Team

Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Alexander Rind

  • Researcher
    Media Computing Research Group
    Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies
  • Department of Media and Digital Technologies
Location: A - Campus-Platz 1
P: +43/2742/313 228 653

Study programmes

  • Media Technology (BA)
  • Digital Healthcare (MA)
  • Digital Media Technologies (MA)
  • Interactive Technologies (MA)
  • Digital Business Communications (MA)
  • Digital Media Production (MA)
  • Digital Design (MA)

Departments

  • Media and Digital Technologies
  • Digital Business and Innovation

Short profile

  • 1998-2004 MSc studies in Business Informatics at Vienna University of Technology, University of Vienna, and Lund University, Sweden
  • 2004-2013 Researcher at Vienna University of Technology, Danube University Krems, and Krems Research Forschungsgesellschaft
  • since 2014 Researcher at Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies IC\M/T, FH St. Poelten
  • Lead developer of TimeBench, an open-source library for visual analytics of time-oriented data
  • Programme committee member and reviewer for various national and international conferences and journals: IEEE VIS, IEEE BDVA, ACM VAHC, TVCG, JAMIA
  • Research interests: Visual Analytics, Information Visualization, Human-Computer Interaction, Analysis of Time-Oriented Data, Visualization of Electronic Health Records

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Selected publications

Andrienko, N., Lammarsch, T., Andrienko, G., Fuchs, G., Keim, D. A., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2018). Viewing Visual Analytics as Model Building. Computer Graphics Forum, 37(6), 275–299. https://doi.org/10/gdv9s7
Rind, A., Haberson, A., Blumenstein, K., Niederer, C., Wagner, M., & Aigner, W. (2017). PubViz: Lightweight Visual Presentation of Publication Data. In B. Kozlíková, T. Schreck, & T. Wischgoll (Eds.), Proc. Eurographics Conf. Visualization (EuroVis) – Short Paper (pp. 169–173). EuroGraphics. https://doi.org/10/cwdc
Rind, A., Aigner, W., Wagner, M., Miksch, S., & Lammarsch, T. (2016). Task Cube: A Three-Dimensional Conceptual Space of User Tasks in Visualization Design and Evaluation. Information Visualization, 15(4), 288–300. https://doi.org/10/f3szvq
Rind, A., Lammarsch, T., Aigner, W., Alsallakh, B., & Miksch, S. (2013). TimeBench: A Data Model and Software Library for Visual Analytics of Time-Oriented Data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19(12), 2247–2256. https://doi.org/10/f3szvg
Rind, A., Wang, T. D., Aigner, W., Miksch, S., Wongsuphasawat, K., Plaisant, C., & Shneiderman, B. (2013). Interactive Information Visualization to Explore and Query Electronic Health Records. Foundations and Trends in Human–Computer Interaction, 5(3), 207–298. https://doi.org/10/f3szvd

