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     Publications in 2010

  • Thomas Butkiewicz, Ross K. Meentemeyer, Douglas A. Shoemaker, Remco Chang, Zachary Wartell, and William Ribarsky. "Alleviating the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem within Probe-Based Geospatial Analyses" EuroVis 2010 / Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 29, num. 3.
  • Lane Harrison, Thomas Butkiewicz, Xiaoyu Wang, William Ribarsky, and Remco Chang. "A Linked Feature Space Approach to Exploring LIDAR Data" SPIE Volume 7709B: Visual Analytics for Homeland Defense and Security II.
  • Xiaoyu Wang, Wenwen Dou, Shen-en Chen, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang An Interactive Visual Analytics System for Bridge Management. Computer Graphics Forum (Eurovis 2010).
  • Wenwen Dou, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang Capturing Reasoning Process Through User Interaction IEEE EuroVis Symposium on Visual Analytics (EuroVAST 2010).
  • Ginette Wessel, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Remco Chang, Eric Sauda GPS and Road Map Navigation: The Case for a Spatial Framework for Semantic Information (pdf) Conference on Advanced Visual Interface (AVI 2010).
  • Remco Chang, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Roman Pyzh, Joseph Kielman, William Ribarsky Learning-Based Evaluation of Visual Analytics Systems. ACM SIGCHI BELIV 2010 Workshop (Beyond time and errors: novel evaluation methods for information visualization).
  • Dong Hyun Jeong, Tera Marie Green, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang Comparative Evaluation of Two Interface Tools in Performing Visual Analytics Tasks ACM SIGCHI BELIV 2010 Workshop (Beyond time and errors: novel evaluation methods for information visualization).
  • Ginette Wessel, Elizabeth Unruh, Remco Chang, Eric Sauda Urban User Interface: Urban Legibility Reconsidered Southwest ACSA (Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture)
  • Tom Butkiewicz, Remco Chang, Zachary Wartell, William Ribarsky, "Visual Analysis for Live LIDAR Battlefield Change Detection". SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2008.
  • Josh Jones, Remco Chang, Thomas Butkiewicz, William Ribarsky, "Visualizing Uncertainty for Geographical Information in Global Terrorism Database". SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2008.
  • Alex Godwin, Remco Chang, Robert Kosara, William Ribarsky, "Visual Analysis of Entity Relationships in Global Terrorism Database". SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2008.

     Publications in 2009

  • Thomas Butkiewicz, Dong Hyun Jeong, Zachary Wartell, William Ribarsky, and Remco Chang. "Hierarchical Multi-touch Selection Techniques for Collaborative Geospatial Analysis" SPIE Volume 7346: Visual Analytics for Homeland Defense and Security.
  • Michael Butkiewicz, Thomas Butkiewicz, William Ribarsky, and Remco Chang. "Integrating Time-series Visualizations within Parallel Coordinates for Exploratory Analysis of Incident Databases" SPIE Volume 7346: Visual Analytics for Homeland Defense and Security.
  • William Pike, John Stasko, Remco Chang, Theresa O'Connell Science of Interaction. Journal of Information Visualization (IVS). Special Issue: Foundations and Frontiers of Visual Analytics.
  • Xiaoyu Wang, Dong Hyun Jeong, Wenwen Dou, Seok-Won Lee, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang Defining and Applying Knowledge Conversion Processes to a Visual Analytics System. Computers and Graphics (Elsevier).
  • Daniel Keefe, Marcus Ewert, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang Interactive Coordinated Multiple-View Visualization of Biomechanical Motion Data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Visualization 2009).
  • Dong Hyun Jeong, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Brian Fisher, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang iPCA: An Interactive System for PCA-based Visual Analytics. Computer Graphics Forum (Eurovis 2009).
  • Wenwen Dou, Dong Hyun Jeong, Felesia Stukes, William Ribarsky, Heather Richter Lipford, Remco Chang Recovering Reasoning Process From User Interactions. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A) Issue on Visual Analytics Evaluation (SEMVAST).
  • Remco Chang, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Tera Green, William Ribarsky Defining Insight For Visual Analytics. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A) Viewpoints.
  • Dong Hyun Jeong, Wenwen Dou, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang Conference Knowledge-Oriented Refactoring in Visualization. IEEE Visualization Workshop on Refactoring Visualization From Experience (REVISE) 2009.
  • Dong Hyun Jeong, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang Designing a PCA-Based Collaborative Visual Analytics System. IEEE Visualization Workshop on Collaborative Visualization 2009.
  • Wenwen Dou, Dong Hyun Jeong, Felesia Stukes, William Ribarsky, Heather Richter Lipford, Remco Chang Comparing Usage Patterns of Domain Experts and Novices in Visual Analytical Tasks. ACM SIGCHI Sensemaking Workshop 2009
  • Xiaoyu Wang, Wenwen Dou, Rashna Vatcha, Wanqiu Liu, Shen-En Chen, Seok-Won Lee, Remco Chang, William Ribarsky Knowledge Integrated Visual Analysis of Bridge Safety and Maintenance SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing 2009
  • Xiaoyu Wang, Wenwen Dou, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang Integration of Heterogeneous Processes through Visual Analytics. SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing 2009.

