2019

  1. EuroVis
    The Impact of Distribution and Chart Type on Part-to-Whole Comparisons. Robert Kosara In Short Paper Proceedings of the Eurographics/IEEE VGTC Symposium on Visualization (EuroVis), 2019 Abstract PDF DOI
  2. EuroVis
    Circular Part-to-Whole Charts Using the Area Visual Cue. Robert Kosara In Short Paper Proceedings of the Eurographics/IEEE VGTC Symposium on Visualization (EuroVis), 2019 Abstract PDF DOI

2018

  1. BELIV
    Skipping the Replication Crisis in Visualization: Threats to Study Validity and How to Address Them. Robert Kosara, and Steve Haroz In Proceedings BEyond time and errors: novel evaLuation methods for Information Visualization (BELIV), 2018 Abstract PDF DOI Talk Video
  2. Communicating Data to an Audience. Steven Drucker, Samuel Huron, Robert Kosara, Jonathan Schwabish, and Nicholas Diakopoulos In (eds.), Data-Driven Storytelling, 2018 Abstract

2017

  1. EuroVis
    An Argument Structure for Data Stories. Robert Kosara In Short Paper Proceedings of the Eurographics/IEEE VGTC Symposium on Visualization (EuroVis), 2017 Abstract PDF DOI
  2. EuroVis
    Readability and Precision in Pictorial Bar Charts. Drew Skau, and Robert Kosara In Short Paper Proceedings of the Eurographics/IEEE VGTC Symposium on Visualization (EuroVis), 2017 Abstract PDF DOI
  3. EuroVis
    Finding a Clear Path: Structuring Strategies for Visualization Sequences. Jessica Hullman, Robert Kosara, and Heidi Lam Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings EuroVis), vol. 36, no. 3, 2017 Abstract PDF DOI Talk Video

2016

  1. BELIV
    An Empire Built On Sand: Reexamining What We Think We Know About Visualization. Robert Kosara In Proceedings BEyond time and errors: novel evaLuation methods for Information Visualization (BELIV), 2016 Abstract PDF
  2. Reflecting on the Design Criteria for Explanatory Visualizations. Robert Kosara, Aritra Dasgupta, and Enrico Bertini In Workshop on Creation, Curation, Critique and Conditioning of Principles and Guidelines in Visualization (C4PGV), 2016 Abstract PDF
  3. EuroVis
    Judgment Error in Pie Chart Variations. Robert Kosara, and Drew Skau In Short Paper Proceedings of the Eurographics/IEEE VGTC Symposium on Visualization (EuroVis), pp. 91–95, 2016 Abstract PDF DOI Data
  4. EuroVis
    Arcs, Angles, or Areas: Individual Data Encodings in Pie and Donut Charts. Drew Skau, and Robert Kosara Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings EuroVis), vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 121–130, 2016 Abstract PDF DOI Data Talk Video
  5. BRIDGES: A System to Enable Creation of Engaging Data Structures Assignments with Real-World Data and Visualizations. David Burlinson, Mihai Mehedint, Chris Grafer, Kalpathi Subramanian, Jamie Payton, Paula Goolkasian, Michael Youngblood, and Robert Kosara Proceedings of the 47th ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education (SIGCSE), pp. 18–23, 2016 Abstract PDF
  6. CG&A
    Presentation-Oriented Visualization Techniques. Robert Kosara Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A), vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 80–85, 2016 Abstract PDF DOI
  7. TVCG
    The Connected Scatterplot for Presenting Paired Time Series. Steve Haroz, Robert Kosara, and Steven L. Franconeri Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), vol. 22, no. 9, pp. 2174–2186, 2016 Abstract PDF DOI Website

2015

  1. EuroVis
    An Evaluation of the Impact of Visual Embellishments in Bar Charts. Drew Skau, Lane Harrison, and Robert Kosara Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings EuroVis), vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 221–230, 2015 Abstract PDF DOI
  2. CHI
    ISOTYPE Visualization – Working Memory, Performance, and Engagement with Pictographs. Steve Haroz, Robert Kosara, and Steven L. Franconeri In Proceedings CHI, pp. 1191–1200, 2015 Abstract PDF Website
  3. EuroVis
    VIMTEX: A Visualization Interface for Multivariate, Time-Varying, Geological Data Exploration. Aritra Dasgupta, Robert Kosara, and Luke Gosink Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings EuroVis), vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 341–350, 2015 Abstract PDF
  4. CG&A
    Tapestry: A Different Kind of Conference on Storytelling with Data. Robert Kosara Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A), vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 12–14, 2015 Abstract PDF DOI