Publications

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Enge, K., Rind, A., Iber, M., Höldrich, R., & Aigner, W. (2021). It’s about Time: Adopting Theoretical Constructs from Visualization for Sonification. Proceedings of the 16th International Audio Mostly Conference (AM"21), 64–71. https://doi.org/10/gnhmbh
Aigner, W., Enge, K., Iber, M., Rind, A., Elmqvist, N., Höldrich, R., Rönnberg, N., & Walker, B. N. (2021). Workshop on Audio-Visual Analytics – Identifying Research Gaps for Integrating Sonification and Visualization. Audio Mostly Workshops.
Dahnert, M., Rind, A., Aigner, W., & Kehrer, J. (2019). Looking beyond the horizon: Evaluation of four compact visualization techniques for time series in a spatial context. ArXiv:1906.07377 [Cs]. http://arxiv.org/abs/1906.07377
Stoiber, C., Rind, A., Grassinger, F., Gutounig, R., Goldgruber, E., Sedlmair, M., Emrich, S., & Aigner, W. (2019). netflower: Dynamic Network Visualization for Data Journalists. Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis "19), 38. https://doi.org/10/ghm4jz
Rind, A., Wagner, M., & Aigner, W. (2019). Towards a Structural Framework for Explicit Domain Knowledge in Visual Analytics. Proc. IEEE Workshop on Visual Analytics in Healthcare (VAHC), 33–40. https://doi.org/10/gh377m
Andrienko, N., Lammarsch, T., Andrienko, G., Fuchs, G., Keim, D. A., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2018). Viewing Visual Analytics as Model Building. Computer Graphics Forum, 37(6), 275–299. https://doi.org/10/gdv9s7
Erlinger-Schiedlbauer, C., Neubauer, G., Petrovic-Majer, S., Rind, A., Schlarb, S., & Spangl, B. (2018). Semantische Suchabfragen mit der Linked Open Data Cloud generieren. SocietyByte, Wissenschaftsmagazin Des BFH-Zentrums Digital Society. https://www.societybyte.swiss/2018/10/24/semantische-suchabfragen-mit-der-linked-open-data-cloud-generieren/
Rind, A., Iber, M., & Aigner, W. (2018). Bridging the Gap Between Sonification and Visualization. Proc. AVI Workshop on Multimodal Interaction for Data Visualization (MultimodalVis). https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6510341
Rind, A., Grassinger, F., Kirchknopf, A., Stoiber, C., & Özüyilmaz, A. (2018). ContractVis HighLighter: the Visual Assistant for the Fine Print. In A. Khalili & M. Koutraki (Eds.), Proceedings of the Posters and Demos Track of the 14th International Conference on Semantic Systems - SEMANTiCS2018. CEUR-WS. http://mc.fhstp.ac.at/sites/default/files/publications/contractvis-highlighter-visual.pdf
Wagner, M., Slijepcevic, D., Horsak, B., Rind, A., Zeppelzauer, M., & Aigner, W. (2018). KAVAGait: Knowledge-Assisted Visual Analytics for Clinical Gait Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 25(3), 1528–1542. https://doi.org/10/ghppzn
Aigner, W., Rind, A., & Wagner, M. (2018). KAVA-Time: Knowledge-Assisted Visual Analytics Methods for Time-Oriented Data. Tagungsband Des 12. Forschungsforum Der Österreichischen Fachhochschulen (FFH) 2018. http://ffhoarep.fh-ooe.at/handle/123456789/1070
Rind, A., Haberson, A., Blumenstein, K., Niederer, C., Wagner, M., & Aigner, W. (2017). PubViz: Lightweight Visual Presentation of Publication Data. In B. Kozlíková, T. Schreck, & T. Wischgoll (Eds.), Proc. Eurographics Conf. Visualization (EuroVis) – Short Paper (pp. 169–173). EuroGraphics. https://doi.org/10/cwdc
Federico, P., Wagner, M., Rind, A., Amor-Amorós, A., Miksch, S., & Aigner, W. (2017). The Role of Explicit Knowledge: A Conceptual Model of Knowledge-Assisted Visual Analytics. IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), 92–103. https://doi.org/10/ghppzr
Bögl, M., Filzmoser, P., Gschwandtner, T., Lammarsch, T., Leite, R. A., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2017). Cycle Plot Revisited: Multivariate Outlier Detection Using a Distance-Based Abstraction. Computer Graphics Forum, 36, 227–238. https://doi.org/10/gbnsx6
Rind, A., Federico, P., Gschwandtner, T., Aigner, W., Doppler, J., & Wagner, M. (2017). Visual Analytics of Electronic Health Records with a Focus on Time. In G. Rinaldi (Ed.), New Perspectives in Medical Records: Meeting the Needs of Patients and Practitioners (pp. 65–77). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28661-7_5
Wagner, M., Rind, A., Thür, N., & Aigner, W. (2017). A knowledge-assisted visual malware analysis system: design, validation, and reflection of KAMAS. Computers & Security, 67, 1–15. https://doi.org/10/b5j9
