2021

Danqing Shi, Fuling Sun, Xinyue Xu, Xingyu Lan, David Gotz, Nan Cao
AutoClips: An Automatic Approach to Video Generation from Data Facts
Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis 2021)

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Qinghai Zhou, Liangyue Li, Nan Cao, Lei Ying, Hanghang Tong
Adversarial Attacks on Multi-Network Mining: Problem Definition and Fast Solutions
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering

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Xingyu Lan, Yang Shi, Yueyao Zhang, Nan Cao
Smile or Scowl? Looking at Infographic Design Through the Affective Lens
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE PacificVis 2021)

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Qinghai Zhou, Liangyue Li, Xintao Wu, Nan Cao, Lei Ying, Hanghang Tong
Attent: Active Attributed Network Alignment
In Proceedings of the Web Conference (WWW2021)

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Yang Shi, Zhaorui Li, Lingfei Xu, Nan Cao
Understanding the Design Space for Animated Narratives Applied to Illustrations
Extended Abstracts of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (SIGCHI2021 EA)

paper | poster | video | presentation | explorer

Shunan Guo, Zhuochen Jin, Fuling Sun, Jingwen Li, Zhaorui Li, Yang Shi, Nan Cao
Vinci: An Intelligent Graphic Design System forGenerating Advertising Posters
In Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (SIGCHI2021)

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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)

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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)

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2020

Zhuochen Jin, Nan Cao, Yang Shi, Wenchao Wu, Yingcai Wu
EcoLens: Visual Analysis of Ecological Regions in Urban Contexts Using Traffic Data
ChinaVis 2020 (Best Paper), Journal of Visualization (JOV)

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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)

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Zhuochen Jin, Shunan Guo, Nan Chen, Daniel Weiskopf, David Gotz, Nan Cao
Visual Causality Analysis of Event Sequence Data
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE VAST2020)

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Yang Shi, Nan Cao, Xiaojuan Ma, Siji Chen, Pei Liu
EmoG: Supporting the Sketching of Emotional Expressions for Storyboarding
In Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (SIGCHI2020)

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Meijia Wang, Jian Kang, Cao Nan, Yinglong Xia, Wei Fan, Hanghang Tong
Graph Ranking Auditing: Problem Definition and Fast Solutions
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)

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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)

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2019

Zhuochen Jin, Shuyuan Cui, Shunan Guo, David Gotz, Jimeng Sun, Nan Cao
CarePre: An Intelligent Clinical Decision Assistance System
ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare

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Yang Shi, Maoran Xu, Rongwen Zhao, Hao Fu, Tongshuang Wu, Nan Cao
Interactive Context-Aware Anomaly Detection Guided by User Feedback
IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems (HMS)

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Nan Cao
信息可视化及可视分析在智慧医疗领域的应用(中文邀稿)
中国计算机学会通讯 数据可视化的新疆界专题

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Shunan Guo, Fan Du, Sana Malik, Eunyee Koh, Sungchul Kim, Zhicheng Liu, Donghyun Kim, Hongyuan Zha, Nan Cao
Visualizing Uncertainty and Alternatives in Event Sequence Predictions
In Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (SIGCHI2019)

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Nan Cao, Xin Yan, Yang Shi, Chaoran Chen
AI-Sketcher: A Deep Generative Model for Generating High Quality Sketches
In Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI2019)

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Shunan Guo, Zhuochen Jin, David Gotz, Fan Du, Hongyuan Zha, Nan Cao
Visual Progression Analysis of Event Sequence Data
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE VAST2019)

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Ke Xu, Meng Xia, Xing Mu, Yun Wang, Nan Cao
EnsembleLens: Ensemble-based Visual Exploration of Anomaly Detection Algorithms with Multidimensional Data
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE VAST2019)

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2018

Wenchao Wu, Yixian Zheng, Kaiyuan Chen, Xiangyu Wang, Nan Cao
A Visual Analytics Approach for Equipment Condition Monitoring in Smart Factories of Process Industry
IEEE PacificVis 2018

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Chaoguang Lin, Qiuhan Zhu, Shunan Guo, Zhuochen Jin, Yu-Ru Lin, Nan Cao
Anomaly detection in spatiotemporal data via regularized non-negative tensor analysis
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 2018

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Yang Shi, Xin Yan, Xiaojuan Ma, Yongqi Lou, Nan Cao
Designing Emotional Expressions of Conversational States for Voice Assistants: Modality and Engagement
ACM SIGCHI Extended Abstracts 2018

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Ke Xu, Shunan Guo, Nan Cao, David Gotz, Aiwen Xu, Huamin Qu, Zhenjie Yao, Yixin Chen
ECGLens: Interactive Visual Exploration of Large Scale ECG Data for Arrhythmia Detection
In Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (SIGCHI2018) (Honorable Mention)

