Author: Kang Zhang

Kang Zhang

Kang Zhang

Professor

Kang Zhang is Professor and Director of Visual Computing Lab, Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is also a Board Director of Vital Art and Science Inc., USA. He holds a B.Eng. degree in Computer Engineering from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, a Ph.D. degree from University of Brighton, UK, and an Executive MBA degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to joining UT-Dallas, he held various academic positions in the UK, Australia, and China. Dr. Zhang's current research interests include information visualization, visual languages, aesthetic computing, and managerial aesthetics; and has published over 180 papers and 6 books in these areas. He is also accomplished artist, having won various awards. Dr Zhang is on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, and International Journal of Advanced Intelligence. His home page is at www.utdallas.edu/~kzhang

http://www.utdallas.edu/~kzhang

Publications

Publication period start: 1994
Publication period end: 2012
Number of co-authors: 31

Co-authors

Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Guang-Lei Song
5
Da-Qian Zhang
6
Jun Kong
10

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Peter Eades
14
Raymond K. Wong
15
Yong Yu
43

Publications

Zhang, Kang (2010): Introduction to the special issue on graph visualization. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 21 (4) pp. 193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvlc.2010.05.001

Kumar, Pushpa, Zhang, Kang (2009): Node overlap removal in clustered directed acyclic graphs. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 20 (6) pp. 403-419. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvlc.2009.04.007

Xue, Liyin, Orgun, Mehmet, Zhang, Kang (2008): A Multi-Versioning Scheme for Intention Preservation in Collaborative Editing Systems. In Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 17 (5) pp. 509-551. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10606-008-9076-5

Xue, Liyin, Orgun, Mehmet, Zhang, Kang (2008): A Multi-Versioning Scheme for Intention Preservation in Collaborative Editing Systems. In Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 17 (5) pp. 509-551. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10606-008-9076-5

Zhang, Kang (2007): From Abstract Painting to Information Visualization. In IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 27 (3) pp. 12-16. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCG.2007.58

Zhang, Kang (2007): P. Fishwick (Ed.) Aesthetic Computing, MIT Press, Cambridge, 2006, ISBN 0-262-06250-X. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 18 (6) pp. 613-616. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvlc.2007.01.004

Zhao, Chunying, Kong, Jun, Dong, Jing, Zhang, Kang (2007): Pattern-based design evolution using graph transformation. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 18 (4) pp. 378-398. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvlc.2007.07.004

Wirtz, Guido, Zhang, Kang (2007): Visual Interactions in Software Artifacts: Guest Editors' Foreword. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 18 (4) pp. 357-358. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvlc.2007.08.004

Song, Guang-Lei, Kong, Jun, Zhang, Kang (2006): AutoGen: Easing model management through two levels of abstraction. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 17 (6) pp. 508-527. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvlc.2006.10.004

Kong, Jun, Zhang, Kang, Zeng, Xiaoqin (2006): Spatial graph grammars for graphical user interfaces. In ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 13 (2) pp. 268-307. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1165734.1165739

Zhang, Kang (2003): Book Review: "Improvizational design" by Suguru Ishizaki; MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2003, . In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 14 (5) pp. 495-497. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1045-926X(03)00037-5

Zhang, Kang, Wirtz, Guido (2001): Issues in Visual Parallel and Distributed Program Development (Panel Discussion at the VL'. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 12 (2) pp. 217-220.

Wirtz, Guido, Zhang, Kang (2001): Visual Methods for Parallel and Distributed Programming. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 12 (2) pp. 123-125.

Stankovic, Nenad, Kranzlmüller, Dieter, Zhang, Kang (2001): The PCG: An Empirical Study. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 12 (2) pp. 203-216.

Zhang, Kang, Hintz, Tom, Ma, Xianwu (1999): The Role of Graphics in Parallel Program Development. In J. Vis. Lang. Comput., 10 (3) pp. 215-243.

Zhang, Da-Qian, Zhang, Kang (1994): POL: A Direct Manipulated Visual Language. In: Proceedings of OZCHI94, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 1994, . pp. 87-92.

Zhang, Kang, Wang, Haofen, Tran, Duc Thanh, Yu, Yong (2010): ZoomRDF: semantic fisheye zooming on RDF data. In: Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2010, . pp. 1329-1332. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1772690.1772914

Commentary for Aesthetic Computing chapter of The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed..

