FORA.tv Speaker - Jeffrey Heer

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Biography

Jeffrey Heer is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, where he works on human-computer interaction, visualization, and social computing. His research investigates the perceptual, cognitive, and social factors involved in making sense of large data collections, resulting in new interactive systems for visual analysis and communication. He also helped lead the design of the Prefuse, Flare, and Protovis visualization toolkits, in use by researchers, corporations, and thousands of data enthusiasts. Dr Heer holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley. In 2009 he was named to MIT Technology Review's TR35, a list of leading innovators under the age of 35.

1 Program

Flash of Genius: Social Cognition and Data Visualization

06.08.11 | 00:13:37 min | 0 comments