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2012-06-22

Ph.D. Defence!


Next Friday (June 22) Paolo Angelelli and Armin Pobitzer will defend their Ph.D. thesis! The defences will take place in the Store Auditorium (HIB, data block, floor 2) at 9.00am and 1.00pm respectively. For more information check the flyers (Angelelli - Pobitzer) or the official announcements (Angelelli - Pobitzer). questions to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2011-06-13

2 PhD fellowship positions in informatics!
Application deadline: June 24


The Department of Informatics is searching for candidates for two PhD fellowship positions (four years each)A job offer (in Norwegian & English) is available from jobbnorge.no.  If you are interested, because of interest in visualization research, we recommend to make this explicit in your application – the two available positions are not dedicated to any of the six research groups at the Dept. of Informatics.
If you have any questions, please direct them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2011-05-10

Hot: PostDoc position now available in visualization!  Application deadline: June 6!



The visualization group in Bergen is in need of a PostDoc in visualizationA job description is available here and the application deadline is June 6.  Applications must be made online through the jobbnorge.no portal

If you are interested in details, please contact Helwig Hauser.

2010-09-13

GeoIllustrator PhD fellowship position!
Application deadline: October 15th


The Department of Informatics is searching for candidates for a new PhD fellowship position in visualization (three years)A job offer (in Norwegian & English) with a deadline of October 15th is available from the web portal at jobbnorge.noIf you have any questions, please direct them to Ivan.Viola@UiB.no.

2010-09-30

2 PhD fellowship positions in informatics!
Application deadline: October 17th


The Department of Informatics is searching for candidates for two PhD fellowship positions (four years each)A job offer (in Norwegian & English) is available from jobbnorge.no.  If you are interested, because of interest in visualization research, we recommend to make this explicit in your application – the two available positions are not dedicated to any of the six research groups at the Dept. of Informatics.
If you have any questions, please direct them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2010-06-30

2 PhD fellowship positions!
Application deadline: August 15th


The Department of Informatics is searching for candidates for two new PhD fellowship positions (four years each)A job offer (in Norwegian & English) with a deadline of August 15th is available from the web portal at jobbnorge.no.  If you are interested, because of interest in visualization research, we recommend to make this explicit in your application – as announced, the two now available positions are not dedicated to any of the six research groups at the Dept. of Informatics.
If you have any questions, please direct them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2010-06-27

Job offer from Kongsberg


We have been asked to forward a job offer in the area of visualization / computer graphics, which we do with pleasure here: Kongsberg, an important international technology group in Norway, is searching for a software engineer as specified in the online job offer.


Questions to Helwig Hauser.

2010-06-02

Job offer from GexCon


We have been asked to forward a job offer in the area of visualization / computer graphics, which we do with pleasure here: GexCon, a spinn-off from our partner CMR, is searching for a qualified C++ programmer as specified in the online job offer.


Questions to Helwig Hauser.

2009-09-22

Trial lecture & PhD defense by Daniel Patel


Daniel Patel is about to finish his PhD project here at UiB.  We are looking forward to his trial lecture and PhD defense. 

  trial lecture: Oct. 1st, 2009, 4pm, room 2144, title ''Visualization for the Masses''

  PhD defense: Oct. 27th, 2009, 5pm, room 2144, ''Expressive Visualization and Rapid Interpretation of Seismic Volumes''


Questions to Helwig Hauser or Ivan Viola.

2009-09-19

Forskningsdagene '09!


During this event, research and learning institutions of Bergen presented their activities to a broad audience including children and adults, laymen and experts. 

This year, the VisGroup together with their partners from HUS and CMR presented the newly started Illustrated Ultrasound (IllustraSound) project.   Read more! 
Questions to Ivan Viola (or Helwig Hauser).

2009-08-05

Call for papers, special C&G issue!
Check the subm. deadline: Oct. 15th, 2009!



Questions to Ivan Viola (or Helwig Hauser).

2009-07-20

Hot: PostDoc position now available in visualization!
Application deadline: July 31st!



The visualization group in Bergen is in need of a PostDoc in visualization in conjunction with the current group build-up efforts.  A job description is available here and the application deadline is 31st of July.  Applications must be made online through the jobbnorge.no portal

If you are interested in details, please contact Ivan Viola.

