Alex Endert
Assistant Professor
School of Interactive Computing
Georgia Tech

85 5th St., NW
Technology Square Research Building
Atlanta, GA 30332-0760

Office: TSRB 335
Tel. (404) 385-4477
endert@gatech.edu

publications

Conference Proceedings

Graphiti: Interactive Specification of Attribute-based Edges for Network Modeling and Visualization
Srinivasan, A., Park, H., Endert, A., Basole, R. C. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. VAST'17), 2017.

VIGOR: Interactive Visual Exploration of Graph Query Results
Pienta, R., Hohman, F., Endert, A., Tamersoy, A., Roundy, K., Gates, C., Navathe, S., Chau, D. H. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. VAST'17), 2017.

Podium: Ranking Data Using Mixed-Initiative Visual Analytics
Wall, E., Das, S., Chawla, R., Kalidindi, B., Brown, E. T., Endert, A. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. VAST'17), 2017.

Warning, Bias May Occur: A Proposed Approach to Detecting Cognitive Bias in Interactive Visual Analytics
Wall, E., Blaha, L., Franklin, L., Endert, A. IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), 2017.

The State of the Art in Integrating Machine Learning into Visual Analytics
Endert, A., Ribarsky, W., Turkay, C., Wong, B. L. W., Nabney, I., Diaz Blanco, I., and Rossi, F. Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. EuroVis'17), 2017.

Supporting Team-First Visual Analytics through Group Activity Representations
Badam, K., Zeng, Z., Wall, E., Endert, A., Elmqvist, N. Graphics Interface, 2017.

Visualization by Demonstration: An Interaction Paradigm for Visual Data Exploration
Saket, B., Kim, H., Brown, E. T., Endert, A. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. InfoVis'16), 2016.

AxiSketcher: Interactive Nonlinear Axis Mapping of Visualizations through User Drawings
Kwon, B.C., Kim, H., Wall, E., Choo, J., Park, H., Endert, A. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. VAST'16), 2016.

Toward Theoretical Techniques for Measuring the Use of Human Effort in Visual Analytic Systems
Crouser, R.J., Franklin, L., Endert, A. and Cook, K., IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. VAST'16), 2016.

Mixed-Initiative Visual Analytics using Task-Driven Recommendations
Cook, K., Cramer, N., Isreal, D., Wolverton, M., Bruce, J., Burtner, R., Endert, A. IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), 2015.

InterAxis: Steering Scatterplot Axes via Observation-Level Interaction
Kim, H., Choo, J., Park, H., Endert, A., IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. VAST'15), 2015.

Characterizing Provenance in Visualization and Data Analysis: An Organizational Framework of Provenance Types and Purposes
Ragan, E., Endert, A., Sanyal, J., Chen, J. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. VAST'15), 2015.

Toward a Deeper Understanding of Data Analysis, Sensemaking, and Signature Discovery
Jolaoso, S., Burtner, R., Endert, A. Human-Computer Interaction–INTERACT, 2015. Springer International Publishing, 2015. 463-478.

Finding Waldo: Learning about Users from their Interactions
Brown, E. T., Ottley, A., Zhao, H., Lin, Q., Souvenir, R., Endert, A., Chang, R., IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. VAST'14), 2014.

Future directions of humans in Big Data Research: Summary of the 1st workshop on Human-Centered Big Data Research
Paul, C.L., Argenta, C., Elm, W., Endert, A., 2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, vol., no., pp.903,904, 27-30 Oct. 2014.

User-centered design guidelines for collaborative software for intelligence analysis
Scholtz, J. and Endert, A. International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS), 2014.

MultiFacet: A Faceted Interface for Browsing Large Multimedia Collections
Henry, M.J., Hampton, S., Endert, A., Roberts, I., Payne, D. IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), 2013.

Connecting the Dots
Bradel, L., Zeitz, J., Endert, A., Hossain, M. S., Ramakrishnan, N., North, C., Spatially, IEEE Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI), 2013.

Semantic Interaction for Sensemaking: Inferring Analytical Reasoning for Sensemaking
Endert, A., Fiaux, P., North, C., IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. VAST'12), 2012.

The Semantics of Clustering: Analysis of User-Generated Spatializations of Text Documents
Endert, A., Fox, S., Maiti, D., Leman, S., North, C., ACM Advanced Visual Interfaces(AVI), 2012.

Designing Large High-Resolution Display Workspaces
Endert, A., Andrews, C., Bradel, L., Zeitz, J., North, C., ACM Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI), 2012.

