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We present a paper at Expressive 2017: Neural Style Transfer: A Paradigm Shift for Image-based Artistic Rendering?

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Lonni Besançon and Tobias Isenberg receive a Best Paper Honorable Mention award at ACM CHI 2017 for their paper Pressure-Based Gain Factor Control for Mobile 3D Interaction using Locally-Coupled Devices.

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AVIZ members present three papers at ACM CHI 2017: Mouse, Tactile, and Tangible Input for 3D Manipulation, Pressure-Based Gain Factor Control for Mobile 3D Interaction using Locally-Coupled Devices, and Narratives in Crowdsourced Evaluation of Visualizations: A Double-Edged Sword?

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Evanthia Dimara, Anastasia Bezerianos, and Pierre Dragicevic receive the Best Paper Honorable mention at IEEE InfoVis conference for their article "The Attraction Effect in Information Visualization".

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Petra Isenberg, Tobias Isenberg, Michael Sedlmair, Heidi Lam, and Narges Mayhar organize the Beliv workshop on Oct. 24th 2016 at IEEE VIS. Come out and discuss novel evaluation methodologies for visualization with us.

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Oct. 24th 2016: Romain Vuillemot, Jeremy Boy, Aurélien Tabard, Charles Perin, and Jean-Daniel Fekte organize a workshop on Logging Interactions and Logs Visualization during IEEE Vis 2016 in Baltimore.

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Mathieu Le Goc, Lawrence Kim, Ali Parsaei, Jean-Daniel Fekete, Pierre Dragicevic, and Sean Follmer win the UIST 2016 Best Paper award for their article "Zooids: Building Blocks for Swarm User Interfaces".

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Karthik Badam, Christoph Kinkeldey and Petra Isenberg won a 2016 VAST challenge honorable mention award for "best analysis strategy" working on the mini challenge 2 problem.

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Sriram Karthik Badam is joining Aviz for 4 months during his PhD at University of Maryland with Niklas Elmqvist.

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Yanhong Wu is joining Aviz for 6 months during his PhD at HKUST with Huamin Qu to work on (Very) Large Network Visualization.

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Christoph Kinkeldey is joining Aviz for 1 year as a post-doc.

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Three of our animated transition techniques are available as online demos: Histoimages, Diffamation, and Gliimpse. Thanks to Fanny Chevalier from the Mjonlinr INRIA group. See the INRIA announcement or go directly the site for demos and details.

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We have several internship topics as well as an engineer/PostDoc position available. Check out the jobs page for more details.

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Tobias Isenberg and Petra Isenberg co-organize Dexis 2015, a workshop on visualization on interactive surfaces at the ITS 2015 conference.

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The dissertations of Samuel Huron and Jeremy Boy receive the IEEE VGTC VPG doctoral dissertation award 2015 with a First Prize for Samuel and an Honorable Mention for Jeremy. Jean-Daniel Fekete, Petra Isenberg, and Tobias Isenberg received an IEEE TVCG service award for organizing VIS'14 in Paris (Jean-Daniel) and co-chairing BELIV at VIS'14 (Petra and Tobias).

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Aviz presents 7 papers, three posters, and a tutorial at the IEEE VIS 2015 conference.

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Alice Thudt is currently visiting Aviz from the University of Calgary.

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Jean-Daniel Fekete, Petra Isenberg and Tobias Isenberg teach at the 2015 CANVAS summer school.

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Paul Lapides and Teresa Onorati are currently visiting Aviz from the University of Calgary and the University of Madrid respectively.

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Tobias Isenberg presents a keynote on “Illustrative Molecular Visualizations” at the conference of the “Groupe Thématique Enzymes” of the Société Française de Biochimie et Biologie Moléculaire and the “Groupe Graphisme & Modélisation Moléculaire”.

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Jeremy Boy successfully defendeds his PhD thesis "Engaging the People to Look Beyond the Surface of Online Information Visualizations of Open Data".

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Wesley Willett, Bernhard Jenny, Tobias Isenberg, and Pierre Dragicevic receive a Best Paper Award for their CHI 2015 paper “Lightweight Relief Shearing for Enhanced Terrain Perception on Interactive Maps”.

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Yvonne Jansen's PhD are awarded the 2nd prize of the Gilles Kahn Thesis Award, the most prestigious prize for a computer science PhD defended in France.

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Charles Perin successfully defendeds his PhD thesis "Direct Manipulation for Information Visualization".

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Charles Perin, Jeremy Boy and Frédéric Vernier receive an honorable Mention (2nd prize) for "Le Tour de France at a Glance" visualiation in the IEEE VGTC/VPG International Data Visualization Contest .

