George G. Robertson

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George G. Robertson is an American information visualization expert and Senior Researcher, Visualization and Interaction (VIBE) Research Group, Microsoft Research. With Stuart K. Card, Jock D. Mackinlay and others he invented a number of Information Visualization techniques

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1985
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2010
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70

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Grigoreanu, Valentina I., Burnett, Margaret M., Robertson, George G. (2010): A strategy-centric approach to the design of end-user debugging tools. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2010, . pp. 713-722. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1753326.1753431

Robertson, George G., Chilimbi, Trishul, Lee, Bongshin (2010): AllocRay: memory allocation visualization for unmanaged languages. In: Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Software Visualization , 2010, . pp. 43-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1879211.1879221

Lee, Bongshin, Smith, Greg, Robertson, George G., Czerwinski, Mary, Tan, Desney S. (2009): FacetLens: exposing trends and relationships to support sensemaking within faceted dataset. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2009, . pp. 1293-1302. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1518701.1518896

Skeels, Meredith, Lee, Bongshin, Smith, Greg, Robertson, George G. (2008): Revealing uncertainty for information visualization. In: Levialdi, Stefano (eds.) AVI 2008 - Proceedings of the working conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces May 28-30, 2008, Napoli, Italy. pp. 376-379. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1385569.1385637

Pich, Christian, Nachmanson, Lev, Robertson, George G. (2008): Visual analysis of importance and grouping in software dependency graphs. In: Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Software Visualization , 2008, . pp. 29-32. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1409720.1409725

Biehl, Jacob T., Czerwinski, Mary, Smith, Greg, Robertson, George G. (2007): FASTDash: a visual dashboard for fostering awareness in software teams. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2007 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2007, . pp. 1313-1322. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1240624.1240823

Robertson, George G. (2007): Twelve Years of Visualization Research at Microsoft. In: VL-HCC 2007 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 23-27 September, 2007, Coeur dAlene, Idaho, USA. pp. 12. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2007.56

Lee, Bongshin, Robertson, George G., Czerwinski, Mary, Parr, Cynthia Sims (2007): CandidTree: Visualizing Structural Uncertainty in Similar Hierarchies. In: Baranauskas, Maria Cecília Calani, Palanque, Philippe A., Abascal, Julio, Barbosa, Simone Diniz Junqueira (eds.) DEGAS 2007 - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Design and Evaluation of e-Government Applications and Services September 11th, 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. pp. 250-263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-74800-7_20

Matthews, Tara, Czerwinski, Mary, Robertson, George G., Tan, Desney S. (2006): Clipping lists and change borders: improving multitasking efficiency with peripheral infor. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2006 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2006, . pp. 989-998. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1124772.1124920

DeLine, Robert, Czerwinski, Mary, Meyers, Brian, Venolia, Gina, Drucker, Steven M., Robertson, George G. (2006): Code Thumbnails: Using Spatial Memory to Navigate Source Code. In: VL-HCC 2006 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 4-8 September, 2006, Brighton, UK. pp. 11-18. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2006.14

Ramos, Gonzalo, Robertson, George G., Czerwinski, Mary, Tan, Desney S., Baudisch, Patrick, Hinckley, Ken, Agrawala, Maneesh (2006): Tumble! Splat! helping users access and manipulate occluded content in 2D drawings. In: Celentano, Augusto (eds.) AVI 2006 - Proceedings of the working conference on Advanced visual interfaces May 23-26, 2006, Venezia, Italy. pp. 428-435. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1133265.1133351

Karlson, Amy K., Robertson, George G., Robbins, Daniel C., Czerwinski, Mary, Smith, Greg R. (2006): FaThumb: a facet-based interface for mobile search. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2006 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2006, . pp. 711-720. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1124772.1124878

DeLine, Robert, Czerwinski, Mary, Robertson, George G. (2005): Easing Program Comprehension by Sharing Navigation Data. In: VL-HCC 2005 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 21-24 September, 2005, Dallas, TX, USA. pp. 241-248. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2005.32

Robertson, George G., Czerwinski, Mary, Baudisch, Patrick, Meyers, Brian, Robbins, Daniel C., Smith, Greg, Tan, Desney S. (2005): The Large-Display User Experience. In IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 25 (4) pp. 44-51. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCG.2005.88

Lee, Bongshin, Czerwinski, Mary, Robertson, George G., Bederson, Benjamin B. (2005): Understanding research trends in conferences using paperLens. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2005, . pp. 1969-1972. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1056808.1057069

