Research Article: Multimedia Analytics

By: Kelly  On: Tue, Apr. 05, 2011  
Multimedia data has become as common today as email was 20 years ago. The ability to comprehend and articulate the big picture necessitates constructing and representing the context, content and relationships from multimedia information sources.

Research Article: Equinox-Information Synthesis and Fusion

By: Ian Roberts  On: Wed, Mar. 30, 2011  
Over the last few years, the National Visualization and Analytics Center (NVAC) has been developing a framework called Equinox. This framework leverages various knowledge representations where content and context can be aligned or fused, thereby creating a new information space from which an integrated perspective can be formed.

Defining a Framework for Visual Analytics

By: Kelly  On: Thu, Mar. 24, 2011  
The Cognitive Foundations for Visual Analytics project is aimed at researchers, developers, users, and testers of VA products to evaluate the effectiveness of VA technologies and to provide guidance for future research, development, selection, and deployment of VA technologies.

Graph Analytics

By: SharonE  On: Mon, Feb. 14, 2011  
Have Green is a suite of cutting-edge graph analytics tools that have been applied to many domains, including social networks, bioinformatics, and social sciences.

Save the Date: VAC Consortium May 3-4

By: Kelly  On: Thu, Feb. 10, 2011  
VAC Consortium Meeting
Imagine. Create. Deliver
May 3-4, 2011 at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD
More details here

2010 VAKD workshop brought together researchers and practitioners developing and applying the state-of-the-art in visual analytics for knowledge discovery. The workshop provided a forum for discussing ideas in visual analytics and identified short- and long-term research objectives.

Unique Resource for Emergency Management

By: Kelly  On: Wed, Jan. 12, 2011  
The Northwest Regional Technology Center (NWRTC) is a virtual resource center that enables homeland security solutions for emergency management professionals in the Northwest United States.

New Text Mining Book

By: SharonE  On: Wed, Dec 22, 2010  
Chapter 1 ("Automatic Keyword Extraction from Individual Documents") in the new book, Text Mining: Application and Theory, describes the Rapid Automatic Keyword Extraction (RAKE) tool.

FODAVA Annual Meeting Held December 9 and 10, 2010

By: SharonE  On: Tue, Dec 21, 2010  
The Foundations of Data and Visual Analytics (FODAVA) initiative focuses on the creation of mathematical and computational sciences required to transform all types of digital data into ways that make visual understanding possible. The annual meeting provided an overview of each ongoing and new FODAVA project.
NodeXL development team members (Derek Hansen, Ben Shneiderman, Marc A. Smith) provide a thorough, practical guide for using the tool and describe the development process for each NodeXL feature in Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL.
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