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The Computer Science Department and the Grove School of Engineering of the City College of New York are proud to announce “Visualization Day,” Wednesday April 30, 2008 from 10am to 4pm in the Exhibit Room of Steinman Hall at the City College of New York. Directions to the college and a campus map may be found here: http://www1.ccny.cuny.edu/prospective/about/directions.cfm 



Registration for the conference is free, but please contact Mary Himmelstein ([log in to unmask]) if you are interested in attending.   



Speakers include 

Laszlo Babai, University of Chicago 

Title: Computing rank-convolution with a mask 



Matthew Ericson, New York Times 

Title: Visualizing Data for the Masses: Information Graphics at The New York Times 



Ken Perlin, New York University 

Title: A New Generation of User Interface Devices 



Catherine Plaisant, University of Maryland 

Title: Discovering Patterns in Electronic Health Records 



Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland 

Title: ManyEyes, Macroscopes, and MovieFlow: The diverse pleasures of information visualization 



Martin Wattenberg, IBM 

Title:Visualization in the Public Sphere 



After Lunch there will be a demo by Peter Brinkmann, City College of New York, Title: Introducing the VisorLab 



Abstracts, speaker biographies and the conference schedule may be found here: 

http://www-cs.ccny.cuny.edu/general/VisualizationDay.htm



Lunch will be available in the faculty dining room for a small fee (around $10.00). Wine and cheese will be served after the conference for all speakers and attendees.   



For more information please contact Mary Himmelstein ([log in to unmask]). 



This conference is organized by  Luis Camilo, Michael Grossberg, Janos Pach, Douglas Troeger and Mary Himmelstein.  Support for this event was provided by Ben Shneiderman, City College of New York Department of Computer Science, the Center for Algorithms and Interactive Scientific Software, CAISS and  Joseph Barba, Dean of the Grove School of Engineering, City College of New York



Best Regards,

Mary Himmelstein

Office Manager, CAISS

Department of Computer Science NAC 8/206

City College of CUNY 

138th and Convent Ave

NY, NY 10031

212-650-5167 (voice)  212-650-5381 (fax)


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