Digital Civics

Creating and Evaluating A Multi-Agent Chatbot Platform for Public Input Elicitation
CSCW 2023
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Mapping Instability
The Effects of the Pandemic on the Civic Life of a Small Town
AMPS Health and Design Network 2022
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Framework for Open Civic Design
Integrating public participation, crowdsourcing, and design thinking
ACM Digital Gov 2021
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A screenshot of CommunityPulse.

Combining text analysis and visualization to scaffold different facets of community input
DIS 2021
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Rising Emotions
Visualizing the public’s emotions about flooding due to sea level rise
C&C 2021, CODAawards 2019
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Capturing and reporting community feedback from town halls to improve inclusivity
CSCW 2020
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Civic Data Deluge
Understanding the Challenges of Analyzing Large-Scale Community Input
DIS 2019
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An online platform to help community members make meaningful contributions without significant time commitment
CHI 2018
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Citizen Sourcing
Supporting large-scale civic engagement
CSCW 2017
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Visualizing points of disagreement
CSCW 2017
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UD Co-Spaces (Urban Design Collaborative Spaces)
An integrated multi-display tabletop centered urban design application
CELA 2017, ISS 2016
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Design for San Diego (D4SD)
An online platform to engage the public in solving San Diego’s mobility challenges
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Visualization and Interaction Design

Communal Extended Reality (CXR)
Building Community Resiliency through Immersive CXR
MDPI Multimodal Technologies and Interaction 2023
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Visualization Novice
Who Do We Mean When We Talk About Visualization Novices?
CHI 2023
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Practices of Data Scientists
Exploring how Data Scientists Review Scholarly Literature
CHIIR 2023
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From Invisible to Visible
Impacts of Metadata in Communicative Data Visualization
TVCG 2022
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A text analytics system to support serendipitous discovery and analysis of text reviews
CHI 2022
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Icon Array
Investigating Perceptual Biases in Icon Arrays
CHI 2022
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Making the Invisible Visible
Risks and benefits of disclosing metadata in visualization
Vis4Good 2021
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A set of 8 infographics in two rows. Each row of charts appear identical in layout, text, and color, except the top row uses small symbols in place of the more traditional blocky shapes of the lower charts.

Designing with Pictographs
How do infographics with pictograph arrays influence understanding?
TVCG 2021
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Bloom’s Taxonomy for Evaluation
Evaluating visualizations by measuring what kind of knowledge has been obtained
BELIV 2020
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Revisiting W.E.B. Du Bois’ Abolitionist Visualizations
Recreating abolitionist visualizations with modern data
VIS Poster 2020
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Visualization of Differentially Private Data (VDPD)
Exploring if and how empirical visualization knowledge can be extended and adapted under differential privacy
VIS 2020
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Embedded Merge & Split
Intuitive interaction techniques for adaptive binning and grouping of data at the GUI level
TVCG 2018
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Color of Emotions
Investigating emotion-color association for visualizing emotions in online civic discussions
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Footprint & Footprint-II
Visual analysis history tool built to support coordination between analysts in different locations
VAST 2016
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Online platform for multi-faceted visual analysis of HIV/AIDS data
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Tool to assist oil and gas schedulers understand the identity and magnitude of schedule changes
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Tool to help creative directors come up with new ideas for advertisements
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Visual Analytics for Collaborative Sensemaking

CLIP (Collaborative Intelligent Pad)
A prototype tool for collaborative sensemaking
VAST 2014
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CoSpaces (Collaborative Workspaces)
Prototype for collaborative data analysis on a large interactive tabletop display
HICSS 2013
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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
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