Preprints

Peer-Reviewed Journal and Conference Papers

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Sean McKenna, Nathalie Henry Riche, Bongshin Lee, Jeremy Boy, Miriah Meyer
Visual Narrative Flow: Exploring Factors Shaping Data Visualization Story Reading Experiences
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis '17), vol. 36, no. 3, 2017

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Ethan Kerzner, Alexander Lex, Crystal Lynn Sigulinsky, Timothy Urness, Bryan William Jones, Robert E. Marc, Miriah Meyer
Graffinity: Visualizing Connectivity In Large Graphs
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis '17), 2017

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Thomas Geymayer, Manuela Waldner, Alexander Lex, Dieter Schmalstieg
How Sensemaking Tools Influence Display Space Usage
EuroVis Workshop on Visual Analytics (EuroVA '17), to appear, 2017

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Alex Bigelow, Steven Drucker, Danyel Fisher, Miriah Meyer
Iterating Between Tools to Create and Edit Visualizations
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis ’16), 2016

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Lace Padilla, P. Samuel Quinan, Miriah Meyer, Sarah H. Creem-Regehr
Evaluating the Impact of Binning 2D Scalar Fields
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis ’16), to appear, 2016

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Christian Partl, Samuel Gratzl, Marc Streit, Anne Mai Wassermann, Hanspeter Pfister, Dieter Schmalstieg, Alexander Lex
Pathfinder: Visual Analysis of Paths in Graphs
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis '16), vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 491-500, 2016
 EuroVis 2016 Honorable Mention Award

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Samuel Gratzl, Alexander Lex, Nils Gehlenborg, Nicola Cosgrove, Marc Streit
From Visual Exploration to Storytelling and Back Again
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis '16), vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 491-500, 2016

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Sean McKenna, Diane Staheli, Cody Fulcher, Miriah Meyer
BubbleNet: A Cyber Security Dashboard for Visualizing Patterns
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis '16), vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 281-290, 2016

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Sean McKenna, Diane Staheli, Miriah Meyer
Unlocking User-Centered Design Methods for Building Cyber Security Visualizations
Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security (VIS ’15), 2015

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P. Samuel Quinan, Lace Padilla, Sarah H. Creem-Regehr, Miriah Meyer
Towards Ecological Validity in Evaluating Uncertainty
Proceedings of Workshop on Visualization for Decision Making Under Uncertainty (VIS '15), 2015

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Sean McKenna, Miriah Meyer, Christopher Gregg, Samuel Gerber
s-CorrPlot: An Interactive Scatterplot for Exploring Correlation
Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2015

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P. Samuel Quinan, Miriah Meyer
Visually Comparing Weather Features in Forecasts
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis ’15), vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 389-398, 2016

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Hendrik Strobelt, Bilal Alsallakh, Joseph Botors, Brant Peterson, Mark Borowsky, Hanspeter Pfister, Alexander Lex
Vials: Visualizing Alternative Splicing of Genes
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis ’15), vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 399-408, 2016

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Nina McCurdy, Julie Lein, Katharine Coles, Miriah Meyer
Poemage: Visualizing the Sonic Topology of a Poem
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis ’15), to appear, 2016

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Ethan Kerzner, Lee A. Butler, Charles Hansen, Miriah Meyer
A Shot at Visual Vulnerability Analysis
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis '15), vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 391-400, 2015

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Carolina Nobre, Alexander Lex
OceanPaths: Visualizing Multivariate Oceanography Data
Proceedings of the Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis ’15) - Short Papers, 2015

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Nina McCurdy, Vivek Srikumar, Miriah Meyer
RhymeDesign: A Tool for Analyzing Sonic Devices in Poetry
Proceedings of the Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Literature, NAACL HLT, 2015

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Christian Partl, Alexander Lex, Hendrik Strobelt, Anne Mai Wassermann, Hanspeter Pfister, Dieter Schmalstieg
ConTour: Data-Driven Exploration of Multi-Relational Datasets for Drug Discovery
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (VAST '14), 20(12), pp. 1883-1892, 2014

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Greg McInerny, Min Chen, Robin Freeman, David Gavaghan, Miriah Meyer, Francis Rowland, David Spiegelhalter, Moritz Stefaner, Geizi Tessarolo, Joaquin Hortal
Information visualisation for science and policy: engaging users and avoiding bias
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, vol. 29, no. 3, p. 148, 2014

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Alexander Lex, Nils Gehlenborg, Hendrik Strobelt, Romain Vuillemot, Hanspeter Pfister
UpSet: Visualization of Intersecting Sets
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis '14), vol. 20, no. 12, pp. 1983–1992, 2014

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Samuel Gratzl, Nils Gehlenborg, Alexander Lex, Hanspeter Pfister, Marc Streit
Domino: Extracting, Comparing, and Manipulating Subsets across Multiple Tabular Datasets
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis '14), 20(12), pp. 2023-2032, 2014
 IEEE InfoVis 2014 Honorable Mention Award

