Publications of Catherine Plaisant

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2020

Historical CHI Video Project: Bringing 1983-2002 treasures to the ACM Digital Library
Plaisant, C., DeMenthon, N.
ACM Interactions, March/April issue (2021) to appear
HCIL-2020-03
[Abstract] [PDF]

Integrating Prior Knowledge in Mixed Initiative Social Network Clustering
Pister, A., Buono, P., Fekete, J.-D., Plaisant, C., Valdivia, P.
October 2020
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (2020)
HCIL-2020-02
[Abstract] [PDF]

2019

Interactive visual event analytics: Opportunities and challenges
Shneiderman, B. and Plaisant, C.
February 2019
IEEE Computer, 52, 1 (2019) 27-35
HCIL-2019-04
[Abstract]

Designing a Medication Timeline for Patients and Physicians
Belden, J., Wegier, P. Patel, J., Hutson, A., Plaisant, C., Moore, J. L., Lowrance, N. J., Boren, S. A., Koopman, R. J.
February 2019
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 26, 2 (2019) 95-105
HCIL-2019-03
[Abstract]

EventAction: A Visual Analytics Approach to Explainable Recommendation for Event Sequences
Du, F., Plaisant, C., Spring, N., Crowley, K., and Shneiderman, B.
August 2019
ACM Trans. Interactive Intelligent Systems, 9, 4 (2019) -- 31 pages ** Received the TiiS 2019 Best Paper Award
HCIL-2019-02
[Abstract] [PDF]

Analyzing Dynamic Hypergraphs with Parallel Aggregated Ordered Hypergraph Visualization
Valdivia, P., Buono, P., Plaisant, C., Dufournaud, N., and Fekete, J.-D.
August 2019
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (2019)
HCIL-2019-01
[Abstract] [PDF]

2018

Using Dynamic Hypergraphs to Reveal the Evolution of the Business Network of a 17th Century French Woman Merchant
Valdivia, P., Buono, P., Plaisant, C., Dufournaud, N., Fekete, J-D.
Proceeding of the Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities (2018) 1-5
HCIL-2018-13
[Abstract] [PDF]

A Task-based Taxonomy of Cognitive Biases for Information Visualization
Dimara, E., Franconeri,, S., Plaisant, C., Bezerianos, A., Dragicevic, P.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (2018) [Published Version]
HCIL-2018-09
[Abstract] [PDF]

Visual Interfaces for Recommendation Systems: Finding Similar and Dissimilar Peers
Du, F., Plaisant, C., Spring, N., Shneiderman, B.
Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 38, 3 (2018) 21-29 [Published Version]
HCIL-2018-08
[Abstract] [PDF]

Virtual memory palaces: immersion aids recall
Krokos, E., Varshney, A., Plaisant, C.
Virtual Reality (2018) [Published Version]
HCIL-2018-07
[Abstract] [PDF]

Observations and Reflections on Visualization Literacy at the Elementary School Level
Chevalier, F., Henry Riche, N., Boy, G., Alper, B., Plaisant, C., Elmqvist, N.
IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications Magazine (Visualization Viewpoints) 38, 3 (2018) 21-29 [Published Version]
HCIL-2018-06
[Abstract] [PDF]

Designing a Medication Timeline for Patients and Physicians
Belden, J., Wegier, P. Patel, J., Hutson, A., Plaisant, C., Moore, J. L., Lowrance, N. J., Boren, S., Koopman, R.
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (2018) to appear
HCIL-2018-05
[Abstract] [PDF]

Mining clinical big data for drug safety: Detecting inadequate treatment with a DNA sequence alignment algorithm
Ledieu, T., Bouzille, ., Plaisant, C., Thiessard, F., Polard, E., Cuggia, M.
Proc. American Medical Informatics Association annual symposium 2018
HCIL-2018-04
[Abstract] [PDF]

Visualization of temporal patterns in patient record data
Plaisant, C.
Fundamental & clinical pharmacology, 32, 1 (2018) 85-87. [Published Version]
HCIL-2018-03
[Abstract] [PDF]

2017

Increasing Recognition of Wrong-Patient Errors through Improved Interface Design of a Computerized Provider Order Entry System
Taieb-Maimon, M., Plaisant, C., Hettinger, A., Shneiderman, B.
International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 34, 5 (2017) 383-398 [Published Version]
HCIL-2017-09
[Abstract] [PDF]

Coping with Volume and Variety in Temporal Event Sequences: Strategies for Sharpening Analytic Focus
Du, F., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C., Malik, S., Perer, A.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 23,6 (2017) 1636-1649 [Published Version]
HCIL-2017-08
[Abstract] [PDF]

Understanding the Use of the Vistorian: Complementing Logs with Context Mini-Questionnaires
Molinero, V.S., Bach, B., Plaisant, C., Dufournaud, N., Fekete, J.
Proc. of the Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities (2017) 1-5. [Published Version]
HCIL-2017-07
[Abstract] [PDF]

Finding Similar People to Guide Life Choices: Challenge, Design, and Evaluation
Du, F., Plaisant, C., Spring, N., Shneiderman, B.
To appear in Proc. Of ACM CHI'2017
HCIL-2017-01
[Abstract] [PDF] [Video]

2016

EventAction: Visual Analytics for Temporal Event Sequence Recommendation
Du, F., Plaisant, C., Spring, N., Shneiderman, B.
To appear in Proceedings of the IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (2016)
HCIL-2016-09
[Abstract] [PDF]

Animations 25 Years Later: New Roles and Opportunities
Chevalier, F., Riche, N., Plaisant, C., Chalbi, A., Hurter, C.
To appear in ACM Proc. of Advanced Visual Interfaces (2016)
HCIL-2016-07
[Abstract] [PDF]

Simplifying Overviews of Temporal Event Sequences
Mauriello, M., Shneiderman, B., Du, F., Malik, S., Plaisant, C.
Mauriello, M. L., Shneiderman, B., Du, F., Malik, S., Plaisant, C., Simplifying Overviews of Temporal Event Sequences, Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI '16 (2016) to appear
HCIL-2016-04
[Abstract] [PDF]

Data Visualization Tools for Investigating Health Services Utilization Among Cancer Patients
Onukwugha, E., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
In Hesse, B., Ahern, D., and Beckjord, E. (Eds.) Oncology Informatics, Elsevier (2016 to appear)
HCIL-2016-02
[Abstract] [PDF]

2015

Understanding Adherence and Prescription Patterns Using Large Scale Claims Data
Bjarnadottir, M., Malik, S., Onukwugha, E., Gooden, T., Plaisant, C.
October 2015
To appear in PharmacoEconomics
HCIL-2015-17
[Abstract] [PDF]

High-Volume Hypothesis Testing: Systematic Exploration of Event Sequence Comparisons
Malik, S., Du, F., Plaisant, C., Bjarnadottir, M., Shneiderman, B.
April 2015
To appear in ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (2015)
HCIL-2015-09
[Abstract] [PDF]

Simplified Overviews for Temporal Event Sequences: Designs for Novice and Expert Analysts
Mauriello, M., Shneiderman, B., Du, F., Malik, S., Plaisant, C.
April 2015
Contact Catherine Plaisant for a copy.
HCIL-2015-08

Coping with Volume and Variety in Temporal Event Sequences: Strategies for Sharpening Analytic Focus
Du, F., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C., Malik, S., Perer, A.
April 2015
To appear in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (2016) [Published Version]
HCIL-2015-07
[Abstract] [PDF]

Cohort Comparison of Event Sequences with Balanced Integration of Visual Analytics and Statistics
Malik, S., Du, F., Monroe, M., Onukwugha, E., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
January 2015
In ACM Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI) 2015. Atlanta, GA, USA, 38-49. (2015)
DOI: 10.1145/2678025.2701407 [Published Version]

HCIL-2015-02
[Abstract] [PDF]

Discovering temporal changes in hierarchical transportation data: Visual analytics & text reporting tools
Guerra Gomez, J., Pack, M., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
January 2015
To be published in the Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Volume 51, February 2015 Pages 167-179
HCIL-2015-01
[Abstract] [PDF]

2014

An Evaluation of Visual Analytics Approaches to Comparing Cohorts of Event Sequences
Malik, S., Du, F., Monroe, M., Onukwugha, E., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
December 2014
EHRVis Workshop on Visualizing Electronic Health Record Data, www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/parisehrvis, Paris (2014) 1-6
HCIL-2014-28
[Abstract] [PDF]

