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Personal profile

Biography

Kim is a Professor in Computer Science. After obtaining his PhD in 1989 he worked at the IBM TJ Watson Research Center until joining Monash in 1993.

He leads the Computer Human Interaction and Creativity (CHIC) discipline group. His main interests are in information visualisation, immersive analytics, digital publishing as well as assistive technologies for people with vision impairment.

 

Research interests

 

Main Research Areas

Data visualisation. Much of my recent research has focused on algorithms for automatic diagram layout, particularly networks, but I am also interested in developing new visual representations, usability and understanding what makes a particular visualization effective. 

Immersive analytics. A new direction is to explore how emerging mixed reality display and interaction technologies can be used to enhance data understanding and decision making.

Human-in-the-loop optimisation. For a number of years I have been interested in how we can open the tradiotional black-box model for optimisation and more directly engage the user in the optimisation process.

Digital documents. Here I am investigating how to best move from a print-based view of documents and their content to one that takes more advantage of the capabilities of electronic media. We want to provide the technology for creating interactive documents and diagrams whose appearance adapts to their viewing environment and to user requirements.

Accessible graphics. I am exploring how new technologies like 3D printing or tablets can be used to present graphical content to people who are blind or vision-impaired.

Cognition of visual languages and information graphics. I am interested in how humans comprehend and reason with two-dimensional visual languages such as mathematics, finite state diagrams or house plans.

 

 

Monash teaching commitment

Professor Kim Marriott has recently lectured the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT2079 Information graphics
  • FIT4010 Advanced topics in algorithms and discrete structures
  • FIT5147 Data exploration and visualisation

 

Keywords

  • Accessible Graphics
  • Immersive Analytics
  • Optimisation
  • Digital Publishing
  • Digital Typography
  • Ebook
  • Information Visualisation

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Projects 2000 2020

Research Output 1995 2018

Authoring diagrams that adapt to their viewing context

McCormack, C., Marriott, K. & Meyer, B. Jun 2018 In : Journal of Visual Languages and Computing. 46, p. 20-34 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Context-aware design pattern for situated analytics: Blended Model View Controller

ElSayed, N. A. M., Smith, R. T., Marriott, K. & Thomas, B. H. 1 Feb 2018 In : Journal of Visual Languages and Computing. 44, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ContextuWall: multi-site collaboration using display walls

Klapperstueck, M., Czauderna, T., Goncu, C., Glowacki, J., Dwyer, T., Schreiber, F. & Marriott, K. Jun 2018 In : Journal of Visual Languages and Computing. 46, p. 35-42 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graph Thumbnails: Identifying and Comparing Multiple Graphs at a Glance

Yoghourdjian, V., Dwyer, T., Klein, K., Marriott, K. & Wybrow, M. 2018 In : IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 14, 18, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activities 2010 2016

  • 2 External research organisation, centre or institute
  • 2 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board
  • 1 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Head - Clayton School of Information Technology - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Marriott, K. G. (Chair/ Co-Chair)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: External research organisation, centre or institute

Member - Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Marriott, K. G. (Member)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: External research organisation, centre or institute

Monash University (External organisation)

Marriott, K. G. (Member)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Member - Senior Leadership Team - Monash University

Marriott, K. G. (Member)
1 Jan 201031 Dec 2012

Activity: Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Monash University (External organisation)

Marriott, K. G. (Member)
1 Jan 201031 Dec 2012

Activity: Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board