     Publications in 2008

  • Xiaoyu Wang, Erin Miller, Kathleen Smarick, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang "Investigative Visual Analysis of Global Terrorism Database". Computer Graphics Forum (Eurovis 2008). PDF
  • Thomas Butkiewicz, Remco Chang, Zachary Wartell, William Ribarsky "Visual Analysis of Urban Change". Computer Graphics Forum (Eurovis 2008). PDF
  • Remco Chang, Alvin Lee, Mohammad Ghoniem, Robert Kosara, William Ribarsky, Jing Yang, Evan Suma, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Daniel Kern, Agus Sudjianto, "Scalable and Interactive Visual Analysis of Financial Wire Transactions for Fraud Detection". Journal of Information Visualization. PDF
  • Dong Hyun Jeong, Alireza Darvish, Kayvan Najarian, Jing Yang, William Ribarsky, "Interactive Visual Analysis of Time-series Microarray Data". The Visual Computer. PDF
  • Ginette Wessel, Remco Chang, Eric Sauda, "Visualizing GIS: Urban Form and Data Structure". 96th Annual Conference of Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). PDF
  • Remco Chang, Thomas Butkiewicz, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Zachary Wartell, Nancy Pollard, William Ribarsky, "Legible Simplification of Textured Urban Models". IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A) May/June 2008. PDF
  • Ginette Wessel, Remco Chang, Eric Sauda, "Alternative Computer-Based Urban Visualization Models". Computer Aided Architectural Design in Asia (CAADRIA) 2008. PDF
  • Tera Marie Green, William Ribarsky, "Using the Human Cognition Model in the Creation of Collaborative Knowledge Visualizations". SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2008.
  • Tom Butkiewicz, Remco Chang, Zachary Wartell, William Ribarsky, "Visual Analysis for Live LIDAR Battlefield Change Detection". SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2008.
  • Josh Jones, Remco Chang, Thomas Butkiewicz, William Ribarsky, "Visualizing Uncertainty for Geographical Information in Global Terrorism Database". SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2008.
  • Alex Godwin, Remco Chang, Robert Kosara, William Ribarsky, "Visual Analysis of Entity Relationships in Global Terrorism Database". SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2008.

     Publications in 2007

  • Amy Ulinski, Zachary Wartell, Paula Goolkasian, and Larry F. Hodges, "Bimanual Task Division Preferences for Volume Selection". Proceedings of VRST 2007.
  • Amy Ulinski, Catherine Zanbaka, Zachary Wartell, Paula Goolkasian, and Larry F. Hodges, "Two Handed Selection Techniques for Volumetric Data". IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces 2007.
  • Remco Chang, Ginette Wessel, Robert Kosara, Eric Sauda, and William Ribarsky, "Legible Cities: Focus-Dependent Multi-Resolution Visualization of Urban Relationships". IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG) InfoVis 2007. PDF
  • Remco Chang, Mohammad Ghoniem, Robert Kosara, William Ribarsky, Jing Yang, Evan Suma, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Daniel Kern, and Agus Sudjianto, "WireVis: Visualization of Categorical, Time-Varying Data From Financial Transactions". IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) 2007. PDF
  • Thomas Butkiewicz, Remco Chang, William Ribarsky, and Zachary Wartell, "Visual Analysis of Urban Terrain Dynamics". Understanding Dynamics of Geographic Domains, CRC Press/Taylor and Francis. 2007.
  • Thomas Butkiewicz, Remco Chang, Zachary Wartell, and William Ribarsky, "Analyzing Sampled Terrain Volumetrically with Regard to Error and Geologic Variation". SPIE Visualization and Data Analysis 2007. PDF

