Wednesday May 26

9:30 Invited talk
Michel Beaudouin-Lafon (UniversitÚ Paris-Sud, France)
Designing Interaction, not Interfaces
10:30-11:00 coffee break

Improving Interaction (I)

11:00 Stitching: Pen Gestures that Span Multiple Displays
Ken Hinckley, Patrick Baudisch, Marc Smith (Microsoft Research, USA), Gonzalo Ramos (University of Toronto, USA), Francois Guimbretiere (University of Maryland, USA)
11:25 Display Space Usage and Window Management Operation Comparisons between Single Monitor and Multiple Monitor Users
Dugald Ralph Hutchings (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA), Greg Smith, Brian Meyers, Mary Czerwinski, George Robertson (Microsoft Research, USA)
11:50 A Visual Tool for Tracing Users' Behavior in Virtual Environments
Luca Chittaro, Lucio Ieronutti (University of Udine, Italy)
12:15 More Than the Sum of Its Members: Challenges for Group Recommender Systems
Anthony Jameson (DFKI, Germany)
13:00-14:30 lunch

Improving Interaction (II)

14:30 MADCOW: a Multimedia Digital Annotation System
Paolo Bottoni, Roberta Civica, Stefano Levialdi, Laura Orso, Emanuele Panizzi, Rosa Trinchese (UniversitÓ di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy)
14:55 Integrating Expanding Annotations with a 3D Explosion Probe
Henry Sonnet, Thomas Strothotte (University of Magdeburg, Germany), Sheelagh Carpendale (University of Calgary, Germany)
15:20 Using Games to Investigate Movement for Graph Comprehension
John Bovey, Florence Benoy, Peter Rodgers (University of Kent, UK)
15:45-16:30 coffee break / Demo Group A

Short Papers

16:30 Usability of E-Learning Tools
Carmelo Ardito, Rosa Lanzilotti, Teresa Roselli, Veronica Rossano (UniversitÓ degli Studi di Bari, Italy), Marilena De Marsico, Stefano Levialdi, Manuela Tersigni (UniversitÓ di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy)
16:45 Exploring and Examining Assessment Data via a Matrix Visualisation
Martin Graham, Jessie Kennedy (Napier University, UK)
17:00 A Graph-based Interface to Complex Hypermedia Structure Visualization
Manuel Freire, Pilar Rodriguez (EPS-Universidad Aut˛noma de Madrid, Spain)
17:15 Aligning Information Browsing and Exploration Methods with a Spatial Navigation Aid for Mobile City Visitors
Thomas Rist, Stephan Baldes, Patrick Brandmeier (DFKI, Germany)
17:30 ZoneZoom: Map Navigation for Smartphones with Recursive View Segmentation
Daniel Robbins, Edward Cutrell, Raman Sarin, Eric Horvitz (Microsoft Research, USA)
17:45 DeepDocument: Use of a Multi-Layered Display to Provide Context Awareness in Text Editing
Masood Masoodian, Sam McKoy, Bill Rogers, David Ware (The University of Waikato Hamilton, New Zealand)
19:00 welcome cocktail

Thursday May 27

9:00 Invited talk
Catherine Plaisant (University of Maryland, USA)
The Challenge of Information Visualization Evaluation

Improving Visualization (I)

10:00 View Size and Pointing Difficulty in Multi-Scale Navigation
Yves Guiard, Julien Bastin (LMP CNRS & Univ. MediterranÚe, France), Michel Beaudouin-Lafon, Dennis Pasveer (UniversitÚ Paris-Sud, France), Shumin Zhai (IBM Almaden Research Center, France)
10:25 Usability Studies on a Visualisation for Parallel Display and Control of Alternative Scenarios
Aran Lunzer, Kasper HornbŠk (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
10:50-11:30 coffee break / Demo Group B

Improving Visualization (II)

