Section: Other Grants and Activities
EDGE: Evaluation methods, Design Guidelines and Environments for Virtual Reality and Information Visualization Techniques . This project is a French-Brazilian collaboration supported by INRIA and CNPq (36 months, 2005-2008). The partners are MErLIn (INRIA), the CS Institute of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and the CS Department of PUC-Rio University. Members of In Situ involved: Nicolas Roussel (coordinator of the French side) and Jean-Daniel Fekete.
Navigation and Visualization of Large Social Networks . Nathalie Henry is preparing a joint PhD (co-tutelle) with the University of Sidney, Information Visualization Research Group (Australia). Members of In Situ involved: Nathalie Henry and Jean-Daniel Fekete (advisor).
Evaluation of Information Visualization . Jean-Daniel Fekete and Catherine Plaisant of the University of Maryland are gathering resources to improve the evaluation techniques used in the domain of Information Visualization. They have initiated an international contest, taking place every year during the IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization. They gather and maintain the benchmarks and results on an open web site at http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/InfovisRepository .