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Benjamin Bach received an Honorable Mention (2nd prize) for his PhD "Connections, Changes, and Cubes: Unfolding Dynamic Networks for Visual Exploration" in the IEEE VGTC/VPG Doctoral Dissertation Competition.

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Jean-Daniel Fekete was General Chair of the IEEE VIS 2014 conference, organized for the first time ever outside of the USA, in Paris.

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Aviz presents 7 articles at the IEEE VIS 2014 conference, and co-organizes 3 workshops: Beliv, Death of the Desktop, Towards An Open Visualization Literacy Testing Platform.

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Samuel Huron successfully defended his PhD thesis "Constructive Visualization: A token-based paradigm allowing to assemble dynamic visual representation for non-experts".

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Jean-Daniel Fekete delivers the keynote address at Graph Drawing 2014, on Matrix-Based Visualization of Graphs.

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Nicolas Heulot successfully defended his PhD thesis "Etude des projections de données comme support interactif de l’analyse visuelle de la structure de données de grande dimension".

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Petra Isenberg deliveres the capstone address at EuroVA 2014, on novel display technology for visualization.

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Benjamin Bach successfully defendes his PhD thesis "Connections, Changes, and Cubes: Unfolding Dynamic Networks for Visual Exploration".

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Official opening of the Digiteo (Fab)lab.

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Yvonne Jansen successfully defends her PhD thesis "Physical and Tangible Information Visualization".

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Special Dec. 2013 issue of "La Recherche" has a central page on Visual Sedimentation.

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Mathieu Le Goc joins Aviz as a PhD student.

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Fab lab manager for hire (in French).

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Aviz researchers contribute 7 papers, two posters, one art show piece, one workshop paper, and one VAST challenge entry to IEEE VIS 2013 (see details in the publications section).

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PhD student Charles Perin and his co-authors receive a best paper honorable mention at IEEE InfoVis.

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PhD student Benjamin Bach and his co-authors receive the best poster award at IEEE InfoVis.

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PhD student Samuel Huron and his co-authors receive a paper award at INTERACT.
Petra Isenberg was interviewed by Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner for their Data Stories Podcast about her work on Visualization Beyond the Desktop.

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Medley, a web-based app for visualizing Evernote notebooks, is in beta. Try it out!

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Workshop on The New Statistics: Estimation for Better Research.

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Aviz organizes a visit with demos for CHI attendees on the Friday right after the conference.

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Aviz co-organizes the International Workshop on Interactive Ultra-High-Resolution Displays as a CHI 2013 Workshop hosted at our Lab using itsWall-Sized Display.

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Aviz researchers contribute four papers to CHI 2013, including one best paper and one best paper honorable mention (see details in the publications section).

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31 January 2013 is the deadline for sending your article in French to the Special Issue of TSI on Information Visualization (Technique et Science Informatiques).

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Yvonne Jansen and Pierre Dragicevic are interviewed by Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner on Data Stories about Data Sculptures (a.k.a. Tangible Visualizations).

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18 January 2013 is the deadline for sending your article to the International Workshop on Interactive Ultra-High-Resolution Displays that will by hosted by CHI 2013.

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Wesley Willett joins Aviz as a Postdoctoral Fellow on the FITOC project.

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Tobias Isenberg joins Aviz as a Senior Research Scientist.

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Aviz receives 4 distinction prizes at VisWeek 2012, among the 6 articles and 6 posters accepted: Best poster for Towards Visual Sedimentation, Honorable Mention for poster Progressive Horizon Graphs: Improving Small Multiples Visualization of Time Series, Honorable Mention for the 2 articles Assessing the Effect of Visualizations on Bayesian Reasoning Through Crowdsourcing and Efficient Structure-Aware Selection Techniques for 3D Point Cloud Visualizations with 2DOF Input.

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Petra and Tobias Isenberg (Aviz) co-organize Beliv 2012, a VisWeek 2012 workshop on novel evaluation methods for visualization.

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Aviz has a new poster made by Jeremy Boy.

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Who is Interaction Design?: Aviz co-organizes and participates in the event WiID that will be held on June 22 2012 at the Centre Pompidou (Beaubourg Museum).

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Basak Alper joins Aviz as an Intern.

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Heidi Lam joins Aviz as a Visiting Scientist from Google.

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Andre Spritzer joins Aviz as a PhD student.

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Raphaël Velt, Romain Vuillemot, Samuel Huron and Yves-Marie Haussonne launch their Bubble-t visualization, selected among the 6 finalists of the Google Dataviz 2012 Contest.

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Jean-Daniel Fekete receives a Google Research Award for a project called "Data Visualization for the People" to be done with Jeremy Boy and Aviz.

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Jeremy Boy joins Aviz as a PhD Student.

