IEEE Visualization '97

IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization
(InfoVis '97)

Early registration (hotel and conference) ends Sept. 26


Monday, October 20 (Crescent A)
8:30 - 8:45 Opening Statement
8:45 - 10:00 Keynote Address: Industrial-scale Information Visualization
Stephen G. Eick, Bell Laboratories/Lucent Technologies
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:30 Session 1: Visualizing Information Spaces
(1) Laying Out Large Directed Graphs in 3D Hyperbolic Space
Tamara Munzner, Stanford Univ.
(2) Visualizing Information on a Sphere
M.H. Gross, T.C. Sprenger, and J. Finger, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
(3) Spreadsheet Approach to Information Visualization
E.H-H. Chi, P. Barry, J. Riedl, and J. Konstan, Univ. of MN
(4) Research Report: Adaptive Information Visualization Based On the User's Multiple Viewpoints - Interactive 3D Visualization of the WWW
T. Teraoka, Mitsubishi, Japan and M. Maruyama, Shinshu Univ., Japan
(5) Business Demonstration
(6) Discussion
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:30 Session 2: Visualizing Software Systems
(1) Managing Software with New Visual Representations
Mei C. Chuah, CMU, and Stephen G. Eick, Lucent Technologies's Bell Labs
(2) On Integrating Visualization Techniques for Effective Software Exploration
M.-A.D. Storey, K. Wong, F.D. Fracchia, and H.A. Müller, Simon Fraser University, and University of Victoria, Canada
(3) Research Report: Cacti: A Front End for ProgramVisualization
Steven P. Reiss, Brown Univ.
(4) Business Demonstration: The Year 2000 Problem
Dan Fyock, Lucent Technologies's Bell Labs
(5) Discussion
3:30 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 4:45 Session 3: Visualizing Dense Information Fields
(1) Nonlinear Magnification Fields
T.A. Keheay, and E. L. Robertson, Indiana Univ.
(2) Research Report: Managing Multiple Focal Levels in a Focus+Context View
T. Tenev, and R. Rao, Xerox PARC and InXight Software Inc.
(3) Discussion
4:45 - 5:30 Special Presentation: DARPA Information Visualization Study Group
Jim Hollan, Univ. of NM
5:30 - 6:30 Birds of a Feather (BOF) Session:
Web Visualization (WebVis)
7:00 Reception
Tuesday, October 21 (Crescent A)
8:30 - 10:00 Keynote Panel: 2D vs. 3D
Jock Mackinlay, Xerox PARC
Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland
Colin Ware, University of New Brunswick
William Wright, Visible Decisions Inc.
Chair: Nahum Gershon, MITRE
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:30 Session 4: Visualizing Queries and Algorithms
(1) Coordinating Declarative Queries with a Direct Manipulation Data Exploration Environment
M. Derthick, J. Kolojejchick, and S.F. Roth, CMU
(2) Domesticating Bead: Adapting an Information Visualization System to a Financial Institution
D. Brodbeck, M. Chalmers, A. Lunzer, and P. Cotture, Ubilab, Switzerland
(3) Research Report: Design and Evaluation of Incremental Data Structures and Algorithms for Dynamic Query Interfaces
E. Tanin, R. Beigel, Ben Shneiderman, Univ. of MD
(4) Research Report: Volume Rendering for Relational Data
B.G. Becker, Silicon Graphics, Inc.
(5) Business Demonstrations
William Wright, Visible Decisions, Inc.
(6) Discussion
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:30 Session 5: General Issues
(1) The Structure of the Information Visualization Design Space
S.K. Card and J. Mackinlay, Xerox PARC., Palo Alto, CA
(2) Multidimensional Detective
A. Inselberg, Multidimensional Graphs, Israel
(3) Concept Demonstration: Metrics for Effective Information Visualizations
R. Brath, Visible Decisions
(4) Discussion
3:30 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 5:00 Capstone Address: Drawing on the Right Side of The Brain
Betty Edwards, CA State University
5:00 - 5:15 Conclusion
5:30 - 6:30 Birds of a Feather (BOF) Session:
Business Visualization (BizVis)


Symposium Chair

Program Co-Chairs

Steering Committee

Program Committee


For further information about the IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization, contact:

Nahum Gershon
The MITRE Corporation
1820 Dolley Madison Blvd.
McLean, VA, 22102-3481
Phone: 703-883-7518
Fax: 703-883-5230
email: gershon@mitre.org