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  • "Exploration and Visualization in the Web of Big Linked Data: A Survey of the State of the Art", Bikakis N., Sellis T., LWDM 2016   [pdf]
  • "Big Data Visualization Tools Survey", N. Bikakis, Encyclopedia of Big Data Technologies, Springer 2019   [pdf]
  • "Survey of Tools for Linked Data Consumption", J. Klimek, P. Skoda, M. Necasky, SWJ, 2018   [pdf]
  • "Visualisation of Linked Data - Reprise", A.S. Dadzie, M. Rowe, SWJ, 2011   [pdf]
  • "Making Data Visualization more Efficient and Effective: A survey", X. Qin, Y. Luo, N. Tang, G. Li, VLDBJ, 2020   [url]
  • "Interactive Visualization of Large Data Sets", P. Godfrey, J. Gryz, P. Lasek, TKDE, 2016   [url]


  • Online Visualization Books Survey   >_ site
  • "A Survey of Information Visualization Books", D. Rees, R.S. Laramee, CGF, 2019   [pdf]
  • "Interactive Data Visualization: Foundations, Techniques, and Applications", M. O.Ward, G. Grinstein, and D. Keim, A. K. Peters Ltd, 2nd Ed, 2015
  • "Mastering the Information Age - Solving Problems with Visual Analytics", D. A. Keim, J. Kohlhammer, G. P. Ellis, F. Mansmann, Eurographics Association, 2010
  • "Now You See It: Simple Visualization Techniques for Quantitative Analysis", Stephen Few, Analytics Press, 2009
  • "Readings in Information Visualization: Using Vision to Think", Stuard Card, Jock Mackinlay, Ben Shneiderman, Morgan Kaufmann Publ, 1999
  • "Visualization Analysis and Design", Tamara Munzner, CRC Press, 2014
  • "Interactive Data Visualization for the Web", Scott Murray, O'Reilly Media, 2013
  • "Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten", Stephen Few, Analytics Press, 2012
  • "Graph Drawing: Algorithms for the Visualization of Graphs", G. Di Battista, P. Eades, R. Tamassia, and I. G. Tollis, Prentice-Hall, 1999.
  • "Data Visualization: A Successful Design Process", Andy Kirk, Packt Publishing Ltd, 2012
  • "Visualization Handbook", C. Johnson, C. Hansen, Academic Press, 2004
  • "Visualizing Data: Exploring and Explaining Data with the Processing Environment", Ben Fry, O'Reilly, 2008
  • "Information Visualization: Perception for Design", Colin Ware, Morgan Kaufmann Publ, 2012

  • Classic Books
  • "Semiology of Graphics", Jacques Bertin, 1983 & 1967 (French version)
  • "Exploratory Data Analysis", John W. Tukey, Pearson, 1977
  • "The Visual Display of Quantitative Information", Edward Tufte, Graphics Press, 1983
  • "The Elements of Graphing Data", William S. Cleveland, Wadsworth Advanced Books & Software, 1985
  • "Envisioning information. Optometry & Vision", Edward R. Tufte, Graphics Press, 1991
  • "Visualizing Data", William S. Cleveland, Hobart Press, 1993
  • "Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative", Edward R. Tufte, Graphics Press, 1997