Robertson, George G., Czerwinski, Mary, Churchill, John E. (2005): Visualization of mappings between schemas. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2005, . pp. 431-439. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1054972.1055032

Robertson, George G., Horvitz, Eric, Czerwinski, Mary, Baudisch, Patrick, Hutchings, Dugald Ralph, Meyers, Brian, Robbins, Daniel C., Smith, Greg (2004): Scalable Fabric: flexible task management. In: Costabile, Maria Francesca (eds.) AVI 2004 - Proceedings of the working conference on Advanced visual interfaces May 25-28, 2004, Gallipoli, Italy. pp. 85-89. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/989863.989874

Bederson, Benjamin B., Clamage, Aaron, Czerwinski, Mary, Robertson, George G. (2004): DateLens: a fisheye calendar interface for PDAs. In Interactions, 11 (4) pp. 9-10. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1005261.1005268

Bederson, Benjamin B., Clamage, Aaron, Czerwinski, Mary, Robertson, George G. (2004): DateLens: A fisheye calendar interface for PDAs. In ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 11 (1) pp. 90-119. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/972648.972652

Lee, Bongshin, Czerwinski, Mary, Robertson, George G., Bederson, Benjamin B. (2004): Understanding Eight Years of InfoVis Conferences Using PaperLens. In: InfoVis 2004 - 10th IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization 10-12 October, 2004, Austin, TX, USA. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/INFOVIS.2004.69

Hutchings, Dugald Ralph, Smith, Greg, Meyers, Brian, Czerwinski, Mary, Robertson, George G. (2004): Display space usage and window management operation comparisons between single monitor and. In: Costabile, Maria Francesca (eds.) AVI 2004 - Proceedings of the working conference on Advanced visual interfaces May 25-28, 2004, Gallipoli, Italy. pp. 32-39. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/989863.989867

Baudisch, Patrick, Cutrell, Edward, Robertson, George G. (2003): High-Density Cursor: a Visualization Technique that Helps Users Keep Track of Fast-moving . In: Proceedings of IFIP INTERACT03: Human-Computer Interaction , 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. pp. 236.

Czerwinski, Mary, Smith, Greg, Regan, Tim, Meyers, Brian, Robertson, George G., Starkweather, Gary (2003): Toward Characterizing the Productivity Benefits of Very Large Displays. In: Proceedings of IFIP INTERACT03: Human-Computer Interaction , 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. pp. 9.

Tan, Desney S., Czerwinski, Mary, Robertson, George G. (2003): Women go with the (optical) flow. In: Cockton, Gilbert, Korhonen, Panu (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 5-10, 2003, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. pp. 209-215.

Czerwinski, Mary, Tan, Desney S., Robertson, George G. (2002): Women take a wider view. In: Terveen, Loren (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2002 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 20-25, 2002, Minneapolis, Minnesota. pp. 195-202.

Robertson, George G., Cameron, Kim, Czerwinski, Mary, Robbins, Daniel (2002): Polyarchy visualization: visualizing multiple intersecting hierarchies. In: Terveen, Loren (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2002 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 20-25, 2002, Minneapolis, Minnesota. pp. 423-430.

Tan, Desney S., Robertson, George G., Czerwinski, Mary (2001): Exploring 3D Navigation: Combining Speed-COupled Flying with Orbiting. In: Beaudouin-Lafon, Michel, Jacob, Robert J. K. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2001 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference March 31 - April 5, 2001, Seattle, Washington, USA. pp. 418-425. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/365024/p418-tan/p418-tan.pdf

Robertson, George G. (2000): From Hierarchies to Polyarchies - Visualizing Multiple Relationships. In: Advanced Visual Interfaces 2000 , 2000, . pp. 13.

Robertson, George G. (2000): Keynote Lecture: Leveraging Human Capabilities in Information Perceptualization. In: IV 2000 , 2000, . pp. 3.

Turk, Matthew, Robertson, George G. (2000): Perceptual User Interfaces: Introduction. In Communications of the ACM, 43 (3) pp. 32-34. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/330534.330535

Robertson, George G., Dantzich, Maarten van, Robbins, Daniel, Czerwinski, Mary, Hinckley, Ken, Risden, Kirsten, Thiel, David, Gorokhovsky, Vadim (2000): The Task Gallery: A 3D Window Manager. In: Turner, Thea, Szwillus, Gerd, Czerwinski, Mary, Peterno, Fabio, Pemberton, Steven (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2000 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 1-6, 2000, The Hague, The Netherlands. pp. 494-501. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/332040/p494-robertson/p494-robertson.pdf