Wagner, M., Sacha, D., Rind, A., Fischer, F., Luh, R., Schrittwieser, S., Keim, D. A., & Aigner, W. (2017). Visual Analytics: Foundations and Experiences in Malware Analysis. In L. B. Othmane, M. G. Jaatun, & E. Weippl (Eds.), Empirical Research for Software Security: Foundations and Experience (pp. 139–171). CRC/Taylor and Francis.
Bernád, Á. Z., Kaiser, M., Mair, S. M., & Rind, A. (2017). Communities in biographischen Netzwerken. Proceedings of the 10th Forum Media Technology and 3rd All Around Audio Symposium, 83–87. http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2009/fmt-proceedings-2017-paper12.pdf
Kromer, L., Wagner, M., Blumenstein, K., Rind, A., & Aigner, W. (2016). Performance Comparison between Unity and D3.js for Cross-Platform Visualization on Mobile Devices. Proceedings of the 9th Forum Media Technology 2016, 47–52. http://mc.fhstp.ac.at/sites/default/files/publications/Kromer_2016_FMT_crossVisComparison.pdf
Rind, A. (2016, April 5). Information Visualization with a Focus on Health Care [Invited lecture]. International Teacher Exchange Week 2016, Oulu University of Applied Sciences.
Rind, A., Aigner, W., Wagner, M., Miksch, S., & Lammarsch, T. (2016). Task Cube: A Three-Dimensional Conceptual Space of User Tasks in Visualization Design and Evaluation. Information Visualization, 15(4), 288–300. https://doi.org/10/f3szvq
Blumenstein, K., Niederer, C., Wagner, M., Schmiedl, G., Rind, A., & Aigner, W. (2016). Evaluating Information Visualization on Mobile Devices: Gaps and Challenges in the Empirical Evaluation Design Space. Proceedings of 2016 Workshop on Beyond Time And Errors: Novel Evaluation Methods For Visualization, 125–132. https://doi.org/10/cwc6
Bögl, M., Aigner, W., Filzmoser, P., Gschwandtner, T., Lammarsch, T., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2016). Visual Analytics for Time Series Model Selection, Prediction, and Imputation. Extended Abstract at Austrian Statistical Days. https://publik.tuwien.ac.at/files/PubDat_242014.pdf
Wagner, M., Rind, A., Rottermanner, G., Niederer, C., & Aigner, W. (2016). Knowledge-Assisted Rule Building for Malware Analysis. Proceedings of the 10th Forschungsforum Der Oesterreichischen Fachhochschulen.
Wagner, M., Blumenstein, K., Rind, A., Seidl, M., Schmiedl, G., Lammarsch, T., & Aigner, W. (2016). Native Cross-platform Visualization: A Proof of Concept Based on the Unity3D Game Engine. Proceedings of International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV16), forthcoming. https://doi.org/10/cwc7
Rind, A., Pfahler, D., Niederer, C., & Aigner, W. (2016). Exploring Media Transparency With Multiple Views. In W. Aigner, G. Schmiedl, K. Blumenstein, & M. Zeppelzauer (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th Forum Media Technology 2016 (pp. 65–73). CEUR-WS.org. http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1734/fmt-proceedings-2016-paper8.pdf
Niederer, C., Rind, A., Aigner, W., Ausserhofer, J., Gutounig, R., & Sedlmair, M. (2016). Visual Exploration of Media Transparency for Data Journalists: Problem Characterization and Abstraction. Proceedings of the 10th Forschungsforum Der Österreichischen Fachhochschulen. http://mc.fhstp.ac.at/sites/default/files/publications/2016_FFH_VALiD_Niederer.pdf
Niederer, C., Rind, A., & Aigner, W. (2016). Multi-Device Visualisation Design for Climbing Self-Assessment. Proceedings of International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV16), 171–176. http://mc.fhstp.ac.at/sites/default/files/publications/2016_IV_Climbing_Niederer.pdf
Rind, A. (2015, October 21). Visual Analytics of Health Care Data with a Focus on Time [Invited talk]. International Workshop 2015: Medical records update, Pesaro, Italy.
Niederer, C., Aigner, W., & Rind, A. (2015). Survey on Visualizing Dynamic, Weighted, and Directed Graphs in the Context of Data-Driven Journalism. In H.-J. Schulz, B. Urban, & U. Freiherr von Lukas (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Summer School on Visual Computing (pp. 49–58). Frauenhoferverlag. http://mc.fhstp.ac.at/sites/default/files/publications/Niederer_et_al_2015_Survey_on_Visualizing_Dynamic%2C_Weighted%2C_and_Directed.pdf
Wagner, M., Aigner, W., Haberson, A., & Rind, A. (2015, April). Literature review in visual analytics for malware pattern analysis. Proceedings of the 9th Forschungsforum Der Österreichischen Fachhochschulen.
Rind, A. (2015, January 21). Visual Analytics with a Focus on Time [Invited talk]. MAP 2015, CNRS, Marseille, France.
