"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 cordially invite you to attend a talk by Jen Christiansen from Scientific American. The talk will focus on the topic "Special Considerations for Science Graphics (from a...

We cordially invite you to attend a talk by Jos Roerdink from the University of Groningen. The talk will focus on the topic "Data-Driven Visualization of Multichannel EEG...

We are happy to announce that Timothée Schmude's paper “On the Impact of Explanations on Understanding of Algorithmic Decision-Making” was accepted at this year’s ACM...

Hamid Younesy's paper "ModEx: a general purpose computer model exploration system" was published in Frontiers in Bioinformatics.


Katharina's tool provides recommendations for outlines, scripts, and real examples to create engaging publication summaries.

We are happy to share that Regina just presented her workshop paper “'The main message is that sustainability would help' – Reflections on takeaway messages of climate change...