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'Draw me a picture,' say scientists: Computer may respond
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Hawaii to take the first steps towards developing a computer that can take data and produce meaningful visualizations based on natural language requests, accompanied by common gestures like pointing. (2014-12-17)

Movement brings computer images to life
A new computer graphics method that uses movement to show the shape and structure of static objects has been developed by researchers at the UC Davis Center for Image Processing and Integrated Computing. (2003-06-18)

Using LEGO to test children's ability to visualize and rotate 3D shapes in space
Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed a test that uses children's ability to assemble LEGO pieces to assess their spatial visualization ability. Spatial visualization is the ability to visualize 3D shapes in one's mind, which is tied to increased GPAs and graduation rates in STEM college students. (2020-06-18)

Web experts ask scientists to use the Web to improve understanding, sharing of their data in science
Peter Fox and James Hendler of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are calling for scientists to take a few tips from the users of the World Wide Web when presenting their data to the public and other scientists in the Feb. 11 issue of Science magazine. (2011-02-11)

Using contrast enhanced sonography improves diagnosis of liver and spleen injuries
Contrast-enhanced sonography shows liver and spleen injuries better than non-contrast enhanced sonography, according to a study conducted at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine department of radiology in Sacramento, Calif. (2006-09-29)

University of Arizona researchers awarded $3.6 million to design metaphorical cybersecurity map
University of Arizona engineering and computer science researchers have won a $3.6 million cybersecurity research contract from the Office of Naval Research to develop dynamic maps that visualize suspicious activity on computer networks. (2012-06-12)

A picture worth a thousand megabytes
A new system will allow high-speed visualization of three- dimensional data at a fraction of the cost of supercomputers. (1999-07-01)

CyLab researchers create network traffic visualization tool to help thwart cyber attacks
Carnegie Mellon CyLab researchers Yang Cai and Sebastian Peryt have created a tool that allows one to visualize network traffic to more easily identify key changes and patterns. The researchers have used this tool to inspect network traffic during DDoS attacks and map out the structure of malware distribution networks. (2016-11-07)

University of Oklahoma professor publishes 2 books
May Yuan, associate dean for the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma, has published two books, titled (2008-05-06)

Gestures provide a helping hand in problem solving
Talking with your hands can trigger mental images that help solve complex problems relating to spatial visualization, an important skill for both students and professionals, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. (2011-02-01)

Genomatix wins "Most Creative Visualization" award at iDEA Challenge 2011
Genomatix was among the finalists at Illumina's Data Excellence (iDEA) Challenge 2011 and has won the award for the (2011-08-23)

LSU computer scientist helping to develop 'virtual lab'
Thanks to the work of an international group that includes LSU Computer Science Assistant Professor Bijaya B. Karki, researchers from around the world may soon be able to conduct computational experiments online in a (2004-11-18)

University of Oklahoma professor awarded NSF CAREER grant to create visualization tools
A University of Oklahoma professor is creating innovative new ways for people to interact with data in the digital humanities with a five-year, $496,124 National Science Foundation CAREER grant. The University of Oklahoma project will greatly expand the usefulness of data visualizations by providing a general way to create, edit, search and query data inside the visualizations themselves. (2014-08-12)

Virtual reality demonstrations at AGU
If you are among the 16,000 people attending the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco this week, scientists from the UC Davis KeckCAVES facility will be running several demonstrations of their interactive virtual reality technology. (2009-12-15)

Big data reveals glorious animation of Antarctic bottom water
A remarkably detailed animation of the movement of the densest and coldest water in the world around Antarctica has been produced using data generated on Australia's most powerful supercomputer, Raijin. (2015-11-23)

NYU professor wins premier award in the data visualization field
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers presented the 2014 Visualization Technical Achievement Award to NYU professor Claudio Silva. The award is among the highest honors of the IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Visualization and Graphics. Silva was recognized for his seminal contributions, his work in geometric computing methods in visualization, and for his role in developing VisTrails, an open-source data-tracking system that is now widely used across numerous scientific domains. (2014-11-12)

Translating elephant seal data into a symphony provides surprising insights
Sonification of 10 years of oceanic migration of these seals reveals coordinated swimming. (2018-04-23)

Real-time visualization tool reveals behavioral patterns in Bitcoin transactions
A novel visualization method for exploring dynamic patterns in real-time Bitcoin transactional data can zoom in on individual transactions in large blocks of data and also detect meaningful associations between large numbers of transactions and recurring patterns such as money laundering. The information and insights made possible by this top-down visualization of Bitcoin cryptocurrency transactions are described in an article in Big Data. (2016-07-05)

Mummy visualization impresses in computer journal
Using visualisation technology developed at Linköping University under the auspices of Visualization Center C, visitors to the British Museum can reveal the murder of the mummified Geberlein Man, 5,500 years ago. This world-leading technology has been described in a prestigious journal of computer science, Communications of the ACM. (2017-01-23)

STN AnaVist 1.1 offers new options for sharing
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) and FIZ Karlsruhe have announced a new version of the STN AnaVist analysis and visualization software that provides customers the ability to share their visualization results with others in their organization through new login IDs for Shared Projects that enable interactive viewing and through new pre-defined Project Reports. (2006-02-20)

