Robert Kosara

Tapestry Conference 2015: Odds and Ends

Readers: Had a great conference and want to share various odds and ends from the last two days. Hope to post more in a day or two. Enjoy! Michael The Graduate Athens – Funky, Eclectic. Breakfast – Shrimp and Grits The Athens, GA Double Barrelled Cannon. Failed miserably. Ellie Fields: Trying and failing is O.K. […]

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Jock Mackinlay and Tableau’s Research Team is Building Tomorrow’s UX for Data

Readers: I thought I would present some interesting information visualization research being conducted at Tableau Software by Jock Mackinlay (photo, right) and his research team. Mr. Mackinlay is an information visualization expert and Vice President of Visual Analysis at Tableau Software. With Stuart K. Card, George G. Robertson and others he invented a number of Information Visualization techniques. [1] Mr. […]

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Robert Kosara announces NewsVis.org, The Directory of News Visualizations

Robert Kosara is a Visual Analysis Researcher at Tableau Software, and formerly Associate Professor of Computer Science at UNC Charlotte. He has created visualization techniques like Parallel Sets and performed research into the perceptual and cognitive basics of visualization. Recently, Robert’s research has focused on how to communicate data using tools from visualization, and how […]

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