How Spatial Layout, Interactivity, and Persistent Visibility Affect Learning with Large Displays
Ragan, E. D., Endert, A., Bowman, D. A., Quek, F., ACM Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI), 2012.

Semantic Interaction for Visual Text Analytics
Endert, A., Fiaux, P., North, C., ACM Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2012.

The Physicality of Technological Devices in Education: Building a digital experience for learning
Chu, S., Quek, F., Endert, A., Chung, H., Sawyer, B., IEEE ICALT, 2012.

Observation-Level Interaction with Statistical Models for Visual Analytics
Endert, A., Han, C., Maiti, D., House, L., Leman, S. C., North, C., IEEE Visual Analytics Science & Technology (VAST), 2011.

Visual Encodings that Support Physical Navigation on Large Displays
Endert, A., Andrews, C., North, C., Graphics Interface, 2011.

ChairMouse: Leveraging Natural Chair Rotation for Cursor Movement on Large, High-Resolution Displays
Endert, A., Fiaux, P., Chung, H., Stewart, M., Andrews, C., North, C., ACM alt.CHI, 2011.

Space to Think: Large, High-Resolution Displays for Sensemaking
Andrews, C., Endert, A., North, C., ACM Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2010.

Co-located Collaborative Sensemaking on a Large High-Resolution Display with Multiple Input Devices
Vogt, K., Bradel, L., Andrews, C., North, C., Endert, A., Hutchings, D., ACM INTERACT, 2011.

VAST Contest Dataset Use in Education
Whiting, M., North, C., Endert, A., Scholtz, J., Haack, J., Varley, C., Thomas, J., IEEE Visual Analytics Science & Technology (VAST), 2009.

Using Large Displays for Live Visual History of Cyber-security Analytic Processes
Singh, A., Endert, A., Bradel, L., Andrews, C., North, C., Kincaid, R., ACM VizSec, 2011.

The Effects of Spatial Layout and View Control on Cognitive Processing
Ragan, E. D., Endert, A., Bowman, D. A., Quek, F., ACM CHI Works in Progress, 2011.

Towards Efficient Collaboration in Cyber Security
Hui, P., Bruce, J., Endert, A., Fink, G. A., Gregory, M., Best, D. M., McGrath, L., ColSec, 2010.

Visualizing Cyber Security: Usable Workspaces
Fink, G. A., North, C. L., Endert, A., Rose, S., ACM VizSec, 2009.

Journal Articles

Task-Based Effectiveness of Basic Visualizations
Saket B., Endert, A., Demiralp, C., IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 2018.

TexTonic: Interactive Visualization for Exploration and Discovery of Very Large Text Collections
Paul, C. L., Chang, J., Endert, A., Cramer, N., Gillen, D., Hampton, S., Burtner, R., Perko, R., Cook, K. A., Information Visualization, 2018.

Evaluating Interactive Graphical Encodings for Data Visualization
Saket B., Srinivasan, A., Ragan, E., Endert, A., IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 2017.

Semantic Interaction: Coupling Cognition with Computation through Usable Interactive Analytics
Endert, A., Chang, R., North, C., Zhou, M., IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications (CG&A), 2015.

Large Display Interaction via Multiple Acceleration Curves and Multifinger Pointer Control
Esakia, A., Endert, A., North, C., Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, 2014.

Semantic Interaction for Visual Analytics: Towards Coupling Cognition and Computation
Endert A., IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications (CG&A), 2014.

The human is the loop: new directions for visual analytics
Endert, A., Hossain, M. S., Ramakrishnan, N., North, C., Fiaux, P., Andrews, C. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 2014.

Bixplorer: Visual Analytics with Biclusters
Fiaux, P., Sun, M., Bradel, L., North, C., Ramakrishnan, N., Endert, A., IEEE Computer, 2013.

Visualization Viewpoints -- Beyond Control Panels: Direct Manipulation for Visual Analytics
Endert, A., Bradel, L., North C., IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications (CG&A), July/August 2013.

Large High Resolution Displays for Co-Located Collaborative Intelligence Analysis: Display Usage and Territoriality
Bradel, A. Endert, K. Koch, C. Andrews, C. North, Intl Journal of Human Computer Studies, 2013.

Visual to Parametric Interaction (V2PI)
Leman SC, House L, Maiti D, Endert A, North, C., PLoS ONE, 2013.

