Publications from the HDC Lab


S. Devkota and K. E. Isaacs. CFGExplorer: Designing a Visual Control Flow Analytics System around Basic Program Analysis Operations. To appear in Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of EuroVis). 2018. PDF

R. Burd, K. Espy, I. Hossain, S. Kobourov, N. Merchant, H. Purchase, GRAM: Global Research Activity Map. 12th International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI), 2018. PDF

U. Soni, Y. Lu, B. Hansen, H. Purchase, S. Kobourov, R. Maciejewski, The Perception of Graph Properties in Graph Layouts. Computer Graphics Forum, 2018. (A preliminary version appeared in the 20th IEEE Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EUROVIS), 2018.) PDF

Reyan Ahmed, Patrizio Angelini, Faryad Darabi Sahneh, Alon Efrat, David Glickenstein, Martin Gronemann, Niklas Heinsohn, Stephen G. Kobourov, Richard Spence, Joseph Watkins, and Alexander Wolff. Multi-level steiner trees. arXiv:1804.02627 (Accepted in 17th International Symposium on Experimental Algorithms (SEA) 2018. ) PDF

Helen Purchase, Katherine Isaacs, Thomas Bueti, Ben Hastings, Aadam Kassan, Allen Kim, and Steffan van Hoesen. A Classification of Infographics. To appear in Proceedings of Diagrams 2018, June 2018. PDF

Danielle Ensign, Sorelle A. Friedler, Scott Neville, Carlos E. Scheidegger, Suresh Venkatasubramanian. Runaway Feedback Loops in Predictive Policing. Published at FAT* 2018. PDF

Matthew Berger, Jixian Li, and Joshua A. Levine. A Generative Model for Volume Rendering. IEEE TVCG 2018 (accepted). PDF

Matthew Berger and Joshua A. Levine. Visualizing Time-Varying Particle Flows with Diffusion Geometry. arXiv:1708.03686 PDF

S. Nusrat, J. Alam, S. Kobourov. Evaluating Cartogram Effectivenesss. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Volume: 24, Issue: 2, 2018. PDF

Ahmed A.R., Rahman M.S., S. Kobourov. (2018) Online Facility Assignment. In: Rahman M., Sung WK., Uehara R. (eds) WALCOM: Algorithms and Computation. WALCOM 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10755. Springer, Cham. PDF


Michelle Mills Strout, Saumya Debray, Katherine E. Isaacs, Barbara Kreaseck, Julio Cárdenas-Rodríguez, Bonnie Hurwitz, Kat Volk, Sam Badger, Jesse Bartels, Ian Bertolacci, Sabin Devkota, Anthony Encinas, Ben Gaska, Brandon Neth, Theodore Sackos, Jon Stephens, Sarah Willer, and Babek Yadergari. Language-Agnostic Optimization and Parallelization for Interpreted Languages. In Proceedings of the 30th Workshop on Languages and Compilers for Parallel Computing (LCPC), October 2017. PDF

Asher Haug-Baltzell, Sean A. Stephens, Sean Davey, Carlos E. Scheidegger, Eric Lyons. SynMap2 and SynMap3D: web-based whole-genome synteny browsers. Published at Bioinformatics, Volume 33, Issue 14, 15 July 2017. PDF

Matthew Berger, Katherine McDonough and Lee M. Seversky. cite2vec: Citation-Driven Document Exploration via Word Embeddings. Presented at InfoVis 2016, published at IEEE TVCG 23(1), 691-700. PDF

P. Kindermann, S. Kobourov, M. Loeffler, M. Noellenburg, A. Schulz and B. Vogtenhuber. Lombardi Drawings of Knots and Links. 25th Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD), 2017. PDF

P. Simonetto, D. Archambault and S. Kobourov. Drawing Dynamic Graphs Without Timeslices. 25th Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD), 2017. PDF

M. Okoe, R. Jianu and S. Kobourov. Revisited Experimental Comparison of Node-Link and Matrix Representations. 25th Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD), 2017. Best paper award. PDF

P. Angelini, S. Chaplick, F. De Luca, J. Fiala, J. Hancl, N. Heinsohn, M. Kaufmann, S. Kobourov, J. Kratochvil and P. Valtr. On Vertex- and Empty-Ply Proximity Drawings. 25th Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD), 2017. PDF

