Research projects

Graph Visualization

Applications where graphs (networks, trees, etc.) are the primary data structure of interest are abundant and their number is increasing. The visualization of graphs is a research area with a long history and with many high quality algorithms now readily [...]

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Interactive Networks

This project introduces the Interactive Network concept and describes the design and implementation of the first prototype. In an Interactive Network humans become an integral part of the control system to manage programmable networks and grid networks. The implementation consists of [...]

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Interactive Networks

Involv

INVOLV is a research project that combines cutting-edge interactive technology with emerging information visualization techniques to create innovative explorations for large hierarchical data sets. Through this approach our goal is to create new possibilities for science and education. Involv is being developed at [...]

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NEMO Science Center

The NEMO Science Center in Amsterdam is the largest science center in the Netherlands and is also the place where my previous thesis work is displayed to the general public. My work now forms a permanent exhibition located at "Bits [...]

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PhyloGenie

This application is designed to be a collaborative activity to teach undergraduate students about phylogeny and to prevent misconceptions about evolution. The system guides the students through a set of steps required to construct a phylogenetic tree based on morphological [...]

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Phylogenie

Tree Visualization

This projects involves the visualization of large phylogenetic tree structures such as the ones found in the Tree of Life. By combining high performance computer graphics with multi-touch input interaction methods, his project will create an interactive exploration environment that [...]

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