Title: Evaluating Interfaces of Visual Analytic Tools Goals: Facilitate visualization techniques to explore “big data”, and provide a coherent method to evaluate information visualization tools. Responsible TA: Onur Yuruten Student Name: Taken Keywords: Visual analytics, visualisation, interface evaluation Abstract: The amount of data generated in scientific studies (such as in life sciences and pervasive healthcare […]
Our project on “Emotion Analysis in Text” made it to EPFL Headline News. Mediacom published a news article about our work on February 7th, 2014, just before the Olympic Winter Games started. You can read it here. It is devoted to EmotionWatch, the system that we have developed to track and visualize multiple emotions people […]
Title: Visual Analytics for Pervasive Sensor Data Dates: 2013 Researchers: Onur Yuruten and Pearl Pu Keywords: Activities of daily living, visual analytics, visualisation Abstract: Advances in sensor technology have enabled the deployment of pervasive healthcare systems in increasingly larger scales. There is a ‘quantified self’ movement, which involves using wearable sensors to quantify external activities of daily […]
We present a tool to visualise physical exercise patterns of 48 people, who wore accelerometers that measured steps and calorie expenditure. Run this demo, More about this project.
Title: Fine-Grained Emotion Analysis in the Tweets about Olympic Games Dates: 2012-current Researchers: Valentina Sintsova and Pearl Pu Keywords: Emotion Recognition, Social Media Analysis, Emotion Visualization, Human Computation Description: Social media platforms such as Twitter or Sina Weibo have become a common way for people to share opinions and emotions. Sports events are traditionally accompanied by strong […]
Title: Tomorrow’s music player Duration: One Semester Responsible TA: Nicolas Jones Goals: The goal of this project is to design a new visual interface for an existing music recommender, Last.fm. Solution: Extend the jlfm java library and create a music player (respecting the audioscrobbler protocol) Keywords: audioscrobbler. interface, java, last.fm, library, middleware, mp3, protocol, streaming, […]
Title: Implementation of an interactive travel map Duration: One Semester Responsible TA: Li Chen Goals: Implement a prototype that could visualize the travel-related reviews Keywords: usability study, visual analytics, visualization Abstract: The most distinguishable feature of Web2.0 would be it simulates a platform where users could freely share their reviews, experiences and stories with others. […]