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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

journal articles
Saket B., Srinivasan, A., Ragan, E., Endert, A. "Evaluating Interactive Graphical Encodings for Data Visualization", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2017.

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

Esakia, A., Endert, A., North, C., “Large Display Interaction via Multiple Acceleration Curves and Multifinger Pointer Control,” Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, vol. 2014, Article ID 691507, 2014.

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

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

Fiaux, P., Sun, M., Bradel, L., North, C., Ramakrishnan, N., Endert, A., “Bixplorer: Visual Analytics with Biclusters”, IEEE Computer, vol. 46, no. 8, Aug. 2013.

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

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

Leman SC, House L, Maiti D, Endert A, North, C., “Visual to Parametric Interaction (V2PI)”. PLoS ONE 8(3): e50474, 2013.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Best, D. M., Endert, A., Kidwell, D., “7 key challenges for visualization in cyber network defense”, In Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 33-40.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Endert, A., Andrews, C., Fink, G. A., North, C., “Professional Analysts using a Large, High-Resolution Display". IEEE VAST, 2009 (Contest Entry). Awarded Special Contributions to the VAST Challenge Contest

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

Endert, A., Fiaux, P., North, C., “Semantic Interaction for Sensemaking”, HCIC, 2011, Monterrey, CA.