Category: News

VACLab at AMIA 2018

The AMIA Annual Symposium is one the premier meetings in the field of biomedical and health informatics.  This 2018 AMIA Annual Symposium was held in San Francisco from November 3-7, and VACLab research was well represented. First, Wanchen Zhao presented

BioVis Challenge Keynote

The BioVis Interest Group has organized events at IEEE VIS for several years, exploring various aspects of visualization in biology. BioVis provides a forum for researchers from a range of fields including visualization, bioinformatics, and biology communities to meet, discuss

VACLab at IEEE VIS 2018

IEEE VIS is the premier conference for Visualization and Visual Analytics research.  The 2018 IEEE VIS Conference will take place in Berlin, Germany in October, and VACLab research will be well represented. First, David Gotz is a co-author on a

New Article Highlights Key Roadblock to EHR Usability

I’m excited to share a new article that has just been published in the Journal for Electronic Health Data and Methods (eGEMs) that highlights a critical issue that is impeding improvements in EHR usability. The article—written with co-authors Saif Khairat,

New ACM CHI Paper Wins Award: Machine Learning and Visualization for Heart Arrhythmia Detection

I’m excited to share that our recently accepted ACM CHI 2018 paper has been honored with an Honorable Mention Award, a highly selective designation given to the very best accepted CHI papers of the year.  The paper focuses on a visual analytics

New NIH Grant to Explore Visual Analytics for Mobile Health Data Streams

In collaboration with Dr. Arlene Chung from the UNC School of Medicine, David Gotz is part of a newly awarded a 3 year RO1 NIH grant which has been awarded through the joint NSF/NIH QuBBD program.  This approximately $1 million

New Article in ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (ACM TIIS)

Building on our award-winning methods for externalizing selection bias within the Tempo visual analytics system (which won Best Paper at ACM IUI), a follow-up article has now been published in ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems.  This collaborative project with the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center expanded

VACLab @ IEEE VIS 2017

The IEEE VIS conference will take place in Phoenix in just over a week.  VACLab research will be represented at IEEE VIS in a number of ways. Two IEEE TVCG papers will be presented as part of IEEE VAST, both the result

New Article in the International Journal of Health Planning and Management

We’ve recently published a new article focused on research gaps in routine health information system design barriers to data quality and use in low- and middle-income countries.  The article has been published in the International Journal of Health Planning and Management, and is now available

ACM Computing Reviews honors our work as a “Best of Computing” article for 2016

ACM Computing Reviews publishes an annual list of “Notable Items” from the field of computing as part of a feature that it calls the “Best Of Computing.” recently released its 21st annual Notable listing, which honored just 231 books and papers selected from