    Publications in 2006

  • Remco Chang, Thomas Butkiewicz, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Zachary Wartell, Nancy Pollard, and William Ribarsky, "Hierarchical Simplification of City Models to Maintain Urban Legibility". ACM SIGGRAPH 2006 Technical Sketch 2006. PDF

    Publications in 2005

  • Dong Hyun Jeong, Young Rin Kim, I-Sac Cho, Eun Ju Kim, Kang Moon Lee, Kwang Won Jin, Chang Geun Song, "Real-time Image Scanning System for Detecting Tunnel Cracks Using Linescan Cameras". Journal of KMS, June 2007 Vol. 10, No. 6, pp28-38
  • A. Darvish, K. Najarian, D.H. Jeong, and William Ribarsky, "System Identification and Nonlinear Factor Analysis for Discovery and Visualization of Dynamic Gene Regulatory Pathways". IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 2005 pp.76-81
  • Dong Hyun Jeong, Chang Sub Lee, Gye Bum Jeon, Chang Geun Song, Sabarish Babu, and Larry Hodges, "Differentiation on Information Gathering Ability in Real and Virtual World". Pacific Graphics 2005, Short paper, pp.157 - 159
  • Dong Hyun Jeong, Chang Sub Lee, Sang Hyuk Ahn, Chan Young Park, Larry Hodges, and Chang Geun Song, "An Evaluation of Techniques for Controlling the Speed of Travel in Immersive V.E.". Pacific Graphics 2005, Short paper, pp.150 - 152
  • William Ribarsky, co-editor. Special Issue on Haptics, Virtual and Augmented Reality, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (November, 2005).
  • Jin Hong, Dong Hyun Jeong, Chris D. Shaw, William Ribarsky, Mark Borodovsky, and Chang Song, "GVis: A Scalable Visualization Framework for Genomic Data". To be published, Eurographics-IEEE Visualization Symposium 2005.
  • William Ribarsky, chapter editor. The Science of Analytic Reasoning. Illuminating the Path: Research and Development Agenda for Visual Analytics, James Thomas and Kristin Cook, editors. IEEE Computer Society Press (May, 2005).
  • [Hout05] E. Houtgast, O. Pfeiffer, Z. Wartell, W. Ribarsky, and F. Post, ``Navigation and interaction in a multi-scale stereoscopic environment,'' Poster Paper in Proc. IEEE Virtual Reality 2005 (B. Fröhlich, S. Julier, and H. Takemura, eds.), pp. 275-276, IEEE Computer Society Press, March 2005.

    Publications in 2004

  • William Ribarsky. Virtual Geographic Information Systems. The Visualization Handbook, pp. 435-463, Charles Hanson and Christopher Johnson, editors (Academic Press, New York, 2004).

    Publications in 2003

  • Chris Shaw, Jin Young Hong, William Ribarsky, and Mark Borodovsky. Gvis: A Scalable Visualization Framework for Genomic Knowledge Discovery. Submitted to IEEE Visualization 2003.
  • Justin Jang, William Ribarsky, Christopher Shaw, and Peter Wonka. Appearance-Preserving View-Dependent Visualization. pp. 473-480, IEEE Visualization 2003.
  • Peter Wonka, Michael Wimmer, Francois Sillion, and William Ribarsky. Instant Architecture. Vol. 4, No. 22, pp. 669-677, SIGGRAPH 2003.  
  • William Ribarsky, editor (with Holly Rushmeier). 3D Reconstruction and Visualization of Large Scale Environments. Special Issue of IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications (2003).
  • David Krum, Rob Melby, William Ribarsky, and Larry Hodges. Isometric Pointer Interfaces for Wearable 3D Visualization. pp. 774 - 775, ACM CHI 2003 .
  • William Ribarsky, Zachary Wartell, and Nickolas Faust. Precision Markup Modeling and Display in a Global Geospatial Environment. To be published, SPIE 17th International Conference on Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation, and Controls (2003) .
  • William Ribarsky. Virtual Geographic Information Systems. The Visualization Handbook, Charles Hanson and Christopher Johnson, editors (Academic Press, New York, 2003).
  • Benjamin Watson, Neff Walker, Peter Woytiuk, and William Ribarsky., "Maintaining Usability During 3D Placement Despite Delay," IEEE Virtual Reality 2003, pp. 133-140 (2003) .
  • [Krum03] David M. Krum, Rob Melby, William Ribarsky, and Larry Hodges. Isometric Pointer Interfaces for Wearable 3D Visualization. Extended Abstracts of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, April 5-10, 2003, Ft. Lauderdale, FL., pages 774-775. .
  • [War03] Zachary Wartell, Eunjung Kang, Tony Wasilewski, William Ribarsky, and Nickolas Faust. "Rendering Vector Data over Global, Multiresolution 3D Terrain." Eurographics-IEEE Visualization Symposium 2003, pp. 213-222 (2003). (GVU Tech Report 03-06: Abstract, PDF, Postscript). .