NASA visualization shows a black hole's warped world
A new visualization of a black hole illustrates how its gravity distorts our view, warping its surroundings as if viewed in a funhouse mirror. (2019-09-25)

A study analyzes the search for information in stock photography agencies
Research carried out at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid analyzes the search and visualization systems used by commercial stock photography agencies, whose estimated annual net sales reach over 150 billion euros. (2012-09-11)

Boeing and Notre Dame enter into research agreement
The Boeing Co. and Notre Dame have entered into a Master Sponsored Research Agreement, whereby Boeing will fund research projects at the University with a near-term focus on technology translation. (2009-10-05)

Save the date: EarthScope National Meeting convenes for the last time, May 2017
Geoscientists from all over the country will soon gather in Anchorage, Alaska, for the final EarthScope National Meeting held May 16-18, 2017, at the Dena'ina Convention Center. Come discover frontier Earth science emerging in the final stages of the EarthScope program! The meeting will open with an EarthScope Synthesis session, focusing on main results from the EarthScope project. (2017-03-02)

TACC develops visualization software for humanities researchers
The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin has released MostPixelsEver: Cluster Edition, an open source software tool that allows researchers, especially those in the humanities, to create interactive, multimedia visualizations on high resolution, tiled displays like TACC's Stallion, one of the highest resolution tiled displays in the world at 328 million pixels. (2012-12-11)

UMD receives $1.8 million grant to improve genomic data analysis tools
A University of Maryland genomics expert has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand the functionality of open source data visualization software that can help identify genomic markers for cancer and other diseases. (2015-09-09)

NASA's iPad app beams science straight to users
NASA satellites beam data from space; now the Agency is beaming it straight to your iPad. (2011-07-27)

Visual control of big data
A data-visualization tool identifies sources of aberrant results and recomputes visualizations without them. (2014-08-15)

U of Minnesota astronomers help exploded star come alive across time and space
University of Minnesota astronomers led an international team of researchers who have developed a new three-dimensional visualization of the famous Cassiopeia A supernova remnant that gives astrophysicists new clues about how exploding stars form new stars and solar systems. (2009-01-08)

New stats apps show a virtual reality
Harnessing the power of virtual reality will help to visualize data and improve statistical models. (2018-11-05)

iPad app teaches students key skill for success in math, science, engineering
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed an iPad app that helps students learn spatial visualization, an essential skill for doing well in science, math and engineering. They have been testing the app during a high school summer program at the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego, as well as on undergraduate students at the school. (2013-09-16)

UT's Remote Data Analysis and Visualization Center enters full production
Nautilus, the powerful computer at the heart of the Remote Data Analysis and Visualization Center at the University of Tennessee, goes into full production on Sept. 20. Nautilus will allow researchers to visualize and analyze massive data sets that could not be processed with less powerful computers. Nautilus is part of the National Science Foundation's TeraGrid XD (eXtreme Digital) program. (2010-09-14)

To diagnose heart disease, visualization experts recommend a simpler approach
HemoVis, a new visualization tool developed at Harvard, increases diagnostic accuracy from 39% to 91% by changing the presentation of data. (2011-10-27)

SDSC Visualizations win 'OASCR' Awards at SciDAC 2011
Two visualizations created by researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, and other academic institutions are among the recipients of the people's choice OASCR awards announced this week at the 2011 SciDAC (Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing Program) conference. (2011-07-15)

MDCT accurate for diagnosing coronary artery disease in patients with no to moderate calcification
In patients with no or moderate coronary calcification, 16-slice MDCT allows the reliable detection of coronary artery stenosis with high diagnostic accuracy, say researchers from Tuebingen University Hospital in Germany. Coronary artery stenosis is the narrowing of coronary arteries due to the build-up of calcified plaques. (2005-05-03)

CEUS: To diagnose postoperative vascular complications after liver transplantation
Conventional ultrasound including 2D and Doppler ultrasound plays an important role in screening for postoperative vascular complications after liver transplantation, but vascular visualization is not always satisfactory. (2009-08-11)

University of Hawaii's data visualization expert to build the top system in the nation
The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa will be home to the best data visualization system in the United States, thanks to a major research infrastructure grant from the National Science Foundation. (2015-12-16)

Cal-(IT)2 adds new industrial partner SGI
The California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology has signed a new industrial partner: SGI Inc. (NYSE:SGI), formerly known as Silicon Graphics. The institute is a collaboration between the University of California, San Diego and the University of California, Irvine. On a co-investment basis, the high-performance computing company will supply hardware and software to be used by research teams involved in projects under the auspices of Cal-(IT)2 (pronounced cal-eye-tee-squared). SGI's initial cooperation involves a co-investment of $210,000. (2001-08-28)

Researchers look to add statistical safeguards to data analysis and visualization software
Brown University computer scientists have shown a new way to help prevent users of data exploration software from making false discoveries. (2017-05-19)

PNNL awards contracts to four universities for homeland security work
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has awarded contracts to four university teams to support the Department of Homeland Security's mission with the National Visualization and Analytics Center. These contracts will establish regional visualization centers and will bring academic expertise to the nation's efforts to discover information that may warn officials of a terrorist attack before it can be carried out. (2006-01-17)

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