Munzner, Tamara, Guimbretiere, Francois, Robertson, George G. (1999): Constellation: A Visualization Tool for Linguistic Queries from MindNet. In: InfoVis 1999 , 1999, . pp. 132-. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/infovis/1999/0431/00/04310132abs.htm

Pierce, Jeffrey S., Conway, Matthew, Dantzich, Maarten van, Robertson, George G. (1999): Toolspaces and glances: storing, accessing, and retrieving objects in 3D desktop applicati. In: SI3D 1999 , 1999, . pp. 163-168. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/300523.300545

Czerwinski, Mary, Dumais, Susan, Robertson, George G., Dziadosz, Susan, Tiernan, Scott Lee, Dantzich, Maarten van (1999): Visualizing Implicit Queries for Information Management and Retrieval. In: Altom, Mark W., Williams, Marian G. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 99 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference May 15-20, 1999, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. pp. 560-567. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/302979/p560-czerwinski/p560-czerwinski.pdf

Robertson, George G., Czerwinski, Mary, Larson, Kevin, Robbins, Daniel, Thiel, David, Dantzich, Maarten van (1998): Data Mountain: Using Spatial Memory for Document Management. In: Mynatt, Elizabeth D., Jacob, Robert J. K. (eds.) Proceedings of the 11th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology November 01 - 04, 1998, San Francisco, California, United States. pp. 153-162. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/uist/288392/p153-robertson/p153-robertson.pdf

Robertson, George G., Card, Stuart K. (1997): Fix and Float: Object Movement by Egocentric Navigation. In: Robertson, George G., Schmandt, Chris (eds.) Proceedings of the 10th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology October 14 - 17, 1997, Banff, Alberta, Canada. pp. 149-150. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/uist/263407/p149-robertson/p149-robertson.pdf

Robertson, George G. (1997): Reflections on User Interface Software and Technology. In Interactions, 4 (6) pp. 80-79. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/journals/interactions/1997-4-6/p79-robertson/p79-robertson.pdf

Robertson, George G., Czerwinski, Mary, Dantzich, Maarten van (1997): Immersion in Desktop Virtual Reality. In: Robertson, George G., Schmandt, Chris (eds.) Proceedings of the 10th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology October 14 - 17, 1997, Banff, Alberta, Canada. pp. 11-19. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/uist/263407/p11-robertson/p11-robertson.pdf

Card, Stuart K., Robertson, George G., York, William (1996): The WebBook and the Web Forager: An Information Workspace for the World-Wide Web. In: Tauber, Michael J., Bellotti, Victoria, Jeffries, Robin, Mackinlay, Jock D., Nielsen, Jakob (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 96 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 14-18, 1996, Vancouver, Canada. pp. 111-117. http://www.acm.org/sigchi/chi96/proceedings/papers/Card/skc1txt.html

Rao, Ramana, Pedersen, Jan O., Hearst, Marti A., Mackinlay, Jock D., Card, Stuart K., Masinter, Larry, Halvorsen, Per-Kristian, Robertson, George G. (1995): Rich Interaction in the Digital Library. In Communications of the ACM, 38 (4) pp. 29-39.

Mackinlay, Jock D., Robertson, George G., DeLine, Robert (1994): Developing Calendar Visualizers for the Information Visualizer. In: Szekely, Pedro (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology November 02 - 04, 1994, Marina del Rey, California, United States. pp. 109-118. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/uist/192426/p109-mackinlay/p109-mackinlay.pdf

Robertson, George G., Mackinlay, Jock D. (1993): The Document Lens. In: Hudson, Scott E., Pausch, Randy, Zanden, Brad Vander, Foley, James D. (eds.) Proceedings of the 6th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology , 1993, Atlanta, Georgia, United States. pp. 101-108. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/uist/168642/p101-robertson/p101-robertson.pdf

Robertson, George G., Card, Stuart K., Mackinlay, Jock D. (1993): Information Visualization Using 3D Interactive Animation. In Communications of the ACM, 36 (4) pp. 56-71.

Mackinlay, Jock D., Robertson, George G., Card, Stuart K. (1992): The Information Visualizer: A 3D User Interface for Information Retrieval. In: Advanced Visual Interfaces 1992 , 1992, . pp. 173-179.

Card, Stuart K., Moran, Thomas P., Robertson, George G. (1992): Remembering Allen Newell. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 24 (4) pp. 22-24.