Sharpening Analytic Focus to Cope with Big Data Volume and Variety: Ten strategies for data focusing with temporal event sequences
Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C.
December 2014
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 35, 3 (2015) 10-14
HCIL-2014-27
[Abstract] [PDF]

Interactive Visualization
Plaisant, C., Monroe, M., Meyer, T., Shneiderman, B.
October 2014
Chapter 12 in Big Data and Health Analytics, Katherine Marconi and Harold Lehman (Eds), CRC Press - Taylor and Francis (2014), 243-262. [Published Version]
HCIL-2014-26
[Abstract] [PDF]

A Visual Analytics Approach to Comparing Cohorts of Event Sequences
Malik, S., Du, F., Monroe, M., Onukwugha, E., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
May 2014
ABSTRACT ONLY -- To receive a personal copy of the full paper under review, please contact Catherine Plaisant.
HCIL-2014-07

Novel User Interface Design for Medication Reconciliation: An Evaluation of Twinlist
Plaisant, C., Wu, J., Hettinger, A., Powsner, S., Shneiderman, B.
January 2014
In Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 22, 2 (2015) 340-9. [Published Version]
HCIL-2014-02

2013

TreatmentExplorer: An Interactive Decision Aid for Medical Risk Communication and Treatment Exploration
Franklin, L., Plaisant, C., Rahman, K., Shneiderman, B.
December 2013
to appear in Interacting with Computers [Published Version]
HCIL-2013-32
[Abstract] [PDF]

Using EventFlow to Analyze Task Performance During Trauma Resuscitation
Carter, E., Burd, R., Monroe, M., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
October 2013
Proc. of the Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare, WISH2013 (2013) [Published Version]
HCIL-2013-19
[Abstract] [PDF]

An Information-Centric Framework for Designing Patient-Centered Medical Decision Aids and Risk Communication
Franklin, L., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
July 2013
In Proc. of AMIA 2013, 456-465. [Published Version]
HCIL-2013-15
[Abstract] [PDF]

A Pilot Study of Asthma Medications in the Military Health System
Monroe, M., Meyer, T., Plaisant, C., Lan, R., Wongsuphasawat, K., Coster, T., Gold, S., Millstein, J., Shneiderman, B.
June 2013
A shortened version appears as Meyer, T., Monroe, M., Plaisant, C., Lan, R., Wongsuphasawat, K., Coster, T., Gold, S., Millstein, J., Shneiderman, B., Visualizing Patterns of Drug Prescriptions with EventFlow: A Pilot Study of Asthma Medications in the Military Health System, Proc. Of Workshop on Visual Analytics in HealthCare, VAHC2013 - Copyright retained by the authors (2013) [Published Version]
HCIL-2013-13
[Abstract] [PDF]

Temporal Event Sequence Simplification
Monroe, M., Lan, R., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
May 2013
In IEEE Trans. Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19, 12 (2013), 2227-36.
HCIL-2013-11
[Abstract] [PDF]

Temporal Search and Replace: An Interactive Tool for the Analysis of Temporal Event Sequences
Lan, R., Lee, H., Monroe, M., Fong, A., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
May 2013
Monroe, M., Lan, R., Lee, H., Fong, A., Plaisant, C., Powsner, S., Shneiderman, B., Temporal Search and Replace: A Graphic-Based Solution to Temporal Event Data Wrangling and Incremental Querying, Proc. of Workshop on Visual Analytics in HealthCare, VAHC2013 - Copyright retained by the authors (2013) [Published Version]
HCIL-2013-10
[Abstract] [PDF]

Twinlist: Novel User Interface Designs for Medication Reconciliation
Plaisant, C., Chao, T., Wu, J., Hettinger, A., Herskovic, J., Johnson, T., Bernstam, E., Markowitz, E., Powsner, S., Shneiderman, B.
May 2013
In Proc. of AMIA 2013, 1150-1159.
HCIL-2013-09
[Abstract] [PDF]

Reducing Wrong Patient Selection Errors: Exploring the Design Space of User Interface Techniques
Sopan, A., Plaisant, C., Powsner, S., Shneiderman, B.
May 2013
Proc. AMIA 2014 Annual Symposium, 1056-65 [Published Version]
HCIL-2013-07
[Abstract] [PDF]

Visualizing changes over time in datasets using dynamic hierarchies
Guerra Gomez, J., Pack, M., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
May 2013
Published in IEEE Trans. Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19, 12 (2013), 2566-75
HCIL-2013-06
[Abstract] [PDF]

Improving health and healthcare with interactive visualization methods
Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C., Hesse, B.
January 2013
IEEE Computer, Special Issue on Challenges in Information Visualization, 46, 5 (2013) 58-66 [Published Version]
HCIL-2013-01
[Abstract] [PDF]

2012

The Challenges of Specifying Intervals and Absences in Temporal Queries: A Graphical Language Approach
Monroe, M., Lan, R., Morales del Olmo, J., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C., Millstein, J.
October 2012
Published in Proc. Of ACM Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (CHI 2013), 2349-2358. [Published Version]
HCIL-2012-30
[Abstract] [PDF]

Exposing Delays in Multi-Step Processes by Retrospective Analysis
Pantazos, K., Tarkan, S., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
September 2012
HCIL-2012-27
[Abstract] [PDF]

Empirical Studies in Information Visualization: Seven Scenarios
Lam, H., Bertini, E., Isenberg, P., Plaisant, C., Carpendale, S.
September 2012
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18, 9 (2012) 1520-1536 [Published Version]
HCIL-2012-26

Design Guidelines for Ensuring Timely Management of Medical Orders
Tarkan, S., Franklin, L., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
September 2012
In Zhang J, Walji M, eds. Better EHR: usability, workflow & cognitive support in electronic health records. Houston, TX: University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics; 2014. p. 239-247. [Published Version]
HCIL-2012-25
[Abstract] [PDF]

Multi-Step Animation to Facilitate the Understanding of Spatial Groupings: the Case of List Comparisons
Plaisant, C., Chao, T., Liu, R., Norman, K., Shneiderman, B.
September 2012
HCIL-2012-23
[Abstract] [PDF]

TreeVersity: Interactive Visualizations for Comparing Hierarchical Datasets
Guerra Gomez, J., Buck-Coleman, A., Pack, M., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
August 2012
Transportation Research Record (TRR), Journal of the Transportation Research Board (2013) -- 21 pages ** Received the Greg Herrington Award from the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board (TRB) for Excellence in Visualization Research.
HCIL-2012-14
[Abstract] [PDF]

A Task Taxonomy for Network Evolution Analysis
Ahn, J., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
June 2012
Revised version appeared in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 20, 3 (2014) 365-376 [Published Version]
HCIL-2012-13
[Abstract] [PDF]

ManyLists : Product Comparison Tool Using Spatial Layouts with Animated Transitions
Liu, R., Chao, T., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
April 2012
HCIL-2012-10
[Abstract] [PDF]

Promoting Timely Completion of Multi-Step Processes - A Visual Approach to Retrospective Analysis
Pantazos, K., Tarkan, S., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
April 2012
HCIL-2012-09
[Abstract] [PDF] [Video]

Towards Event Sequence Representation, Reasoning and Visualization for HER Data
Tao, C., Wongsuphasawat, K., Clark, K., Plaisant, C., Chute, C.
April 2012
Published in: Proc. 2nd ACM International Health Informatics Symposium, ACM Press, New York (2012), 801-805.
HCIL-2012-07
[Abstract] [PDF]

Exploring Point and Interval Event Patterns: Display Methods and Interactive Visual Query
Monroe, M., Wongsuphasawat, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Millstein, J., Gold, S.
April 2012
HCIL-2012-06
[Abstract] [PDF] [Video]

Identifying and Measuring Associations of Temporal Events
Cheng, H., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
April 2012
HCIL-2012-05
[Abstract] [PDF] [Video]

TreeVersity: Interactive Visualizations for Comparing Two Trees with Structure and Node Value Changes
Guerra Gomez, J., Buck-Coleman, A., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
April 2012
Proc. Conference of the Design Research Society - DRS2012 (2012) 1-10
HCIL-2012-04
[Abstract] [PDF]

Twinlist: Overview and general implementation description
Chao, T., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
January 2012
HCIL-2012-03
[Abstract] [PDF]