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Sean McKenna, Dominika Mazur, James Agutter, Miriah Meyer
Design Activity Framework for Visualization Design
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis ’14), 20(12), pp. 2191-2200, 2014

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Thomas Geymayer, Markus Steinberger, Alexander Lex, Marc Streit, Dieter Schmalstieg
Show me the Invisible: Visualizing Hidden Content
Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’14), pp. 3705-3714, 2014
 ACM CHI 2014 Honorable Mention Award

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Cagatay Turkay, Alexander Lex, Marc Streit, Hanspeter Pfister, Helwig Hauser
Characterizing Cancer Subtypes using the Dual Analysis Approach in Caleydo StratomeX
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 34(2), pp. 38–47, 2014

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Johnathan D Mercer, Balaji Pandian, Alexander Lex, Nicolas Bonnel, Hanspeter Pfister
Mu-8: Visualizing Differences between Proteins and their Families
BMC Proceedings, vol. 8, no. Suppl 2, p. S5, 2014

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Alex Bigelow, Steven Drucker, Danyel Fisher, Miriah Meyer
Reflections on How Designers Design With Data
AVI 2014 International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI ’14), 2014
 AVI 2014 Best Paper Award

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Miriah Meyer, Michael Sedlmair, P. Samuel Quinan, Tamara Munzner
The Nested Blocks and Guidelines Model
Information Visualization, 14(3), pp. 234–249, 2015

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Samuel Gratzl, Alexander Lex, Nils Gehlenborg, Hanspeter Pfister, Marc Streit
LineUp: Visual Analysis of Multi-Attribute Rankings
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis '13), 19(12), pp. 2277–2286, 2013
 IEEE InfoVis 2013 Best Paper Award

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Alexander Lex, Christian Partl, Denis Kalkofen, Marc Streit, Anne Mai Wassermann, Samuel Gratzl, Dieter Schmalstieg, Hanspeter Pfister
Entourage: Visualizing Relationships between Biological Pathways using Contextual Subsets
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis '13), 19(12), pp. 2536–2545, 2013

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Alfie Abdul-Rahman, Julie Lein, Katharine Coles, Eamonn Maguire, Miriah Meyer, Martin Wynne, Chris Johnson, Anne Trefethen, Min Chen
Rule-based Visual Mappings with a Case Study on Poetry Visualization
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis '13), 32(3), 2013

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Robert M. Kirby, Miriah Meyer
Visualization Collaborations: Reflections on What Works and Why
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 33(6), p. 82, 2013

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Clemens Holzhüter, Alexander Lex, Dieter Schmalstieg, Hans-Jörg Schulz, Heidrun Schumann, Marc Streit
Visualizing Uncertainty in Biological Expression Data
Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis (VDA '12), pp. 82940O, 2012

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Marc Streit, Hans-Jörg Schulz, Alexander Lex, Dieter Schmalstieg, Heidrun Schumann
Model-Driven Design for the Visual Analysis of Heterogeneous Data
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18(6), pp. 998-1010, 2012

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Michael Sedlmair, Miriah Meyer, Tamara Munzner
Design Study Methodology: Reflections from the Trenches and the Stacks
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis '12), 18(12), pp. 2431, 2012
 IEEE InfoVis 2012 Honorable Mention Award

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Alexander Lex, Marc Streit, Hans-Jörg Schulz, Christian Partl, Dieter Schmalstieg, Peter Park, Nils Gehlenborg
StratomeX: Visual Analysis of Large-Scale Heterogeneous Genomics Data for Cancer Subtype Characterization
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis '12), 31(3), pp. 1175-1184, 2012
 EuroVis 2012 3rd Best Paper Award

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Andrew Duchowski, Margaux Price, Miriah Meyer, Pilar Orero
Aggregate Gaze Visualization with Real-time Heatmaps
Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications (ETRA), 2012

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Christian Partl, Alexander Lex, Marc Streit, kalkofen, Karl Kashofer, Dieter Schmalstieg
enRoute: Dynamic Path Extraction from Biological Pathway Maps for In-Depth Experimental Data Analysis
Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis ’12), pp. 107–114, 2012
 IEEE BioVis 2012 Best Paper Award

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Miriah Meyer, Michael Sedlmair, Tamara Munzner
The Four-Level Nested Model Revisited Blocks and Guidelines
Proceedings of the Workshop on BEyond time and errors: novel evaLuation methods for Information Visualization (BELIV '12), 2012

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Charless Fowlkes, Kelly Eckenrode, Meghan Bragdon, Miriah Meyer, Zeba Wunderlich, Lisa Simirenko, Cris Hendricks, Soile Keranen, Clara Henriquez, David Knowles, Mark Biggin, Michael Eisen, Angela DePace
A Conserved Developmental Patterning Network Produces Quantitatively Different Output in Multiple Species of Drosophila
PLoS Genetics, 7(10):e1002346, 2011