2009-06-04

Visualizing the Future
news article in På Høyden!


The Visualization Group at the Department of Informatics has received almost 20 million NOK from the European Union and the Research Council of Norway.  "Something like this happens only once in life", says Helwig Hauser.
Read more in På Høyden (in Norwegian).
[English translation by google].

2009-03-24

MedViz seminar!


The Visualization Group organizes the next

  MedViz seminar: April 16, 2010, 12:15, with talks from Stein Inge Rabben on "4D cardiac ultrasound visualization"
and Svein Brekke on "new visualization opportunities for ultrasound data visualization"
Questions to Helwig Hauser or Ivan Viola.

2009-03-20

IllustraVis09!
interdisciplinary gathering on illustrative visualization!


On June 3 & 4, 2009, about 60 participants from Norway and abroad met at the IllustraVis09 conference in Bergen, Norway, to discuss illustrative visualization and its applications.  The program contained contributions from twelve invited speakers from the international visualization research community, professional medical and geological illustrators, and experts from medical, oil&gas, and earth science field from the Bergen area. 
[read more]
 

2009-03-20

Upcoming SemSeg Project!


We are excited to report that the negotiations with the European Commission (to prepare an upcoming research project SemSeg, entitled ''4D Space-Time Topology for Semantic Flow Segmentation'') are going very well.  We are looking forward to this project, starting June 2009, very much!
Questions to Helwig Hauser.

2009-03-20

GeoIllustrator Project!


We are also excited to report that StatoilHydro has decided to support a new project GeoIllustrator, methods and tools for illustrative visualization of earth models, which will start in June 2009, also!
Questions to Ivan Viola (or Helwig Hauser).

2009-03-20

Talk by Stefan Bruckner!


We thank Stefan Bruckner (from the vis. group at Vienna Univ. of Technology, Austria) for a fruitful research stay here in Bergen and for a wonderful invited talk about the Interactive Illustrative Volume Visualization on Feb. 5th, 2009. An abstract is available.
Questions to Ivan Viola (or Helwig Hauser).
 
 

2009-03-20

Job offer: two PhD projects to start


Two new positions (here in the VisGroup at the UiB Dep. of Informatics) as PhD fellows in Visualization have been offered by the UiB Faculty of Mathem. & Natural Sci. (closing date for applications: April 23rd, 2009)! 

A job description of the two offered PhD fellowship positions, incl. information about the two related projects (GeoIllustrator & SemSeg) is available here. 

More information, especially also about how to apply, is available from a jobbnorge.no

If you have any questions, please direct them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

 
 

2009-01-19

Very interesting MedViz conference in Bergen!


We enjoyed a very interesting MedViz conference with nine talks and several posters / demos about dynamic imaging on January 15th, 2009, at Legeneshus here in Bergen.
Thanks to MedViz Bergen!

 
 

2008-12-23

Talk by Steffen Oeltze!


We thank Steffen Oeltze (from the vis. group at Univ. of Magdeburg, Germany) for a fruitful research stay here in Bergen and a wonderful invited talk about the Visualization of Perfusion Data on Dec. 19th, 2008. An abstract is available.
Questions to Helwig Hauser.

2008-12-23

Two nice talks by Charl Botha!


We have been especially happy to enjoy two wonderful invited talks by Charl Botha (from the visualization group at TU Delft in The Netherlands) about Visualization for Molecular Imaging (1/2) and Visualization for Shoulder Surgery Planning (2/2) on Dec. 16th & 18th, 2008.  Abstracts of both talks are available here: MolImaging, ShoulderRepl.
Questions to Ivan Viola or Helwig Hauser.

2008-12-10

PostDoc in Visualization (was: Job Offer)! 


A new position (here in the VisGroup at the UiB Dep. of Informatics) as a PostDoc in Visualization was offered by the UiB Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (closing date for applications was January 15th, 2009)! 
If you have any questions, please direct them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2008-12-10

Job offer: PostDoc in Visualization


A new position (here in the VisGroup at the UiB Dep. of Informatics) as a PostDoc in Visualization has been offered by the UiB Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (closing date for applications: January 15th, 2009)! 
A job description of the offered position is available here.  More information, especially also about how to apply, is available from a jobbnorge.no (follow this link to apply). 
If you have any questions, please direct them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

 
 

2008-12-10

Thu., 2008-12-18:
Talk by Charl Botha
(2/2)!


