Symposium Schedule

Day 1
( April 19 )
Day 2
( April 20 )
Day 3
( April 21 )
Day 4
( April 22 )
08:00 Registration
(08:00 – 08:30)
(08:10 – 08:40)
(08:10 – 08:40)
Traffic and cities
(08:30 – 10:00)
(08:30 – 09:00)
(08:40 – 09:00)
Full Papers
(08:40 – 10:00)
High Dimensional, Text and Image Visualization
09:00 Keynote Speech 1
(09:00 – 10:00)
Keynote Speech 2
(09:00 – 10:00)
10:00 Coffee Break
(10:00 – 10:30)
Coffee Break
(10:00 – 10:20)
Coffee Break
(10:00 – 10:20)
Coffee Break
(10:00 – 10:20)
Full Papers
(10:20 – 11:40)
Perception and Interaction
Full Papers
(10:20 – 11:40)
Visualization Systems and Applications
Full Papers
(10:20 – 11:40)
Behavior and Pattern Visualization
Looking deeper
(10:30 – 12:00)
(11:40 – 13:10)
Poster FF
(11:40 – 12:00)
Closing Session
(11:40 – 12:00)
12:00 Lunch
(12:00 – 14:00)
(12:00 – 13:10)
Sightseeing Tour
(12:00 – )
Full Papers
(13:10 – 14:30)
Graph Visualization
Full Papers
(13:10 – 14:10)
Flow Topology Visualization
14:00 Special session: Causal Reasoning in VAST
(14:00 – 15:30)
Coffee Break
(14:10 – 14:30)
Coffee Break
(14:30 – 14:50)
Full Papers
(14:30 – 15:30)
Flow Field Visualization
Vis notes 1
(14:50 – 16:00)
Vis notes 2
(14:50 – 16:00)
Coffee Break
(15:30 – 16:00)
Coffee Break
(15:30 – 15:50)
Full Papers
(15:50 – 16:50)
Molecular Visualization
16:00 Logs and text
(16:00 – 17:30)
Coffee Break
(16:00 – 16:20)
Vis notes 3
(16:20 – 17:30)
Vis notes 4
(16:20 – 17:30)
Poster Session
(16:50 – 17:50)
(18:30 – )
(Shin Yeh Restaurant)
(18:30 – )


Day 1: April 19 (Tue)

08:30 – 10:00 Traffic and cities

Location: IB-101
Chair: Klaus Mueller (Stony Brook University)

  • Interactive Visual Analysis for Vehicle Detector Data 25 min
    YuShuen Wang (National Chiao Tung University)

  • Embedding Spatio-temporal Information into Maps by Route-Zooming 25 min
    Yingcai Wu (Zhejiang University)

  • Sparse Trajectories Visual Analysis 25 min
    Xiaoru Yuan (Peking University)

  • Panel (all) 15 min

10:30 – 12:00 Looking deeper

Location: IB-101
Chair: Jiawan Zhang (Tianjin University)

  • CAVER Analyst: Visual Analysis and Exploration of Tunnels in Protein Molecules 25 min
    Barbora Kozlikova (Masrayk University)

  • Reflections on Dimensionality Reduction for Visual Analytics: strengths, weaknesses and perspectives 25 min
    Michael Aupetit (Qatar Computing Research Institute)

  • Speculations on Augmented Reality and Tangible Interfaces for Visual Analytics 25 min
    Michael McGuffin (École de Technologie Supérieure)

  • Panel (all) 15 min

14:00 – 15:30 Special session: Causal Reasoning in VAST

Location: IB-101
Chair: Koji Koyamada (Kyoto University)

  • Tutorial: Causality and visualization 15 min
    Shiro Tanaka (Kyoto University)

  • Causality network of biological data 20 min
    Shuichi Onami (RIKEN)

  • Causal reasoning in a time-varying volume dataset 20 min
    Koji Koyamada (Kyoto University)

  • The Visual Causality Analyst 20 min
    Klaus Mueller (Stony Brook University)

  • Panel (all) 15 min

16:00 – 17:30 Logs and text

Location: IB-101
Chair: Kwan-Liu Ma

  • CatVis: Interactive Visualization and Analysis of Very Large GLAM Data 25 min
    Bettina Speckmann (TU Eindhoven)