Information Visualization on Large, High-Resolution Displays: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities
Andrews, C., Endert, A., Yost, B., North, C., Information Visualization (IVS), 2011.

Workshops, Posters, and other refereed publications

A Conceptual Model for Mixed-Initiative Sensemaking
Bader, C., Cook, C., Attfield, S., Blaha, L., Endert, A., Franklin, L., ACH CHI Workshop on sensemaking, 2019.

High-Recall Document Retrieval from Large-Scale Noisy Documents via Visual Analytics based on Targeted Topic Modeling
Kim, H., Choo, J., Endert, A., Park, H., IEEE VIS (Poster), 2017.

PredVis: Interaction Techniques for Time Series Prediction
Pratap, S. S. and Endert, A. IEEE VIS (Poster), 2017.

Human-Machine-Learner Interaction: The Best of Both Worlds
Brown, E.T., Chang, R., Endert, A., Human-Centered Machine Learning Workshop at ACM CHI2016, 2016.

Beyond Usability and Performance: A Review of User Experience-focused Evaluations in Visualization
Saket, B., Endert, A. and Stasko, J., Proceedings of the Beyond Time and Errors on Novel Evaluation Methods for Visualization (BELIV), 2016.

Interactive Querying over Large Network Data: Scalability, Visualization, and Interaction Design
Pienta, R., Tamersoy, A., Tong, H., Endert, A., Chau, D. H., International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), 2015.

7 key challenges for visualization in cyber network defense
Best, D. M., Endert, A., Kidwell, D., Eleventh Workshop on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec '14), 2014.

Modeling in Big Data Environments
Endert, A., Szymczak, S., Gunning, D., Gersh, J., ACM Human Centered Big Data Research (HCBDR), 2014.

From Streaming Data to Streaming Insights: The Impact of Data Velocities on Mental Models
Endert A., Pike, W.A., Cook, K., ACM Workshop on Human-Centered Big Data Research (HCBDR), 2014.

Toward Usable Interactive Analytics: Coupling Cognition and Computation
Endert, A, North, C., Chang, R., Zhou, M., KDD Interactive Data Exploration and Analysis workshop (IDEA), 2014.

Typograph: Multiscale Spatial Exploration of Text Documents
Endert, A., Burtner, R., Cramer, N., Perko, R., Hampton, S., Cook, K., IEEE Workshop on Big Data Visualization at IEEE BigData , 2013.

POWERWALL: 1st International Workshop on Interactive, Ultra-High Resolution Displays
Rooney, C., Endert, A., Fekete, J., Hornbæk, K., North, C., ACM Human Factors in Computing (CHI) Extended Abstracts, 2013.

Affinity+: Semi-Structured Brainstorming on Large Displays
Burtner, R., Mar, R., Scarberry, R., LaMothe, R., Endert, A., ACM CHI Workshop ‘POWERWALL: 1st International Workshop on Interactive, Ultra-High Resolution Displays’, 2013.

Interaction Junk: User Interaction-Based Evaluation of Visual Analytic Systems
Endert, A., North, C., Beyond Time and Errors: Novel Evaluation Methods for Visualization (BELIV), 2012.

Dynamic Analysis of Large Datasets with Animated and Correlated Views
Cao, Y., Moore, R., Mi, P., Endert, A., North, C., Marchany, R., IEEE VAST (Contest Entry) (Honorable Mention), 2012.

Unifying the Sensemaking Process with Semantic Interaction
Endert, A., Fiaux, P., North, C., NSF Science of Interaction for Data and Visual Analytics Workshop, Austin, TX, 2012.

Unifying the Sensemaking Loop with Semantic Interaction
Endert, A., Fiaux, P., North, C., IEEE Workshop on Interactive Visual Text Analytics for Decision Making, 2011.

Analytic Provenance: Process+Interaction+Insight
North, C., Chang, R., Endert, A., Dou, W., May, R., Pike, B., Fink, G., ACM Human Factors in Computing (CHI) Extended Abstracts, 2011.

Professional Analysts using a Large, High-Resolution Display
Endert, A., Andrews, C., Fink, G. A., North, C., IEEE VAST Contest Entry (Awarded Special Contributions to the VAST Challenge Contest), 2011.

VAST 2010 Challenge: Analyst's Workspace
Andrews, C., Endert, A., North, C., IEEE VAST Challenge Contest, 2010.

Semantic Interaction for Sensemaking
Endert, A., Fiaux, P., North, C., HCIC, 2011.