The Dynamics of Web-Based Community Safety Groups: Lessons Learned from the Nation of Neighbors
Sopan, A., Rey, P., Ahn, J., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
February 2012
Published in Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE volume 30, issue 6, 157-162. [Published Version]
HCIL-2012-02
[Abstract] [PDF]

2011

Research Directions in Data Wrangling: Visualizations and Transformations for Usable and Credible Data
Kandel, S., Heer, J., Plaisant, C., Kennedy, J., Ham, F., Riche, H., Weaver, C., Lee, B., Brodbeck, D., Buono, P.
October 2011
Published in: Information Visualization, 10, 4 (2011) 271-288 [Published Version]
HCIL-2011-34
[Abstract] [PDF]

Empirical Studies in Information Visualization: Seven Scenarios
Lam, H., Bertini, E., Isenberg, P., Plaisant, C., Carpendale, S.
December 2011
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 30 Nov. 2011. IEEE computer Society Digital Library. IEEE Computer Society, http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TVCG.2011.279 [Published Version]
HCIL-2011-31

Interactive Visualizations for Comparing Two Trees With Structure and Node Value Changes
Guerra Gomez, J., Buck-Coleman, A., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
October 2011
HCIL-2011-22
[Abstract] [PDF]

Facilitating Medication Reconciliation with Animation and Spatial layout
Claudino, L., Khamis, S., Liu, R., London, B., Pujara, J., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
September 2011
In Proceedings of the Workshop on Interactive Healthcare Systems (WISH2011), 1-4.
HCIL-2011-20
[Abstract] [PDF]

Ensuring Timely Clinical Lab Test Result Management: A Generative XML Process Model to Support Medical Care
Tarkan, S., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Hettinger, A.
July 2011
HCIL-2011-15
[Abstract] [PDF]

A Task Taxonomy of Network Evolution Analysis
Ahn, J., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
April 2011
HCIL-2011-09
[Abstract] [PDF]

Medication Reconciliation: Work Domain Ontology, Prototype Development, and a Predictive Model
Markowitz, E., Bernstam, E., Herskovic, J., Zhang, J., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C., Johnson, T.
April 2011
Published in: AMIA Annual Symp Proc. (2011) 878-87 [Published Version]
HCIL-2011-07
[Abstract] [PDF]

Reducing Missed Laboratory Results: Defining Temporal Responsibility, Generating User Interfaces for Test Process Tracking, and Retrospective Analyses to Identify Problems
Tarkan, S., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Hettinger, A.
March 2011
Published in American Medical Informatics Association 2011 Annual Symposium Proceedings. [Published Version]
HCIL-2011-06
[Abstract] [PDF]

Extracting Insights from Electronic Health Records: Case Studies, a Visual Analytics Process Model, and Design Recommendations
Wang, T., Wongsuphasawat, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
January 2011
Published in Journal of Medical Systems (2011) PMID 21541691. [Published Version]
HCIL-2011-01
[Abstract] [PDF]

2010

Monitoring and Improving Quality of Care with Interactive Exploration of Temporal Patterns in Electronic Health Records
Ho, P., Wang, T., Wongsuphasawat, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Smith, M., Roseman, D.
December 2010
HCIL-2010-32
[Abstract] [PDF]

Temporal Visualization of Social Network Dynamics: Prototypes for Nation of Neighbors
Ahn, J., Taieb-Maimon, M., Sopan, A., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
November 2010
Proc. Of Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction conference, pp. 309-316, 2011. [Published Version]
HCIL-2010-28
[Abstract] [PDF]

LifeFlow: Visualizing an Overview of Event Sequences
Wongsuphasawat, K., Guerra Gomez, J., Plaisant, C., Wang, T., Taieb-Maimon, M., Shneiderman, B.
September 2010
In Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1747-1756. DOI=10.1145/1978942.1979196 [Published Version]
HCIL-2010-22
[Abstract] [PDF]

Interactive Information Visualization for Exploring and Querying Electronic Health Records: A Systematic Review
Rind, A., Wang, T., Aigner, W., Miksch, S., Wongsuphasawat, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
September 2010
Published in Foundations and Trends in Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 5, No. 3 (2013) 207-298. [Published Version]
HCIL-2010-19
[Abstract] [PDF]

Analyzing Incident Management Event Sequences with Interactive Visualization
Guerra Gomez, J., Wongsuphasawat, K., Wang, T., Pack, M., Plaisant, C.
August 2010
In Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 90th annual meeting, The National Academies, Washington, DC (2011) [Published Version]
HCIL-2010-17
[Abstract] [PDF]

Visual Information Seeking in Multiple Electronic Health Records: Design Recommendations and A Process Model
Wang, T., Wongsuphasawat, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
June 2010
Published in Proceedings of the 1st ACM International Informatics Symposium (IHI '10) (2010) 46-55. [Published Version]
HCIL-2010-12
[Abstract] [PDF]

2009

Making Sense of Archived E-mail: Exploring the Enron Collection with NetLens
Kang, H., Kang, H., Plaisant, C., Plaisant, C., Elsayed, T., Elsayed, T., Oard, D., Oard, D.
December 2009
Published in Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61 , 4 (2010) 723-744. [Published Version]
HCIL-2009-37
[Abstract] [PDF]

Exploratory Search Over Temporal Event Sequences: Novel Requirements, Operations, and a Process Model
Wang, T., Wongsuphasawat, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
June 2010
in Proc. Of Third Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR 2009).
HCIL-2009-35
[Abstract] [PDF]

ManyNets: An Interface for Multiple Network Analysis and Visualization
Freire, M., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Golbeck, J.
September 2009
In Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '10). ACM, New York (2010) 213-222 [Published Version]
HCIL-2009-30
[Abstract] [PDF]

Querying Event Sequences by Exact Match or Similarity Search: Design and Empirical Evaluation
Wongsuphasawat, K., Plaisant, C., Taieb-Maimon, M., Shneiderman, B.
October 2009
Interacting with Computers, 24, 2 (2012) 55-68 [Published Version]
HCIL-2009-20
[Abstract] [PDF]

What’s Being Said Near "Martha"? Exploring Name Entities in Literary Text Collections
Vuillemot, R., Clement, T., Plaisant, C., Kumar, A.
April 2009
Vuillemot, R.; Clement, T.; Plaisant, C.; Kumar, A.; , "What's being said near "Martha"? Exploring name entities in literary text collections," IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology, VAST 2009 (2009) 107-114.
doi: 10.1109/VAST.2009.5333248 [Published Version]

HCIL-2009-12
[Abstract] [PDF]

Advancing User-Centered Evaluation of Visual Analytic Environments through Contests
Costello, L., Grinstein, G., Plaisant, C., Scholtz, J.
April 2009
Information Visualization, 8 (2009) 230-238 [Published Version]
HCIL-2009-10
[Abstract] [PDF]

Temporal Summaries: Supporting Temporal Categorical Searching, Aggregation and Comparison
Wang, T., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Spring, N., Roseman, D., Marchand, G., Mukherjee, V., Smith, M.
April 2009
Published in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (2009) 1049-1056 [Published Version]
HCIL-2009-09
[Abstract] [PDF]

2008

VAST 2008 Challenge: Introducing mini-challenges
Grinstein, G., Plaisant, C., Laskowski, S., O'Connell, T., Scholtz, J., Whiting, M.
November 2008
VAST 2008 Challenge: Introducing mini-challenges, VAST '08. IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (2008)195-196 [Published Version]
HCIL-2008-34
[Abstract] [PDF]

The Story of One: Humanity scholarship with visualization and text analysis
Clement, T., Plaisant, C., Vuillemot, R.
November 2008
in Proc. Of the Digital Humanities Conference (DH 2009)
HCIL-2008-33
[Abstract] [PDF]

Interactive Exploration of Versions across Multiple Documents
Jong, C., Rajkumar, P., Siddiquie, B., Clement, T., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
November 2008
to appear in Proc. of the Digital Humanities Conference (DH 2009)
HCIL-2008-32
[Abstract] [PDF]

Searching Electronic Health Records for Temporal Patterns in Patient Histories: A Case Study with Microsoft Amalga
Plaisant, C., Lam, S., Shneiderman, B., Smith, M., Roseman, D., Marchand, G., Gillam, M., Feied, C., Handler, J., Rappaport, H.
May 2008
AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings (2008) 601-605. [Published Version]
HCIL-2008-13
[Abstract] [PDF]

