As digital information becomes increasingly cheap and
ubiquitous, how will we keep abreast with the rising tide of
data? My research group investigates the perceptual,
cognitive, and social factors involved in making sense of
large data collections, and develops novel interactive
systems for visual analysis and communication.
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Given a bitmap image of a chart, ReVision applies computer vision methods to identify the visualization type, extract the underlying data, and generate redesigned visualizations.
Graphical PerceptionStudying human perception to inform visualization design, often using crowdsourcing methods.