    Publications in 2002
  • William Ribarsky, Nickolas Faust, Zachary Wartell, Christopher Shaw, and Justin Jang. Visual Query of Time-Dependent 3D Weather in a Global Geospatial Environment Mining Spatio-Temporal Information Systems, R. Ladner, K. Shaw, and Mahdi Abdelguerfi, Editors (Kluwer, Amsterdam, 2002).
  • [Krum02a] David M. Krum, Olugbenga Omoteso, William Ribarsky, Thad Starner, and Larry F. Hodges. Evaluation of a Multimodal Interface for 3D Terrain Visualization, IEEE Visualization 2002, October 27-November 1, 2002, Boston, MA: IEEE Computer Society, 2002, pages 411-418.
  • William Ribarsky, Tony Wasilewski and Nickolas Faust. From Urban Terrain Models to Visible Cities. IEEE CG&A Vol. 22(4), pp. 10-15, (2002).
  • William Ribarsky, Justin Jang, Chris Shaw, and Nickolas Faust. View-Dependent Multiresolution Splatting of Non-Uniform Data. Eurographics-IEEE Visualization Symposium 2002, pp. 125-132.
  • [Krum02b] David M. Krum, Olugbenga Omoteso, William Ribarsky, Thad Starner, and Larry F. Hodges. Speech and Gesture Control of a Whole Earth 3D Visualization Environment. VisSym '02, Joint Eurographics - IEEE TCVG Symposium on Visualization, May 27-29, 2002, Barcelona, Spain: IEEE Computer Society, 2002, pages 195-200.
  • [War02] Zachary Wartell, Larry F. Hodges, William Ribarsky. "An Analytic Comparison of Alpha-False Eye Separation, Image Scaling and Image Shifting in Stereoscopic Displays," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, April-June 2002, Volume 8, Number 2, pp. 129-143. (related tech report is GVU Tech Report 00-09 ( Abstract , PDF , Postscript .)

    Publications in 2001
  • William Ribarsky. Towards the Visual Earth. Proc. Workshop on Intersection of Geospatial Information and Information Technology, National Research Council (October, 2001).
  • [Seay01] A. F. Seay and D. M. Krum and L. Hodges and W. Ribarsky, Simulator Sickness and Presence in a High FOV Virtual Environment, VR '01: Proceedings of the Virtual Reality 2001 Conference (VR'01), 2001, pages 299.
  • David Krum, William Ribarsky, Chris Shaw, Larry Hodges, and Nickolas Faust. Situational Visualization. ACM VRST 2001, pp. 143-150.
  • Tony Wasilewski, William Ribarsky, Matthew Grimes, and Nickolas Faust. Semiautomatic Landscape Feature Extraction and Modeling. Vol. 4368A, SPIE 15th Annual Conference on Aerosense (2001).
  • Mitchell Parry, Brendan Hannigan, William Ribarsky, T.Y. Jiang, and Nickolas Faust. Hierarchical Storage and Visualization of Real-Time 3D Data. Vol. 4368A, SPIE Aerosense 2001.
  • William Ribarsky, T.Y. Jiang, Tony Wasilewski, Nickolas Faust, Brendan Hannigan, and Mitchell Parry. Acquisition and Display of Real-Time Atmospheric Data on Terrain. Eurographics-IEEE Visualization Symposium 2001, pp. 15-24.
  • Nickolas Faust and William Ribarsky. Development of Tools for Construction of Urban Databases and Their Efficient Visualization. Modeling and Visualizing the Digital Earth, Mahdi Abdelguerfi, Editor (Kluwer, Amsterdam, 2001).
  • [War01] Zachary Wartell and Larry Hodges and William Ribarsky, "Characterizing Image Fusion Techniques in Stereoscopic HTDs", Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2001, Ottawa, Canada, June 2001, p223-232.

