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Research in visualization and data science, including visual data science, interactive visual data exploration and analysis, and the application of visualization to a broad range of applications. 

Teaching classes in computer science with a special focus on visualization, computer graphics, and data science.  

Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2021. On Sketch-Based Selections from Scatterplots Using KDE, Compared to Mahalanobis and CNN Brushing. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. 67-78.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Visual exploration of large normal mode spaces to study protein flexibility. Computers & graphics. 73-83.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Multiscale Visual Drilldown for the Analysis of Large Ensembles of Multi-Body Protein Complexes. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 843-852.
  • Show author(s) 2020. IsoTrotter: Visually Guided Empirical Modelling of Atmospheric Convection. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 775-784.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Visual analytics for simulation ensembles. Winter simulation conference : proceedings. 321-335.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Visual Analysis of Ligand Trajectories in Molecular Dynamics . IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium. 212-221.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Scale-Space Splatting: Reforming Spacetime for Cross-Scale Exploration of Integral Measures in Molecular Dynamics. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 643-653.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Personalized Sketch-Based Brushing in Scatterplots. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. 28-39.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Focus+context exploration of hierarchical embeddings. Computer Graphics Forum. 569-579.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Fast and accurate CNN-based brushing in scatterplots. Computer Graphics Forum. 111-120.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Quantitative Externalization of Visual Data Analysis Results Using Local Regression Models. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). 199-218.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Interactive Exploration of Ligand Transportation through Protein Tunnels. BMC Bioinformatics.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Designing Progressive and Interactive Analytics Processes for High-Dimensional Data Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 131-140.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Comparative Visualization of Protein Secondary Structures. BMC Bioinformatics.
  • Show author(s) 2017. A fractional cartesian composition model for semi-spatial comparative visualization design. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 851-860.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Visual analytics of image-centric cohort studies in epidemiology. Mathematics and Visualization. 221-248.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Unfolding and Interactive Exploration of Protein Tunnels and their Dynamics. Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biomedicine.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Towards quantitative visual analytics with structured brushing and linked statistics. Computer Graphics Forum. 251-260.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Graxels: Information Rich Primitives for the Visualization of Time-Dependent Spatial Data. Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biomedicine. 183-192.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Comparative visualization of multiple time surfaces by planar surface reformation. IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium. 88-95.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Expressive seeding of multiple stream surfaces for interactive flow exploration. Computers & graphics. 123-134.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Visual methods for analyzing probabilistic classification data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 1703-1712.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Visual analytics for complex engineering systems: Hybrid visual steering of simulation ensembles. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 1803-1812.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Live ultrasound-based particle visualization of blood flow in the heart. Spring conference on Computer graphics. 13-20.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Interactively illustrating polymerization using three-level model fusion. BMC Bioinformatics.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Interactive visual analysis of heterogeneous cohort-study data. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. 70-82.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Characterizing cancer subtypes using dual analysis in Caleydo StratomeX. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. 38-47.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Attribute signatures: Dynamic visual summaries for analyzing multivariate geographical data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 2033-2042.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Visualization and visual analysis of multifaceted scientific data : a survey. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 495-513.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Radial sets: interactive visual analysis of large overlapping sets. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 2496-2505.
  • Show author(s) 2013. High-quality 3D visualization of in-situ ultrasonography. Eurographics. 1-4.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Geological storytelling. Computers & graphics. 445-459.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Representative factor generation for the interactive visual analysis of high-dimensional data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 2621-2630.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Interactive visual exploration and analysis of multivariate simulation data. Computing in science & engineering (Print). 70-76.
  • Show author(s) 2012. A Hierarchical Splitting Scheme to Reveal Insight into Highly Self-Occluded Integral Surfaces. Journal of WSCG. 57-64.
  • Show author(s) 2011. The State of the Art in Topology-based Visualization of Unsteady Flow. Computer Graphics Forum. 1789-1811.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Straightening Tubular Flow for Side-by-Side Visualization. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 2063-2070.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Interactive visual analysis of heterogeneous scientific data across an interface. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 934-946.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Interactive visual analysis of contrast-enhanced ultrasound data based on small neighborhood statistics. Computers & graphics. 218-226.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Interactive model Prototyping in Visualization Space. Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings. 43-51.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Interactive Visual Analysis of Temporal Cluster Structures. Computer Graphics Forum. 711-720.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Energy-scale Aware Feature Extraction for Flow Visualization. Computer Graphics Forum. 771-780.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Curve Density Estimates. Computer Graphics Forum. 633-642.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Current Trends for 4D Space-Time Topology for Semantic Flow Segmentation. Procedia Computer Science. 253-255.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Brushing Dimensions - A Dual Visual Analysis Model for High-Dimensional Data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 2591-2599.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Toward a Lagrangian Vector Field Topology. Computer Graphics Forum. 1163-1172.
