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Visualization and Data Analysis Research Group

Welcome to the VDA (Visualization and Data Analysis) group! We are a group of diverse people with the aim to create better tools and algorithms for analyzing and displaying data. Our roots can be found in areas such as computer graphics, image processing, and human-computer interaction, our current focus aligns well with the challenges presented by the field of data science.

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Bike Sharing Atlas

Michael Oppermann's city bike project is featured in UniView.   Michael Oppermann is finishing his Master thesis at VDA and will continue his PhD studies with Tamara Munzner...

Bike Sharing Atlas

Michael Oppermann's city bike project is featured in UniView.   Michael Oppermann is finishing his Master thesis at VDA and will continue his PhD studies with Tamara Munzner...

20. Apr 2017

Raphael joins our team

We are happy to announce that Raphael Sahann joined our team as PhD student.

He successfully defended his thesis on "OCP: Visualization for Operative Curricula Planning at...

Raphael joins our team

We are happy to announce that Raphael Sahann joined our team as PhD student.

He successfully defended his thesis on "OCP: Visualization for Operative Curricula Planning at...

20. Apr 2017

Roundtable zum Thema "Digitalisierung der Arbeitswelt"

Am 11.3. fand im Rahmen der UniPort-Initiative "NaturTalente" eine Diskussionsrunde statt. Vizedekan Torsten Möller diskutierte mit Studierenden und Vertretern der...

Roundtable zum Thema "Digitalisierung der Arbeitswelt"

Am 11.3. fand im Rahmen der UniPort-Initiative "NaturTalente" eine Diskussionsrunde statt. Vizedekan Torsten Möller diskutierte mit Studierenden und Vertretern der...

11. Apr 2017

allencell.org is live

allencell.org is live: Magdelena Schwarzl, (Bachelor Thesis with VDA at Uni Wien), worked with the Allen Institute  last summer to help prototype early versions of this...

allencell.org is live

allencell.org is live: Magdelena Schwarzl, (Bachelor Thesis with VDA at Uni Wien), worked with the Allen Institute  last summer to help prototype early versions of this...

6. Apr 2017

Paper accepted at ACM CHI 2017

We are happy to announce that our paper - TagRefinery: A Visual Tool for Tag Wrangling - was accepted for publication at the ACM CHI 2017 conference.

About the TagRefinery project

Paper accepted at ACM CHI 2017

We are happy to announce that our paper - TagRefinery: A Visual Tool for Tag Wrangling - was accepted for publication at the ACM CHI 2017 conference.

About the TagRefinery project

6. Apr 2017

Welcome to our new group members

We are happy to announce that Anne Marie Faisst (office) and Christoph Kralj (imProve) joined our team. 

Welcome to our new group members

We are happy to announce that Anne Marie Faisst (office) and Christoph Kralj (imProve) joined our team. 

10. Feb 2017

Christoph successfully defended his M.Sc. Thesis

On November 24th, Christoph Kralj has successfully defended his M.Sc. Thesis. Check out his tool TagRefinery.

Congratulations Christoph!

Christoph successfully defended his M.Sc. Thesis

On November 24th, Christoph Kralj has successfully defended his M.Sc. Thesis. Check out his tool TagRefinery.

Congratulations Christoph!

28. Nov 2016

28. Nov. 2016: VDA-Talk

Chris Weaver (University of Oklahoma): Of Spaces and Objects: Re-imagining Visualization with Interactive Data Editing. Waehringerstrasse 29, 1090 Wien, Seminarraum 11, 10:30am

28. Nov. 2016: VDA-Talk

Chris Weaver (University of Oklahoma): Of Spaces and Objects: Re-imagining Visualization with Interactive Data Editing. Waehringerstrasse 29, 1090 Wien, Seminarraum 11, 10:30am

24. Nov 2016

KTH in Stockholm

Silvia Miksch from TU Wien and Michael Sedlmair were at KTH in Stockholm, for the defense of Gregorio Palmas.

KTH in Stockholm

Silvia Miksch from TU Wien and Michael Sedlmair were at KTH in Stockholm, for the defense of Gregorio Palmas.

24. Nov 2016

impact award at this year’s BELIV workshop

Ben Shneiderman  and Catherine Plaisant won an impact award at this year’s BELIV workshop for their work on “Strategies for Evaluating Information Visualization...

impact award at this year’s BELIV workshop

Ben Shneiderman  and Catherine Plaisant won an impact award at this year’s BELIV workshop for their work on “Strategies for Evaluating Information Visualization...

24. Nov 2016

talk on “Human-centered Network Visualization"

 Michael Sedlmair gave a talk on “Human-centered Network Visualization" at a Visualization Workshop organized by the Forum Junge Statistik .

The other speaker was...

talk on “Human-centered Network Visualization"

 Michael Sedlmair gave a talk on “Human-centered Network Visualization" at a Visualization Workshop organized by the Forum Junge Statistik .

The other speaker was...

24. Nov 2016

Honorable Mention for the BioVis Design contest

We congratulate Hamid Younesy for an Honorable Mention for the BioVis Design contest that he entered! The goal was to help in Baysian reasoning of medical test results.

Honorable Mention for the BioVis Design contest

We congratulate Hamid Younesy for an Honorable Mention for the BioVis Design contest that he entered! The goal was to help in Baysian reasoning of medical test results.

10. Nov 2016
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