InfoVis Version - Winner of InfoVis Contest
PaperLens is a novel visualization that reveals trends, connections, and activity throughout a conference community. It tightly couples views across papers, authors, and references. PaperLens was developed to visualize 8 years (1995-2002) of InfoVis conference proceedings and was then extended to visualize 23 years (1982-2004) of the ACM SIGCHI conference proceedings.
We have developed a visualization tool called EcoLens, by applying the PaperLens concept to food web data. We have been also developing another visualization called NetLens, by generalizing PaperLens, which allows users to display any graphs that can be represented by two entity types.
Bongshin Lee, Graduate Student, Computer Science
Mary Czerwinski, Senior Researcher, Visualization and Interaction Research Group, Microsoft Research
George Robertson, Senior Researcher, Visualization and Interaction Research Group, Microsoft Research
Ben Bederson, Associate Professor, Computer Science
This work was Bongshin Lee's summer intern project at Microsoft Research.
Bongshin Lee, Mary Czerwinski, George Robertson, and Benjamin B. Bederson (2005) Understanding Research Trends in Conferences using PaperLens, Extended Abstsracts of CHI 2005, pp. 1969-1972. [Video]
Bongshin Lee, Mary Czerwinski, George Robertson, and Benjamin B. Bederson (2004) Understanding Eight Years of InfoVis Conferences using PaperLens, Posters Compendium of InfoVis 2004, pp. 53-54. [Poster]