  • Show author(s) 2010. On theWay Towards Topology-Based Visualization of Unsteady Flow – the State of the Art. Eurographics. 137-154.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Interactive visual analysis of multiple simulation runs using the simulation model view: understanding and tuning of an electronic unit injector. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 1449-1457.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Hierarchical Difference Scatterplots: Interactive Visual Analysis of Data Cubes. SIGKDD Explorations. 49-58.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Guided Visualization of Ultrasound Image Sequences. Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biomedicine. 125-132.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Exploration of Climate Data Using Interactive Visualization. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 667-679.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Brushing moments in interactive visual analysis. Computer Graphics Forum. 813-822.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Sonography of the small intestine. World Journal of Gastroenterology (WJG). 1319-1330.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Knowledge-assisted visualization of seismic data. Computers & graphics. 585-596.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Interactive visual analysis of complex scientific data as families of data surfaces. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 1351-1358.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Curve-centric volume reformation for comparative visualization. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 1235-1242.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Parallel vectors criteria for unsteady flow vortices. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 615-626.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Interactive Visual Steering - Rapid Visual Prototyping of a Common Rail Injection System. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 1699-1706.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Interactive Visual Analysis of Set-Typed Data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 1340-1347.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Hypothesis Generation in Climate Research with Interactive Visual Data Exploration. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 1579-1586.
  • Show author(s) 2008. A four-level focus plus context approach to interactive visual analysis of temporal features in large scientific data. Computer Graphics Forum. 775-782.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Two-Level Approach to Efficient Visualization of Protein Dynamics. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 1616-1623.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Scalable Hybrid Unstructured and Structured Grid Raycasting. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 1592-1599.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Interactive Visual Analysis of Perfusion Data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 1392-1399.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Color Lines View: An Approach to Visualization of Families of Function Graphs. Information Visualisation. 59-64.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2017. Watergate: Visual Exploration of Water Trajectories in Protein Dynamics.
  • Show author(s) 2017. User-study based optimization of fast and accurate Mahalanobis brushing in scatterplots.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Geilo Winter School in eScience on Scientific Visualization.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Time-Dependent Flow Visualization.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Interactive Visual Analysis of Multi-Dimensional Scientific Data.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Visualizing Statistics of Brain Perfusion Data.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Story Telling for Visualization.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Interactive Visualization as a Visual Dialog for Data Investigation.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Interactive Visual Analysis with different levels of complexity.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Interactive Story Telling for Presentation with Visualization.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Visualization – selected perspectives on a booming research field.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Visualization – envisioning new developments.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Visualization – a subjective point of view.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Levels of Interactive Visual Analysis.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Interactive Visual Data Exploration and Selected Applications.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Interactive Visual Data Analysis with Data Derivation.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Interactive Visual Analysis with Different Levels of Complexity.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Frontiers in Visualizing Perfusion.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Story Telling for Presentation in Volume Visualization.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Interactive Visual Analysis of Medical Perfusion Data.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Interactive Visual Analysis of Families of Mapping Data.
Editorial
  • Show author(s) 2013. Guest Editors' Introduction: Special Section on the IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium 2012. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 898-899.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Scientific Storytelling Using Visualization. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. 12-19.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Editorial note for special section on illustrative visualization. Computers & graphics. 335-336.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Show author(s) 2020. Foundations of Data Visualization. Springer.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Medviz & VCBM Conference 2016. Universitetet i Bergen.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Topological Methods in Data Analysis and Visualization II. Springer.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Proceedings of Pacific Visualization Symposium 2012. IEEE conference proceedings.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Proceedings of the Spring Conference on Computer Graphics (SCCG 2010). Comenius University, Bratislava.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Proceedings Spring Conference on Computer Graphics (SCCG 2009). Comenius University.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Topology-based Methods in Visualization. Springer.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2018. User-Centric Parameter Specification for Interactive Virtual and Physical Visual Representations.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Partial Spatiotemporal Abstraction for Comparative Visualization of Molecular Processes.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Interactive Visual Analysis of Process Data.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Interactive Visual Analysis of Multi-faceted Scientific Data.
