"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

At this years EuroVis Raphael Sahann gave a talk on "Selective Angular Brushing of Parallel Coordinate Plots", a paper he wrote together with Ivana Gajic, Torsten Moeller and...

Our research group is currently looking for a PhD researcher with a background in computer science, information science, or a related field.

The University of Vienna seeks to fill the position of a University Assistant (prae doc) at the Research Platform The Challenge of Urban Futures: governing the complexities...

The paper "CorpSum: Towards an Enabling Tool-Design for Language Researchers to Explore, Analyze and Visualize Corpora" by Asil Çetin, Thomas Torsney-Weir and Torsten Möller...

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...