  • In-Situ Analytics: Using Word-Sized Visualizations for Integrated Data Analysis 25 min
    Fabian Beck (University of Stuttgart)

  • Visual Inspection and Analysis of Events and Performance Logs in Apache Spark System 25 min
    Wei Chen (Zhejiang University)

  • Panel (all) 15 min


Day 2: April 20 (Wed)

08:40 – 09:00 Opening Session

Location: IB-101
Chair: Prof. Chuan-Kai Yang (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology) and Prof. Hsu-Chun Yen (National Taiwan University)

09:00 – 10:00 Keynote Speech 1

Location: IB-101
Chair: Prof. Kwan-Liu Ma (University of California, Davis)

  • Visualization Analysis and Design
    Tamara Munzner (University of British Columbia, Canada)

10:20 – 11:40 Full Papers Session 1: Perception and Interaction

Location: IB-101
Chair: Issei Fujishiro (Keio University)

  • SepMe: 2002 New Visual Separation Measures
    Michael Aupetit (QCRI), Michael Sedlmair (University of Vienna)

  • Mathematical Foundations of Arc Length-Based Aspect Ratio Selection
    Fubo Han, Yunhai Wang (Shandong University), Jian Zhang (Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences), Oliver Deussen (University of Konstanz, SIAT), Baoquan Chen (Shandong University)

  • Spot-Tracking Lens: A Zoomable User Interface for Animated Bubble Charts
    Yueqi Hu, Thomas Polk, Jing Yang (University of North Carolina at Charlotte), Ye Zhao (Kent State University), Shixia Liu (Tshinghua University)

  • Visualizing Mathematical Knots and Braids with Virtual Manipulatives
    Hui Zhang (University of Louisville), Yiwen Zhong (Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University), Jade Jiang (Zionsville High School)

13:10 – 14:30 Full Papers Session 2: Graph Visualization

Location: IB-101
Chair: Seok-Hee Hong (University of Sydney)

  • Minimizing the Number of Edges via Edge Concentration in Dense Layered Graphs
    Yosuke Onoue, Nobuyuki Kukimoto (Kyoto University), Naohisa Sakamoto (Kobe University), Koji Koyamada (Kyoto University)

  • PieceStack: Toward Better Understanding of Stacked Graphs Formation
    Tongshuang Wu (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology), Yingcai WU (Zhejiang University), Conglei Shi (IBM T.J, Watson Research Center), Huamin Qu (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology), Weiwei Cui (Microsoft Research)

  • Interactive Visual Co-Cluster Analysis of Bipartite Graphs
    Panpan Xu (Bosch Research North America), Nan Cao (NYU Shanghai and NYU), Huamin Qu (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), John Stasko (Georgia Institute of Technology)

  • Adaptive Disentanglement based on Local Clustering in Small-World Network Visualization
    Arlind Nocaj, Mark Ortmann, Ulrik Brandes (University of Konstanz)

14:50 – 16:00 Vis Notes Session 1: Graph/Network Visualization

Location: IB-101
Chair: Chun-Cheng Lin (National Chiao-Tung University)

  • Multigraph Edge Bundling
    Romain Bourqui (Université de Bordeaux), Dino Ienco (UMR TETIS), Arnaud Sallaberry (Université Paul Valéry Montpellier), Pascal Poncelet (Université de Montpellier)

  • Visualization of Origin-Destination Matrices Using a Connection Barchart and Coordinated Maps
    Juan Camilo IBARRA LOPEZ, Jhon Alejandro Triana, Jose Tiberio Hernandez (Universidad de los Andes)

  • NetworkSeer: Visual Analysis for Social Network in MOOCs
    Tongshuang Wu, Yuan Yao, Yuqing Duan, Xinzhi Fan, Huaming Qu (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)

  • Effects of Curves on Graph Perception
    Weidong Huang (University of Tasmania), Peter Eades, Seokhee Hong (University of Sydney), Henry Duh (University of Tasmania)

14:50 – 16:00 Vis Notes Session 2: Surface, Flow, and Motion

Location: IB-202
Chair: Yunhai Wang (Shandong University)

  • Screen-space Silhouettes for Visualizing Ensembles of 3D Isosurfaces
    Ismail Demir, Johannes Kehrer, Rüdiger Westermann (Technische Universität München)