11:30 Fishnet, a Fisheye Web Browser with Search Term Popouts: a Comparative Evaluation with Overview and Linear View
Patrick Baudisch (Microsoft Research, USA), Bongshin Lee (University of Maryland, USA), Libby Hanna (Hanna Research & Consulting, USA)
11:55 Image Presentation in Space and Time: Errors, Preferences and Eye-gaze Activity
Bob Spence, Mark Witkowski, Catherine Fawcett (Intelligent and Interactive Systems Group, UK), Brock Craft (University College London, UK), Oscar de Bruijn (Interactive Systems Design, UK)
12:20 ValueCharts: Analyzing Linear Models Expressing Preferences and Evaluations
Giuseppe Carenini, John Loyd (University of British Columbia, Canada)
13:00-14:30 lunch

14:30 - 16:45 Short Papers presented as Posters and Demo Group C

17:00 social event

Friday May 28

9:00 Invited talk
Boris de Ruyter, Emile Aarts (Philips Research, The Netherlands)
Ambient Intelligence: Visualising the Future

Advancing Interaction

10:00 Multi-Projectors and Implicit Interaction in Persuasive Public Displays
Paul Dietz, Ramesh Raskar, Shane Booth, Jeroen van Baar, Kent Wittenburg, Brian Knep (Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, USA)
10:25 Task-Sensitive User Interfaces: Grounding Information Provision within the Context of the User?s Activity
Nathalie Colineau, Andrew Lampert, Cecile Paris (CSIRO - ICT Centre, Australia)
10:50-11:30 coffee break / Demo Group D

Extending to Multidimensional Interfaces

11:30 3D Location-pointing as a Navigation Aid in Virtual Environments
Luca Chittaro, Stefano Burigat (University of Udine, Italy)
11:55 Observing and Adapting User Behavior in Navigational 3D Interfaces
Augusto Celentano, Fabio Pittarello (UniversitÓ Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Italy)
12:20 Towards the Next Generation of 3D Content Creation
Gerhard H. Bendels, Ferenc Kahlesz, Reinhard Klein (University of Bonn, Germany)
12:45 Designing Affordances for the Navigation of Detail-on-Demand Hypervideo
Andreas Girgensohn, Lynn Wilcox (FX Palo Alto Laboratory, USA), Frank Shipman (Texas A&M University, USA), Sara Bly (Sara Bly Consulting, USA)
13:15-14:45 lunch

Designing Better Visual Interfaces

14:45 Identification and Validation of Cognitive Design Principles for Automated Generation of Assembly Instructions
Julie Heiser, Barbara Tversky, Doantam Phan, Pat Hanrahan (Stanford University, CA, USA), Maneesh Agrawala (Microsoft Research, USA)
15:10 How Users Interact with Biodiversity Information Using TaxonTree
Bongshin Lee, Cynthia Sims Parr, Dana Campbell, Benjamin B. Bederson (University of Maryland, USA)
15:35 Smooth Morphing of Handwritten Text
Conrad Pomm, Sven Werlen (Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, Switzerland)
16:00 Dealing with Geographic Continuous Fields - the Way to a Visual GIS Environment
Robert Laurini (LIRIS, France), Luca Paolino, Monica Sebillo, Genoveffa Tortora, Giuliana Vitiello (UniversitÓ di Salerno, France)
concluding remarks

Short Papers presented as Posters
(Max poster size is cm. 100 height and cm. 90 width)

