Visual Analytics in Healthcare: challenges and opportunities
Event date:  December 8, 2015, 10:00 AM  to 11:00 AM

Talk Abstract

Healthcare is a fascinating application domain for visual analytics: a strong need for insights to improve care and efficiency; large amounts of complex data; and critical decisions to be made. In this talk I present work we did in this area in Eindhoven, like visualizing patient history data, logs of medical scanners, and medicine prescriptions. Furthermore, a number of challenges are discussed, like dealing with messy data and visualizing models. We have partial results here, but development of generic solutions is a huge challenge.

Speaker’s Bio

Jarke van Wijk is full professor in visualization at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of Eindhoven University of Technology. He received a MSc degree in industrial design engineering in 1982 and a PhD degree in computer science in 1986 from Delft University of Technology. He joined Eindhoven University of Technology in 1998, where he became a full professor of visualization in 2001. His main research interests are information visualization and visual analytics. He received the IEEE Visualization Technical Achievement Award 2007 and the Eurographics 2013 Outstanding Technical Contributions Award.

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Event location:  Universität Stuttgart
Room -01.116, cellar
Allmandring 19
70569  Stuttgart

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