Evaluating Visual Analytics: The 2007 Visual Analytics Science and Technology Symposium Contest
Plaisant, C., Grinstein, G., Scholtz, J., Whiting, M., O'Connell, T., Laskowski, S., Chien, L., Tat, A., Wright, W., Gorg, C., Liu, Z., Parekh, N., Singhal, K., Stasko, J.
January 2008
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 28, 2, 12-21 (2008) [Published Version]
HCIL-2008-04
[Abstract] [PDF]

2007

Aligning Temporal Data by Sentinel Events: Discovering Patterns in Electronic Health Records
Wang, T., Plaisant, C., Quinn, A., Stanchak, R., Shneiderman, B., Murphy, S.
January 2008
Proc. of ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (2008) 457-466 [Published Version]
HCIL-2007-28
[Abstract] [PDF]

Shape Search in Temporal Data to Facilitate Knowledge Discovery: A User Interface to find Spikes, Sinks and Slopes
Gregory, M., Don, A., Zheleva, E., Tarkan, S., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
October 2007
HCIL-2007-16
[Abstract] [PDF]

Enhancing In-Car Navigation Systems with Personal Experience
Bederson, B., Clamage, A., Plaisant, C.
January 2008
Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 87th annual meeting, The National Academies, Washington, DC (2008) 1-11[ Published Version] Also Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 2064 (2008) 33-42 [Published Version]
HCIL-2007-11
[Abstract] [PDF]

Discovering interesting usage patterns in text collections: integrating text mining with visualization
Don, A., Zheleva, E., Gregory, M., Tarkan, S., Auvil, L., Clement, T., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C.
May 2007
Proceedings of the sixteenth ACM conference on Conference on information and knowledge management, 2007, p. 213 - 222. [Published Version]
HCIL-2007-08
[Abstract] [PDF]

Similarity-Based Forecasting with Simultaneous Previews: A River Plot Interface for Time Series Forecasting
Buono, P., Plaisant, C., Simeone, A., Aris, A., Shneiderman, B., Shmueli, G., Jank, W.
April 2007
Similarity-Based Forecasting with Simultaneous Previews: A River Plot Interface for Time Series Forecasting,Proc. of the 11th International Conference Information Visualization (IV '07), 2007, 191-196 [Published Version]
HCIL-2007-05
[Abstract] [PDF]

2006

Data sonification for users with visual impairments: A case study with geo-referenced data
Zhao, H., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C., Lazar, J.
August 2006
ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction 15, 1 (May 2008), Article 4. [Published Version]
HCIL-2006-22
[Abstract] [PDF]

Task Taxonomy for Graph Visualization
Lee, B., Plaisant, C., Parr, C., Fekete, J., Henry, N.
May 2006
Proceedings of BELIV '06, pp.81-85.
HCIL-2006-13
[Abstract] [PDF]

Strategies for Evaluating Information Visualization Tools: Multi-dimensional In-depth Long-term Case Studies
Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C.
May 2006
Proceedings of BELIV '06, pp.38-43.
HCIL-2006-12
[Abstract] [PDF]

NetLens: Iterative Exploration of Content-Actor Network Data
Kang, H., Plaisant, C., Lee, B., Bederson, B.
May 2006
Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST 2006), 91 - 98.
HCIL-2006-10
[Abstract] [PDF]

TreePlus: Interactive Exploration of Networks with Enhanced Tree Layouts
Lee, B., Parr, C., Plaisant, C., Bederson, B., Veksler, V., Gray, W., Kotfila, C.
February 2006
IEEE Transactions Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 12, 6, 1414-1426.
HCIL-2006-04
[Abstract] [PDF]

Exploring Erotics in Emily Dickinson's Correspondence with Text Mining and Visual Interfaces
Plaisant, C., Rose, J., Yu, B., Auvil, L., Kirschenbaum, M., Smith, M., Clement, T., Lord, G.
January 2006
Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, JCDL 06, 141-150 (nominated for Best Paper award) [Published Version]
HCIL-2006-01
[Abstract] [PDF]

2005

Personal Role Management: Overview and a Design Study of Email for University Students
Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Baker, H., Duarte, N., Haririnia, A., Klinesmith, D., Lee, H., Velikovich, L., Wanga, A., Westhoff, M.
November 2005
To appear in: Kaptelinin, V., Czerwinski, M. (Eds) Integrated Digital Work Environments: Beyond the Desktop, MIT Press, (This is an expansion on HCIL-2003-30), (2007) 143-170.
HCIL-2005-30
[Abstract] [PDF]

A Framework for Auditory Data Exploration and Evaluation with Geo-referenced Data Sonification
Zhao, H., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
October 2005
This report was updated and improved by TR HCIL-2006-22
HCIL-2005-28
[Abstract] [PDF]

Visualizing Graphs as Trees: Plant a Seed and Watch it Grow
Lee, B., Parr, C., Plaisant, C., Bederson, B.
Sept 2005
Proceedings of Graph Drawing 2005, pp. 516-518.
HCIL-2005-23
[Abstract] [PDF]

InterSon: Interactive Sonification for Geo-referenced Data Exploration for the Vision Impaired
Zhao, H., Plaisant, C.
May 2005
HCIL-2005-13, CS-TR-4751, UMIACS-TR-2005-54
[Abstract] [PDF]

Visualizing Missing Data: Classification and Empirical Study
Eaton, C., Plaisant, C., Drizd, T.
March 2005
Proc. of INTERACT 2005, Springer, Berlin (861-872). Springer Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11555261_68
HCIL-2005-05, CS-TR-4709, UMIACS-TR-2005-17
[Abstract] [PDF]

Show Me! Guidelines for Producing Recorded Demonstrations
Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
February 2005
Proceedings of 2005 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, (VL/HCC'05), 171 - 178. [Published Version]
HCIL-2005-02, CS-TR-4712, UMIACS-TR-2005-20, ISR-TR-2005-72
[Abstract] [PDF]

Representing Unevenly-Spaced Time Series Data for Visualization and Interactive Exploration
Aris, A., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C., Shmueli, G., Jank, W.
February 2005
Proc. of INTERACT 2005, Springer, Berlin (835-846). Springer Link http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11555261_66
HCIL-2005-01, CS-TR-4713, UMIACS-TR-2005-21, ISR-TR-2005-73
[Abstract] [PDF]

2004

Information Visualization and the Challenge of Universal Access
Plaisant, C.
January 2005
In Exploring Geovisualization (Eds, J. Dykes, A. MacEachren and M.J. Kraak), Oxford: Elsevier (2005) 53-82.
HCIL-2004-36, CS-TR-4717, UMIACS-TR-2005-25
[Abstract] [PDF]

"I Hear the Pattern" - Interactive Sonification of Geographical Data Patterns
Zhao, H., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
January 2005
ACM SIGCHI 2005 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems [Published Version]
HCIL-2004-35, CS-TR-4718, UMIACS-TR-2005-26, ISR-TR-2005-64
[Abstract] [PDF]

Promoting Insight Based Evaluation of Visualizations: From Contest to Benchmark Repository
Plaisant, C., Fekete, J., Grinstein, G.
Promoting Insight Based Evaluation of Visualizations: From Contest to Benchmark Repository, ACM Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics , 14, 1 (2008) 120-134 [Published Version]
HCIL-2004-30
[Abstract] [PDF]

Project Highlight: Toward a Statistical Knowledge Network
Marchionini, G., Haas, S., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Hert, C.
November 2004
Proc. National Conference on Digital Government Research, (2004), 93-94 http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2004 [Published Version]
HCIL-2004-28, CS-TR-4637, UMIACS-TR-2004-79, ISR-TR-2005-60
[PDF]

Interactive Pattern Search in Time Series
Buono, P., Aris, A., Plaisant, C., Khella, A., Shneiderman, B.
October 2004
Proceedings of Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis, VDA 2005, SPIE, Washington DC (2005) 175-186.
HCIL-2004-25, CS-TR-4634, UMIACS-TR-2004-76, ISR-TR-2005-57
[Abstract] [PDF]

Interactive Sonification of Choropleth Maps: Design and Evaluation
Zhao, H., Smith, B., Norman, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
May 2004
IEEE multimedia, Special issue on Interactive Sonification, 12, 2 (2005) 26 -35. [Published Version]
HCIL-2004-23, CS-TR-4651, ISR-TR-2005-56
[Abstract] [PDF]