2014

  1. Public Data and Visualizations: How are Many Eyes and Tableau Public Used for Collaborative Analytics?. Kristi Morton, Magdalena Balazinska, Dan Grossman, Robert Kosara, and Jock Mackinlay SIGMOD Record, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 17–22, 2014 Abstract PDF

2013

  1. CGF
    Measuring Privacy and Utility in Privacy-Preserving Visualization. Aritra Dasgupta, Min Chen, and Robert Kosara Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 35–47, 2013 Abstract PDF DOI
  2. Size Judgment and Comparison in Tag Clouds. Khaldoon (Kal) Dhou, Robert Kosara, Mirsad Hadzikadic, and Mark Faust In IEEE Information Visualization Posters, 2013 Abstract PDF
  3. Storytelling: The Next Step for Visualization. Robert Kosara, and Jock D. Mackinlay IEEE Computer (Special Issue on Cutting-Edge Research in Visualization), vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 44–50, 2013 Abstract PDF DOI Website
  4. InfoVis Is So Much More: A Comment on Gelman and Unwin and an Invitation to Consider the Opportunities. Robert Kosara Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 29–32, 2013 Abstract PDF

2012

  1. BELIV
    The Importance of Tracing Data Through the Visualization Pipeline. Aritra Dasgupta, and Robert Kosara In Beyond Time and Errors – Novel Evaluation Methods for Visualization (BELIV), 2012 Abstract PDF
  2. Meta Parallel Coordinates for Visualizing Features in Large, High-Dimensional, Time-varying Data. Aritra Dasgupta, Robert Kosara, and Luke Gosink In Symposium on Large-Scale Data Analysis and Visualization (LDAV), pp. 85–89, 2012 Abstract PDF DOI
  3. BioVis
    Gene-RiViT: A Visualization Tool for Comparative Analysis of Gene Neighborhoods in Prokaryotes. Adam Price, Cynthia Gibas, and Robert Kosara In Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis), 2012 Abstract PDF
  4. EuroVis
    Conceptualizing Visual Uncertainty in Parallel Coordinates. Aritra Dasgupta, Min Chen, and Robert Kosara Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings EuroVis), vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 1015–1024, 2012 Abstract PDF DOI

2011

  1. Privacy-Preserving Data Visualization using Parallel Coordinates. Aritra Dasgupta, and Robert Kosara In Visualization and Data Analysis (VDA), pp. 78680O-1–78680O-12, 2011 Abstract PDF
  2. Indirect Multi-Touch Interaction for Brushing in Parallel Coordinates. Robert Kosara In Visualization and Data Analysis (VDA), pp. 786809-1–786809-7, 2011 Abstract PDF
  3. InfoVis
    Adaptive Privacy-Preserving Visualization Using Parallel Coordinates. Aritra Dasgupta, and Robert Kosara Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings InfoVis), vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 2241–2248, 2011 Abstract PDF DOI

