2021 VAST Challenge Workshop Agenda

Note: All times are in CDT (UTC-5)

October 24

12:00 - 1:30 Session 1

  • Intro and welcome

  • Overview of Mini-Challenge 1

  • Mini-Challenge 1 Award: Award for Effective Design of Interactive Analytics
    Visual Analytics of Multifaceted Relationships between Different Entities in Text Collections
    PKU (#1010)

  • Mini-Challenge 1 Award: Award for Effective Combination of Analytics and Visualization
    Visual Analytics of Media Bias
    TJU (#1001)

  • Overview of Mini-Challenge 2

  • Mini-Challege 2 Award: Award for Outstanding Comprehensive MC2 Submission
    An Interactive Visualization System for Spatio-temporal Situation Awareness with Multi-data Fusion
    Data Star and Fudan (#1012)

1:30 - 2:00 Mid-session break

2:00 - 3:30 Session 2

  • Mini-Challenge 2 Award Presentation: Award for Strong Support for Visual Exploration
    Human-in-the-Loop Integration of Complex and Noisy Data
    Hasselt (#1008)
  • Overview of Mini-Challenge 3
  • Mini-Challenge 3 Award: Award for Innovative Narrative Visualization and Analysis Methodology
    Mining and Understanding Stories in Text Sequences with Narrative Visualization
    TJU (#1011)
  • Mini-Challenge 3 Award: Award for Strong Human-in-the-Loop Analysis Methodology

    Mixed-Initiative Visual Exploration of Social Media Text and Events
    Data Star and Fudan (#1019)
  • Mini-Challenge 3 Honorable Mention: Honorable Mention for Effective Visual Design and for Academic Outreach
    CloudAnnotator: Clustering and Annotating Streaming Text Data
    JMU and Purdue (#1015)
  • Closing Committee
  • Adjourn