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New Visualization Method Makes Research More Organized And Efficient
2011-12-09 03:43:32

The Action Science Explorer (ASE) helps reveal emerging trends and controversies and encourages collaborations within the research community The National Science Foundation- (NSF) funded Action Science Explorer (ASE) allows users to simultaneously search through thousands of academic papers, using a visualization method that determines how papers are connected, for instance, by topic, date, authors, etc.   The goal is to use these connections to identify emerging scientific...

2009-10-14 07:47:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (http://www.tableausoftware.com), the global leader in data visualization and business intelligence software, announced today that Dr. Jock Mackinlay (http://www.tableausoftware.com/about/leadership#jm), Tableau's Director of Visual Analysis, was awarded the IEEE 2009 Visualization Technical Achievement Award. Mackinlay's work was recognized specifically for his seminal technical work on automatic presentation tools and new visual...

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2008-03-06 16:30:00

In a provocative article in this week's Science Magazine, the University of Maryland's Ben Shneiderman, one of the world's leading researchers and innovators in human-computer interaction, says it's time for the laboratory research that has defined science for the last 400 years to make room for a revolutionary new method of scientific discovery. He calls it Science 2.0., and it combines the hypothesis based inquiry of laboratory science with the methods of social science research to...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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