Interview
  • Show author(s) 2012. Gjør ultralydbilder lettere å forstå.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2019. On KDE-based brushing in scatterplots and how it compares to CNN-based brushing. 5 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Interactive Visual Steering of Hierarchical Simulation Ensembles. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Interactive Visual Analysis of Large Simulation Ensembles. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2014. On Computationally-Enhanced Visual Analysis of Heterogeneous Data and Its Application in Biomedical Informatics. 24 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Multifield Visualization – Categorization. 7 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Interactive Visual Exploration and Analysis. 13 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Glyph-Based Multi-field Visualization. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Future Challenges and Unsolved Problems in Multi-field Visualization. 7 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Visual analysis of longitudinal brain tumor perfusion. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Interactive visual analysis in the concept stage of a hybrid-vehicle design. 5 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Integrated multi-aspect visualization of 3D fluid flows. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Hypothesis generation by interactive visual exploration of heterogeneous medical data. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Stylized Volume Visualization of Streamed Sonar Data. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Interactive visual analysis of families of curves using data aggregation and derivation. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Geological storytelling: graphically exploring and communicating geological sketches. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Filtering of FTLE for Visualizing Spatial Separation in Unsteady 3D Flow. 17 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Dual analysis of DNA microarrays. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Design Principles for Cutaway Visualization of Geological Models. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. A Statistics-based Dimension Reduction of the Space of Path Line Attributes for Interactive Visual Flow Analysis. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2011. The SemSeg Project and Recent Developments in Flow Visualization. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Interactive Visualization of Streaming Data with Kernel Density Estimation. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Interactive Exploration and Analysis of Pathlines in Flow Data. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Interactive Bivariate Mode Trees for Visual Structure Analysis. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Integrating Cluster Formation and Cluster Evaluation in Interactive Visual Analysis. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Illustrative Couinaud Segmentation for Ultrasound Liver Examinations. 18 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Visual Analysis of Multivariate Movement Data using Interactive Difference Views. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Quantitative data visualization with interactive KDE surfaces. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Interactive Visual Analysis of Families of Surfaces: An Application to Car Race and Car Setup. 6 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Visualization Pipeline. 3 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Visual analysis of cerebral perfusion data - four interactive approaches and a comparison. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Path Line Attributes - an Information Visualization Approach to Analyzing the Dynamic Behavior of 3D Time-Dependent Flow Fields. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Multimodal Visualization with Interactive Closeups. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Large Image Collections - Comprehension and familiarization by interactive visual analysis. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Interactive Visual Analysis in Engineering: A Survey. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Hierarchical Difference Scatterplots — Interactive Visual Analysis of Data Cubes. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Critical Design and Realization Aspects of Glyph-based 3D Data Visualization. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Quantifying and Comparing Features in High-Dimensional Datasets. 6 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Illustrated Ultrasound for Multimodal Data Interpretation of Liver Examinations. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Hierarchical Volume Visualization of Brain Anatomy. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2008. ComVis: a Coordinated Multiple Views System for Prototyping New Visualization Technology. 6 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Interactive Visual Analysis of a Timing Chain Drive Using Segmented Curve View and other Coordinated Views. 13 pages.
Poster
  • Show author(s) 2018. Research Agenda of the Mohn Medical Imaging and Visualization Centre in Bergen, Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Advanced data fusion in 4D color doppler volume visualization.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Flow Visualization and the SemSeg project.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) 2016. The State-of-the-Art of Set Visualization. Computer Graphics Forum. 234-260.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Glyph-based visualization: foundations, design guidelines, techniques and applications. Eurographics State of the Art Reports. 39-63.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Illustrative Flow Visualization: State of the Art, Trends and Challenges. Eurographics State of the Art Reports. 75-94.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Visualization of Multi-Variate Scientific Data. Computer Graphics Forum. 1670-1690.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Visualization of Multi-variate Scientific Data. Eurographics State of the Art Reports. 117-134.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Helwig Hauser graduated from Vienna University of Technology, Austria, in 1995 and received the degree of Dr.techn. (PhD) from the same University in 1998.  He worked as an assistant professor at the Institute of Computer Graphics at the Vienna University of Technology from 1994 until mid-2000.  Then, Helwig Hauser joined the newly founded VRVis Research Center in Vienna, Austria, as a key researcher in the field of visualization.  In 2003, he became the Scientific Director of VRVis (www.VRVis.at).  Since 2007, Helwig Hauser is professor at the University of Bergen, Norway, and leading a research group on visualization there (vis.UiB.no).  Since 2018, he is heading the Center for Data Science, CEDAS (UiB.no/cedas).  His interests are diverse in visualization and data science, including visual data science, interactive visual data exploration and analysis, and the application of visualization to a broad range of applications. 

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