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Re: HCLS - visualization task force?

From: Alexander Garcia Castro <alexgarciac@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 20:38:48 +0100
Message-ID: <CALAe=O+ywf77yQ9+mfeyQoikCexUHspMg=ui1VtB=dh3JwhUMw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michel Dumontier <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>
Cc: Helena Deus <helenadeus@gmail.com>, "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>
Hi all, it was indeed an interesting meeting. Definitely the topic is
really interesting, here is a nice review paper about visualizing linked
data:

Semantic Web 2 (2011) 89124 89 DOI 10.3233/SW-2011-0037
IOS Press

Approaches to visualising Linked Data: A survey

Editor(s): Krzysztof Janowicz, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Solicited review(s): Anthony Robinson, Pennsylvania State University, USA;
Sarven Capadisli, National University of Ireland, Ireland

Aba-Sah Dadzie a,* and Matthew Rowe b

I will circulate the use cases (over the weekend) and some other info that
I have gathered; also, I have relfinder, visor and sig.ma (not sure about
this last one because my server crashed a month ago and sig.ma is no longer
available for the general community to download), I will share those links
as well.

Best.



On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 7:55 PM, Michel Dumontier <
michel.dumontier@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>
>


-- 
Alexander Garcia
Florida State University Visiting Professor
http://www.alexandergarcia.name/
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