"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

Torsten Möller and Katharina Wünsche published a paper together with an international team on the VIS30K collection of 29,689 images from the IEEE Visualization conference.

We are honored to be among the chosen projects by the WWTF for their digital humanism call. "Talking Charts" will research transparency in presenting complex issues clearly...

Torsten Möller and Christian Knoll presented the IVAN project at this year’s CHIST-ERA Projects Seminar.

Our PostDoc Laura Koesten and Elena Simperl from King's College London recently published an article on how to improve user experience when interacting with data.

We are happy to have Laura Koesten join our team as a new postdoc.

Congratulations to Aleksandar, who did his Master's thesis on "MultiConVis: A Visual Exploration Tool for Multi-label Classifier Evaluation and Comparison".