Network of Experts [N/X]
Visualization in Massive Military-Relevant Datasets

Defence Evaluation and Research Agency
Malvern, U.K.
May 14-15, 1997

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Agenda

Pre-meeting documents:
Background and Progress of Panel8/RSG 30 Martin Taylor, 
DCIEM
Why Viz Bill Wright, 
VDI
Day 1, Wednesday, May 14
0845 Welcome Howard Nichols, DERA
0900 Introductions All
0915 Arrangements Jakki Curr & 
Sue Haines, DERA
0930 N/X: Background & Challenges Zack Jacobson, 
Canada
Notes
1000  Coffee
1030 Notes and comments from RSG.30 Simon Gauthier,
Chair RSG.30
Notes
Provocations and discusssions:
HAT document Notes
1100 Human Factors in Visualizing 
Complex Datasets
Martin Taylor, DCIEM  Notes
1145 Real-Time Visualisation of Passive 
Sonobuoy Array Data 
Mark Swabey, 
Applied Visuals Ltd. 
Notes
1230 Lunch
1315 Visualization at the Communications 
Security Establishment(CSE) 
Diane Kellar, CSE  Notes
1345 Numerical Weather Prediction at the 
1996 Summer Olympic Games
Bryan Williams, IBM  Notes
1415 Data Visualisation - a Users' Guide David McIlroy, 
Master Foods Limited 
Notes
1445 Coffee
1515 Visualising the Visualisation Process Tom Longshaw, DERA Notes
1530 Making Movies from Large Simulator 
Logs using VRML2.0
Ronan Sleep, 
University of East Anglia
Notes
1610 Information Animation in 3D for 
EW Analysis
Zack Jacobson, CAC  Notes
1630 Visual Numerics Richard Illman
1700 Return transportation
1900 Dinner




Day 2, Wednesday, May 15
Provocations and discussions continue:
0900 Visualisation of Software, Complex Datasets 
and the Social Sciences
Brian Francis, 
Lancaster University
Notes
0920 Simulation and Visualisation on the 
Electronic Battlefield 
Hans Jense, 
FEL-TNO, Netherlands 
Notes
0940 DELOS Rose Hines, DERA
1000 NETMAP Presentation Jane Farrin, 
JJB Consultancy 
Notes
1030 Coffee
1100 Exposing the Collaborative Nature of Data:
Working Together in the PIT 
John Mariani, 
Lancaster University 
Notes
1130 VIPAR: An Environment for Generating 
Parallel Modules in Visualization Systems 
Andrew Grant, 
Manchester University 
Notes
1200 Automated Indexing of Large
Diverse Military Databases 
Kathleen Hennessey, 
Texas Technical University 
Notes
1230 Lunch
1400 Metaphors to Spatialize Information
-Words as Fields 
Micha Pazner, 
University California, 
Santa Barbara 
Notes
1430 Visualization: From Data to
Knowledge 
Bob Hendley, 
Birmingham University 
Notes
1500 Coffee
1530 Discussion, response to RSG.30 Moderator--M. Pazner, UCSB Notes
1645 Adjournment
Thanks; Bon Voyage!