Conference Papers and Journal Articles


Vis Ex Machina: An Analysis of Trust in Human versus Algorithmically Generated Visualization Recommendations.
Rachael Zehrung* and Astha Singhal*, Michael Correll, and Leilani Battle
CHI 2021 (to appear)
* = First authors, contributed equally.
If you want more women in your workforce, here's how to recruit
Emma Pierson, Elissa M. Redmiles, Leilani Battle and Jessica Hullman
Nature -- Careers (Aug. 26, 2020)
A Structured Review of Data Management Technology for Interactive Visualization and Analysis
Leilani Battle, Carlos Scheidegger
InfoVis 2020
Kyrix-S: Authoring Scalable Scatterplot Visualizations of Big Data
Wenbo Tao, Xinli Hou, Adam Sah, Leilani Battle, Remco Chang and Michael Stonebraker
InfoVis 2020
Database Benchmarking for Supporting Real-Time Interactive Querying of Large Data
Leilani Battle, Philipp Eichmann, Marco Angelini, Carsten Binnig, Tiziana Catarci, Jean-Daniel Fekete, Giuseppe Santucci, Dominik Moritz, Yukun Zheng
SIGMOD 2020
paper (preprint) | GitHub page | OSF repository | video presentation (youtube) | bibtex
Debugging Database Queries: A Survey of Tools, Techniques, and Users
Sneha Gathani, Peter Lim, Leilani Battle
CHI 2020
A Provenance Task Abstraction Framework
Christian Bors, John Wenskovitch, Michelle Dowling, Simon Attfield, Leilani Battle, Alex Endert, Olga Kulyk, and Robert S. Laramee
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (Volume: 39, Issue: 6, Nov.-Dec. 1 2019)
The Role of Latency and Task Complexity in Predicting Visual Search Behavior
Leilani Battle, R. Jordan Crouser, Audace Nakeshimana, Ananda Montoly, Remco Chang, and Michael Stonebraker
InfoVis 2019
Smile: A System to Support Machine Learning on EEG Data at Scale.
Lei Cao, Wenbo Tao, Sungtae An, Jing Jin, Yizhou Yan, Xiaoyu Liu, Wendong Ge, Adam Sah, Leilani Battle, Jimeng Sun, Remco Chang, Brandon Westover, Samuel Madden, and Michael Stonebraker.
VLDB 2019
Characterizing Exploratory Visual Analysis: A Literature Review and Evaluation of Analytic Provenance in Tableau
Leilani Battle and Jeffrey Heer.
EuroVis 2019
Kyrix: Interactive Pan/Zoom Visualizations at Scale
Wenbo Tao, Xiaoyu Liu, Yedi Wang, Leilani Battle, Çagatay Demiralp, Remco Chang, and Michael Stonebraker
EuroVis 2019
Beagle: Automated Extraction and Interpretation of Visualizations from the Web
Leilani Battle, Peitong Duan, Zachery Miranda, Dana Mukusheva, Remco Chang, and Michael Stonebraker.
CHI 2018
Dynamic Prefetching of Data Tiles for Interactive Visualization
Leilani Battle, Remco Chang, and Michael Stonebraker.
SIGMOD 2016
Making Sense of Temporal Queries with Interactive Visualization
Leilani Battle, Danyel Fisher, Robert DeLine, Mike Barnett, Badrish Chandramouli, Jonathan Goldstein
CHI 2016
Skew-Aware Join Optimization for Array Databases.
Jennie Duggan, Olga Papaemmanouil, Leilani Battle, and Michael Stonebraker.
SIGMOD 2015
The Case for Data Visualization Management Systems [Vision Paper].
Eugene Wu, Leilani Battle, and Samuel R. Madden.
VLDB 2014
Database-as-a-Service for Long-Tail Science.
Bill Howe, Garrett Cole, Emad Soroush, Paraschos Koutris, Alicia Key, Nodira Khoussainova, and Leilani Battle.
SSDBM 2011
Automatic example queries for ad-hoc databases
Bill Howe, Garrett Cole, Nodira Khoussainova, and Leilani Battle.
SIGMOD 2011
Building the Internet of Things Using RFID: The RFID Ecosystem Experience
Evan Welbourne, Leilani Battle, Garrett Cole, Kayla Gould, Kyle Rector, Samuel Raymer, Magdalena Balazinska, Gaetano Borriello
IEEE Internet Computing 13(3): 48-55 (2009)

Workshop Papers


Leveraging Human Learning in Interactive Data Exploration
Sanad Saha, Arash Termehchy, and Leilani Battle.
CAST 2019
Evaluating Visual Data Analysis Systems: A Discussion Report.
Leilani Battle, Marco Angelini, Carsten Binnig, Tiziana Catarci, Philipp Eichmann, Jean-Daniel Fekete, Giuseppe Santucci, Michael Sedlmair and Wesley Willett.
HILDA 2018
Position Statement: The Case for a Visualization Performance Benchmark
Leilani Battle, Remco Chang, Jeffrey Heer, and Michael Stonebraker.
DSIA Workshop 2017 (co-located with VIS 2017)
Making Sense of Temporal Queries with Fine-Grained Provenance.
Leilani Battle, Danyel Fisher, Mike Barnett, Badrish Chandramouli, Rob DeLine, and Jonathan Goldstein.
Provenance for Sensemaking Workshop at IEEE Vis 2014
Dynamic Reduction of Query Result Sets for Interactive Visualization.
Leilani Battle, Remco Chang and Michael Stonebraker.
IEEE Workshop on Big Data Visualization, 2013

Theses


Behavior-Driven Optimization Techniques for Scalable Data Exploration
Doctoral Thesis, MIT EECS, 5/2017
Interactive Visualization of Big Data Leveraging Databases for Scalable Computation
Masters Thesis, MIT EECS, 8/2013

Technical Reports


Beagle: Automated Extraction and Interpretation of Visualizations from the Web
Leilani Battle, Peitong Duan, Zachery Miranda, Dana Mukusheva, Remco Chang, Michael Stonebraker
Technical Report (in arXiv): arXiv:1711.05962 [cs.HC], 2017
Dynamic Prefetching of Data Tiles for Interactive Visualization
MIT CSAIL Technical Report (in DSpace@MIT): MIT-CSAIL-TR-2015-031, 2015
Indexing Cost Sensitive Prediction
Leilani Battle, Edward Benson, Aditya Parameswaran, Eugene Wu
Technical Report (in arXiv): arXiv:1408.4072 [cs.LG], 2014

Miscellaneous


SciDB DBMS Research at M.I.T..
Michael Stonebraker, Jennie Duggan, Leilani Battle, and Olga Papaemmanouil.
Bulletin of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Data Engineering (Dec. 2013 Issue)
Dynamic Reduction of Query Result Sets for Interactive Visualization [Demonstration].
Leilani Battle, Remco Chang and Michael Stonebraker.
XLDB 2013