An Emphasis on Interactive Multimedia and Visualization

Watch presentations from session 1 of the Multimedia & Visualization Workshop, held on February 8, 2011, in Redmond, Washington. Opening remarks are delivered by Roberta Shaffer, president, ICSTI, and Tony Hey, corporate vice president, Microsoft Research.

Session 1: An Emphasis on Interactive Multimedia and Visualization, chaired by Brian Hitson, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information, includes the following presentations:

  • Explaining Complex 3D Objects with Interactive Illustrations, Wilmot Li, Adobe Systems
  • Delivering Interactive 3D Molecular Structure – The Jmol Solution, Robert M. Hanson, St. Olaf College
  • Interactive Multimedia Scientific Publishing, Michael Ackerman, National Library of Medicine

The Multimedia & Visualizations for Science Workshop featured leading-edge innovations in science-oriented web multimedia, large-scale data exploration and visualization, speech and object recognition, image indexing and analysis, human/computer interaction and virtual environments, among other topics.

The workshop was hosted by Microsoft Research and the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI).

Michael Ackerman, Robert M. Hansen, Roberta Shaffer, Tony Hey, and Wilmot Li
Microsoft Research