We are looking forward to honor the following individuals at IEEE VIS 2017
in Phoenix, Arizona.


IEEE VGTC Career Award: Charles (Chuck) Hansen


The 2017 Visualization Career Award goes to Charles (Chuck) Hansen in
recognition for his contributions to large scale data visualization,
including advances in parallel and volume rendering, novel interaction
techniques, and techniques for exploiting hardware; for his leadership in
the community as an educator, program chair, and editor; and for providing
vision for the development and support of the field. The IEEE Visualization
& Graphics Technical Committee (VGTC) is pleased to award Charles Hansen
the 2017 Visualization Career Award.

For details, see


IEEE VGTC Technical Achievement Award: Jeffrey Heer


The 2017 Visualization Technical Achievement Award goes to Jeffrey Heer in
recognition of his work on the design, development, dissemination, and
popularization of languages for visualization. The IEEE Visualization &
Graphics Technical Committee (VGTC) is pleased to

award Jeffrey Heer the 2017 Visualization Technical Achievement Award.

For details, see


Test of Time Awards


The IEEE VIS Test of Time Award is an accolade given to recognize articles
published at previous conferences whose contents are still vibrant and
useful today and have had a major impact and influence within and beyond
the visualization community.

For details, see:

VAST 2007: 10 Year Test of Time Award


Jigsaw: Supporting Investigative Analysis through Interactive Visualization

Authors: John Stasko, Carsten Görg, Zhicheng Liu, Kanyupriya Singhal


InfoVis 1997: 20 Year Test of Time Award


The Structure of the Information Visualization Design Space

Authors: Stuart K. Card, Jock D. Mackinlay


InfoVis 2007: 10 Year Test of Time Award


ManyEyes: a Site for Visualization at Internet Scale

Authors: Fernanda B. Viegas, Martin Wattenberg, Frank van Ham, Jesse Kriss,
Matt McKeon


SciVis 1992: 25 Year Test of Time Award


Visualization of second order tensor fields and matrix data

Authors: Thierry Delmarcelle, Lambertus Hesselink


SciVis 2002: 15 Year Test of Time Award


Efficient computation of the topology of level sets

Authors: Valerio Pascucci, Kree Cole-McLaughlin



IEEE VIS 2017 Best Paper Awards


For details, see http://ieeevis.org/year/2017/info/awards/best-paper-awards


Best Papers



Visualizing Dataflow Graphs of Deep Learning Models in TensorFlow

Authors: Kanit Wongsuphasawat, Daniel Smilkov, James Wexler, Jimbo Wilson,
Dandelion Mané, Doug Fritz, Dilip Krishnan, Fernanda B. Viégas, and Martin


Modeling Color Difference for Visualization Design

Author: Danielle Albers Szafir


Globe Browsing: Contextualized Spatio-Temporal Planetary Surface

Authors: Karl Bladin, Emil Axelsson, Erik Broberg, Carter Emmart, Patric
Ljung, Alexander Bock, and Anders Ynnerman


Best Paper Honorable Mention



Progressive Learning of Topic Modeling Parameters: A Visual Analytics

Authors: Mennatallah El-Assady, Rita Sevastjanova, Fabian Sperrle, Daniel
Keim, and Christopher Collins

Supporting Handoff in Asynchronous Collaborative Sensemaking Using
Knowledge-Transfer Graphs

Authors: Jian Zhao, Michael Glueck, Petra Isenberg, Fanny Chevalier, and
Azam Khan


Bridging From Goals to Tasks with Design Study Analysis Reports

Authors: Heidi Lam, Melanie Tory, and Tamara Munzner

Keeping Multiple Views Consistent: Constraints, Validations and Exceptions
in Visualization Authoring

Authors: Zening Qu and Jessica Hullman


Instant Construction and Visualization of Crowded Biological Environments

Authors: Tobias Klein, Ludovic K. Autin, Barbora Kozlikova, David Goodsell,
Arthur Olson, Eduard Gröller, and Ivan Viola

The Topology ToolKit

Authors: Julien Tierny, Guillaume Favelier, Joshua Levine, Charles Gueunet,
and Michaël Michaux

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