I do Visual Analytics, i.e., I include the user in the big data analysis/science loop.
Office: ML639 Mario Laserna Building
Phone: +(571) 3394949 Ext 2893
I create visual analytics systems that leverage interactive information visualizations and powerful algorithms to enable users to explore their own data to find actionable insights.
Traditional data science excludes users from the exploration process, applying algorithms that look like black boxes to them, and providing little or no support for users to make sense of the results.
A search engine for tactile images for the blind.
Twitter monitor and analyzer for different topics
Representing groups of photos with numeric attributes. Work in progress, pending publication.
Visual analytics tool for understanding large networks. Pending publication.
Visualizing five dimensions of change in a dataset changing over time using hierarchies
Comparing changes between trees on structure and node values.
A visual analytics tool for temporal categorical data. Helped developing the comparison modules as part of a broader project.
A system to allow blind children to see colors and shapes with their hands
I love taking photos, it is my main hobby. I have more than 250k photos to date, so I care about the problem of organizing and navigating photo repositories ;). Here is a sample of my photos on Flickr: