Digital Civics

A screenshot of CommunityPulse.

Combining text analysis and visualization to scaffold different facets of community input
DIS 2021
Read More Full Paper

Rising Emotions
Visualizing the public’s emotions about flooding due to sea level rise
C&C 2021, CODAawards 2019
Read More | C&C Paper | Website

Capturing and reporting community feedback from town halls to improve inclusivity
CSCW 2020
Read More Full Paper |  Demo Paper |  Talk

Civic Data Deluge
Understanding the Challenges of Analyzing Large-Scale Community Input
DIS 2019
Read More | Paper

An online platform to help community members make meaningful contributions without significant time commitment
CHI 2018
Read More |  Paper |  Website

Citizen Sourcing
Supporting large-scale civic engagement
CSCW 2017
Read More | Paper

Visualizing points of disagreement
CSCW 2017
Read More Paper

UD Co-Spaces (Urban Design Collaborative Spaces)
An integrated multi-display tabletop centered urban design application
CELA 2017, ISS 2016
Read More |  CELA Paper |  ISS Paper Video

Design for San Diego (D4SD)
An online platform to engage the public in solving San Diego’s mobility challenges
Read More |  Website

Visualization and Interaction Design

Bloom’s Taxonomy for Evaluation
Evaluating visualizations by measuring what kind of knowledge has been obtained
BELIV 2020
Read More |  Paper | Talk

Revisiting W.E.B. Du Bois’ Abolitionist Visualizations
Recreating abolitionist visualizations with modern data
VIS Poster 2020
Read More |  Paper |  Talk

Visualization of Differentially Private Data (VDPD)
Exploring if and how empirical visualization knowledge can be extended and adapted under differential privacy
VIS 2020
Read More | Paper

Embedded Merge & Split
Intuitive interaction techniques for adaptive binning and grouping of data at the GUI level
TVCG 2018
Read More | Paper

Color of Emotions
Investigating emotion-color association for visualizing emotions in online civic discussions
Read More

Footprint & Footprint-II
Visual analysis history tool built to support coordination between analysts in different locations
VAST 2016
Read More | Paper

Online platform for multi-faceted visual analysis of HIV/AIDS data
Read More

Tool to assist oil and gas schedulers understand the identity and magnitude of schedule changes
Read More

Tool to help creative directors come up with new ideas for advertisements
Read More |  Paper

Visual Analytics for Collaborative Sensemaking

CLIP (Collaborative Intelligent Pad)
A prototype tool for collaborative sensemaking
VAST 2014
Read More |  Paper |  Video

CoSpaces (Collaborative Workspaces)
Prototype for collaborative data analysis on a large interactive tabletop display
HICSS 2013
Read More | Paper |  Video

Collaborative Visual Data Analysis Around Large Interactive Surfaces
Co-located teams worked on collaborative visual analytics tasks using large interactive wall and tabletop displays
InfoVis 2011, VAST 2010
Read More |  InfoVis Paper |  VAST Paper