Adaptive Visualization of Large-Scale
Online Social Networks
Image: HiMap visualization of a group of IBM
smallblue users.Edges are bundled together geometrically.
1. Explore new paradigm to visually analyze the hierarchical structure and relationships of social networks
2. Design and implement a visual density based adaptive data loading technique and an optimized layout algorithm for clustered graph
3. Prototype and evaluate the above techniques
Nan Cao and Shixia Liu,“HiMap: Adaptive Visualization of Large-Scale Online Social Networks”,
IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, March 2009.