Jiawei Zhang receives Honorable Mention (top 5% of submissions) for his paper at ACM CHI
Jiawei Zhang, a Ph.D. student in the VACCINE lab, had a paper accepted to the Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2018 (conference link: https://chi2018.acm.org/). The title of the paper is "TopoText: Context-Preserving Text Data Exploration Across Multiple Spatial Scales." The paper presents novel text-based visualization techniques that reveal social media topics at multiple spatial scales. The proposed techniques can potentially be applied in both a static authoring process and an interactive exploratory environment. He presented this paper on April 26, 2018, in Montreal, Canada.