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Re: HCLS - visualization task force?

From: Michel Dumontier <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 11:55:55 -0700
Message-ID: <CALcEXf7v5JRG1CS_WpojRY75K=ks163snScJGe0DVmxNyyft3g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Helena Deus <helenadeus@gmail.com>
Cc: "Luciano, Joanne Sylvia" <luciaj2@rpi.edu>, "Eric Pru'dhommeaux" <eric@w3.org>, Chris Baker <denguehost@gmail.com>, w3c semweb hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Indeed, lots of exciting opportunities here :)

I started a wiki page to capture the essence of a task force and relevant
resources

http://www.w3.org/wiki/HCLSIG/Visualization

you're more than welcome to contribute to this document (add your name
too), and we'll soon discuss meeting times etc

m.

On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 11:37 AM, Helena Deus <helenadeus@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> During the telco today Eric mentioned  http://www.distilbio.com/ , which
> was apparently built on top of exhibit3, seems like a great way to start.
>
> I would propose not to limit ourselves to "ways to visualize RDF graphs",
> but to actually try to plug linked data into data visualization paradigms
> already widely adopted, like dendrograms, heatmaps, sunburst plots, etc
>
> Example of a heatmap built from a SPARQL query (medicines VS their
> classes):
> http://mathbiol-lena.googlecode.com/hg/dendroheat/dendroheat_cma.html
>
> Finally, in the same lime of thinking,  a TED talk by Jer Thorp (NYT)
> about visualization -
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Q9wcvFkWpsM
>
> There's lots of really REALLY cool js libraries that we could use for very
> quickly prototyping!
> Best,
> Lena
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 5:12 PM, Luciano, Joanne Sylvia <luciaj2@rpi.edu>wrote:
>
>> Michel,
>>
>> A task force on visualization is a great idea.  And it would make sense
>> to have it aimed at and work with helping each of the other task forces
>> utilize visualization capabilities.  It's something I've been thinking
>> about with respect to the work we did on the TMO/TMKB. How do we
>> demonstrate beyond sparql queries?
>>
>> cheers,
>> joanne
>>
>> On Mar 13, 2012, at 12:58 PM, Chris Baker wrote:
>>
>> > Related to this topic .....
>> >
>> > Changing the Equation on Scientific Data Visualization
>> > by: Peter Fox, James Hendler
>> > http://www.sciencemag.org/content/331/6018/705
>> >
>> > The changing face of visualisation in a world of data intensive science.
>> > http://eresearchau.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/peter-fox.pdf
>> >
>> > On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 1:15 PM, Michel Dumontier
>> > <michel.dumontier@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi all,
>> >>   At today's HCLS Life Sciences Forum (see minutes [1]) we had Alex
>> Garcia present on the topic of RDF visualization, indeed important for the
>> whole of the HCLS community. In addition to a Semantic Web Journal review
>> article [2], is anybody aware of comprehensive lists of use-cases for human
>> computer interaction with semantic web data (e.g. browse, search, query,
>> discovery)?
>> >>
>> >>   Second, I would like to gauge the interest of our community in
>> visualization, and whether it would be worthwhile to set up a task force
>> around HCLS visualization (use cases, requirements, tools and technologies,
>> collaborative development, deployment, evaluation). Please reply indicating
>> your interest.
>> >>
>> >> Cheers!
>> >>
>> >> m.
>> >>
>> >> [1] http://www.w3.org/2012/03/13-HCLS-minutes.html
>> >> [2] http://iospress.metapress.com/content/2822p340453463g1
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Michel Dumontier
>> >> Associate Professor of Bioinformatics, Carleton University
>> >> Visiting Associate Professor, Stanford University
>> >> Chair, W3C Semantic Web for Health Care and the Life Sciences Interest
>> Group
>> >> http://dumontierlab.com
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Christopher J. O. Baker Ph. D.
>> > Associate Professor
>> > Dept. Computer Science and Applied Statistics
>> > University of New Brunswick, Canada
>> > http://ca.linkedin.com/in/christopherjobaker
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Helena F. Deus
> Post-Doctoral Researcher at DERI/NUIG
> http://lenadeus.info/
>
>


-- 
Michel Dumontier
Associate Professor of Bioinformatics, Carleton University
Visiting Associate Professor, Stanford University
Chair, W3C Semantic Web for Health Care and the Life Sciences Interest Group
http://dumontierlab.com
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