We are very glad to announce a 2nd(!) invited talk by Charl Botha (from the visualization group at TU Delft.nl) about Visualization for Shoulder Surgery Planning on Dec. 18th, 2008, from 14h15 until ~15h00 (most probably with an online demo, also!), in the context of the institute seminar of ii.UiB.no, in store auditorium (2144) on etasje 2, H°yteknologisenteret (data blokk). An abstract is available.
Questions to Ivan Viola or Helwig Hauser.

2008-11-08

Bergen thanks the Master!!


We thank the Master (E. Gröller) for 3 inspiring talks during his only autumn visit to Bergen (Nov. 3-7, 2008).
Tue., Nov. 4, 2pm-4pm, lecture on new trends in visualization
Wed., Nov. 5, 10am-12, how to: succesful scientific work & writing
Thu., Nov. 6, 2pm-3pm, about knowledge-assisted visualization
Thank you, Meister, and come again! ;-)
Questions to H. Hauser and/or I. Viola.

2008-10-30

Strong Showing at VisWeek 2008!!

   

We are very glad to report that the Bergen VisGroup impressed with a really strong showing at this year's VisWeek event in Columbus, Ohio, i.e., the ''Olympus'' of visualization research.  Four(4!) papers, all published in the top-journal IEEE TVCG, have been presented.  Presentations have been given by D. Patel (2 talks!), J. Kehrer, I. Viola, and H. Hauser
What a nice success! ;-)

2008-10-26

Talk by A. Persson & A. Ynnerman!


We are glad to announce an invited talk by Anders Persson (from CMIV in Linköping, Sweden) and by Anders Ynnerman (from NVIS.ITN in Norrköping, also Sweden) on Oct. 10th, 2008, from 11h-12h, in the auditorium 4 of the BB building near the hospital. An abstract of this talk is available.

2008-10-21

Hierarchical Volume Visualization of Brain Anatomy at VMV '08!


To learn more about hierarchical volume visualization of brain anatomy, you are welcome to attend VMV '08 and the presentation by Jean-Paul Balabanian (Oct. 8-10, 2008, Konstanz, Germany).

2008-10-14

Illustrated US for Multimodal Liver Data Analysis at VCBM '08!


To learn more about illustrated ultrasound for multimodal data interpretation of liver examinations, you are welcome to attend VCBM '08 and the presentation by Ivan Viola (Oct. 6&7, 2008, Delft.nl).

2008-09-26

Similarity-based Exploded Views at SG '08!


A new approach to similarity-based exploded views has been presented at SG '08 by Miquel Ruiz (Aug. 27-29, 2008, Rennes, France).

2008-08-16

Obscurance-based Volume Rendering at VG '08!


A new obscurance-based volume rendering framework has been presented at VG '08 by Mateu Sbert (Aug. 10&11, 2008, Los Angeles).

2008-08-06

New team member: Armin Pobitzer
Welcome to the team, Armin! 


Armin works on a PhD project in topology-based visualization of unsteady flow data.
For more information contact Armin Pobitzer or Helwig Hauser (contact information on our team page).

2008-08-06

New team member: Robert Johannessen
Welcome to the team, Robert! 


Robert works on a PhD project on illustrative visualization of geological data.
For more information contact Robert Johannessen, Ivan Viola, or Helwig Hauser (contact information on our team page).

2008-08-01

New team member: Paolo Angelelli
Welcome to the team, Paolo! 


Paolo now works on a PhD project on medical visualization.
For more information contact Paolo Angelelli, Ivan Viola, or Helwig Hauser (contact information on our team page).

2008-07-11

ClimaVis08!
visualization met climate research, meteorology!


On August 21st, 2008, from 13h until 17h30, visualization researchers met meteorology / climate researchers in Store Auditorium (H°yteknologisenteret, Thorm°hlensgate 55, etasje 2).  We enjoyed six interesting invited talks (3 from Bergen, & 3 from abroad) and thank the speakers for their contributions!  A program is available here from the event web page
In case of questions, contact Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no
.

2008-07-01

Temporal Styles for Time-Varying Volume Data at 3DPVT 2008!