Improving Interaction

Visualization of Music Performance as an Aid to Listener's Comprehension
Rumi Hiraga (Bunkyo University, Japan), Noriyuki Matsuda (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
A Visual Adaptive Interface to Filesystems
Rosario De Chiara, Ugo Erra, Vittorio Scarano (UniversitÓ di Salerno, Italy)
On Electronic Annotation and Its Implementation
Daniela Fogli (UniversitÓ di Brescia, Italy), Giuseppe Fresta (CNR, Italy), Piero Mussio (UniversitÓ di Milano, Italy)
SWAPit: A Multiple Views Paradigm for Exploring Associations of Texts and Structured Data
Andreas Becks, Christian Seeling (Fraunhofer FIT, Germany)
Scalable Fabric: Flexible Task Management
George Robertson, Eric Horvitz, Mary Czerwinski, Patrick Baudisch, Dugald Hutchings, Brian Meyers, Daniel Robbins, Greg Smith (Microsoft Research, USA)
Scene-Driver: Reusing Broadcast Animation Content for Engaging, Narratively Coherent Games
Annika Wolff, Paul Mulholland, Zdenek Zdrahal (The Open University Milton Keynes, UK)
Scaffolding Visually Cluttered Web Pages to Facilitate Accessibility
Alison Lee (IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA)
Knave II: The Definition and Implementation of an Intelligent Tool for Visualization and Exploration of Time-Oriented Clinical Data
Dina Goren-Bar, Yuval Shahar, Maya Galperin-Aizenberg, David Boaz, Gil Tahan (Ben Gurion University, Israel)

Improving Visualization

Temporal Thumbnails: Rapid Visualization of Time-Based Viewing Data
Michael Tsang, Nigel Morris, Ravin Balakrishnan (University of Toronto, Canada)
Augmented Multi-User Communication System
VÝtezslav Beran (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)
Interactive Data Summarization: An Example Application
Neal Lesh (Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, USA), Michael Mitzenmacher (Harvard University, USA)
Focus Dependent Multi-level Graph Clustering
François Boutin, Mountaz HascoŰt (UniversitÚ Montpellier II, France)
Exploratory Visualization using Bracketing
Jonathan C. Roberts (University of Kent, UK)
CircleView - A New Approach for Visualizing Time-related Multidimensional Data Sets
Daniel A. Keim, J÷rn Schneidewind, Mike Sips (University of Konstanz, Germany)
Quantum Web Fields and Molecular Meanderings - Visualising Web Visitations
Geoff Ellis (University of Huddersfield, UK), Alan Dix (Lancaster University, UK)

Advancing Interaction

Interacting with Embodied Agents in Public Environments
Addolorata Cavalluzzi, Berardina De Carolis, Sebastiano Pizzutilo, Giovanni Cozzolongo (University of Bari, Italy)
The Input Configurator Toolkit: Towards High Input Adaptability in Interactive Applications
Pierre Dragicevic (Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France), Jean-Daniel Fekete (UniversitÚ Paris-Sud, France)
Robust Object-Identification from Inaccurate Recognition-Based Inputs
Qiaohui Zhang, Atsumi Imamiya, Kentaro Go, Xiaoyang Mao (University of Yamanashi, Japan)
Modelling Internet Based Applications for Designing Multi-Device Adaptive Interfaces
Enrico Bertini, Giuseppe Santucci (UniversitÓ di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy)
Tangible Interfaces in Virtual Environments for Industrial Design
Raffaele De Amicis, Giuseppe Conti (Graphitech, Italy), Michele Fiorentino (Politecnico di Bari, Italy)

Extending to Multidimensional Interfaces

Interactive Interfaces of Treecube for Browsing 3D Multimedia Data
Yoichi Tanaka, Yoshihiro Okada, Koichi Niijima (Kyushu University, Japan)
3Book: A 3D Electronic Smart Book
Stuart K. Card, Lichan Hong, Jock D. Mackinlay, Ed H. Chi (Palo Alto Research Center, USA)

Designing Better Visual Interfaces

Painting Pictures to Augment Advice
Kevin Burns (The MITRE Corporation, USA)
Shrinking Window Operations for Expanding Display Space
Dugald Ralph Hutchings, John Stasko (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
Sim-U-Sketch: a Sketch-Based Interface for Simulink
Levent Burak Kara (Carnegie Mellon University, USA), Thomas F. Stahovich (University of California, USA)
Example-Based Programming: a Pertinent Visual Approach for Learning to Program
Nicolas Guibert, Patrick Girard, Laurent Guittet (University of Poitiers, France)
An Intelligent and Adaptive Virtual Environment and its Application in Distance Learning
Cßssia T. dos Santos, Fernando S. Osˇrio (Unisinos University, Brazil)