Zhang, Ke-Bing, Orgun, Mehmet A., Zhang, Kang, Zhang, Yihao (2006): Hypothesis oriented cluster analysis in data mining by visualization. In: Celentano, Augusto (eds.) AVI 2006 - Proceedings of the working conference on Advanced visual interfaces May 23-26, 2006, Venezia, Italy. pp. 254-257. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1133265.1133315

Zeng, Xiaoqin, Zhang, Kang, Kong, Jun, Song, Guang-Lei (2005): RGG+: An Enhancement to the Reserved Graph Grammar Formalism. In: VL-HCC 2005 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 21-24 September, 2005, Dallas, TX, USA. pp. 272-274. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2005.56

Ates, Kevin L., Zhang, Kang, Prabhakaran, B. (2006): Visual Querying on Human Motion for the Disabled. In: VL-HCC 2006 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 4-8 September, 2006, Brighton, UK. pp. 222-223. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2006.55

Zhang, Kang, Zhang, Da-Qian, Deng, Yi (2001): A Visual Approach to XML Document Design and Transformation. In: HCC 2001 - IEEE CS International Symposium on Human-Centric Computing Languages and Environments September 5-7, 2001, Stresa, Italy. pp. 312-319. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/hcc/2001/0474/00/04740312abs.htm

Qiu, Mei Kang, Zhang, Kang, Huang, Mao Lin (2004): An Empirical Study of Web Interface Design on Small Display Devices. In: 2004 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence WI 2004 20-24 September, 2004, Beijing, China. pp. 29-35. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/WI.2004.25

Song, Guang-Lei, Zhang, Kang, Wong, Raymond K., Kong, Jun (2004): Management of Web Data Models Based on Graph Transformation. In: 2004 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence WI 2004 20-24 September, 2004, Beijing, China. pp. 398-404. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/WI.2004.92

Zhang, Ke-Bing, Zhang, Kang, Orgun, Mehmet A. (2002): Grammar-Based Layout for a Visual Programming Language Generation System. In: Hegarty, Mary, Meyer, Bernd, Narayanan, N. Hari (eds.) Diagrams 2002 - Diagrammatic Representation and Inference - Second International Conference April 18-20, 2002, Callaway Gardens, GA, USA. pp. 106-108. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/2317/23170106.htm

Zhao, Chunying, Kong, Jun, Zhang, Kang (2007): Design Pattern Evolution and Verification Using Graph Transformation. In: HICSS 2007 - 40th Hawaii International International Conference on Systems Science 3-6 January, 2007, Waikoloa, Big Island, HI, USA. pp. 290. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/HICSS.2007.169

Wirtz, Guido, Zhang, Kang (2007): Visual Interactions in Software Technology. In: HICSS 2007 - 40th Hawaii International International Conference on Systems Science 3-6 January, 2007, Waikoloa, Big Island, HI, USA. pp. 288. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/HICSS.2007.606

Kumar, Pushpa, Zhang, Kang, Wang, Yuke (2008): Visualization of Clustered Directed Acyclic Graphs without Node Overlapping. In: IV 2008 - 12th International Conference on Information Visualisation 8-11 July, 2008, London, UK. pp. 38-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IV.2008.85

Qiu, Mei Kang, Song, Guang-Lei, Kong, Jun, Zhang, Kang (2003): Spatial graph grammars for web information transformation. In: HCC 2003 - IEEE Symposium on Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments 28-31 October, 2003, Auckland, New Zealand. pp. 84-91.

Stankovic, Nenad, Zhang, Kang (1997): Towards Visual Development of Message-Passing Programs. In: VL 1997 , 1997, . pp. 146-153.

Song, Guang-Lei, Zhang, Kang, Kong, Jun (2004): Model Management Through Graph Transformation. In: VL-HCC 2004 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 26-29 September, 2004, Rome, Italy. pp. 75-82. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2004.37

Zhang, Kang, Ma, Wanli (1994): Graphical Assistance in Parallel Program Development. In: VL 1994 , 1994, . pp. 168-170.

Zhang, Da-Qian, Zhang, Kang (1995): A Visual Programming Environment for Distributed Systems. In: VL 1995 , 1995, . pp. 310-317. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/vl/1995/7045/00/70450310abs.htm

Zhang, Da-Qian, Zhang, Kang (1997): Reserved Graph Grammar: A Specification Tool for Diagrammatic VPLs. In: VL 1997 , 1997, . pp. 288-295.

Zhang, Da-Qian, Zhang, Kang (1998): On the Design of a Generic Visual Programming Environment. In: VL 1998 , 1998, . pp. 88-89.

Zhang, Da-Qian, Zhang, Kang (1998): VisPro: A Visual Language Generation Toolset. In: VL 1998 , 1998, . pp. 195-202. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VL.1998.706163

Kong, Jun, Zhang, Kang (2004): Parsing Spatial Graph Grammars. In: VL-HCC 2004 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 26-29 September, 2004, Rome, Italy. pp. 99-101. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2004.40

Kong, Jun, Zhang, Kang (2004): On a Spatial Graph Grammar Formalism. In: VL-HCC 2004 - IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 26-29 September, 2004, Rome, Italy. pp. 102-104. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2004.39

Gomi, Ai, Itoh, Takayuki, Zhang, Kang (2012): Meal -- a menu evaluation system with symbolic icons in mobile devices. In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces , 2012, . pp. 772-773. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2254556.2254707