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Dr Benjamin Bach

Lecturer in Design Informatics & Visualisation

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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

- network visualizations - visualization in virtual and augmented reality - human computer interaction - data literacy - data-driven storytelling - urban data - visualization in biology and neuroscience

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor in Philosophy, Université Paris Sud
Connections, Changes, and Cubes: Unfolding Dynamic Networks for Visual Exploration

Research Interests

Dr Bach is a Lecturer in Design Informatics and Visualization at the University of Edinburgh. His research designs and investigations into interactive information visualizations help people explore, present, and understand data. His focuses are: visualization of dynamic networks (e.g., social networks, brain connectivity networks); temporal data (e.g. changes in videos and Wikipedia articles, timeline events); comics, especially storytelling with visualization aspects; visualization and interaction in Augmented and Virtual Reality. Recently, he began collaborative work with neuro and gene-scientists and historians.

Biography

Research outputs

  1. Exploring Cheat Sheets for Data Visualization Techniques

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  2. Geographic Network Visualization Techniques:A Work-In-Progress Taxonomy

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  3. Comparing Effectiveness and Engagement of Data Comics and Infographics

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Research activities & awards

  1. The Latent Image

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  2. DataVisFest

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

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