The Challenge of Information Visualization Evaluation
Plaisant, C.
May 2004
Proc. of Conf. on Advanced Visual Interfaces AVI'04 (2004), p.109-116. [Published Version]
HCIL-2004-19, CS-TR-4655
[Abstract] [PDF]

Extending the Utility of Treemaps with Flexible Hierarchy
Chintalapani, G., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
April 2004
Proc. International Conference on Information Visualization, (2004), 335-344.
HCIL-2004-10, CS-TR-4663, ISR-TR-2005-52
[Abstract] [PDF]

Sonification of Geo-Referenced Data for Auditory Information Seeking: Design Principle and Pilot Study
Zhao, H., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Duraiswami, R.
February 2004
Proc. International Conference on Auditory Displays (2004), (http://www.icad.org)
HCIL-2004-04, CS-TR-4669, ISR-TR-2005-36
[Abstract] [PDF]

2003

The Challenge of Missing and Uncertain Data
Eaton, C., Plaisant, C., Drizd, T.
December 2003
In Visualization 2003 Conference poster abstract compendium, IEEE, (2003) 40-41 [Published Version]
HCIL-2003-45, CS-TR-4673
[Abstract] [PDF]

Shared Family Calendars: Promoting Symmetry and Accessibility
Plaisant, C., Bederson, B., Clamage, A., Hutchinson, H., Druin, A.
October 2003
ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 13, 3 (2006) 313 - 346. [Published Version]
HCIL-2003-38, CS-TR-4680
[Abstract] [PDF]

Overlaying Graph Links on Treemaps
Fekete, J., Wang, D., Dang, N., Aris, A., Plaisant, C.
August 2003
In Information Visualization 2003 Symposium Poster Compendium, IEEE, (2003) 82-83
HCIL-2003-32, CS-TR-4686
[Abstract] [PDF]

A Design Study of the Integration of Email and Role Management for University Students
Baker, H., Duarte, N., Haririnia, A., Klinesmith, D., Lee, H., Velikovich, L., Wanga, A., Westhoff, M., Plaisant, C.
June 2003
(This TR was revised and expanded into HCIL-2005-30)
HCIL-2003-30, CS-TR-4687
[Abstract] [PDF]

Immediate Usability: A Case Study of Public Access Design for a Community Photo Library
Kules, B., Kang, H., Plaisant, C., Rose, A., Shneiderman, B.
April 2003
Interacting with Computers, 16, 3, December 2004, 1171-1193.
HCIL-2003-22, CS-TR-4481, UMIACS-TR-2003-50, ISR-TR-2005-42
[Abstract] [PDF]

Improving Accessibility and Usability of Geo-referenced Statistical Data
Zhao, H., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
March 2003
Proc. of the Digital Government Research Conference, 147-150, http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2004 [Published Version]
HCIL-2003-11, CS-TR-4467, UMIACS-TR-2003-37, ISR-TR-2005-40
[Abstract] [PDF]

New Approaches to Help Users Get Started with Visual Interfaces: Multi-Layered Interfaces and Integrated Initial Guidance
Kang, H., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
March 2003
Proc. of the Digital Government Research Conference, 141-146, http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2004 [Published Version]
HCIL-2003-10, CS-TR-4466, UMIACS-TR-2003-36, ISR-TR-2005-39
[Abstract] [PDF]

Data Exploration with Paired Hierarchical Visualizations: Initial Designs of PairTrees
Kules, B., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C.
March 2003
Proc. of the Digital Government Research Conference, 255-260, http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2004
HCIL-2003-09, CS-TR-4465, UMIACS-TR-2003-35, ISR-TR-2005-38
[Abstract] [PDF]

2002

Family Calendar Survey
Hutchinson, H., Bederson, B., Plaisant, C., Druin, A.
October 2002
HCIL-2002-21, CS-TR-4412, UMIACS-TR-2002-92
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

Technology Probes: Inspiring Design for and with Families
Hutchinson, H., Bederson, B., Druin, A., Plaisant, C., Mackay, W., Evans, H., Hansen, H., Conversy, S., Beaudouin-Lafon, M., Roussel, N., Lacomme, L., Eiderbäck, B., Lindquist, S., Sundblad, Y., Westerlund, B.
September 2002
ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI 2003), pp. 17-24.
HCIL-2002-16, CS-TR-4407, UMIACS-TR-2002-87
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

A Photo History of SIGCHI: Evolution of Design from Personal to Public
Shneiderman, B., Kang, H., Kules, B., Plaisant, C., Rose, A., Rucheir, R.
August 2002
ACM Interactions, 9, 3 (May 2002), 17-23. [Published Version]
HCIL-2002-14, CS-TR-4397, UMIACS-TR-2002-77, ISR-TR-2005-67
[Abstract] [PDF]

SpaceTree: Supporting Exploration in Large Node Link Tree, Design Evolution and Empirical Evaluation
Plaisant, C., Grosjean, J., Bederson, B.
April 2002
INFOVIS 2002. IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization, 2002, Page(s): 57 -64, Boston, October 2002. [Published Version]
HCIL-2002-05, CS-TR-4360, UMIACS-TR-2002-40
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

Interactive Information Visualization of a Million Items
Fekete, J., Plaisant, C.
January 2002
INFOVIS 2002. IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization, 2002, Page(s): 117 -124, Boston, October 2002. [Published Version]
HCIL-2002-01, CS-TR-4320, UMIACS-TR-2002-2
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

2001

Immediate Usability: Kiosk Design Principles from the CHI 2001 Photo Library
Kules, B., Kang, H., Plaisant, C., Rose, A., Shneiderman, B.
October 2001
This paper has been updated and replaced by HCIL-2003-22
HCIL-2001-23, CS-TR-4293, UMIACS-TR-2001-71, ISR-TR-2005-25

Designing an Interactive Message Board as a Technology Probe for Family Communication
Browne, H., Bederson, B., Plaisant, C., Druin, A.
September 2001
HCIL-2001-20, CS-TR-4284, UMIACS-TR-2001-63
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

Enabling Commuters to Find the Best Route: An Interface for Analyzing Driving History Logs
Konishi, M., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
July 2001
Proc. Interact 2001, IFIP IOS Press, (2001), 799-800.
HCIL-2001-15, CS-TR-4274, UMIACS-TR-2001-54, ISR-TR-2005-19
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

2001 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports
Plaisant, C. (Editor)
June 2001
HCIL-2001-12, CS-TR-4263, UMIACS-TR-2001-46
[Abstract] [HTML] [Video]

Navigation Patterns and Usability of Overview+Detail and Zoomable User Interfaces for Maps
Hornbæk, K., Bederson, B., Plaisant, C.
May 2001
Revised version with new title, "Navigation Patterns and Usability of Zoomable User Interfaces with and without an Overview", ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 362-389, December 2002.
HCIL-2001-11, CS-TR-4267, UMIACS-TR-2001-48
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

Understanding Manufacturing Systems with a Learning Historian for User-Directed Experimentation
Chipman, L., Plaisant, C., Gahagan, S., Herrmann, J., Hewitt, S., Reaves, L.
April 2001
HCIL-2001-07, CS-TR-4243, UMIACS-TR-2001-29
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

2000

2000 and 1999-1991 Retrospective: Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports
Plaisant, C. (Editor)
October 2000
HCIL-2000-24, CS-TR-4196
[Abstract] [HTML] [Video]

Vehicle Speed Information Displays for Public Websites: A Survey of User Preferences
Plaisant, C., Bhamidipati, P.
October 2000
Proceeding of Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems' 2001 (CD ROM proceedings), ITS'2001, Washington, DC, ITS America, Washington DC, June 2001 (http://www.its.org). Must be printed in color.
HCIL-2000-23, CS-TR-4194, UMIACS-TR-2000-73
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

A Storytelling Robot for Pediatric Rehabilitation
Plaisant, C., Druin, A., Lathan, C., Dakhane, K., Edwards, K., Vice, J., Montemayor, J.
September 2000
Revised version: Proc. ASSETS '00, Washington, Nov. 2000, ACM, New York, 50-55.
HCIL-2000-16, CS-TR-4183, UMIACS-TR-2000-65
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript] [Video]

Broadening Access to Large Online Databases by Generalizing Query Previews
Tanin, E., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
May 2000
Proc. of the Symposium on New Paradigms in Information Visualization and Manipulation - CIKM, pp. 80-85, 2000. [Published Version]
HCIL-2000-14, CS-TR-4139, UMIACS-TR-2000-32, ISR-TR-2005-10
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

