Informatics, TU Vienna

Using searchCrystal to Visualize Set Data

This talk will address how set data can be visualized using searchCrystal, which is a toolset of coordinated visualizations that can be used to compare, remix and share set data.

Abstract

This talk will address how set data can be visualized using searchCrystal, which is a toolset of coordinated visualizations that can be used to compare, remix and share set data. It will be shown how searchCrystal has been used to visualize meta search data and what is popular or controversial in Wikipedia.

Biography

Anselm Spoerri has a PhD from MIT and is a faculty member at the School of Information & Communication at Rutgers University. He teaches and conducts research in the areas of Information Visualization, Data Fusion and Multimedia Interfaces. A recent co-authored paper about how to visualize what is most controversial in Wikipedia received wide media attention, being covered for example in Wired, MIT Technology Review, Washington Post, The Economist, Zeit Online, Der Spiegel, BBC and the Huffington Post.

Note

This talk is organized by the Information and Software Engineering Group at the Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems.