Monthly Archives: January 2012

Android Orphans: Visualizing a Sad History of Support

Here is an interesting post about visualizing the evolution of the support of operating systems for the iPhone and Android platforms. It might help influence your decision on which mobile phone to get next. Original post: Android Orphans: Visualizing a … Continue reading

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VLHCC 2012

Call For Papers – VL/HCC 2012 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing September 30 – October 4, 2012 Innsbruck, Austria, co-located with MODELS’12 http://vlhcc.org/ From the beginning of the computer age, people have sought easier ways to learn, … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Bugs

A paper by Jorge Aranda and Gina Venolia entitled The Secret Life of Bugs: Going Past the Errors and Omissions in Software Repositories, (ACM Link) presented at ICSE 2009 presents a field study they conducted with Microsoft Developers and how … Continue reading

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Collaborative Visualization: Definition, Challenges and Research Agenda

As software systems become increasingly larger and developed by teams of software developers it is important for software visualization researchers to help support software developers collaborate better with tools, techniques, and environments. A paper entitled Collaborative Visualization: Definition, Challenges and … Continue reading

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An Empirical Comparison of the Accuracy Rates of Novices using the Quorum, Perl, and Randomo Programming Languages

An interesting paper entitled An Empirical Comparison of the Accuracy Rates of Novices using the Quorum, Perl, and Randomo Programming Languages by Andreas Stefik, Susanna Siebert, Melissa Stefik, Kim Slattery was presented at a workshop I co-organised PLATEAU 2011. We … Continue reading

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Workshop on Social Media Visualization (SocMedVis)

Call for Papers Workshop on Social Media Visualization (SocMedVis) at the International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM’12) 4th June 2012, Dublin, Ireland http://socmedvis.ucd.ie Social media study and analysis brings researchers from many fields into a single setting. … Continue reading

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Empirical Studies in Information Visualization: Seven Scenarios

A paper on Empirical Studies in Information Visualization: Seven Scenarios (IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 30 Nov. 2011.) by Heidi Lam, Enrico Bertini, Petra Isenberg, Catherine Plaisant and Sheelagh Carpendale take a new scenario based look at evaluation … Continue reading

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