  • Visualizing the Variations of Ensemble of Isosurfaces
    Subhashis Hazarika, Soumya Dutta , Han-Wei Shen (Ohio State University)

  • A Bayesian Approach for Probabilistic Streamline Computation in Uncertain Flows
    Wenbin He, Chun-Ming Chen, Xiaotong Liu, Han-Wei Shen (The Ohio State University)

  • A Study of using Motion for Comparative Visualization
    Chien-Hsin Hsueh, Jia-Kai Chou, Kwan-Liu Ma (University of California, Davis)

16:20 – 17:30 Vis Notes Session 3: Visual Analytics and Techniques

Location: IB-101
Chair: Yu-Shuen Wang (National Chiao-Tung University)

  • A Visual Analytics Approach for Exploring Individual Behaviors in Smartphone Usage Data
    Mingming Lu, Dan Meng, Yanni Peng, Yong Li, Ying Zhao, Fangfang Zhou (Central South University)

  • Visual Analysis of Body Movement in Serious Games for Healthcare
    Oky Purwantiningsih, Arnaud Sallaberry (LIRMM, Université Paul Valéry), Sébastien Andary, Antoine Seilles (NaturalPad), Jérôme Azé (LIRMM,Université de Montpellier)

  • STAC: Enhancing Stacked Graph for Correlated Time Series Analysis
    Yun Wang, Tongshuang WU, Zhutian Chen, Qiong Luo, Huamin Qu (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

  • Semantic Word Cloud Generation Based on Word Embeddings
    Jin Xu, Yubo Tao, Hai Lin (Zhejiang University)

16:20 – 17:30 Vis Notes Session 4: Design Studies and Applications

Location: IB-202
Chair: Jinwook Seo (Seoul National University)

  • A Design Study of Personal Bibliographic Data Visualization
    Tsai Ling Fung, Jia-Kai Chou, Kwan-Liu Ma (University of California, Davis)

  • Bookwall: Visualizing Books Online Based on User Experience in Physical Bookstores
    Hsin-I Chen, Wei-Ting Lin, Bing-Yu Chen (National Taiwan University)

  • A Design Study to Identify Inconsistencies in Kinship Information: the Case of the 1000 Genomes Project
    Michael Aupetit, Ehsan Ullah, Reda Rawi, Halima Bensmail (QCRI)

  • Fostering Comparisons: Designing an Interactive Exhibit that Visualizes Marine Animal Behaviors
    Chien-Hsin Hsueh, Jacqueline Chu, Kwan-Liu Ma (University of California, Davis), Joyce Ma, Jennifer Frazier (Exploratorium)

18:30 – Reception

Location: ChinaPa

Day 3: April 21 (Thu)

09:00 – 10:00 Keynote Speech 2

Location: IB-101

  • Visualization for Deep Learning Training
    Tzi-Cker Chiueh (General Director Information and Communication Labs Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan)

10:20 – 11:40 Full Papers Session 3: Visualization Systems and Applications

Location: IB-101
Chair: Jang Yun (Sejong University)

  • A Crowdsourcing System for Integrated and Reproducible Evaluation in Scientific Visualization
    Rickard Englund, Sathish Kottravel (Linköping University), Timo Ropinski (Ulm University)

  • An Integrated Visualization System for Interactive Analysis of Large, Heterogeneous Cosmology Data
    Annie Preston, Ramyar Ghods, Jinrong Xie, Franz Sauer, Nick Leaf , Kwan-Liu Ma (UC Davis), Esteban Rangel (Northwestern University), Eve Kovacs, Katrin Heitmann, Salman Habib (Argonne National Laboratory)

  • EnsembleGraph: Interactive Visual Analysis of Spatial-Temporal Behavior for Ensemble Data
    Qingya Shu (Peking University), Hanqi Guo (Argonne National Laboratory), Jie Liang, Limei Che, Junfeng Liu, Xiaoru Yuan (Peking University)

  • Rethinking Sensitivity Analysis of Nuclear Simulations with Topology
    Daniel Maljovec, Bei Wang (University of Utah), Paul Rosen (University of South Florida), Andrea Alfonsi, Giovanni Pastore, Cristian Rabiti (Idaho National Laboratory), Valerio Pascucci (University of Utah)