The new temporal styles for time-varying volume data have been presented at 3DPVT 2008 as a poster by Jean-Paul Balabanian (June 18-20, Atlanta).

2008-06-30

Hot: 2 PhD fellowship positions and one senior researcher position in visualization!
Application deadlines: July 8th (Res.) & 12th (PhD f.)


The visualization group is hiring researchers for the Illustrated Ultrasound project for new research in the domain of medical visualization (ultrasound-related, multi-modal visualization). The project is in need of


  one senior researcher (one year, possibly extended) with a project-related PhD degree -- appl. deadline is the 8th of July, a job description is available here, applications must be made online through the jobbnorge.no portal; and


  two PhD fellows (three years each) -- appl. deadline is the 12th of July, a job description is available here, applications must be made online through the jobbnorge.no portal.


If you have any questions, please direct them to Helwig Hauser or Ivan Viola.

2008-06-22

2 PhD fellowship positions!
Application deadline: June 24th!! 


The Department of Informatics is searching for candidates for two new PhD fellowship positions (four years each)A job offer (in Norwegian & English) with a deadline of June 24th is available from the web portal at jobbnorge.no.  If you are interested, because of interest in visualization research, we recommend to make this explicit in your application -- as announced, the two now available positions are not dedicated to any of the six research groups at the Dept. of Informatics.   If you have any questions, please direct them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2008-06-06

Preparing for VisWeek 2008!

   

Four(4!) papers have been accepted for publication at IEEE Visualization 2008 / IEEE Information Visualization 2008 in Columbus, Ohio. What a nice success! ;-)

2008-06-06

Interactive Visual Analysis of Large Timedependent Data at EuroVis 2008!


Our recent research work on a four-level focus+context approach to interactive visual analysis of temporal features in large scientific data, jointly with the VRVis Research Center and the Univ. of Magdeburg, was presented by Philipp Muigg at EuroVis 2008 -  thanks for the nice talk, Philipp!

2008-05-05

VisSeminar with three invited int'l speakers!



(click here to see talk titles & abstracts)

We thank Holger Theisel (from Magdeburg, Germany), Ronald Peikert (from Zürich, Switzerland), and Kresimir Matkovic (from Vienna, Austria) for coming to Bergen and for speaking in our special visualization seminar
Thank you all three!

2008-05-01  (updated 2008-05-10)

Four (4!) PhD fellowship positions
Application deadline: June 10th


The Department of Informatics is searching for candidates for four(!) new open PhD fellowship positions (four years each)A job offer (in Norwegian) with a deadline of June 10th is available from the web portal at jobbnorge.no.  If you have any questions, please direct them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no, especially also if you need information in English.

2008-05-14, -15, & -16

Bergen thanks the Master!!


Three days, four talks - we really enjoyed to see the Meister from Vienna!  Two interesting Visual2/INF359 lectures, one instructive talk at the ICT res. school, entitled ''How to do a Successful PhD (in Visualization)'', and a wonderful talk at the MedViz seminar (an abstract is available) -- thank you, Meister, for your contributions

2008-05-16

Talk by M. Eduard Gröller!


We are glad to announce an invited talk by M. Eduard Gröller (from Vienna, Austria) in the lecture room of the VilVite center. An abstract of this talk is available

2008-04-20 (updated)

Job offer: Associate Professor in Visualization


A new position (here in the VisGroup at the UiB Dep. of Informatics) as an Associate Professor in visualization has been offered by the UiB Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (closing date for applications: May 15th, 2008).  A job description of the offered position is available here from our web page.  More information, especially also on how to apply, is available from a central UiB web page
If you have any questions, please direct them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2008-03-17

Upcoming: new PhD fellow in MedVis


A new PhD fellowship position with focus on medical visualization (here in the VisGroup at the UiB Dep. of Informatics) is to be filled soon.  Great, that we will extend our team, again!   If you have questions, please direct them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2008-03-17

Talk by Bernhard Preim!


On Friday, March 14th, we enjoyed a very interesting invited talk by Bernhard Preim (from Magdeburg, Germany) entitled ''Visual Computing for Medical Education, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning'' here at the UiB Dep. of Informatics:  thank you, Bernhard, for visiting us and for contributing to our MedViz seminar!

2008-02-28 & -29

SimVis 2008 with FlowVis focus!


