Jessica Zeitz Self was a DAC Ph.D. student in the department of computer science. She worked at the InfoVis Lab, her advisor was Chris North, associate director of DAC.
Her research focuses on how to beneficially visualize lots of information and how to display it so that is can be more efficiently analyzed. The goal is to learn how people understand and analyze information in order to better develop tools to help them. She was researching information visualization as it relates to the comprehension of documents, such as academic papers, news articles, and other written compositions.
- Visual Analytics