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11:40 – 12:00 Poster fast forward

Location: IB-101
Chair: Yu-Shuen Wang (National Chiao-Tung University)

  • Trajectory-Driven Object Clustering and Visualization
    Chenhui Li and George Baciu

  • Feature Extraction and Visualization for Symbolic People Flow Data
    Yuri Miyagi, Masaki Onishi, Chiemi Watanabe, Takayuki Itoh, and Masahiro Takatsuka

  • HIVE: A Visualization and Analysis Framework for Large-Scale Simulations on the K Computer
    Jorji Nonaka, Kenji Ono, Chongke Bi, Daisuke Sakurai, Masahiro Fujita, Kentaro Oku, and Tomohiro Kawanabe

  • In-Situ Visualization with Point Cloud
    Nobuaki Ohno and Hiroaki Ohtani

  • Unfolding Time-Varying Hurricane Simulation Volume Data
    Chun-Chin Wu, Tung-Ju Hsieh and Pei-Ying Chiang

  • A Visual Analytics Framework for the Housing Estate Data
    Mingzhao Li, Zhifeng Bao, Shi Yan, and Timos Sellis

  • Time-varying Visualization of Ocean Flow Data with Clustered Heatmap
    Midori Yano, Satsuki Kumatani, Yumi Inoue, and Takayuki Itoh

  • Network Visual Analytics of News Videos based on Facetracking
    Benjamin Renoust, Duy Dinh Ley and Shin’Ichi Satoh

  • Visualization of What-If Forecasts for Proactive Crowd Control
    Maya Okawa, Aki Hayashi and Hiroshi Sawada

  • Visualization of Hierarchical Transaction Network
    Kohei Arimoto and Hidenori Watanave

  • Weibo Footprint A Web-based Visualization System to Analyzing Spatial-temporal Movement of Geo-tagged Social Media Users
    Siming Chen, Zhenhuang Wang, Jie Liang and Xiaoru Yuan

  • Add-on Filter Filtering in General Web-based Visualizations
    Min Lu, Jie Liang, and Xiaoru Yuan

  • An Integrated Visualization System for Multi-Source Carbon Concentration Datasets
    Fan Hong, Qingya Shu, Jiang Zhang, Richen Liu, Xiaoru Yuan and Xiaoguang Ma

  • Exploring High Dimensional Data Through Locally Optimazed Viewpoint Selection
    Chufan Lai and Xiaoru Yuan

  • Web-based Ubiquitous Simulation Steering based on Simulation Caching
    Shinpei Masui, Naoki Shibata, Fumitaka Arakawa, Shinji Fukuma, and Shin-ichiro Mori

13:10 – 14:10 Full Papers Session 4: Flow Topology Visualization

Location: IB-101
Chair: Klaus Mueller (Stony Brook University)

  • Finite-Time Lyapunov Exponents and Lagrangian Coherent Structures in Uncertain Unsteady Flows
    Hanqi Guo (Argonne National Laboratory), Wenbin He (The Ohio State University), Tom Peterka (Argonne National Laboratory), Han-Wei Shen (The Ohio State University), Scott Collis, Jonathan Helmus (Argonne National Laboratory)

  • Critical Point Cancellation in 3D Vector Fields: Robustness and Discussion
    Primoz Skraba (Jozef Stefan Institute), Paul Rosen (University of South Florida), Bei Wang (University of Utah), Guoning Chen (University of Houston), Harsh Bhatia (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), Valerio Pascucci (University of Utah)

  • Topology-Inspired Galilean Invariant Vector Field Analysis
    Roxana Bujack (TU Kaiserslautern), Mario Hlawitschka (Leipzig University of Applied Sciences), Kenneth Joy (UC Davis)

14:30 – 15:30 Full Papers Session 5: Flow Field Visualization

Location: IB-101
Chair: Han-Wei Shen (Ohio State University)

  • Efficient Unsteady Flow Visualization with High-Order Access Dependencies
    Jiang Zhang (Peking University), Hanqi Guo (Argonne National Laboratory), Xiaoru Yuan (Peking University)