= result from a research cooperation with www.SCR.Siemens.comThe traditional conference SimVis (www.SimVis.org) in Magdeburg.de had a special focus on flow visualization & simulation in 2008!  Proceedings are now available from this interesting event.  Contact:  paper co-chair Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2008-02-26

Talk by Anna Vilanova i Bartrolí!


On Tuesday, February 26th, we enjoyed a very interesting invited talk about DTI and Visualization by Anna Vilanova i Bartrolí (from Eindhoven, The Netherlands) here at the UiB Dep. of Informatics: 
Thank you, Anna, for coming here to Bergen!

2007-12-03

New team member: Johannes Kehrer Welcome to the team, Johannes! 


Johannes now works on a PhD project on interactive visual analysis of large multivariate data.

2007-11-09

Seismic visualization at VMV 2007!


Results from recent research on illustrative visualization of seismic data have been presented at the VMV 2007 conference in Saarbrücken, Germany. Nice! ;-)

2007-11-07, -08, or -09

See Daniel Patel at VMV 2007!


To learn more about Illustrative Rendering of Seismic Data, you are welcome to attend the VMV 2007 conference, this year (Nov. 7-9, 2007) in Saarbrücken, Germany, and the paper pres. of Daniel Patel there.

2007-11-01

Three papers presented at IEEE Visualization 2007!


Results from three recent projects (interactive visualization of dynamic proteins, interactive visual analysis of perfusion data, and hybrid ray-casting of unstructured simulation data) have been presented at the IEEE Visualization 2007 conference in Sacramento, California. What a nice success! ;-)

2007-11-01

See Ove Daae Lampe at IEEE Visualization 2007!


To learn more about a Two-Level Approach to Efficient Visualization of Protein Dynamics, you are welcome to attend the IEEE Visualization conference, this year (Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, 2007) in Sacramento, CA, USA, and the paper pres. of Ove Daae Lampe.

2007-10-17

New team member: Ove Daae Lampe Welcome to the team, Ove! 


Ove now works on a PhD project to improve the visualization of data which is acquired during drilling for oil&gas.

2007-10-17

To join the team soon: two new PhD students in Visualization!


If you have questions, please address them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2007-09-13

New announcement of two new PhD students in Visualization - expires 2007-10-15!


We search candidates for two PhD fellowships in visualization, one with focus on medical visualization, another one with focus on interactive visual analysis.  A job description (in English) is available.  If you have questions, please address them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2007-09-04

See Ivan Viola at Eurographics 2007!


To learn more about Applications of Information Theory to Computer Graphics, you are welcome to attend Tutorial 8 at the prestigous Eurographics conference, this year (Sept. 3-7, 2007) in Prague, Czech Republic.

2007-08-21

Fall 2007 Courses Visualization and Seminar in Visualization from 2007-08-21 on!


We are offering two central visualization courses, i.e., INF252 on visualization and INF358 or VISUAL (seminar on visualization) in addition to other courses, e.g., INF219 (project in visualization) during this fall semester.

2007-08-12

Another update of our web pages!


Find information about us, our visualization research, our visualization teaching, selected visualization resources, our visualization network, etc., around here.

2007-07-26

To join the team soon: two new PhD students in Visualization!


If you have questions, please address them to Helwig.Hauser@UiB.no.

2007-07-16

Three papers accepted for IEEE Visualization 2007!


Results from three recent projects (interactive visualization of dynamic proteins, interactive visual analysis of perfusion data, and hybrid ray-casting of unstructured simulation data) will be presented at the upcoming IEEE Visualization 2007 conference, Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, 2007, in Sacramento, California. What a nice success! ;-)

2007-06-01

NorVis07 - gathering to discuss visualization & its applications!


On May 21st & 22nd, 2007, about 60 participants from Bergen, Norway, and from abroad met in Bergen, Norway, to discuss visualization and its applications. Ten invited talks of selected visualization researchers (six from the international visualization community) as well as of top domain specialists (four from selected local fields of potential application of visualization) formed an interesting program together with a lot of stimulating discussion.

[read more]

2007-04-13

Welcome to the Web Pages of the Visualization Group in Bergen!


Around here you can find information about us (the visualization group), our visualization research, our teaching activities, etc.















 Last change: Helwig Hauser, 2010-05-26