Visualizing Dynamic Brain Networks Using an Animated Dual-Representation

Screenshot of our visualization tool showing the coordinated dual-representation of dynamic network data. - C. Ma, EVL

Authors: Ma, C., Kenyon, R.V., Forbes, A.G., Berger-Wolf, T., Slater, B.J., Llano, D.A.

Publication: In Proceedings of the Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis'15), Short Papers Track, Cagliari, Italy: Eurographics Association, pp. 73-77


Dynamic network visualization has been a challenging topic for dynamic networks analysis, especially for spatially embedded networks like brain networks. In this paper, we present an animated interactive visualization design that combines enhanced node-link diagrams and distance matrix layouts to assist neuroscientists in their exploration of dynamic brain networks and that enables them to understand how functional connections relate to the spatial structure of the brain. Our visualization also provides the ability to observe the evolution of a network, the change in the community identities, and node behavior over time.

Date: May 4, 2015 - May 8, 2015

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