  • "Survey of Surveys (SoS) - Mapping The Landscape of Survey Papers in Information Visualization", L. McNabb, R.S. Laramee, CGF, 2017   [pdf]
  • Computer Graphics Forum Surveys   >_ site
  • "A Survey of Information Visualization Books", D. Rees, R.S. Laramee, CGF, 2019   [pdf]
  • "Commercial Visual Analytics Systems-advances in the Big Data Analytics Field", M. Behrisch, D. Streeb, F. Stoffel, D. Seebacher, B. Matejek, S. Weber, S. Mittelstädt, H. Pfister, D. A. Keim, TVCG, 2019   [pdf]
  • "Visual Analysis of Large Graphs: State-of-the-art and Future Research Challenges", T. von Landesberger, A. Kuijper, T. Schreck, J. Kohlhammer, J. J. van Wijk, J. Fekete, and D. W. Fellner, CGF, 2011
  • "Graph Visualization and Navigation in Information Visualization: A Survey", I. Herman, G. Melancon, and M. S. Marshall, TVCG, 2000.
  • "The state of the art in visualizing multivariate graphs", C. Nobre, M. Meyer, M. Streit, A. Lex, CGF, 2019.
  • "The State of the Art in Multilayer Network Visualization", F. McGee, M. Ghoniem, G. Melançon, B. Otjacques, B. Pinaud, CGF, 2019.
  • "Graphs in Scientific Visualization: A Survey", Chaoli Wang, and Jun Tao, CGF, 2017.
  • "Visualizing Group Structures in Graphs: A Survey", Fabian Beck, Corinna Vehlow, and Daniel Weiskopf, CGF, 2017.
  • Antoine Lhuillier, Christophe Hurter, and Alex Telea. "State of the Art in Edge and Trail Bundling Techniques" CGF, 2017.
  • "Hierarchical Aggregation for Information Visualization: Overview, Techniques, and Design Guidelines", N. Elmqvist and J. Fekete, TVCG, 2010
  • "Towards Visualization Recommendation Systems", M. Vartak, S. Huang, T. Siddiqui, S. Madden, and A. G. Parameswaran, SIGMOD Record, 2016
  • "Visualizing High-dimensional Data: Advances in the Past Decade", S. Liu, D. Maljovec, B. Wang, P. Bremer, and V. Pascucci, TVCG, 2017
  • "Comparing Information Visualization Tools Focusing on the Temporal Dimensions", E. Wohlfart, W. Aigner, A. Bertone, and S. Miksch, IV, 2008
  • "A review of guidance approaches in visual data analysis: A multifocal perspective", D. Ceneda, T. Gschwandtner, S. Miksch, CGF, 2019.
  • Visual Analytics in Deep Learning: An Interrogative Survey for the Next Frontiers Fred Hohman, Minsuk Kahng, Robert Pienta, Duen Horng Chau TVCG, 2019
  • "Bridging Text Visualization and Mining: A Task-Driven Survey Shixia Liu, Xiting Wang, Christopher Collins, Wenwen Dou, Fangxin Ouyang, Mennatallah El-Assady, Liu Jiang, Daniel A. Keim TVCG, 2019
  • "Timelines Revisited: A Design Space and Considerations for Expressive Storytelling", Matthew Brehmer, Bongshin Lee, Benjamin Bach, Nathalie Henry Riche, Tamara Munzner, TVCG, 2019
  • "Visualization of Cultural Heritage Collection Data: State of the Art and Future Challenges", Florian Windhager, Paolo Federico, Gunther Schreder, Katrin Glinka, Marian Dork, Silvia Miksch, Eva Mayr, TVCG, 2019
  • "Scatterplots: Tasks, Data, and Designs", Alper Sarikaya, Michael Gleicher, TVCG, 2018
  • "Social Media Visual Analytics", Siming Chen, Lijing Lin, and Xiaoru Yuan, CGF, 2017
  • "Interactive Lenses for Visualization: An Extended Survey", Christian Tominski, Stefan Gladisch, Ulrike Kister, Raimund Dachselt, and Heidrun Schumann, CGF, 2017.
  • "A Survey on Visual Approaches for Analyzing Scientific Literature and Patents", Paolo Federico, Florian Heimerl, Steffen Koch, Silvia Miksch, TVCG, 2017
  • "Visual Analysis and Dissemination of Scientific Literature Collections with SurVis", Fabian Beck, Sebastian Koch, Daniel Weiskopf, TVCG, 2016
  • "Evaluation of Parallel Coordinates: Overview, Categorization and Guidelines for Future Research", Jimmy Johansson, Camilla Forsell, TVCG, 2016
  • "State-of-the-Art Report in Web-based Visualization", F. Mwalongo, M. Krone, G. Reina and T. Ertl, CGF, 2016.
  • "A Survey of Topology-based Methods in Visualization", C. Heine, H. Leitte, M. Hlawitschka, F. Iuricich, L. De Floriani, G. Scheuermann, H. Hagen and C. Garth, CGF, 2016.
  • "Tree Colors: Color Schemes for Tree-Structured Data", Martijn Tennekes, Edwin de Jonge, TVCG, 2014
  • to be completed

  • Online Surveys
  • Visualization Books Survey
  • Tree Visualization Survey
  • Time-Oriented Visualization Survey
  • Text Visualization Survey
  • Financial Data Visualizations Survey
  • Multifaceted Scientific Data Visualization Survey
  • Scientific Literature & Patents Visualization Survey
  • Dynamic Graph Visualization Survey
  • Graph's Group Structures Visualization Survey