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Thomas Geymayer, Alexander Lex, Marc Streit, Dieter Schmalstieg
Visualizing the Effects of Logically Combined Filters
Proceedings of the Conference on Information Visualisation (IV ’2011), pp. 47-52, 2011

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Alexander Lex, Hans-Jörg Schulz, Marc Streit, Christian Partl, Dieter Schmalstieg
VisBricks: Multiform Visualization of Large, Inhomogeneous Data
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis '11), 17(12), pp. 2291-2300, 2011

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Markus Steinberger, Manuela Waldner, Marc Streit, Alexander Lex, Dieter Schmalstieg
Context-Preserving Visual Links
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis'11), 2249-2258, 17(12), 2011
 IEEE InfoVis 2011 Best Paper Award

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Alexander Lex, Marc Streit, Ernst Kruijff, Dieter Schmalstieg
Caleydo: Design and Evaluation of a Visual Analysis Framework for Gene Expression Data in its Biological Context
Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis '10), pp. 57-64, 2010

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Miriah Meyer, Tamara Munzner, Angela DePace, Hanspeter Pfister
MulteeSum: A Tool for Comparative Spatial and Temporal Gene Expression Data
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis '2010), 16(6), pp. 908, 2010

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Alexander Lex, Marc Streit, Christian Partl, Karl Kashofer, Dieter Schmalstieg
Comparative Analysis of Multidimensional, Quantitative Data
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis '2010), 16(6), pp. 1027-1035, 2010

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Manuela Waldner, Werner Puff, Alexander Lex, Marc Streit, Dieter Schmalstieg
Visual Links across Applications
Proceedings of the Graphics Interface (GI) 2010, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2010
 GI 2010 Best Student Paper Award

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Miriah Meyer, Bang Wong, Tamara Munzner, Mark Styczynski, Hanspeter Pfister
Pathline: A Tool for Comparative Functional Genomics
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis '10), 29(3), 2010

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Manfred Grabherr, Pamela Russell, Miriah Meyer, Evan Mauceli, Jessica Alfoldi, Federica Di Palma, Kerstin Lindblad-Toh
Genome-wide synteny through highly sensitive sequence alignment: Satsuma,
Bioinformatics, 26(9):1145-1151, 2010

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Heimo Müller, Robert Reihs, Stefan Sauer, Kurt Zatloukal, Marc Streit, Alexander Lex, Bernhard Schlegl, Dieter Schmalstieg
Connecting Genes with Diseases
Proceedings of the Conference on Information Visualisation (IV ’2009), 2009

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Miriah Meyer, Tamara Munzner, Hanspeter Pfister
MizBee: A Multiscale Synteny Browser,
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis '2009), 15(6), pp. 897, 2009
 IEEE InfoVis 2009 Honorable Mention Award

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Manuela Waldner, Alexander Lex, Marc Streit, Dieter Schmalstieg
Design Considerations for Collaborative Information Workspaces in Multi-Display Environments
Proceedings of Workshop on Collaborative Visualization on Interactive Surfaces (CoVIS'09), at VisWeek, ISSN 1862-5207, pp. 5-8, Atlantic City, USA, 2009

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Marc Streit, Alexander Lex, Heimo Müller, Dieter Schmalstieg
Gaze-Based Focus Adaption in an Information Visualization System
Proceedings of the Conference on Computer Graphics and Visualization and Image Processing (CGVCVIP '09), 2009

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Marc Streit, Alexander Lex, Michael Kalkusch, Kurt Zatloukal, Dieter Schmalstieg
Caleydo: Connecting Pathways with Gene Expression
Bioinformatics, Oxford Journals, 25(20), pp. 2760-2761, 2009

Posters

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Alex Bigelow, Roni Choudhury, Jeffrey Baumes
Resonant Laboratory and Candela: Spreading Your Visualization Ideas to the Masses
Proceedings of Workshop on Visualization in Practice (VIP '16), 2016, 2016
 VIP 2016 Best Paper Award

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Sean McKenna
Designing STAR: A Cyber Dashboard Prototype
Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security (VIS ’14), 2014

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Sean McKenna, Miriah Meyer, Christopher Gregg, Samuel Gerber
s-CorrPlot: Encoding and Exploring Correlation
Proceedings of the IEEE Information Visualization Conference (InfoVis ’14), 2014

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Sean McKenna, P. Samuel Quinan, Alex Bigelow
compariSeq: Rethinking Sequence Logos
Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis ’13), 2013

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Alex Bigelow, Miriah Meyer, Nicola J Camp
compreheNGSive: A Tool for Exploring Next-Gen Sequencing Variants
Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis ’12), 2012

Theses

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Alex Bigelow
Driving Genetics With Experimental Visualization
University of Utah, Bachelor Thesis, May 2012