Courses on Esthetics, Art, Perception and Visualization         IAAA       Remko Scha

Automatic Visualization

Mehdi Dastani and Remko Scha

Course at the University of Amsterdam, Department of Computational Linguistics,
Curriculum "Master of Logic", ILLC, 1999.


I. Visual Representation and Automatic Visualization.

Klaus Reichenberger, Thomas Kamps and Gene Golovchinsky: "Towards a Generative Theory of Diagram Design." In: Proceedings InfoVis'95, Atlanta, 1995.

Michelle X. Zhou and Steven K. Feiner: "Data Characterization for Automatically Visualizing Heterogeneous Information." In: Proceedings InfoVis'96 (1996 IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization), San Francisco, CA, 1996, pp. 13–20.

Steven F. Roth, Mei C. Chuah, Stephan Kerpedjiev, John Kolojejchick and Peter Lucas: "Towards an Information Visualization Workspace: Combining Multiple Means of Expression."

Mehdi Dastani: "An Algebraic Approach to Data Visualization." Ms., Department of Computational Linguistics, ILLC, University of Amsterdam, 1997.

W. Winn: "Encoding and Retrieval of Information in Maps and Diagrams."

M. Averbuch et al.: "As You Like It: Tailorable Information Visualization."

C.M. Lewis: "Visualization and Situations."

Jos de Bruin and Remko Scha: "A Republic of Information Designers."

II. Multimedia Communication and Interactivity.

Eduard Hovy and Yigal Arens: "When is a Picture worth a Thousand Words? Allocation of Modalities in Multimedia Communication." Working Notes: AAAI Spring Symposium on Knowledge-Based Human-Computer Communication, Stanford University, 1990.

Y. Arens, E. Hovy and M. Vossers: "On the Knowledge Underlying Multimedia Presentations."

Mei C. Chuah and Steven F. Roth: "On the Semantics of Interactive Visualizations."

Steven F. Roth et al.: "Interactive Graphic Design Using Automatic Presentation Knowledge."

Lisa Tweedle: "Characterizing Interactive Externalizations." Proceedings of CHI'97, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Atlanta, 1997, pp. 375–382.

III. Cognition and Perception.

Barbara Tversky: "Cognitive origins of graphic productions." In: F.T. Marchese (ed.): Understanding Images. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1995.

Barbara Tversky: "Cognitive Principles of Graphic Displays." In: Michael Anderson (ed.): Reasoning with Diagrammatic Representations II. Papers from the AAAI 1997 Fall Symposium, pp. 116–124. AAAI, 1997.

Marian Petre: "Why looking isn't always seeing: Readership skills and graphic programming." Communications of the ACM, Vol. 38, No. 6 (June 1995).

M. Petre and T.R.G. Green: "Learning to Read Graphics: Some Evidence that 'Seeing' an Information Display is an Acquired Skill."

Joseph Marks and Ehud Reiter: "Avoiding unwanted implicatures in text and graphics." In: Thomas Dietterich and William Swartout (eds.): Proceedings of the Eight National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Boston, 1990, pp. 450–456. AAAI / MIT Press.

Peter A. van der Helm: "The dynamics of Prägnanz." Psychological Research 56 (1994), pp. 224–236.

Mehdi Dastani: Languages of Perception. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Amsterdam, 1998.
ILLC Dissertation Series 1998–05

Rens Bod and Remko Scha: "Deriving optimal network diagrams by means of structural information theory." In: Rens Bod, Mehdi Dastani, Hub Prüst, Remko Scha and Henk Zeevat (eds.): HCI from a Discourse Perspective. ESPRIT report (Basic Research Action P6296). Human Communication Research Centre, Edinburgh University, 1993.

IV. Visual Programming and Specification Languages

K. Marriott, B. Meyer and K. Wittenberg: "A Survey of Visual Specification and Recognition."

Jan Rekers: "A definition of the graphical syntax of basic message sequence charts." Ms., Leiden University, The Netherlands, 1996.

J. Rekers and A. Schürr: "A graph grammar approach to graphical parsing." Proceedings IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages (VL'95), Darmstadt, Germany, 1995, pp. 195–202.

S. Üsküdarli and T. Dinesh: "Towards a visual programming environment generator for algebraic specifications."

V. Visual Reasoning.

Zenon Kulpa: "Diagrammatic representation and reasoning." Proceedings GKPO '94, Spala, Poland, May 16–20, 1994.

N. Hari Narayanan: "Diagrammatic Communication: A Taxonomic Overview."

C. Gurr, J. Lee and K. Stenning: " Theories of Diagrammatic Reasoning: Distinguishing Component Problems."

Jon Barwise and Atsushi Shimojima: "Surrogate Reasoning." Cognitive Studies. Bulletin of the Japanese Cognitive Society, 2, 4 (November 1995), pp. 7–27.

J. Barwise and J. Etchemendy: "Visual Information and Valid Reasoning."

Jon Barwise: "Hyperproof: An Excursion in Situated Logic."

Keith Stenning and Jon Oberlander: "Spatial Inclusion and Set Membership: A Case Study of Analogy at Work."

Dejuan Wang, John Lee and Henk Zeevat: "Reasoning with diagrammatic representations."