Rao, Ramana, Card, Stuart K., Jellinek, Herbert, Mackinlay, Jock D., Robertson, George G. (1992): The Information Grid: A Framework for Information Retrieval and Retrieval-Centered Applica. In: Mackinlay, Jock D., Green, Mark (eds.) Proceedings of the 5th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology November 15 - 18, 1992, Monteray, California, United States. pp. 23-32. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/uist/142621/p23-rao/p23-rao.pdf

Mackinlay, Jock D., Robertson, George G., Card, Stuart K. (1991): Rapid Controlled Movement through Virtual 3D Workspaces. In: Robertson, Scott P., Olson, Gary M., Olson, Judith S. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 91 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 28 - June 5, 1991, New Orleans, Louisiana. pp. 455-456. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/108844/p455-mackinlay/p455-mackinlay.pdf

Robertson, George G., Mackinlay, Jock D., Card, Stuart K. (1991): Information Visualization Using 3D Interactive Animation. In: Robertson, Scott P., Olson, Gary M., Olson, Judith S. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 91 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 28 - June 5, 1991, New Orleans, Louisiana. pp. 461-462. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/108844/p461-robertson/p461-robertson.pdf

Robertson, George G., Mackinlay, Jock D., Card, Stuart K. (1991): Cone Trees: Animated 3D Visualizations of Hierarchical Information. In: Robertson, Scott P., Olson, Gary M., Olson, Judith S. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 91 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 28 - June 5, 1991, New Orleans, Louisiana. pp. 189-194. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/108844/p189-robertson/p189-robertson.pdf

Card, Stuart K., Mackinlay, Jock D., Robertson, George G. (1991): A Morphological Analysis of the Design Space of Input Devices. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 9 (2) pp. 99-122. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/journals/tois/1991-9-2/p99-card/p99-card.pdf

Mackinlay, Jock D., Robertson, George G., Card, Stuart K. (1991): The Perspective Wall: Detail and Context Smoothly Integrated. In: Robertson, Scott P., Olson, Gary M., Olson, Judith S. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 91 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 28 - June 5, 1991, New Orleans, Louisiana. pp. 173-179. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/108844/p173-mackinlay/p173-mackinlay.pdf

Card, Stuart K., Robertson, George G., Mackinlay, Jock D. (1991): The Information Visualizer, An Information Workspace. In: Robertson, Scott P., Olson, Gary M., Olson, Judith S. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 91 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 28 - June 5, 1991, New Orleans, Louisiana. pp. 181-188. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/108844/p181-card/p181-card.pdf

Robertson, George G., Henderson Jr, D. Austin, Card, Stuart K. (1991): Buttons as First Class Objects on an X Desktop. In: Rhyne, James R. (eds.) Proceedings of the 4th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology Hilton Head, South Carolina, United States, 1991, Hilton Head, South Carolina, United States. pp. 35-44. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/uist/120782/p35-robertson/p35-robertson.pdf

Jones, William P., Williams, Peter, Robertson, George G., Joloboff, Vania, Conner, Mike (1990): In Search of the Ideal Operating System for User Interfacing. In: Hudson, Scott E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd annual ACM SIGGRAPH symposium on User interface software and technology October 03 - 05, 1990, Snowbird, Utah, United States. pp. 31-35.

Card, Stuart K., Mackinlay, Jock D., Robertson, George G. (1990): The Design Space of Input Devices. In: Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI April, 1990, . pp. 117-124.

Mackinlay, Jock D., Card, Stuart K., Robertson, George G. (1990): A Semantic Analysis of the Design Space of Input Devices. In Human-Computer Interaction, 5 (2) pp. 145-190.

Robertson, George G., Card, Stuart K., Mackinlay, Jock D. (1989): The Cognitive Coprocessor Architecture for Interactive User Interfaces. In: Sibert, John L. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd annual ACM SIGGRAPH symposium on User interface software and technology November 13 - 15, 1989, Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. pp. 10-18.

Tucker, Lewis W., Robertson, George G. (1988): Architecture and Applications of the Connection Machine. In IEEE Computer, 21 (8) pp. 26-38.

Thomas, Robert H., Forsdick, Harry C., Crowley, Terrence R., Schaaf, Richard W., Tomlinson, Raymond S., Travers, Virginia M., Robertson, George G. (1985): Diamond: A Multimedia Message System Built on a Distributed Architecture. In IEEE Computer, 18 (12) pp. 65-78.

Robertson, George G. (eds.) Proceedings of the 8th annual ACM symposium on User interface and software technology November 15 - 17, 1995, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

Robertson, George G., Schmandt, Chris (eds.) Proceedings of the 10th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology October 14 - 17, 1997, Banff, Alberta, Canada.