Min Chen, BSc, PhD, FBCS, FEG, FLSW

Professor of Scientific Visualization, OeRC, University of Oxford


Talks and Presentations

Keynotes and Seminars | Paper Presentations | Panellist Presentations | Other Talks without Slides

Keynotes and Seminars

What is Visualization Really for? RIVIC Graduate School, Bangor, June 2013. (50min). Slides, Notes.

Other talks on this topic: Harefield Heart Science Centre (Jan. 2014, 50min), UiTM, Malaysia (Sept. 2013, 60min), ITRC Workshop, Oxford (May 2013, 15min), University of Maryland (April 2013, 50min); St Annes College, Oxford (Feb. 2013, 50min); University of Utah (Oct. 2012, 50min); DH Briefing, Oxford (May 2012, 25min); Space Workshop, Harwell (Jan. 2011, 15min).

Four Levels of Visualization, Chicago University, October 2014. (50min). Slides.
Four Levels of Visualization (with Cost-Benefit Analysis). BioVis 2015, Dublin, July 2015. (40 min) Slides, Notes.
Four Levels of Visualization in Digital Humanties (with connections to cognitive sciences). Visualizing Digital Humanities at Lorentz Center,, Leiden, June 2017. (50 min) Slides.

Other talks on this topic: Newcastle University (May 2015, 50min), COST Action IS1310 WG6, Oxford (March 2015, 15min), Oxford Development Biology Symposium (Dec. 2014, 20min), Satellite Applications Catapult Workshop (April 2014, 15min), Oxford MAN Institute (May 2014, 30min), Digital Panopticon Meeting, All Souls College (April 2014, 30min).

Cost-benefit Analysis of Data Intelligence, MIT, October 2015. (40min). Slides, Notes, Short Video.

Other talks on this topic: Purdue (Oct. 2015, 40min), American University (Nov. 2015, 45min),

Building a Theoretical Foundation for Visual Analytics, EuroVA 2016, Groningen, the Netherlands, 7 June 2016. (40min). Slides.
Discovering Treasure Troves in Digital Humanities, Workshop on Visualization for Digital Humanities, , Baltimore, MD, USA, 24 October 2016. (45min). Slides.
Myths and Promises of Data Intelligence, ALTIUS Conference, Balliol College, Oxford, 29-31 August 2014. (20min). Slides.

Other talks on this topic: Cyberworlds 2017 (Sep. 2017, 50 min). American University (Oct. 2014, 75min).

Information Theory in Visual Analytics, CREST Open Workshop, UCL, London, 28 April 2015. (20min). Slides, Video.
Research Methods: from the Perspectives of Supervisors and Research Students, UiTM, Malaysia, Sept. 2013. (90min) Slides.

Paper Presentations

Glyph Visualization: A Fail-Safe Design Scheme Based on Quasi-Hamming Distances, IEEE VIS CG&A Session, October 2017. (20min). Slides.

The slides also include extra information that is not in the paper, i.e., the stimuli used in an empirical study for user-centric estimation.

An Empirical Study on the Reliability of Perceiving Correlation Indices using Scatterplots, EuroVis, June 2017. (20min) Slides
Empirically Measuring Soft Knowledge in Visualization, EuroVis, June 2017. (20min) Slides
What may Visualization Processes Optimize? IEEE VAST, October 2016. (15min). Slides.

Other talks on this topic: See also talks on Four levels of Visualization, and Cost-benefit Analysis of Data Intelligence.

Visual Multiplexing, EuroVis, June 2014. (25min) Slides.
An Information-theoretic Framework for Visualization, VisWeek, October 2010. (18min) Slides, Fast Forward Slides.

Other talks on this topic: OASIS, Oxford (Nov. 2012, 50min); Swansea (March 2011, 50min), Salt Lake City (Oct. 2010, 40min); Purdue University (May 2010, 50min).

Panellist Presentations

The Space of Machine Learning, IEEE VIS, October 2017. (8min) Slides, Statement (407K).
Evaluation: How Much Evaluation is Enough? Less and More, IEEE VIS, October 2013. (8min) Slides, Statement (74K).


Other Talks without Slides

Introduction to visualization, Systems Biology DTC, Oxford, October 2011 (60min)

Other talks on this topic

Why Does visual analytics work. and what is the underlying theory? Workshop on Visualization in Complex Environments, Torino, November 2011. (20 min)

Other talks on this topic: OCCAM, Oxford (Nov. 2011, 50min); Workshop on Information security as a Resource, Oxford (Oct. 2011, 25min).

Visualization in Flatland, Digital Humanities Summer School, Oxford, July 2011. (50min).

Other talks on this topic: Microsoft Workshop Cambridge (Apr. 2012, 15min); OeRC, Oxford (July 2010, 50min); TPCG2009, Cardiff (June 2009, 50min); WSCG2009, Plzen (Feb. 2009, 50min).

Time-series visualization: Beyond line plots, Oxford MAN Institute (May 2012, 50min)
Interdisciplinary Research: Hazards and Rewards, UiTM, Malaysia (Sept. 2013, 100min)
Data Deluge: Challenges and Opportunities,  UiTM, Malaysia (Sept. 2013, 90min)
Had Bell Invented Visualization, ..., Oxford Internet Institute, February 2014. (50min)

Other talks on this topic: NERC Visualization Workshop, Silwood Park (Nov. 2013, 15min)

Building a Centre of Excellence in Research, UiTM, Malaysia (Sept. 2013, 60min)
Data Analysis and Visualization, UiTM, Malaysia (Sept. 2013, full-day seminar)

Other talks on this topic: Influential Analysis, London (Oct. 2013, 120min).

Volume Graphics and Visualization, UiTM, Malaysia (Sept. 2013, full-day seminar)