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Xiao Xie, Xiwen Cai, Junpei Zhou, Nan Cao, Yingcai Wu
A Semantic-based Method for Visualizing Large Image Collections
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG)

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Yang Shi, Chris Bryan, Sridatt Bhamidipati, Ying Zhao, Yaoxue Zhang, Kwan-Liu Ma
MeetingVis: Visual Narratives to Assist in Recalling Meeting Context and Content
IEEE PacificVis 2018 (Honorable Mention), IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE PacificVis2018)

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Nan Cao, Chaoguang Lin, Qiuhan Zhu, Yu-Ru Lin, Xian Teng, Xidao Wen
Voila: Visual Anomaly Detection and Monitoring with Streaming Spatiotemporal Data
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE VAST2018)

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Shunan Guo, Ke Xu, Rongwen Zhao, David Gotz, Hongyuan Zha, Nan Cao
EventThread: Visual Summarization and Stage Analysis of Event Sequence Data
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE VAST2018)

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2017

Yingcai Wu, Zhutian Chen, Guodao Sun, Xiao Xie, Nan Cao, Shixia Liu, Weiwei Cui
StreamExplorer: A Multi-Stage System for Visually Exploring Events in Social Streams
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG)

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David Gotz, Shun Sun, Nan Cao, Rita Kundu, Anne-Marie Meyer
Adaptive Contextualization Methods for Combating Selection Bias during High-Dimensional Visualization
ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST)

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Hanfei Lin, Siyuan Gao, David Gotz, Fan Du, Jingrui He, Nan Cao
RCLens: Interactive Rare Category Exploration and Identification
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE VAST 2017)

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Yang Shi, Yang Wang, Ye Qi, John Chen, Xiaoyao Xu, Kwan-Liu Ma
IdeaWall: Improving Creative Collaboration through Combinatorial Visual Stimuli
In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2017)

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Boxin Du, Si Zhang, Nan Cao, Hanghang Tong
FIRST: Fast Interactive Attributed Subgraph Matching
In Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD2017)

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Liangyue Li, Hanghang Tong, Yong Wang, Conglei Shi, Nan Cao, Norbou Buchler
Is the Whole Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts?
In Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD2017)

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Fan Du, Nan Cao, Yu-Ru Lin, Panpan Xu, Hanghang Tong
iSphere: Focus+Context Sphere Visualization for Interactive Large Graph Exploration
In Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (SIGCHI2017)

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Dawei Zhou, Arun Karthikeyan, Kangyang Wang, Nan Cao, Jingrui He
Discovering rare categories from graph streams
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 2017

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Liangyue Li, Hanghang Tong, Nan Cao, Kate Ehrlich, Yu-Ru Lin, Norbou Buchler
Enhancing Team Composition in Professional Networks: Problem Definitions and Fast Solutions
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)

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Wenchao Wu, Yixian Zheng, Nan Cao, Haipeng Zeng, Bing Ni, Huamin Qu, Lionel M. Ni
MobiSeg: Interactive Region Segmentation Using Heterogeneous Mobility Data
IEEE PasificVis 2017

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Nan Cao, Yu-Ru Lin, David Gotz, Fan Du
Z-Glyph: Visualizing Outliers in Multivariate Data
Information Visualization

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2016

Yixian Zheng, Wenchao Wu, Haipeng Zeng, Nan Cao, Huamin Qu, Mingxuan Yuan, Jia Zeng, and Lionel M. Ni
TelcoFlow: Visual Exploration of Collective Behaviors Based on Telco Data
IEEE Big Data 2016

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Zhida Sun, Mingfei Sun, Nan Cao, Xiaojuan Ma
VideoForest: Interactive Visual Summarization of Video Streams Based on Danmu Data
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2016

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Xiaojuan Ma, Nan Cao
Video-based Evanescent, Anonymous, Asynchronous Social Interaction: Motivation and Adaption to Medium
ACM CSCW 2017

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Yanhong Wu, Nan Cao, Daniel Archambault, Huamin Qu, Weiwei Cui
Evaluation of Graph Sampling: A Visualization Perspective
IEEE InfoVis 2016

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Yixian Zheng, Wenchao Wu,Shun Sun, Nan Cao, Huamin Qu
Focus+Context Grouping for Animated Transitions
ChinaVis 2016 (Honorable Mention)

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Panpan Xu, Nan Cao, John Stasko, Huamin Qu
Interactive Visual Co-Cluster Analysis of Bipartite Graphs
IEEE PasificVis 2016

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David Gotz, Shun Sun, Nan Cao
Adaptive Contextualization: Combating Bias During High-Dimensional Visualization and Data Selection
ACM IUI 2016 (Best Paper)

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2015



Nan Cao, Conglei Shi, Sabrina Lin, Jie Lu, Yu-Ru Lin, Ching-Yung Lin
TargetVue : Visual Analysis of Anomalous User Behaviors in Online Communication Systems
IEEE Transaction on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE VAST 2015)