Evaluation Challenges for a Federation of Heterogeneous Information Providers: The Case of NASA's Earth Science Information Partnerships
Plaisant, C., Komlodi, A.
May 2000
IEEE 9th Intl. Workshops on Enabling Technologies (WETICE'2000) Evaluating Collaborative Enterprises, June 14-16, Gaithersburg, MD, pp. 130-138, IEEE, Los Alamitos, CA. http://www.mel.nist.gov/msidevent/workshop/wetice-ece/ [Published Version]
HCIL-2000-09, CS-TR-4134, UMIACS-TR-2000-27
[Abstract] [PDF]

Designing StoryRooms: Interactive Storytelling Spaces for Children
Alborzi, H., Druin, A., Montemayor, J., Sherman, L., Taxén, G., Best, J., Hammer, J., Kruskal, A., Lal, A., Plaisant Schwenn, T., Sumida, L., Wagner, R., Hendler, J.
February 2000
Proc. ACM Desiging Interactive Systems (DIS'2000), NY, 95-100.
HCIL-2000-02, CS-TR-4106, UMIACS-TR-2000-06
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript] [Video]

1999

1999 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports
Plaisant, C. (Editor)
October 2000
HCIL-99-34, CS-TR-4195
[Abstract] [HTML]

Temporal, Geographical and Categorical Aggregations Viewed through Coordinated Displays: A Case Study with Highway Incident Data
Fredrikson, A., North, C., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
December 1999
Proceedings of the Workshop on New Paradigms in Information Visualization and Manipulation, Kansas City, Missouri, November 6, 1999 (in conjunction with ACM CIKM'99), ACM New York, 26-34. [Published Version]
HCIL-99-31
[Abstract] [PDF]

Temporal Visualization for Legal Case Histories
Harris, C., Allen, R., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
June 1999
ASIS'99 Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Sciences, Conference October 31-November 4, 1999, Vol. 36, 271-279.
HCIL-99-18, CS-TR-4047
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

Designing PETS: A Personal Electronic Teller of Stories
Druin, A., Montemayor, J., Hendler, J., McAlister, B., Boltman, A., Fiterman, E., Plaisant, A., Kruskal, A., Olsen, H., Revett, I., Plaisant Schwenn, T., Sumida, L., Wagner, R.
May 1999
Proceedings of CHI'99, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, May 15-20, ACM, New York, 326-329 [Published Version]
HCIL-99-13
[Abstract] [HTML] [Video]

The Design of History Mechanisms and Their Use in Collaborative Educational Simulations
Plaisant, C., Rose, A., Rubloff, G., Salter, R., Shneiderman, B.
May 1999
Proc. of the Computer Support for Collaborative Learning, CSCL' 99, Palo Alto, CA, 348-359. [Published Version]
HCIL-99-11, CS-TR-4027, UMIACS-TR-99-34, ISR-TR-99-74
[Abstract] [PDF] [Video]

1998

Refining query previews techniques for data with multivalued attributes: The case of NASA EOSDIS
Plaisant, C., Venkatraman, M., Ngamkajornwiwat, K., Barth, R., Harberts, B., Feng, W.
IEEE Forum on Research and Technology Advances in Digital Libraries (ADL '99), IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA, 50-59
HCIL-98-17, CS-TR-4010, UMIACS-TR-99-20
[Abstract] [PDF]

1998 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports
Plaisant, C. (Editor)
March 1999
HCIL-98-16, CS-TR-4007
[Abstract] [HTML]

Understanding Transportation Management Systems Performance with a Simulation-Based Learning Environment
Plaisant, C., Tarnoff, P., Keswani, S., Saraf, A., Rose, A.
October 1998
Proceeding of Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems' 99, ITS'99, Washington, DC, ITS America, Washington DC, http://www.itsa.org (CD ROM proceedings) 1999.
HCIL-98-10, CS-TR-3947, UMIACS-TR-98-60, ISR-TR-98-59
[Abstract] [PDF] [Video]

Excentric Labeling: Dynamic Neighborhood Labeling for Data Visualization
Fekete, J., Plaisant, C.
1998
Proceedings of CHI'99, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, May 15-20, 1999, ACM, New York, 512-519.
HCIL-98-09, CS-TR-3946, UMIACS-TR-98-59
[Abstract] [PDF]

LifeLines: Using Visualization to Enhance Navigation and Analysis of Patient Records
Plaisant, C., Mushlin, R., Snyder, A., Li, J., Heller, D., Shneiderman, B.
1998
Revised version in 1998 American Medical Informatic Association Annual Fall Symposium (Orlando, Nov. 9-11, 1998), p. 76-80, AMIA, Bethesda MD.
HCIL-98-08, CS-TR-3943, UMIACS-TR-98-56
[Abstract] [PDF] [Video]

Data Object and Label Placement for Information Abundant Visualizations
Li, J., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
1998
Proceedings, Workshop on New Paradigms in Information Visualization and Manipulation (NPIV'98) In conjunction with the CIKM'98, ACM, New York, 41-48. [Published Version]
HCIL-98-05, CS-TR-3901, UMIACS-TR-98-28, ISR-TR-98-65
[Abstract] [PDF]

Facilitating Network Data Exploration with Query Previews: A Study of User Performance and Preference
Tanin, E., Lotem, A., Haddadin, I., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C., Slaughter, L.
1998 (Revised 1999)
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 19 No. 6 (2000), pp. 393-403.
HCIL-98-02, CS-TR-3879, UMIACS-TR-98-14
[Abstract] [HTML] [Postscript]

Interfaces and Tools for the Library of Congress National Digital Library Program
Marchionini, G., Plaisant, C., Komlodi, A.
1998
Information Processing & Management, 34, 5, pp. 535-555, 1998. Also French version appeared in Document numerique. 2(1), 1998, pages 53-65, Hermes, Paris.
HCIL-98-01, CS-TR-3872, UMIACS-TR-98-09
[Abstract] [HTML]

1997

1997 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports
Plaisant, C. (Editor)
March 1999
HCIL-97-22, CS-TR-4006
[Abstract] [HTML]

The End of Zero-Hit Queries: Query Previews for NASA's Global Change Master Directory
Greene, S., Tanin, E., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Olsen, L., Major, G., Johns, S.
1997
International Journal Digital Libraries Vol. 2 No.2+3 (1999), pp.79-90
HCIL-97-20, CS-TR-3856, UMIACS-TR-97-84
[Abstract] [PDF]

An Information Architecture to Support the Visualization of Personal Histories
Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Mushlin, R.
1997
Information Processing & Management, 34, 5, pp. 581-597, 1998.
HCIL-97-19, CS-TR-3855, UMIACS-TR-97-87
[Abstract] [HTML]

Previews and Overviews in Digital Libraries: Designing Surrogates to Support Visual Information-Seeking
Greene, S., Marchionini, G., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
1997
Journal of the American Society for Information Science 51, 3 (March 2000), 380-393.
HCIL-97-16, CS-TR-3838, UMIACS-TR-97-73, ISR-TR-97-80
[Abstract] [PDF]

Viewing Personal History Records: A Comparison of Tabular Format and Graphical Presentation Using LifeLines
Alonso, D., Rose, A., Plaisant, C., Norman, K.
1997
Behavior and Information Technology 17, 5, 1998, 249-262.
HCIL-97-13, CS-TR-3795, UMIACS-TR-97-45
[Abstract] [HTML]

Visualizing Websites Using a Hierarchical Table of Contents Browser: WebTOC
Nation, D., Plaisant, C., Marchionini, G., Komlodi, A.
May 1997
Proceedings of 3rd Conference on Human Factors and the Web, Denver, Colorado, June 12, 1997.
HCIL-97-10, CS-TR-3791, UMIACS-TR-97-41, CLIS-TR-97-08
[Abstract] [HTML]

Interface and Data Architecture for Query Preview in Networked Information Systems
Doan, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Bruns, T.
1997
ACM Transactions on Information Systems, July 1999, Vol. 17, No. 3, 320-341. A short early version also appeared in ACM SIGMOD Record, Vol.26, No.1, pp. 75-81 March 1997, as Query Previews for Networked Information Systems: A Case Study with NASA Environmental Data by Doan, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Bruns, B. [Published Version]
HCIL-97-09, CS-TR-3792, UMIACS-TR-97-42, ISR-TR-97-57
[Abstract] [HTML]

