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Data Comics

Data Comics combine visual language and narrative patterns from traditional comics to tell expressive stories with data and visaulization. We explore this exciting medium and develop workshops and guiding material.

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Publications

Interactive Data Comics: Zezhong Wang, Hugo Romat, Fanny Chevalier, Nathalie Henry Riche, Dave Murray-Rust, Benjamin Bach. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG, IEEE VIS, 2021). (2022). [WEB] [VIDEO]

Data Comics for Reporting Controlled User Studies in Human-Computer Interaction: Zezhong Wang, Jacob Ritchie, Jingtao Zhou, Fanny Chevalier, Benjamin Bach. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG) 2021 (IEEE VIS, 2020). (2021). [WEB] [VIDEO]

Cheat Sheets for Data Visualization Techniques: Zezhong Wang, Lovisa Sundin, Dave Murray-Rust, Benjamin Bach. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). (2020). [VIDEO]

Teaching Data Visualization and Storytelling with Data Comic Workshops: Zezhong Wang, Harvey Dingwal, Benjamin Bach. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Extended Abstracts. (2019).

Comparing Effectiveness and Engagement of Data Comics and Infographics: Zezhong Wang, Shunming Wang, Matteo Farinella, Dave Murray-Rust, Nathalie Henry Riche. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). (2019).

Design patterns for data comics: Bach, Benjamin, Zezhong Wang, Matteo Farinella, Dave Murray-Rust, and Nathalie Henry Riche. Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, p. 38. ACM. (2018).

DataToon: Drawing Data Comics About Dynamic Networks with Pen + Touch Interaction: Nam Wook Kim, Nathalie Henry Riche, Benjamin Bach, Guanpeng Xu, Matthew Brehmer, Ken Hinckley, Michel Pahud, Haijun Xia, Michael J. McGuffin, Hanspeter Pfister. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). (2019).

The Emerging Genre of Data Comics: Benjamin Bach, Nathalie Henry Riche, Sheelagh Carpendale, Hanspeter Pfister. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 38 (3), 6-13. (2017).

Telling Stories about Dynamic Networks with Graph Comics: Benjamin Bach, Nathalie Kerracher, Kyle W. Hall, Sheelagh Carpendale, Jessie Kennedy, Nathalie Henry Riche. Proceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in Information Systems (CHI). (2017).