"The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers." (R. Hamming)

The purpose of visualization is insight, not pretty pictures.


Welcome to the VDA (Visualization and Data Analysis) group!

We are a group of diverse people with the aim to create better tools and algorithms for analyzing and displaying data.
Our roots can be found in areas such as computer graphics, image processing, and human-computer interaction, our current focus aligns well with the challenges presented by the field of data science.

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 News & Events

We congratulate Kevin Sidak for his work on better understanding the training of deep neural networks under quantization that was presented at the SIAM International...

We are looking for a system admin and software developer from April 1st, 2023 on. We offer a pleasant work environment within a friendly, dynamic and international team.

On Wednesday, February 15th, 18:30, Laura Koesten will be giving a talk for Wikimedia Research on "Dataset reuse: Toward translating principles to practice".

Eiman Ahangarebrahimi, as part of his forthcoming Master Thesis, helped develop and user test a number of graphics that were just revealed as part of the new website of the...

Univie Blog features a new article on the first Talking Charts Team Workshop that was held on September 21st.

Bei der diesjährigen Kinderuni hatten die kleinen Studierenden in der Eröffnungswoche gleich vier Mal die Möglichkeit etwas über Informatik und einige spezielle...