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The Data Visionaries Series: John Dill

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SFU's Big Data Hub

Applied Science Building, Room 10900

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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Data visionaries are the pioneers. They are on the leading-edge, discovering new ways to transform vast and complex data into stories, solutions, and knowledge that will shape and reshape our world. Join us this fall for a series of conversations with data visionaries from SFU and beyond as we explore and critically examine the possibilities and real world impact of data in our future.



Visual Analytics and Big Data – How Do They Relate?

Speaker: John Dill

Professor Emeritus, Schools of Engineering Science and Interactive Arts and Technology, SFU


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John Dill is a Professor Emeritus in the Schools of Engineering Science and Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University, and received his PhD from Caltech. A Director of SFU’s Visual Analytics Research Lab, he is a founding member of the Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics and currently serves on its steering committee. Prior positions include Cornell University and the General Motors Research Laboratories. His current research interests include visual analytics, and information visualization. Dill has served on IEEE InfoVis and VAST Steering Committees, was co-Chair of VAST 2007, and previously served as EIC of IEEE's Computer Graphics and Applications Editorial Board. John Dill also served on the US National Visualization and Analytics Center's National Research Agenda Panel.


There will be a networking reception following the talk.


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Applied Science Building, Room 10900

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Canada

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