Research Topics

Visual Analytics consists of the following research topics ...

Analytical reasoning: How to maximise human capacity to perceive, understand, and reason about complex and dynamic data and situations?

Related research areas: Cognitive science, knowledge management, artificial intelligence

Visual representations and interaction techniques: How to augment cognitive reasoning with perceptual reasoning through visual representations and interaction?

Related research areas: Visualisation, human-computer, interaction

Data representations and transformations: How to transform data into a representation that is appropriate to the analytical task and effectively conveys the important content?

Related research areas: Data mining (numeric data, texts, images, video), database science, GI science

Production, presentation and dissemination: How to convey analytical results in meaningful ways to various audiences?

Related research areas: Knowledge management, knowledge visualisation, communication sciences, artificial intelligence