H. Kruiger, P. Rauber, R. Martins, A. Kerren, S. Kobourov, and A. Telea. Graph Layouts by t-SNE. Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 36, no. 3, 2017. (A preliminary version appeared in the 19th IEEE Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EUROVIS), 2017.) PDF

E. Welch and S. Kobourov. Measuring Symmetry in Drawings of Graphs. Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 36, no. 3, 2017. (A preliminary version appeared in the 19th IEEE Eurographics Conference on Visualization(EUROVIS), 2017.) PDF

Rebecca Faust, Carlos Scheidegger. DimReader: Using auto-differentiation to explain non-linear projections. arxiv. PDF

Marianne Procopio, Carlos Scheidegger, Eugene Wu, and Remco Chang. Load-n-Go: Fast Approximate Join Visualizations That Improve Over Time. Short paper, presented at DSIA 2017. PDF

Sabrina Nusrat, Md. Jawaherul Alam, Carlos Scheidegger, Stephen Kobourov. Cartogram Visualization for Bivariate Geo-Statistical Data. Accepted to IEEE TVCG, to appear. PDF

Yong Wang, Daniel Archambault, Carlos Scheidegger, and Huamin Qu. A Vector Field Design Approach to Animated Transitions. Accepted to IEEE TVCG, to appear. PDF

Julien Tierny, Guillaume Favelier, Joshua Levine, Charles Gueunet, Michael Michaux. The Topology ToolKit. Accepted to IEEE SciVis 2017, IEEE TVCG, to appear. PDF


S. Nusrat and S. G. Kobourov. The State of the Art in Cartograms. Computer Graphics Forum, Volume 35 Issue 3, June 2016 Pages 619-642 2016. (A preliminary version appeared in the 18th IEEE Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EUROVIS), 2017) PDF

P. Angelini, M. Bekos, T. Bruckdorfer, J. Hancl, M. Kaufmann, S. Kobourov, J. Kratochvil, A. Symvonis, and P. Valtr. Low Ply Drawings of Trees. 24th Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD), p. 236-248, 2016. PDF

Philip Adler, Casey Falk, Sorelle A. Friedler, Gabriel Rybeck, Carlos Scheidegger, Brandon Smith, and Suresh Venkatasubramanian. Auditing Black-Box Models for Indirect Influence. IEEE ICDM 2016. PDF

Zhe Wang, Nivan Ferreira, Youhao Wei, Aarthy Bhaskar, Carlos Scheidegger. Gaussian Cubes: Real-Time Modeling for Visual Exploration of Large Multidimensional Datasets. Presented at InfoVis 2016, published at IEEE TVCG 23(1)681-690, 2017. PDF

Cicero Pahins, Sean S. Stephens, Carlos Scheidegger, Joao Comba. Hashedcubes: Simple, Low Memory, Real-Time Visual Exploration of Big Data. Presented at InfoVis 2016, published at IEEE TVCG 23(1)671-680, 2017. PDF

Bahador Saket, Carlos Scheidegger, and Stephen G. Kobourov. Comparing Node-Link and Node-Link-Group Visualizations From An Enjoyment Perspective. EuroVis 2016. PDF


Paolo Simonetto, Daniel Archambault, Carlos Scheidegger. A Simple Approach for Boundary Improvement of Euler Diagrams. presented at InfoVis 2015, published at IEEE TVCG 22(1)678–687, 2016. PDF

Gordon Woodhull, Simon Urbanek, Stephen North, Carlos Scheidegger. Collaborative Visual Analysis on the Web with RCloud. IEEE VAST 2015. PDF

Michael Feldman, Sorelle Friedler, John Moeller, Carlos Scheidegger, Suresh Venkatasubramanian. Certifying and Removing Disparate Impact. ACM KDD 2015. PDF, arxiv

Bahador Saket, Carlos Scheidegger, and Stephen G. Kobourov. Towards Understanding Enjoyment and Flow in Information Visualization. EuroVis 2015 (short paper). PDF

Bahador Saket, Carlos Scheidegger, Stephen G. Kobourov, and Katy Börner. Map-based Visualizations Increase Recall Accuracy of Data. Eurovis 2015. PDF, supplemental material, data


Gordon Kindlmann and Carlos Scheidegger. An Algebraic Process for Visualization Design. TVCG 2014, honorable mention for best paper award at InfoVis 2014. PDF