Coast to Coast: Seminar Series: "Towards Personal Visual Analytics"

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
11:30 - 12:30

Dr. Sheelagh Carpendale
Computer Science, University of Calgary


Modern society demands that people manage, communicate, and interact with digital information at an ever-increasing pace. Even though most people want to be informed, all this information is frequently experienced as stress. It is not the information itself that is the problem, but the manner in which we are bombarded with information in forms that are often hard to interpret. How then can we produce interactive visualizations of digital data in a manner that enhances people's cognitive abilities?