2010

  1. InfoVis
    Laws of Attraction: From Perceived Forces to Conceptual Similarity. Caroline Ziemkiewicz, and Robert Kosara Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings InfoVis), vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1009–1016, 2010 Abstract PDF DOI
  2. InfoVis
    Pargnostics: Screen-Space Metrics for Parallel Coordinates. Aritra Dasgupta, and Robert Kosara Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings InfoVis), vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1017–1026, 2010 Abstract PDF DOI
  3. Indirect Multi-Touch Interaction for Brushing in Parallel Coordinates. Robert Kosara In IEEE Information Visualization Posters, 2010 Abstract PDF
  4. Embedding Information Visualization Within Visual Representation. Caroline Ziemkiewicz, and Robert Kosara In Ras, Ribarsky (eds.), Advances in Information and Intelligent Systems, 2010 Abstract PDF
  5. Implied Dynamics in Information Visualization. Caroline Ziemkiewicz, and Robert Kosara In Proceedings Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI), pp. 215–222, 2010 Abstract PDF
  6. BELIV
    Do Mechanical Turks Dream of Square Pie Charts?. Robert Kosara, and Caroline Ziemkiewicz In Proceedings BEyond time and errors: novel evaLuation methods for Information Visualization (BELIV), pp. 373–382, 2010 Abstract PDF
  7. CG&A
    Beyond Bertin: Seeing the Forest despite the Trees. Caroline Ziemkiewicz, and Robert Kosara Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A), Visualization Viewpoints, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 7–11, 2010 Abstract PDF DOI
  8. Turning a Table into a Tree: Growing Parallel Sets into a Purposeful Project. Robert Kosara In Steele, Illiinsky (eds.), Beautiful Visualization, pp. 193–204, 2010 Abstract PDF

2009

  1. Parallel Sets in the Real World: Three Case Studies. Robert Kosara, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, F. Joseph Mako III, Jonathan Miles, and Kam Tin Seong In IEEE InfoVis Discovery Exhibition, 2009 Abstract PDF
  2. Design Elements and the Perception of Information Structure. Caroline Ziemkiewicz, and Robert Kosara In IEEE Information Visualization Posters, 2009 Abstract PDF
  3. Towards A Role of Visualization in Social Modeling. Remco Chang, Robert Kosara, Alex Godwin, and William Ribarsky In AAAI 2009 Spring Symposium on Technosocial Predictive Analytics, 2009 Abstract PDF
  4. EuroVis
    Preconceptions and Individual Differences in Understanding Visual Metaphors. Caroline Ziemkiewicz, and Robert Kosara Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings EuroVis), vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 911–918, 2009 Abstract PDF DOI

2008

  1. Visual Analysis of Entity Relationships in Global Terrorism Database. Alex Godwin, Remco Chang, Robert Kosara, and William Ribarsky In SPIE Defense and Security, 2008 Abstract PDF
  2. InfoVis
    The Shaping of Information by Visual Metaphors. Caroline Ziemkiewicz, and Robert Kosara Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings InfoVis), vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 1269–1276, 2008 Abstract PDF DOI
  3. InfoVis
    Scalable and Interactive Visual Analysis of Financial Wire Transactions for Fraud Detection. Remco Chang, Alvin Lee, Mohammad Ghoniem, Robert Kosara, William Ribarsky, Jing Yang, Evan Suma, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Daniel Kern, and Agus Sudjianto Information Visualization, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 63–76, 2008 Abstract PDF
  4. Visual Data Mining of Unevenly-Spaced Event Sequences. Alex Godwin, Remco Chang, Robert Kosara, and William Ribarsky In IEEE VAST Posters, 2008 Abstract PDF
  5. CG&A
    Visualization Criticism. Robert Kosara, Fritz Drury, Lars Erik Holmquist, and David H. Laidlaw Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A), Visualization Viewpoints, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 13–15, 2008 Abstract PDF DOI
  6. A Data Warehouse for Collection and Visual Analysis of Genomic Data. Aurora Cain, Robert Kosara, and Cynthia Gibas In Institute of Biological Engineering Annual Conference, 2008

2007

  1. InfoVis
    Legible Cities: Multi-Resolution Visualization of Urban Relationships. Remco Chang, Ginette Wessel, Robert Kosara, Eric Sauda, and William Ribarsky Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings InfoVis), vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1169–1175, 2007 Abstract PDF DOI
  2. VAST
    WireVis: Visualization of Categorical, Time-Varying Financial Transaction Data. Remco Chang, Mohammad Ghoniem, Robert Kosara, William Ribarsky, Jing Yang, Evan Suma, Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Daniel Kern, and Agus Sudjianto In IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), pp. 155–162, 2007 Abstract PDF DOI
  3. Visualization and the Nature of Representation. Michael Kelly, and Robert Kosara In Biennial Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Technology (SPT), 2007
  4. Visualization Criticism – The Missing Link Between Information Visualization and Art. Robert Kosara In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), pp. 631–636, 2007 Abstract PDF DOI
  5. Human-Centered Aspects. Olga Kulyk, Robert Kosara, Jaime Urquinza, and Ingo Wassink In Kerren, Ebert, Meyer (eds.), Human-Centered Visualization Environments (LNCS 4417), pp. 13–76, 2007
  6. Challenges and Unsolved Problems. Robert S. Laramee, and Robert Kosara In Kerren, Ebert, Meyer (eds.), Human-Centered Visualization Environments (LNCS 4417), pp. 231–256, 2007

