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Visual Analysis of Complex Networks (VACN) Workshop & Visualization Cook-Off Competition

20 January 2011

This workshop has invited international participation from five teams who develop leading software that supports graph visualization and analysis.  The morning consists of presentations, and, in the afternoon, the teams will visualize a common graph data set which will be handed to them blindly on the day of competition. 

All are welcome but please send daniel.archambault@ucd.ie if you plan on attending.

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VACN Schedule of events

Team Presentations : CASL Seminar Room

9:00 – 9:15              Welcome & Introductions

9:15 – 9:45               Gephi presentation by SébastienHeymann

9:45 – 10:15            i2, presentation by Joe Parry

10:15 – 10:45         Break

10:45 – 11:15         Pajek presentation by Vladimir Batagelj

11:15 – 11:45         Tulip presentation by David Auber

11:45 – 12:15         Visione presentation by Bobo Nick

 

12:15 – 1:15 Lunch Break

 

The Cookoff! : CASL Orange Room

1:15 – 2:45 Visualization Cookoff on really cool data sets.

2:45 – 3:30  Short presentation by teams on their results

3:30 – 4:00 Discussion with audience - Advantages/Disadvantages of each solution.

4:00 – 5:00 Coffee Hour in Orange Room  - Further discussion of results & systems.

 

Cook-off Teams:

Gephi Visualization software from the Gephi Consortium, Paris France

i2 ,      Developers of tools such as the Analyst's Notebook, Cambridge UK

Pajek   Visualization software from  University of Ljubljana Slovenia

Tulip    Visualization software from University of Bordeaux I/INRIA , France

Visone Visualization software from the University of Konstanz Germany.