The Thrill of Discovery

Event Info

Tue 18 Sep, 2007 at 11:00am
Room CM507, Centre for HCI Design
Tait Building, City University
London, UK


The Thrill of Discovery: Information Visualization for High-Dimensional Spaces

This talk will start by reviewing the growing commercial success stories such as, and Then it will cover recent research progress for visual exploration of large time series data applied to financial, Ebay auction, and genomic data (

The next step is to combine these key ideas to produce the Hierarchical Clustering Explorer 3.0 that now includes the rank-by-feature framework ( By judiciously choosing from appropriate ranking criteria for low-dimensional axis-parallel projections, users can locate desired features of higher dimensional spaces. Demonstrations will be shown.