableau Research colleague Michael Correll.
I recently attended CHI 2018 in Montréal, QC. Normally conferences leave me excited for the next idea or the next direction (and also physically exhausted). This was one of the first where I was left feeling terrified: A lot of the work did an excellent job of highlighting core problems about our assumptions as visualization researchers, and poked at big intractable issues that I had mostly been ignoring for a long time. There were also exactly 666 accepted papers, which is not a good omen either. [Read more…] about Seven Visualization Talks That Terrified Me At CHI