2006

  1. Interactive Focus+Context Analysis of Large, Time-Dependent Flow Simulation Data. Helmut Doleisch, Helwig Hauser, Martin Gasser, and Robert Kosara Simulation, vol. 82, no. 12, pp. 861–865, 2006 Abstract PDF
  2. TVCG
    Parallel Sets: Interactive Exploration and Visual Analysis of Categorical Data. Robert Kosara, Fabian Bendix, and Helwig Hauser Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 558–568, 2006 Abstract PDF DOI
  3. Pharmacophores from Macromolecular Complexes with LigandScout. Gerhard Wolber, and Robert Kosara In Langer, Hoffmann (eds.), Pharmacophores and Pharmacophore Searches, pp. 131–150, 2006

2005

  1. InfoVis
    Parallel Sets: Visual Analysis of Categorical Data. Fabian Bendix, Robert Kosara, and Helwig Hauser In IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization (InfoVis), pp. 133–140, 2005 Abstract PDF DOI

2004

  1. Interactive Focus+Context Visualization with Linked 2D/3D Scatterplots. Harald Piringer, Robert Kosara, and Helwig Hauser In 2nd International Conference on Coordinated and Multiple Views in Exploratory Visualization (CMV), pp. 49–60, 2004 Abstract PDF DOI
  2. Facilitating Knowledge Maintenance of Clinical Guidelines and Protocols. Peter Votruba, Silvia Miksch, and Robert Kosara In 11th World Congress on Medical Informatics (MedInfo), pp. 57–61, 2004 Abstract PDF
  3. VisSym
    TimeHistograms for Large, Time-Dependent Data. Robert Kosara, Fabian Bendix, and Helwig Hauser In Joint Eurographics - IEEE TCVG Symposium on Visualization (VisSym), pp. 45–54, 2004 Abstract PDF DOI
  4. Tracing the Formalization Steps of Textual Guidelines. Peter Votruba, Silvia Miksch, Andreas Seyfang, and Robert Kosara In Symposium on Computerized Guidelines and Protocols (CGP), pp. 172–176, 2004 Abstract PDF
  5. Linking Scientific and Information Visualization with Interactive 3D Scatterplots. Robert Kosara, Gerald N. Sahling, and Helwig Hauser In Short Communication Papers Proceedings of the 12th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization, and Computer Vision (WSCG), pp. 133–140, 2004 Abstract PDF
  6. The SimVis System for Interactive Visual Analysis of Flow Simulation Data. Robert Kosara, Helmut Doleisch, Martin Gasser, and Helwig Hauser In Virtual Product Development in Automotive Engineerin, 2004
  7. Interactive Analysis of High-Dimensional Data using Visualization. Helwig Hauser, and Robert Kosara In Robustness for High-dimensional Data (RobHD), 2004

2003

  1. CG&A
    Thoughts on User Studies: Why, How, and When. Robert Kosara, Christopher G. Healey, Victoria Interrante, David H. Laidlaw, and Colin Ware Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A), Visualization Viewpoints, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 20–25, 2003 Abstract PDF DOI
  2. An Interaction View on Information Visualizatio. Robert Kosara, Helwig Hauser, and Donna L. Gresh In State-of-the-Art Proceedings of EUROGRAPHICS, pp. 123–137, 2003 Abstract PDF DOI
  3. Linking Clinical Guidelines with Formal Representations. Peter Votruba, Silvia Miksch, and Robert Kosara In Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIME), pp. 152–157, 2003 Abstract PDF
  4. Experimental Evaluation of Semantic Depth of Field, a Preattentive Method for Focus+Context Visualization. Johann Schrammel, Verena Giller, Manfred Tscheligi, Robert Kosara, Silvia Miksch, and Helwig Hauser In Proceedings of the Ninth IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT), pp. 888–891, 2003 Abstract PDF

