Frank Hardisty


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Dept. of Geography at Penn State (

I am research faculty at the Penn State Department of Geography with a dual association. I am an instructor in the Certificate and Master's Programs in GIS, offered through the World Campus. I am also a researcher at the GeoVISTA Center. I teach two courses, GIS Programming (Geog 485) and Geographic Information Analysis (Geog 586). My research interests are in visualization, spatial statistics, and combining the to improve the provision of health services.

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MacEachren, Alan M., Gahegan, Mark, Pike, William, Brewer, Isaac, Cai, Guoray, Lengerich, Eugene, Hardisty, Frank (2004): Geovisualization for Knowledge Construction and Decision Support. In IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 24 (1) pp. 13-17.

MacEachren, Alan M., Dai, Xiping, Hardisty, Frank, Guo, Diansheng, Lengerich, Eugene (2003): Exploring High-D Spaces with Multiform Matrices and Small Multiples. In: InfoVis 2003 - 9th IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization 20-21 October, 2003, Seattle, WA, USA.

Dai, Xiping, Hardisty, Frank, MacEachren, Alan M. (2003): Quality Graphics in Web-Based Applications for Summarizing Government Agency Data. In: DG.O 2003 , 2003, .

MacEachren, Alan M., Hardisty, Frank, Dai, Xiping, Pickle, Linda (2003): Supporting visual analysis of federal geospatial statistics. In Communications of the ACM, 46 (1) pp. 59-60.

Dai, Xiping, Hardisty, Frank (2002): Conditioned and Manipulable Matrix For Visual Exploration. In: DG.O 2002 , 2002, .