2005 UNCA Applied Visualization Conference

April 28-29, 2005

Highsmith University Union
University of North Carolina Asheville
Asheville, North Carolina


Thursday April 28, 2005

8:30-9:00 am - Welcome

9:00-10:00 am - Keynote Speaker 10:00-11:30 am - Panel Discussion, Homeland Security

11:30-1:00 pm - Lunch

12:30-12:50 pm - Molecularium Show

(Ten Person Limit), Highsmith Union Second Floor

1:00-2:30 pm - Panel Discussion Science and Environment

2:30-3:00 pm - Afternoon Break

2:30-2:50 pm - Molecularium Show

(Ten Person Limit), Highsmith Union Second Floor

3:00-4:30 pm - Cutting Edge Madness

Student poster authors will present a brief overview of their work to all conference attendees. This will be a very fast pace event that is likely to have many surprises and a great deal of fun.

"Walkabout" Opportunity for a one on one visit with each of the poster presenters.

4:30-5:30 pm - Poster Awards and Last Word

5:30-5:50 pm - Molecularium Show

(Ten Person Limit), Highsmith Union Second Floor

5:30-7:00 pm - Social Hour and Reception, Reuter Center

Heavy Hors d'oeuvre, Wine and Music


Friday April 29, 2005

7:30-8:30 am - Registration and Sign-in

Light Continental Breakfast available

8:00-8:20 am - Molecularium Show

(Ten Person Limit), Highsmith Union Second Floor

8:30-9:30 am - Margaret Dolinsky

Assistant Professor and Research Scientist,
School of Fine Arts,
Indiana University Bloomington [Bio]

"Thinking through visualization: art and virtual environments"

Notes:
"Proprioceptive" sense -- "sense of body".

NSF Best Practices for Communication of Science and Technology to the Public

EurekAlert! AAAS News Headlines

NASA WorldWind

Phenomenology

9:30-10:30 am - Dr. Matthew O. Ward, Ph.D.

Professor Computer Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute [Bio]

"Using a general-purpose visualization tool in diverse application domains: lessons learned"

Notes:
XmdvTool
Structure-based brush selection in Hierarchical Parallel Coordinates
Structure-based brush selection in Hierarchical Scatter Plots
Structure-based brush selection in Hierarchical Star Glyphs
L.O.D. control in Hierarchical Dimensional Reduction
Use opacity mask for uncertainty band (variability in cluster graphs)
Inter-Ring -- space-filling hierarchy graph UI

10:30-11:30 pm - Panel Discussion - Biogenomics and Bioinformatics

11:30-1:00 pm - Lunch

12:30-12:50 pm - Molecularium Show

(Ten Person Limit), Highsmith Union Second Floor

1:00-2:00 pm - Panel Discussion - Media and Arts

2:00-3:00 pm - Robert Moorhead, Ph.D.
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, Visualization, Analysis, and Imaging Laboratory
Mississippi State University [Bio]

"Applied Visualization"

This talk will describe analytical visualization tools we have developed in the Visualization, Analysis, and Imaging Lab at Mississippi State University and how they have been and are being used in various scientific and engineering applications, mostly with large-scale simulations in Department of Defense applications.

3:00-3:30 pm - Afternoon Break

3:00-3:20 pm - Molecularium Show

(Ten Person Limit), Highsmith Union Second Floor

3:30-4:30 pm - Panel Discussion, Visualization Meets VR in Design and Engineering

Friday, 4:30-5:00 pm - Conference Discussion and Last word

Conference program coordinated by:

The Southern Appalachian Science and Technology Center, SASTC.