Bögl, M., Aigner, W., Filzmoser, P., Gschwandtner, T., Lammarsch, T., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2015). Integrating Predictions in Time Series Model Selection. In E. Bertini & J. C. Roberts (Eds.), Proceedings of theEuroVis Workshop on Visual Analytic, EuroVA (pp. 73–77). Eurographics. https://doi.org/10/f3szvn
Bögl, M., Filzmoser, P., Gschwandtner, T., Miksch, S., Aigner, W., Rind, A., & Lammarsch, T. (2015). Visually and Statistically Guided Imputation of Missing Values in Univariate Seasonal Time Series. Poster Proceedings of the IEEE Visualization Conference 2015. https://doi.org/10/gh3744
Wagner, M., Fischer, F., Luh, R., Haberson, A., Rind, A., Keim, D. A., & Aigner, W. (2015). A Survey of Visualization Systems for Malware Analysis. In R. Borgo, F. Ganovelli, & I. Viola (Eds.), Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis) - STARs (pp. 105–125). The Eurographics Association. https://doi.org/10/cwc4
Wagner, M., Aigner, W., Rind, A., Dornhackl, H., Kadletz, K., Luh, R., & Tavolato, P. (2014). Problem Characterization and Abstraction for Visual Analytics in Behavior-Based Malware Pattern Analysis. In L. Harrison (Ed.), Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Visualization for Cyber Security (pp. 9–16). ACM. https://doi.org/10/cv8p
Rind, A., Aigner, W., Wagner, M., Miksch, S., & Lammarsch, T. (2014). User Tasks for Evaluation: Untangling the Terminology Throughout Visualization Design and Development. In H. Lam, P. Isenberg, T. Isenberg, & M. Sedlmair (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Beyond Time and Errors: Novel Evaluation Methods for Visualization (pp. 9–15). ACM. https://doi.org/10/f3szvm
Lammarsch, T., Aigner, W., Bertone, A., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2014). Mind the Time: Unleashing Temporal Aspects in Pattern Discovery. Computers & Graphics, 38, 38–50. https://doi.org/10/f3szvj
Bögl, M., Aigner, W., Filzmoser, P., Gschwandtner, T., Lammarsch, T., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2014). Visual Analytics Methods to Guide Diagnostics for Time Series Model Predictions. In A. Perer, E. Bertini, R. Maciejewski, & J. Sun (Eds.), Proceedings of the IEEE VIS 2014 Workshop Visualization for Predictive Analytics, VPA. https://publik.tuwien.ac.at/files/PubDat_232994.pdf
Lammarsch, T., Aigner, W., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2014). Showing Important Facts to a Critical Audience by Means Beyond Desktop Computing. Proceedings of the IEEE VIS 2014 Workshop on Envisioning Visualization without Desktop Computing. https://publik.tuwien.ac.at/files/PubDat_233657.pdf
Federico, P., Hoffmann, S., Rind, A., Aigner, W., & Miksch, S. (2014). Qualizon Graphs: Space-Efficient Time-Series Visualization with Qualitative Abstractions. Proceedings of the 12th International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI2014), 273–280. https://doi.org/10/ghppzg
Lammarsch, T., Aigner, W., Bertone, A., Bögl, M., Gschwandtner, T., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2013). Interactive Visual Transformation for Symbolic Representation of Time-oriented Data. In A. Holzinger, M. Ziefle, & V. Glavinić (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Human Factors in Computing & Informatics (SouthCHI 2013). Springer. http://publik.tuwien.ac.at/files/PubDat_218044.pdf
Rind, A., Lammarsch, T., Aigner, W., Alsallakh, B., & Miksch, S. (2013). TimeBench: A Data Model and Software Library for Visual Analytics of Time-Oriented Data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19(12), 2247–2256. https://doi.org/10/f3szvg
Rind, A., Wang, T. D., Aigner, W., Miksch, S., Wongsuphasawat, K., Plaisant, C., & Shneiderman, B. (2013). Interactive Information Visualization to Explore and Query Electronic Health Records. Foundations and Trends in Human–Computer Interaction, 5(3), 207–298. https://doi.org/10/f3szvd
Aigner, W., Hoffmann, S., & Rind, A. (2013). EvalBench: A Software Library for Visualization Evaluation. Computer Graphics Forum, 32(3), 41–50. https://doi.org/10/f3szvb
Bögl, M., Aigner, W., Filzmoser, P., Lammarsch, T., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2013). Visual Analytics for Model Selection in Time Series Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19(12), 2237–2246. https://doi.org/10/f3szvh
Aigner, W., Rind, A., & Hoffmann, S. (2012). Comparative Evaluation of an Interactive Time-Series Visualization that Combines Quantitative Data with Qualitative Abstractions. Computer Graphics Forum, 31(3), 995–1004. https://doi.org/10/f9skn4