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Aviz presents 3 papers at VisWeek 2011: A Study on Dual-Scale Data Charts, Obvious: A Meta-Toolkit to Encapsulate Information Visualization Toolkits - One Toolkit to Bind Them All, and Color Lens: Adaptive Color Scale Optimization for Visual Exploration

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Aviz presents a "Quiz on Perception" at Fête de la Science 2011?.

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Charles Perin joins Aviz as a PhD student.

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Romain Vuillemot joins Aviz as a Post-Doc.

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Demo day at Aviz.

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Franck Vidal joins Aviz as a Post-Doc.

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Samuel Huron joins Aviz as a PhD student.

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Benjamin Bach joins Aviz as a PhD student.

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Yvonne Jansen joins Aviz as a PhD student.

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Jean-Daniel Fekete is interviewed about Jacques Bertin by Enrico Bertini during the Dagstuhl Seminar on Scalable Visual Analytics.

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The GeneaQuilts program for visualizing large genealogies is available for download.

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Petra Isenberg and her co-authors receive an honorable mention at IEEE VAST 2010 for their paper on An Exploratory Study of Visual Analytics Around a Tabletop Display.

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Petra Isenberg is hired at INRIA / Aviz as a Research Scientist.

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Fanny Chevalier presents Diffamation at the plenary session of the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Brussels, Belgium.

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Petra Isenberg receives the Best Paper Award at the CHI 2010 Workshop BELIV'2010 for her paper Evaluating Information Visualization in Large Companies: Challenges, Experiences and Recommendations in Atlanta, GA, USA.

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Petra Isenberg joins Aviz as a Post-Doc.

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Xiujun Li joins Aviz as a Research Engineer.

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Pierre-Luc Hémery joins Aviz as a Research Engineer.

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Caroline Appert, Stéphane Huot, Pierre Dragicevic and Michel Beaudouin-Lafon receive the best paper award at the IHM '09 conference for their paper on the FlowStates toolkit.

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Jean-Daniel Fekete demonstrates the ScatterDice system to the CEO of Microsoft Steve Ballmer and the French Minister of Research Valérie Pécresse (video).

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Nadia Boukhelifa joins Aviz as a Post-Doc.

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Evelyne Lutton joins Aviz as a Research Scientist.

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Jiacheng Li joins Aviz as an intern.

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Hélène Milome joins Aviz as an assistant.

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Jean-Daniel Fekete interviewed in the February issue of IEEE Computer: Users Take a Close Look at Visual Analytics (free link here.)

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Fadia Azaiez joins Aviz as a PhD student.

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Fanny Chevalier interviewed by France Info (listen) on new graph navigation techniques (in French).

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Nathalie Henry interviewed in the magazine Les sciences du numérique (in French).

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Fanny Chevalier, Pierre Dragicevic and Jean-Daniel Fekete participated to the Science Fair at LRI, featuring the edition of the Social Network of Harry Potter.

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Niklas Elmqvist, Pierre Dragicevic and Jean-Daniel Fekete received the Best Paper award at the InfoVis 2008 Conference for their paper Rolling the Dice: Multidimensional Visual Exploration using Scatterplot Matrix Navigation.

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Julie Stromer joins Aviz as a Research Engineer.

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Wael Khemiri joins Aviz as a PhD student.

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Tomer Moscovich joins Aviz as a Post-Doc.

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Nathalie Henry successfully defended her PhD thesis « Exploring Large Social Networks with Matrix-Based Representations ».

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Nathalie Henry accepted a Researcher position at the VIBE team of Microsoft Research in Redmond, USA.

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Niklas Elmqvist accepted an Assistant Professor position at the School of ECE at Purdue University in West Lafayette, USA.

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Pierre Dragicevic interviewed by the Radio Suisse Romande about DimP (listen in French).

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Anastasia Bezerianos and Petra Isenberg are visiting Aviz for one month.

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Fanny Chevalier joins Aviz as a Post-Doc.

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Aviz members to present 3 full papers at CHI 2008.

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Stéphane Descorps-Declère joins Aviz as a Post-Doc.

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Launching of WikipediaViz, a complete archive version of the French Wikipedia with visualizations for estimating article maturity (in French).

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Jean-Daniel Fekete interviewed by France Culture (listen) and Libération on Wikipedia reliability issues and the WikipediaViz project (articles in French).

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Nathalie Henry and Jean-Daniel Fekete received the Brian Shackel Award at the INTERACT 2007 Conference for their paper MatLink: Enhanced Matrix Visualization for Analyzing Social Networks.

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Pierre Dragicevic joins Aviz as a Research Scientist.

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Jean-Daniel Fekete creates Aviz.

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