"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 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".

Our research group together with the research platform Data Science @ Uni Vienna is currently advertising 8 new positions. Apply now!

VRVis is hiring, and also offering internships or possibilities to write your master's thesis at their Biomedical Image Informatics research group.