    Publications in 2000
  • [Bas00] Bastian Leibe, Thad Starner, William Ribarsky, Zachary Wartell, David Krum, Justin Weeks, Bradley Singletary, and Larry Hodges."Toward Spontaneous Interaction with the Perceptive Workbench." IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications.November/December 2000. p 2-12.
  • Nickolas Faust, William Ribarsky, T.Y. Jiang, and Tony Wasilewski. Real-Time Global Data Model for the Digital Earth. Proceedings of the INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DISCRETE GLOBAL GRIDS (2000).
  • A. Fleming Seay, David Krum, Larry Hodges, and William Ribarsky. Direct Manipulation on the Virtual Workbench: Two Hands Aren¡¯t Always Better Than One. Report GIT-GVU-00-07. Winner of SAIC 2000 award for best graduate student research papers.
  • Bastian Leibe, Thad Starner, William Ribarsky, David Krum, Larry Hodges, and Zachary Wartell. The Perceptive Workbench Towards Spontaneous and Natural Interaction in Semi-Immersive Virtual Environments. IEEE Virtual Reality 2000, pp. 13-20. Won the IEEE Virtual Reality 2000 best paper award.
  • Eduard Groeller, William Ribarsky, and Helwig Loeffelmann. Computers & Graphics, Special Issue on Data Visualization (Vol. 24, no. 3, June, 2000).

    Publications in 1999
  • Eduard Groeller and William Ribarsky, Editors. Data Visualization 99, (Springer-Verlag, 1999).
  • William Ribarsky, Jochen Katz, T.Y. Jiang, and Aubrey Holland. Discovery Visualization Using Fast Clustering. IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications 19(5), pp. 32-39 (1999).
  • Douglass Davis, William Ribarsky, T.Y. Jiang, Nickolas Faust, and Sean Ho. Real-Time Visualization of Scalably Large Collections of Heterogeneous Objects. Report GIT-GVU-99-14, pp. 437-440, IEEE Visualization ¡®99.
  • [vdPol99] Rogier van de Pol, William Ribarsky, Larry Hodges, and Frits Post. "Interaction in Semi-Immersive Large Display Environments," accepted for 5TH EUROGRAPHICS WORKSHOP ON VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT (1999).
  • [War99a] Zachary Wartell, William Ribarsky, Larry Hodges . "Third-Person Navigation of Whole-Planet Terrain in a Head-Tracked Stereoscopic Environment". Proceedings of IEEE Virtual Reality '99 Conference, March 13-17, Houston, Texas: IEEE Computer Society Press, 1999, pp. 141-148. (GVU Tech Report 98-31: Abstract , PDF , Postscript )
  • [War99b] Zachary Wartell, Larry F. Hodges, William Ribarsky. "Balancing Fusion, Image Depth, and Distortion in Stereoscopic Head-Tracked Displays." SIGGRAPH 99 Conference Proceedings, Annual Conference Series. ACM SIGGRAPH, Addison Wesley, August 1999, p351-357. (Paper: Abstract, PDFPostscript)
  • Tony Wasilewski, Nickolas Faust, and William Ribarsky. Semi-Automated and Interactive Construction of 3D Urban Terrains. Proceedings of the SPIE Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation & Controls Symposium, Vol. 3694A, pp. 31-38 (1999).
  • Seay, A.F, Ribarsky, William, Hodges, Larry, and Krum, David. Multimodal Interaction Techniques for the Virtual Workbench. ACM CHI 99, pp. 282-283.
  • Benjamin, Walker, Neff, and Ribarsky, William. On Temporal Level of Detail: System Responsiveness, Feedback and User Performance. ACM CHI 99, pp. 280-281.
  • Van de Pol, Rogier, Ribarsky, William, Hodges, Larry, and Post, Frits. Interaction in Semi-Immersive Large Display Environments. Report GIT-GVU-98-30, pp. 157-168, Eurographics Virtual Environments 99 (Springer-Verlag, 1999)
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