Lammarsch, T., Rind, A., Aigner, W., & Miksch, S. (2012). Developing an Extended Task Framework for Exploratory Data Analysis Along the Structure of Time. In K. Matkovic & G. Santucci (Eds.), Proceedings of the EuroVis Workshop on Visual Analytics in Vienna, Austria (EuroVA 2012) (pp. 31–35). Eurographics Publications. https://doi.org/10/f3szt9
Rind, A., Neubauer, B., Aigner, W., & Miksch, S. (2012). Static and Dynamic Visual Mappings to Explore Bivariate Data Across Time. In K. Matkovic & G. Santucci (Eds.), EuroVA 2012 Poster Proceedings (p. 3). Eurographics. http://publik.tuwien.ac.at/files/PubDat_207731.pdf
Aigner, W., Federico, P., Gschwandtner, T., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2012). Challenges of Time-oriented Data in Visual Analytics for Healthcare. In J. J. Caban & D. Gotz (Eds.), IEEE VisWeek Workshop on Visual Analytics in Healthcare (p. 4). IEEE. http://publik.tuwien.ac.at/files/PubDat_210197.pdf
Pohl, M., Wiltner, S., Miksch, S., Aigner, W., & Rind, A. (2012). Analysing Interactivity in Information Visualisation. KI - Künstliche Intelligenz, 26(2), 151–159. https://doi.org/10/fx57q8
Rind, A., Aigner, W., Miksch, S., Wiltner, S., Pohl, M., Drexler, F., Neubauer, B., & Suchy, N. (2011). Visually Exploring Multivariate Trends in Patient Cohorts Using Animated Scatter Plots. In M. M. Robertson (Ed.), Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers, Proceedings of the International Conference held as part of HCI International 2011 (pp. 139–148). Springer. https://doi.org/10/dbncwp
Lammarsch, T., Aigner, W., Bertone, A., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2011). Towards a Concept how the Structure of Time Can Support the Visual Analytics Process. In S. Miksch & G. Santucci (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Visual Analytics held in Europe (EuroVA 2011) (pp. 9–12). Eurographics Publications. https://doi.org/10/f3szt8
Pohl, M., Wiltner, S., Rind, A., Aigner, W., Miksch, S., Turic, T., & Drexler, F. (2011). Patient Development at a Glance: An Evaluation of a Medical Data Visualization. In P. Campos, N. Graham, J. Jorge, N. Nunes, P. Palanque, & M. Winckler (Eds.), Proceedings of 13th IFIP TC 13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2011), Part IV (pp. 292–299). Springer. https://doi.org/10/d8xx4h
Rind, A., Aigner, W., Miksch, S., Wiltner, S., Pohl, M., Turic, T., & Drexler, F. (2011). Visual Exploration of Time-oriented Patient Data for Chronic Diseases: Design Study and Evaluation. In A. Holzinger & K.-M. Simonic (Eds.), Proceedings of USAB 2011: Information Quality in e-Health (pp. 301–320). Springer. https://doi.org/10/dckhsb
Rind, A., Miksch, S., Aigner, W., Turic, T., & Pohl, M. (2010). VisuExplore: Gaining New Medical Insights from Visual Exploration. In G. R. Hayes & D. S. Tan (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISHatCHI2010) (pp. 149–152). http://publik.tuwien.ac.at/files/PubDat_190298.pdf
Rind, A., Aigner, W., Turic, T., Miksch, S., & Pohl, M. (2010). VisuExplore: Gewinnung neuer medizinischer Erkenntnisse durch visuelle Exploration. In G. Schreier, D. Hayn, & E. Ammenwerth (Eds.), Tagungsband der eHealth2010: Health Informatics meets eHealth (pp. 273–278). OCG. http://publik.tuwien.ac.at/files/PubDat_190161.pdf
Aigner, W., Bertone, A., Lammarsch, T., Miksch, S., & Rind, A. (2009). Interactively Exploring Time-Oriented Data. Workshop Notes of CHI 2009 Workshop "Interacting with Temporal Data" at Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2009). https://publik.tuwien.ac.at/files/PubDat_217974.pdf
Aigner, W., Rind, A., & Miksch, S. (2009). InfoVis:Wiki (http://www.infovis-wiki.net): A Community Platform for Information Visualization. Proceedings of VisWeek 2009 Workshop ""Putting Visualization on the Web."" http://www.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/~rind/preprint/aigner_2009_infovis-wiki.pdf
Rind, A. (2008). Datenflut im medizinischen Alltag - PatientInnendaten im Überblick. TIMNEWSupgrade, 42(2), 20–21.
Waldhör, K., Freidl, C., Rind, A., & Ecker, K. (2008). TAI (Day Trip Indicator) – Measuring Value Added in the Tourism Sector. In R. Egger & D. Buhalis (Eds.), eTourism Case Studies: Management and Marketing Issues in eTourism (pp. 361–371). Elsevier. http://books.google.at/books?id=6J4qnLeywS8C
Waldhör, K., & Rind, A. (2008). etBlogAnalysis – Mining Virtual Communities using Statistical and Linguistic Methods for Quality Control in Tourism. In P. O´Connor, W. Höpken, & U. Gretzel (Eds.), Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2008 (pp. 453–462). Springer. https://doi.org/10/fmgb34

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