  • Planar Reformation for Comparative Visualization of Multiple Time Surfaces
    Andrea Brambilla, Paolo Angelelli (University of Bergen), Øyvind Andreassen (Norwegian Defence Research Establishment), Helwig Hauser (University of Bergen)

  • Comparative Visualization of Vector Field Ensembles Based on Longest Common Subsequence
    Richen Liu (Peking University), Hanqi Guo (Argonne National Laboratory), Jiang Zhang, Xiaoru Yuan (Peking University)

15:50 – 16:50 Full Papers Session 6: Molecular Visualization

Location: IB-101
Chair: Hanqi Guo (Argonne National Laboratory)

  • An Integrated Geometric and Topological Approach to Connecting Cavities in Biomolecules
    Talha Bin Masood, Vijay Natarajan (Department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science)

  • Accelerated Visualization of Transparent Molecular Surfaces in Molecular Dynamics
    Adam Jurcik (Masaryk University), Julius Parulek (University of Bergen), Jiri Sochor, Barbora Kozlikova (Masaryk University)

  • Interactive Exploration of Atomic Trajectories Through Relative-Angle Distribution and Associated Uncertainties
    Harsh Bhatia (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), Attila Gyulassy (The University of Utah), Martina Bremer (San Jose State University), Mitchell Ong, Vincenzo Lordi, Erik Draeger, John Pask (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), Valerio Pascucci (The University of Utah), Peer-Timo Bremer (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

16:50 – 17:50 Poster Session

Location: IB-101

18:30 – Banquet

Day 4: April 22 (Fri)

08:40 – 10:00 Full Papers Session 7: High Dimensional, Text and Image Visualization

Location: IB-101
Chair: Wei Chen (Zhejiang University)

  • Dimension Reconstruction for Visual Exploration of Subspace Clusters in High-dimensional Data
    Fangfang Zhou, Juncai Li, Wei Huang, Ying Zhao (Central South University), Xiaoru Yuan (Peking University), Xing Liang (Arizona State University), Yang Shi (Central South University)

  • A Visual Analytics Approach to High-Dimensional Logistic Regression Modeling and its Application to an Environmental Health Study
    Chong Zhang, Jing Yang (University of North Carolina at Charlotte), F.Benjamin Zhan, Xi Gong (Texas State University, San Marcos), Jean Brender (Texas A&M Health Science Center), Peter Langlois (Texas Department of State Health Services), Scott Barlowe (Western Carolina University), Ye Zhao (Kent State University)

  • Geo Word Clouds
    Kevin Buchin, Daan Creemers (Eindhoven University of Technology), Andrea Lazzarotto (Ca' Foscari University of Venice), Bettina Speckmann, Jules Wulms (Eindhoven University of Technology)

  • ICLIC: Interactive Categorization of Large Image Collections
    Paul van der Corput, Jarke J. van Wijk (Eindhoven University of Technology)

10:20 – 11:40 Full Papers Session 8: Behavior and Pattern Visualization

Location: IB-101
Chair: Jie Liang (Peking University)

  • Visual Monitoring of Process Runs: An Application Study for Stored Procedures
    Matthias Meyer, Fabian Beck (University of Stuttgart), Steffen Lohmann (Fraunhofer IAIS)

  • Visual Analysis of Cloud Computing Performance Using Behavioral Lines
    Chris Muelder (University of California, Davis), Biao Zhu, Wei Chen, Hongxin Zhang (Zhejiang University), Kwan-Liu Ma (University of California, Davis)

  • MovementSlicer: Better Gantt Charts for Visualizing Behaviors and Meetings in Movement Data
    Shrey Gupta, Maxime Dumas, Michael McGuffin (École de technologie supérieure), Thomas Kapler (Uncharted Software Inc.)

  • TravelDiff: Visual Comparison Analytics for Massive Movement Patterns Derived from Twitter
    Robert Krueger (University of Stuttgart), Guodao Sun (Zhejiang University of Technology), Fabian Beck (University of Stuttgart), Ronghua Liang (Zhejiang University of Technology), Thomas Ertl (University of Stuttgart)

11:40 – 12:00 Closing Session

Location: IB-101
Chair: Prof. Chuan-Kai Yang (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology) and Prof. Hsu-Chun Yen (National Taiwan University)

12:00 – Sightseeing Tour