Ben Jacobsen Receives Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award 2021

Dec. 22, 2020

Ben Jacobsen was selected for honorable mention for the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award for 2021. He is the first author of a paper at the top visualization conference: 

B. Jacobsen, M. Wallinger, S. Kobourov, and M. Noellenburg, ``MetroSets: Visualizing Sets as Metro Maps," 26th IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization (INFOVIS), 2020. 

As part of this work, Ben designed, implemented and deployed as a web-service a fully functional system that takes as input a hypergraph and generates a metro map visualization; see short video here XX, a video of the conference presentation here YY and test out the actual system here ZZ.

 

XX: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_1FWIzpJYga6FNHuCV2Vb9IGzi_1HIUK?usp=sharing

YY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwnVRMEYG5I&feature=youtu.be&t=4580

ZZ: https://metrosets.ac.tuwien.ac.at/