In this talk I will give an overview of more than a decade of VR-based visualization research at RWTH Aachen University and its applications across multiple scientific domains. The examples will be arranged according to four main factors, which we consider key to the eventual adoption of VR-based visualization and data analysis, namely: interactivity, integration, usability, and utility.
Against the backdrop of a number of application case studies - carried out in close collaboration with domain scientists - I will discuss the use of immersive user interfaces for interactive visualization. Based on these success stories I will argue that the investment into large-scale VR installations is still justified and that there are still many interesting topics both in terms of research and application design.
Research Seminar Announcement
In the course of the Visual Computing research seminar Dr. Evgeny Gladilin from the Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) Gatersleben will give a talk with subsequent discussion about the topic Aufgaben der Bildanalyse in quantitativer Pflanzenforschung.
We would like to invite everyone interested to join us. The research seminar will take place in on Friday 21.04.2017, 13:00 c.t. in G29-R335.