Demo Group A: Data and Software Visualization and Testing

Visualizing Programs with Jeliot 3
AndrÚs Moreno, Niko Myller, Erkki Sutinen (University of Joensuu, Finland), Mordechai Ben-Ari (Weizmann Institute of Science, Finland)
Sorting out Sorting through Concretization with Robotics
Javier Lˇpez, Niko Myller, Erkki Sutinen (University of Joensuu, Finland)
Combining Visual Techniques for Association Rules Exploration
Dario Bruzzese (UniversitÓ degli Studi di Macerata, Italy), Paolo Buono (UniversitÓ degli Studi di Bari, Italy)
MVT - A System for Visual Testing of Software
Jan L÷nnberg, Ari Korhonen, Lauri Malmi (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)
Task Oriented Visual Interface For Debugging Timing Problems in Hardware Design
Donna Nakano, Erric Solomon (Interactive Visualization Group Synopsys Inc., USA)

Demo Group B: Interface Generation and Annotation Tools

A Domain Model-Driven Approach for Producing User Interfaces to Multi-Platform Information Systems
Julien Stocq (Ethias, Belgium), Jean Vanderdonckt (UniversitÚ catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Xface: MPEG-4 Based Open Source Toolkit for 3D Facial Animation
Koray Balci (ITC-irst, Italy)
Generative Programming of Graphical User Interfaces
Max Schlee (Thomson Grass Valley, Germany), Jean Vanderdonckt (UniversitÚ catholique de Louvain, Germany)
A Visual Interface for a Multimodal Interactivity Annotation Tool: Design Issues and Implementation Solutions
Mykola Kolodnytsky, Niels Ole Bernsen, Laila DybkjŠr (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)
A Collaborative Annotation System for Data Visualization
Sean E. Ellis, Dennis P. Groth (Indiana University, USA)

Demo Group C: Exploration and Retrieval Tools

Interactive Visual Tools to Explore Spatio-Temporal Variation
Natalia Andrienko, Gennady Andrienko (Fraunhofer AiS, Germany)
DOITrees Revisited: Scalable, Space-Constrained Visualization of Hierarchical Data
Jeffrey Heer (University of California, USA), Stuart K. Card (Palo Alto Research Center, USA)
Tuning a CBIR system for vector images: the interface support
Tania Di Mascio, Marco Francesconi, Daniele Frigioni, Laura Tarantino (UniversitÓ degli Studi dell'Aquila, Italy)
Sketch-Based Retrieval of ClipArt Drawings
Manuel Fonseca, Bruno Barroso, Pedro Ribeiro, Joaquim Jorge (Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal)
MediaBrowser: Reclaiming the Shoebox
Steven M. Drucker, Curtis Wong, Asta Roseway, Steven Glenner, Steven De Mar (Microsoft Research, USA)
X-Presenter: a Tool for Video-Based Hypermedia Applications
Mario Bochicchio, Antonella Longo (UniversitÓ degli Studi di Lecce, Italy), Giuseppe Caldarazzo (Alba Project s.r.l., Italy)

Demo Group D: Advanced Interaction Tools

Perceiving Awareness Information through 3D Representations
Fabrizio Nunnari (University of Torino, Italy), Carla Simone (University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy)
Two Methods for Enhancing Mutual Awareness in a Group Recommender System
Anthony Jameson, Stephan Baldes, Thomas Kleinbauer (DFKI, Germany)
Extensible Interfaces for Mobile Devices in an Advanced Platform for Infomobility Services
Luigi Mazzucchelli, Matteo Pace (Next S.p.A., Italy)
A Mobile System for Non-Linear Access to Time-Based Data
Saturnino Luz (University of Dublin, Ireland), Masood Masoodian (The University of Waikato Hamilton, Ireland)
First Prototype of Conversational H.C. Andersen
Niels Ole Bernsen, Marcela CharfuelÓn, Andrea Corradini, Laila DybkjŠr, Thomas Hansen, Svend Kiilerich, Mykola Kolodnytsky, Dmytro Kupkin, Manish Mehta (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)

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