We are a research group at the Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park. Our mission is to support interactive data analysis and visual data communication through human-centered techniques and systems. We are affiliated with the Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) at UMD.


Aug 2021 Our short paper Atlas: Grammar-based Procedural Generation of Data Visualizations will appear at VIS 2021.
Feb 2021 Two papers co-authored by Leo will appear at CHI 2021:
Data Animator: Authoring Expressive Animated Data Graphics, and
Leveraging Text-Chart Links to Support Authoring of Data-Driven Articles with VizFlow.
Sep 2020 The HDI group officially started at UMD!