Publications

 Cindy Xiong, Ali Sarvghad, Cagatay Demirlap, Jake M. Hofman, Deniel G. Goldstien, “Investigating Perceptual Biases in Icon Arrays”, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing (CHI), 2022, 12 pages. Honorable Mention

Mahmood Jasim, Christopher Collins, Ali Sarvghad and Narges Mahyar, “Supporting Serendipitous Discovery and Balanced Analysis of Online Product Reviews with Interaction-Driven Metrics and Bias-Mitigating Suggestions”, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing (CHI), 2022, 31 pages.

Ali Sarvghad, Rolando Franqui-Nadal, Rebecca Reznik-Zellen, Ria Chawla, Narges Mahyar, “Scientometric Analysis of Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Gender Trends in 30 Years of IEEE VIS Publications”, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 2022, 12 pages.

Eric P. S. Baumer, Mahmood Jasim, Ali Sarvghad, and Narges Mahyar, “Of Course it’s Political! A Critical Inquiry into Underemphasized Dimensions in Civic Text Visualization”, IEEE EuroVis, 2022, 14 pages. Best Paper Award.

 Mahmood Jasim, Enamul Hoque, Ali Sarvghad, and Narges Mahyar, “CommunityPulse: Facilitating Community Input Analysis by Surfacing Hidden Insights, Reflections, and Priorities”, ACM Designing Interactive Systems (DIS), 26 pages, 2021. Honorable Mention

 Iman Deznabi, Tamanna Motahar, Ali Sarvghad, Madelina Fiterau, and Narges Mahyar, “Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Academic Community: Results from a survey conducted at University of Massachusetts Amherst”, ACM Digital Government: Research and Practice 2.2, pp. 1-12, 2021.

 Mahmood Jasim, Pooya  Khaloo,  Somin  Wadhwa,  Amy  X.  Zhang, Ali Sarvghad and Narges Mahyar, “CommunityClick:  Capturing and Reporting Community Feedback from Town Halls to Improve Inclusivity”, The 23rd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW), pp. 1-32, 2020. Best Paper Award

 Dan Zhang, Ali Sarvghad, and Gerome Miklau. “Investigating Visual Analysis of Differentially Private Data.” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG) 27, 10 pages, 2020.

 Narges Mahyar, Mahmood Jasim and Ali Sarvghad, “Designing Technology for Sociotechnical Problems: Challenges & Considerations, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications”, (Volume: 40, Issue: 6), pp. 76-87, 2020.

 Mahmood Jasim, Amy X. Zhang, Ali Sarvghad and Narges Mahyar. “Inclusivity in Town Halls: Challenges, Paradigm Shift, and Opportunities”, Civic Technologies Workshop, in conjunction with CSCW 2020, 5 pages, 2020.

 Ali Sarvghad, Bahador Saket, Alex Endert, and Nadir Weibel. “Embedded merge & split: Visual adjustment of data grouping.” IEEE transactions on visualization and computer graphics (TVCG), pp: 800-809. 2018.

 Ali Sarvghad, Sanjay Mehta, Davey Smith, and Nadir Weibel. “Visualizing Completeness Uncertainty to Support Medical Data Exploration and Analysis”. Visual Analytics for Health Care Workshop (IEEE VIS`17 companion), 2017.

 Ali Sarvghad, Melanie Tory and Narges Mahyar, “Visualizing Dimension Coverage to Support Exploratory Analysis”, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 10 pages, pp.21-30, 2016.

 Ali Sarvghad, and Melanie Tory. “Exploiting analysis history to support collaborative data analysis.” Graphics Interface Conference (GI), pp. 123-130, 2015.

 Ali Sarvghad, and Melanie Tory. “Exploiting history to reduce interaction costs in collaborative analysis.” IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), pp. 273-274, 2014.

 Narges Mahyar, Ali Sarvghad, Melanie Tory, and Tyler Weeres. “Observations of record-keeping in co-located collaborative analysis.” In 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, pp. 460-469. IEEE, 2013.

 Narges Mahyar, Ali Sarvghad, and Melanie Tory. “Note-taking in co-located collaborative visual analytics: Analysis of an observational study.” Information Visualization 11, no. 3: 190-204, 2012.

Narges Mahyar, Ali Sarvghad, Melanie Tory, Tyler Weeres, “CoSpaces: Workspaces to Support Co-located Collaborative Visual Analytics,” DEXIS 2011, 4 pages, 2011.

Narges Mahyar, Ali Sarvghad, Melanie Tory, “A Closer Look at Note Taking in the Co-located Collaborative Visual Analytics Process,” IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST’10), pp. 171-178, 2010. Top 4 Best VAST papers

 Narges Mahyar, Ali Sarvghad, and Melanie Tory, “Roles of Notes in Co-located Collaborative Visualization”, Workshop on Collaborative Visualization on Interactive Surfaces (CoVis 2009), 4 pages, Oct. 2009.

 Ali Sarvghad, Narges Mahyar, and Melanie Tory, “History Tools for Collaborative Visualization,” Workshop on Collaborative Visualization on Interactive Surfaces (CoVis 2009), 4 pages, Oct. 2009.