Query Previews for Networked Information Systems: A Case Study with NASA Environmental Data
Doan, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Bruns, T.
1997
ACM SIGMOD Record, Vol. 26, No. 1 (75-81), March 1997
HCIL-97-02
[Abstract] [HTML] [Postscript]

1996

Query Previews in Networked Information Systems: the Case of EOSDIS
Plaisant, C., Bruns, T., Shneiderman, B., Doan, K.
1996
Video in CHI 97 Video program , Atlanta GA, 22-27 March 1997, ACM, New York NY. A two page summary also appears in CHI 97 Extended Abstracts, ACM New York, 202-203.
HCIL-96-19
[Abstract] [HTML] [Video]

Bringing Treasures to the Surface: Iterative Design for the Library of Congress National Digital Library Program
Plaisant, C., Marchionini, G., Bruns, T., Komlodi, A., Campbell, L.
October 1996
CHI 97 Proceedings, Atlanta GA, 22-27 March 1997, ACM New York, 518-525
HCIL-96-16, CS-TR-3694, CLIS-TR-96-03
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript] [Video]

Putting Visualization to Work: ProgramFinder for Youth Placement
Ellis, J., Rose, A., Plaisant, C.
September 1996
CHI 97 Proceedings, Atlanta GA, 22-27 March 1997, ACM New York, 502-509
HCIL-96-15, CS-TR-3692
[Abstract] [HTML]

1996 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports
Plaisant, C. (Editor)
June 1996
HCIL-96-12, CS-TR-3664
[Abstract] [HTML]

User Needs Assessment for the Library of Congress National Digital Library
Marchionini, G., Plaisant, C., Komlodi, A.
May 1996
HCIL-96-09, CS-TR-3640, CAR-TR-829, CLIS-96-01
[HTML]

Life Cycle of User Interface Techniques: The DJJ Information System Design Process
Rose, A., Ellis, J., Plaisant, C., Greene, S.
May 1996
HCIL-96-07, CS-TR-3637, CAR-TR-826
[Abstract] [HTML]

Exploring LifeLines to Visualize Patient Records
Plaisant, C., Rose, A.
March 1996
A short version of this report appeared as a poster summary in 1996 American Medical Informatic Association Annual Fall Symposium (Washington, DC, Oct. 26-30, 1996), pp. 884, AMIA, Bethesda MD. [Published Version]
HCIL-96-04, CS-TR-3620, CAR-TR-819
[Abstract] [HTML]

1995

BizView: Managing Business and Network Alarms
Plaisant, C., Levy, R., Zhao, W.
November 1995
Summary of the video available from HCIL as part of the 1995 HCIL Video report.
HCIL-95-22
[Abstract] [HTML]

User Controlled Overviews of an Image Library: A Case Study of the Visible Human
North, C., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C.
October 1995
Proc. of the 1st ACM International Conference on Digital Libraries (Bethesda, MD, March 20-23, 1996) 74-82. ACM, New York. In addition a video "Browsing anatomical image databases: A case study of the Visible Human" appeared in CHI 96 Video Program with a two-page video summary in ACM CHI '96 Conference Companion (Vancouver, BC, Canada, April 13-18, 1996) 414-415, http://www.acm.org/sigchi/chi96/proceedings. The video is also available from HCIL as part of the 1995 HCIL Video report. [Published Version]
HCIL-95-20, CS-TR-3550, CAR-TR-798, ISR-TR-95-99.
[Abstract] [HTML] [Video]

1995 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports
Plaisant, C. (Editor)
June 1995
HCIL-95-17, CS-TR-3532, CAR-TR-795
[Abstract] [HTML]

Query Previews in Networked Information Systems
Doan, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
September 1995
Proc. of the Third Forum on Research and Technology Advances in Digital Libraries, ADL '96 (Washington, DC, May 13-15, 1996) IEEE CS Press, 120-129. Also abstract appears as Architecture of dynamic query user interface for networked information systems in on-line Proc. of NASA Science Information Systems Interoperability Conference (College Park, MD, Nov. 6-9, 1995)
HCIL-95-16, CS-TR-3524, CAR-TR-788, ISR-TR-95-90
[Abstract] [HTML]

Life Lines: Visualizing Personal Histories
Plaisant, C., Milash, B., Rose, A., Widoff, S., Shneiderman, B.
September 1995
ACM CHI '96 Conference Proc. (Vancouver, BC, Canada, April 13-18, 1996) 221-227, color plate 518, http://www.acm.org/sigchi/sigchi96/proceedings. The paper also has a corresponding video in the CHI 96 Video Program ACM, New York. Video also available from HCIL in the 1996 HCIL Video report.
HCIL-95-15, CS-TR-3523, CAR-TR-787, ISR-TR-95-88.
[Abstract] [HTML]

Browsing Hierarchical Data with Multi-Level Dynamic Queries and Pruning
Kumar, H., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
March 1995
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Volume 46, No. 1, 103-124 (January 1997).
HCIL-95-12, CS-TR-3474, CAR-TR-772, ISR-TR-95-53.
[Abstract] [HTML]

Organization Overviews and Role Management: Inspiration for Future Desktop Environments
Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
May 1995
IEEE Proc. 4th Workshop on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (Berkeley Springs, WV, April 20-22, 1995) 14-22. [Published Version]
HCIL-95-11, CS-TR-3473, CAR-TR-771.
[Abstract] [HTML]

User Interface Reengineering: Low Effort, High Payoff Strategies
Plaisant, C., Rose, A., Shneiderman, B., Vanniamparampil, A.
Revised October 1996
IEEE Software, vol.14, 4 (July/August 1997) 66-72. Also translated in Japanese in Nikkei Computer,Nikkei Business Publications, Inc., Tokyo, Japan, no. 430, pp. 151-159, Nov. 1997.
HCIL-95-08, CS-TR-3459, CAR-TR-767
[Abstract] [HTML]

An Applied Ethnographic Method for Redesigning User Interfaces
Rose, A., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C.
February 1995
ACM Proc. of DIS 95, Symposium on Designing Interactive Systems: Processes, Practices, Methods & Techniques (Ann Arbor, MI, Aug 23-25, 1995)115-122. [Published Version]
HCIL-95-07, CS-TR-3454, CAR-TR-765.
[Abstract] [HTML]

Organization Overviews and Role Management: Inspiration for Future Desktop Environments
Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
May 1995
Video in CHI '95 Video Program, ACM, New York. A two page video summary also appears in ACM CHI '95 Conference Companion, (Denver, Colorado, May 7-11, 1995) 419-420. Video also available through HCIL as part of the 1994 HCIL Video Report.
HCIL-95-03
[Abstract] [HTML] [Postscript]

1994

Next Generation Network Management Technology
Atallah, G., Ball, M., Baras, J., Goli, S., Karne, R., Kelley, S., Kumar, H., Plaisant, C., Roussopoulos, N., Shneiderman, B., Srinivasarao, M., Stathatos, K., Teittinen, M., Whitefield, D.
ISR-TR-94-42 Proceedings of the 12th Symposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion/Commercialization, pp. 75-82, Albuquerque, NM, January 8-12, 1995.
HCIL-94-19
[Abstract] [PDF]

1994 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports
Plaisant, C. (Editor)
June 1994
HCIL-94-17, CS-TR-3531, CAR-TR-794.
[Abstract] [HTML]

Dynamaps: Dynamic Queries on a Health Statistics Atlas
Plaisant, C., Jain, V.
April 1994
Video in CHI '94 Video Program, ACM, New York. A two page video summary also appears in ACM CHI '94 Conference Companion, (Boston, MA, April 24-28, 1994) 439-440. Video also available through HCIL as part of the 1993 HCIL Video Report.
HCIL-94-16
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript] [Video]

Visual information management for network configuration
Kumar, H., Plaisant, C., Teittinen, M., Shneiderman, B.
June 1994
Part of this article was later published in: Next Generation Network Management Technology, G. Atallah, M. Ball, J. Baras, S. Goli, R. Karne, S. Kelley, H. Kumar, C. Plaisant, N. Roussopoulos, B. Shneiderman, M. Srinivasarao, K. Stathatos, M. Teittinen, and D. Whitefield, Proceedings of the 12th Symposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion/Commercialization, pp. 75-82, Albuquerque, NM, January 8-12, 1995
HCIL-94-07, CS-TR-3288, CAR-TR-716, ISR-TR-94-45
[Abstract] [HTML]

