Lightning and Thunder: Early Days of Interactive Information Visualization at the University of Maryland

In spring of 2022 the editors of the “Visual Computing: Origins” section of the IEEE CG&A magazine asked us to write a paper about the early days of interactive Visualization at the HCIL.

Below is the paper, a summary video and original videos.

The Paper

Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Lightning and Thunder: the Early Days of Interactive Information Visualization at the University of Maryland, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (2022) to appear. DOI: 10.1109/MCG.2022.3180012

Video Supplement (17:51) with excerpts from six historical videos