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Nan Cao,Yu-Ru Lin, Fan Du, Dashun Wang
Episogram: Visual Summarization of Egocentric Social Interactions
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications

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Nan Cao, Yu-Ru Lin, David Gotz
UnTangle Map: Visual Analysis of Probabilistic Multi-Label Data
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG)

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Xiangmin Fan, Youming Liu, Nan Cao, Jason Hong, Jingtao Wang
MindMiner: A Mixed-Initiative Interface for Interactive Distance Metric Learning
INTERACT 2015

Xiangmin Fan, Youming Liu, Nan Cao, Jason Hong, Jingtao Wang
MindMiner: Quantifying Entity Similarity via Interactive Distance Metric Learning (demo paper)
IUI 2015

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Nan Cao, Yu-Ru Lin, Liangyue Li, HangHang Tong, g-Miner: Interactive Visual Group Mining on Multivariate Graphs, ACM CHI 2015
Liangyue Li, HangHang Tong, Nan Cao, Kate Ehrlich, Yu-Ru Lin and Norbou Buchler, Replacing the Irreplaceable: Fast Algorithms for Team Member Recommendation, WWW 2015

CHI paper | WWW paper | video

Fan Du, Nan Cao, Nan Cao, Jian Zhao, Yu-Ru Lin.
Trajectory Bundling for Animated Transitions
ACM CHI 2015

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Nan Cao, Lu Lu, Yu-Ru Lin, Fei Wang, Zhen Wen
SocialHelix: Visual Analysis of Sentiment Divergence in Social Media
Journal of Visualization

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2014

Nan Cao, David Gotz, and Lu Lu
UnTangle: Visual Mining for Data with Uncertain Multi-labels via Triangle Map
ICDM 2014

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Jian Zhao, Nan Cao, Zhen Wen, Yale Song, Yu-Ru Lin and Christopher Collins
FluxFlow: Visual Analysis of Anomalous Information Spreading on Social Media
IEEE VAST 2014 (Honorable Mention)

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Lu Lu, Nan Cao, Siyuan Liu, Lionel Ni, Xiaoru Yuan, and Huamin Qu
MVisual Analysis of Uncertainty in Trajectories
PaKDD 2014

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2013

Panpan Xu, Fan Du, Nan Cao, Conglei Shi, Hong Zhou, and Huamin Qu
Visual Analysis of Set Relations in a Graph, Computer Graphics Forum
EuroVis 2013

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2012

Nan Cao, Yu-Ru Lin, Xiaohua Sun, David Lazer, Shixia Liu, and Huamin Qu
Whisper: Tracing the Spatiotemporal Process of Information Diffusion in Real Time
IEEE InfoVis 2012

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2011


Nan Cao, David Gotz, Jimeng Sun, Yu-Ru Lin, and Huamin Qu
SolarMap: Multifaceted Visual Analytics for Topic Exploration
IEEE ICDM 2011

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Nan Cao,David Gotz, Jimeng Sun, and Huamin Qu
DICON : Interactive Visual Analysis of Multidimensional Clusters
IEEE InfoVis 2011

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Wei Wei, Nan Cao, Jon Atle Gulla, and Huamin Qu
Visual Analysis of the Impact of Online News
IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence 2011

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2010

Nan Cao, Jimeng Sun, Yu-Ru Lin, David Gotz, Shixia Liu, and Huamin Qu
FacetAtlas: Multifacet Visualization for Rich Text Corpora
IEEE InfoVis 2010

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Yu-Ru Lin, Jimeng Sun, Nan Cao,and Shixia Liu
ContexTour: Contextual Contour Visual Analysis on Dynamic Multi-Relational Clustering
SDM 2010

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before 2010

Ching-Yung Lin, Nan Cao, Shixia Liu, Spiros Papadimitriou, Jimeng Sun, and Xifeng Yan
SmallBlue: Social Network Analysis for Expertise Search and Collective Intelligence
IEEE ICDE 2009

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Lei Shi, Nan Cao,Shixia Liu, Weihong Qian, Li Tan, Guodong Wang, Jimeng Sun, and Ching-Yung Lin
HiMap: Adaptive visualization of large-scale online social networks
IEEE PacificVis 2009

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Jimeng Sun, Spiros Papadimitriou, Ching-Yung Lin, Nan Cao, Shixia Liu, and Weihong Qian
Content-based Social Network Exploration Through Multi-way Visual Analysis
SDM 2009

paper

Shixia Liu, Nan Cao,and Hao Lv
Interactive Visual Analysis of the NSF Funding Information
IEEE PacificVis 2008

paper

Nan Cao, Shixia Liu, and Hui Su
Peony : A Light Weighted Interactive InfoVis Toolkit
HCHI 2006

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