visual narrative

Powering the future with data narratives

SUMMARY

This project page demonstrates works under two categories:
 • Calliope: an intelligent system for automatically generating, editing, and sharing visual data stories.
 • Researches that are broadly related to narrative visualization, including infographics, factsheet, animation, data video, annotated chart, and so on.
Keywords: Data-driven Storytelling, Automatic Visual Design, Information Visualization

APPLICATIONS

UPDATES

VIDEOS

Calliope: Automatic Visual Data Story Generation from a Spreadsheet

Task-Oriented Optimal Sequencing of Visualization Charts

PUBLICATIONS

Xingyu Lan, Xinyue Xu, Nan Cao
Understanding Narrative Linearity for Telling ExpressiveTime-Oriented Stories
In Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (SIGCHI2021)

paper

Yang Shi, Xingyu Lan, Jingwen Li, Zhaorui Li, Nan Cao
Communicating with Motion: A Design Space for Animated Visual Narratives in Data Videos
In Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (SIGCHI2021)

paper

Danqing Shi, Xinyue Xu, Fuling Sun, Yang Shi, Nan Cao
Calliope: Automatic Visual Data Story Generation from a Spreadsheet
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE InfoVis2020)

paper | video | presentation | demo

Danqing Shi, Yang Shi, Xinyue Xu, Nan Chen, Siwei Fu, Hongjin Wu, Nan Cao
Task-Oriented Optimal Sequencing of Visualization Charts
IEEE Visualization in Data Science (VDS2019)

paper | presentation

PARTICIPANTS

Danqing Shi (史丹青)

PhD Student
Period of Participation:
2018-2021

Xingyu Lan (蓝星宇)

PhD Student
Period of Participation:
2020-2021

Yi Guo (郭熠)

PhD Student
Period of Participation:
2020-2021

Xinyue Xu (许欣悦)

Master Student
Period of Participation:
2019-2021

Fuling Sun (孙馥玲)

Master Student
Period of Participation:
2019-2021

Nan Chen (陈楠)

Master Student
Period of Participation:
2018-2021