The Future of Graphic User Interfaces: Personal Role Managers
Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C.
May 1994
People and Computers IX, British Computer Society's HCI 94 (Glasgow, Scotland, Aug. 1994) CU Press (Cambridge, U.K.) 3-8. [Published Version]
HCIL-94-05, CS-TR-3285, CAR-TR-713, ISR-TR-94-48
[Abstract] [HTML] [Postscript]

Usability Experiments for the Redesign of a Telepathology Workstation
Carr, D., Plaisant, C., Hasegawa, H.
revised June 1995
Based on The Design of a Telepathology Workstation: Exploring Remote Images. Interacting with Computers, 11(1), 1998, pp. 33-52. [Published Version]
HCIL-94-03, CS-TR-3270, CAR-TR-708
[Abstract] [PDF]

Image Browsers: Taxonomy, Guidelines, and Informal Specifications
Plaisant, C., Carr, D., Shneiderman, B.
April 1994
IEEE Software, vol.12, 2 (March 1995) 21-32.
HCIL-94-02, CS-TR-3282, CAR-TR-712, ISR-TR-94-39
[Abstract] [HTML]

1993

1993 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports
Plaisant, C. (Editor)
June 1993
HCIL-93-25, CS-TR-3530, CAR-TR-793
[Abstract] [HTML]

Exploring Remote Images: A Telepathology Workstation
Plaisant, C., Carr, D., Hasegawa, H.
April 1993
Video in ACM INTERCHI 93 Video Program (Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 24-29, 1993), video available through ACM SIGGRAPH Video Review, issue 88-89. A one page summary also appears in INTERCHI 93 Proceedings, 518. Video also available through HCIL as part of the 1992 HCIL Video Report.
HCIL-93-24
[Abstract] [HTML] [Postscript]

Facilitating Data Exploration: Dynamic Queries on a Health Statistics Map
Plaisant, C.
Aug. 1993
ASA (Alexandria, VA)1993 Proc. of the Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association of the Government Statistics Section (San Francisco, CA, Aug. 1993) 18-23.
HCIL-93-21
[Abstract] [PDF]

1992

1992 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports
Plaisant, C. (Editor)
June 1992
HCIL-92-17, CS-TR-3529, CAR-TR-792
[Abstract] [HTML]

When an intermediate view matters: A 2D browser experiment
Plaisant, C., Carr, D., Hasegawa, H.
Oct. 1992
HCIL-92-13, CS-TR-2980, CAR-TR-645, SRC-TR-92-119.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Touchscreen toggle design
Plaisant, C.
May 1992
Video in CHI `92 Video Program (Monterey, CA, May 3-7, 1992) Available through ACM SIGGRAPH Video Review, issue 77, ACM, New York. A two page video summary appears in CHI' 92 Proceedings, 667-668. Video also available through HCIL as part of the 1991 HCIL Video Report. Also available on YouTube.
HCIL-92-12
[PDF] [Video]

The effects of time delays on a telepathology user interface
Carr, D., Hasegawa, H., Lemmon, D., Plaisant, C.
March 1992
Proc. of the 16th Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care , SCAMC (Baltimore, MD, Nov. 7-11, 1992) 256-260.
HCIL-92-05, CS-TR-2874, CAR-TR-616, SRC-TR-92-49.
[Abstract] [PDF]

1991

1991 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports
Plaisant, C. (Editor)
June 1991
HCIL-91-16, CS-TR-3528, CAR-TR-791
[Abstract] [HTML]

Touchscreen interfaces for alphanumeric data entry
Plaisant, C., Sears, A.
Sept. 1991
Proc. of the Human Factors Society - 36th Annual Meeting, vol. 1, (Atlanta, GA, Oct. 12-16, 1992) 293-297. Also Sparks of Innovation in Human-Computer Interaction, Shneiderman, B., Ed., Ablex (June 1993) 195-204. Also Human Factors Perspectiv es on Human-Computer Interaction, Selections from Proc. of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meetings 1983-1994, Perlman, G., Green, G.K., Wogalter, M.S., Eds. (1995) 261-265. [Published Version]
HCIL-91-12, CS-TR-2764, CAR-TR-585
[Abstract] [PDF]

Remote direct manipulation: A case study of a telemedicine workstation
Keil-Slawik, R., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
April 1991
Human Aspects in Computing: Design and Use of Interactive Systems and Information Management, 4th Int. Conf. on HCI (Stuttgart, Sept. 91) 1006-1011. Also Sparks of Innovation in Human-Computer Interaction, Shneiderman, B., Ed., Ablex (June 1993) 51-61.
HCIL-91-05, CS-TR-2655, CAR-TR-551
[Abstract] [PDF]

1990

Scheduling home-control devices: a case study of the transition from the research project to a product
Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Battaglia, J.
1990
Human Factors in Practice, Computer Systems Technical Group, Human Factors Society (Santa Monica, CA, Dec. 1990) 7-13. Also Sparks of Innovation in Human-Computer Interaction, Shneiderman, B., Ed., Ablex (June 1993) 205-215.
Also later republished in Sparks of Innovation in Human-Computer Interaction, B. Shneiderman, Ed., Ablex Publ. (1993) 385 pages.

HCIL-90-10
[Abstract] [PDF] [Postscript]

Guide to opportunities in volunteer archaeology - case study of the use of a hypertext system in a museum exhibit
Plaisant, C.
Nov. 1990
Hypertext/Hypermedia Handbook, Berk E. & Devlin, J., Eds., McGraw-Hill (1991) 498-505. Also Sparks of Innovation in Human-Computer Interaction, Shneiderman, B., Ed., Ablex (June 1993) 223-229. [Published Version]
HCIL-90-09, CS-TR-2559, CAR-TR-523

Touchscreen toggle switches: push or slide? Design issues and usability study
Plaisant, C., Wallace, D.
Nov. 1990
HCIL-90-08, CS-TR-2557, CAR-TR-521
[Abstract] [Video]

Designing to facilitate browsing: a look back at the Hyperties work station browser
Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C., Botafogo, R., Hopkins, D., Weiland, W.
revised May 1991
Hypermedia, vol. 3, 2 (1991)101-117. Based on Visual engagement and low cognitive load in browsing hypertext. [Published Version]
HCIL-90-02, CS-TR-2433, CAR-TR-494
[Abstract] [PDF]

A new era for high-precision touchscreens
Sears, A., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
June 1990
Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, vol. 3, Hartson, R. & Hix, D. Eds., Ablex (1992) 1-33.
HCIL-90-01, CS-TR-2487, CAR-TR-506

1989

Automatically transforming regularly structured linear documents into hypertext
Furuta, R., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
Dec. 1989
Electronic Publishing - Origination, Dissemination and Design, vol. 2, 4 (1990) 211-229.
HCIL-89-20
[Abstract] [PDF]

Scheduling home control devices: design issues and usability evaluation of four touchscreen interfaces
Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
revised Feb. 1991
International Journal of Man-Machine Studies (1992) 36, 375-393. [Published Version]
HCIL-89-18, CS-TR-2352, CAR-TR-472
[Abstract] [PDF] [Video]

Incorporating string search in a hypertext system: user interface and signature file design issues
Faloustos, C., Lee, R., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
June 1989
Hypermedia, vol. 2, 3 (1991). [Published Version]
HCIL-89-16, CS-TR-2266, CAR-TR-448
[Abstract] [PDF]

A spectrum of automatic hypertext constructions
Furuta, R., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
May 1989
Hypermedia, vol. 1, 2 (1989) 179-195. [Published Version]
HCIL-89-15, CS-TR-2253, CAR-TR-443
[Abstract] [PDF]

Semi-automatic conversion to a hypertext database, the case study of the NCR management college course catalog
Plaisant, C.
May 1989
HCIL-89-14
[Abstract] [Postscript]

Evaluating three museum installations of a hypertext
Shneiderman, B., Brethauer, D., Plaisant, C., Potter, R.
May 1989
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 40(3) 172-182. Also Sparks of Innovation in Human-Computer Interaction, Shneiderman, B., Ed., Ablex (June 1993) 231-250.
HCIL-89-08
[Abstract] [Postscript]

1988

The american voice and robotics "guardian" system: a case study in user interface usability evaluation
Wallace, D., Norman, K., Plaisant, C.
Sept. 1988
HCIL-88-10, CS-TR-2113, CAR-TR-392
[Abstract] [PDF]

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