2002

  1. Visualization Methods for Data Analysis and Planning in Medical Applications. Robert Kosara, and Silvia Miksch International Journal of Medical Informatics, vol. 68, no. 1–3, pp. 141–153, 2002 Abstract PDF
  2. CG&A
    Focus+Context Taken Literally. Robert Kosara, Silvia Miksch, and Helwig Hauser IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications (CG&A), vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 22–29, 2002 Abstract PDF DOI
  3. Tools for Acquiring Clinical Guidelines in Asbru. Robert Kosara, Silvia Miksch, Andreas Seyfang, and Peter Votruba In Proceedings of the Sixth World Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology (IDPT), 2002 Abstract PDF
  4. VisSym
    Useful Properties of Semantic Depth of Field for Better F+C Visualization. Robert Kosara, Silvia Miksch, Helwig Hauser, Johann Schrammel, Verena Giller, and Manfred Tscheligi In Proceedings of the Joint Eurographics – IEEE TCVG Symposium on Visualization (VisSym), pp. 205–210, 2002 Abstract PDF DOI
  5. AsbruView: Capturing Complex, Time-oriented Plans – Beyond Flow-Charts. Robert Kosara, Silvia Miksch, Yuval Shahar, and Peter Johnson In Anderson, Meyer, Olivier (eds.), Diagrammatic Representation and Reasoning, 2002 Abstract

2001

  1. InfoVis
    Semantic Depth of Field. Robert Kosara, Silvia Miksch, and Helwig Hauser In Proceedings Information Visualization (InfoVis), pp. 97–104, 2001 Abstract PDF DOI
  2. Visualizing Complex Notions of Time. Robert Kosara, and Silvia Miksch In Proceedings of the Conference on Medical Informatics (MedInfo), pp. 211–215, 2001 Abstract PDF
  3. Plan Management: Supporting All Steps of Protocol Development and Deployment. Silvia Miksch, Andreas Seyfang, and Robert Kosara In Proceedings of the EUNITE-Workshop on Intelligent Systems in Patient Care, pp. 35–42, 2001
  4. Is Workflow Management Appropriate for Therapy Planning?. Silvia Miksch, Robert Kosara, and Andreas Seyfang In Proceedings of the First European Workshop on Computer-based Support for Clinical Guidelines and Protocols (EWGLP 2000), pp. 53–69, 2001
  5. Metaphors of Movement: A Visualization and User Interface for Time-Oriented, Skeletal Plans. Robert Kosara, and Silvia Miksch Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 111–131, 2001 Abstract PDF

2000

  1. A Visualization of Medical Therapy Plans compared to Gantt and PERT Charts. Robert Kosara, and Silvia Miksch In Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning (TIME), pp. 153–181, 2000 Abstract PDF DOI

1999

  1. Communicating Time-Oriented, Skeletal Plans to Domain Experts Lucidly. Silvia Miksch, and Robert Kosara In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), pp. 1041–1051, 1999 Abstract PDF
  2. Visualization Techniques for Time-Oriented, Skeletal Plans in Medical Therapy Planning. Robert Kosara, and Silvia Miksch In Proceedings of the Joint European Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Medical Decision Making (AIMDM), pp. 291–300, 1999 Abstract PDF
  3. A User Interface for Manipulating Complex, Time-Oriented Treatment Plans. Robert Kosara, Silvia Miksch, and Christian Popow In HP Carevue User’s Conference, 1999

1998

  1. AsbruView: Capturing Complex, Time-oriented Plans – Beyond Flow-Charts. Robert Kosara, Silvia Miksch, Yuval Shahar, and Peter Johnson In The Second Workshop on Thinking with Diagrams 1998 (TwD), pp. 119–126, 1998 Abstract PDF
  2. AsbruView: Visualization of Time-Oriented, Skeletal Plans. Silvia Miksch, Robert Kosara, Yuval Shahar, and Peter Johnson In The Fourth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Planning Systems (AIPS), pp. 11–18, 1998 Abstract PDF