Gordon Kindlmann

Associate Professor,
Computer Science
University of Chicago

glk@uchicago.edu
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Office: Ryerson 161B

Mailing address:
Gordon Kindlmann
UChicago Computer Science
1100 East 58th St
Chicago, IL 60637

Invited Talks Panels Courses, Tutorials

Invited Talks

DAG
2018
Making sense of Math in Vis. Dagstuhl Seminar 18041 Foundations of Data Visualization, (Helwig Hauser, Penny Rheingans, Gerik Scheuermann, organizers), Wadern, Germany, January 2018.
[Slides]
JSM
2016
An Algebraic Process for Visualization Design. Joint Statistics Meeting (JSM 2016) of the American Statistical Association. In "Recent Advances in Information Visualization", Yihui Xie, organizer, with Carlos E. Scheidegger, chair. Chicago, August 2016.
[Slides]
Geilo
2016a
Introduction to an Algebraic Process for Visualization Design. Geilo Winter School on Scientific Visualization. André Brodtkorb and Helwig Hauser, hosts. Geilo, Norway, January 2016.
[Slides]
Geilo
2016b
Diderot: a Domain-Specific Language for Portable Parallel Scientific Visualization and Image Analysis. Geilo Winter School on Scientific Visualization. André Brodtkorb and Helwig Hauser, hosts. Geilo, Norway, January 2016.
[Slides]
Geilo
2016c
Sampling and Visualizing Creases with Scale-Space Particles. Geilo Winter School on Scientific Visualization. André Brodtkorb and Helwig Hauser, hosts. Geilo, Norway, January 2016.
[Slides]
I3
2014
Discovering Stable Features in Scientific Images. First Integrated Imaging Initiative Workshop: Tomography and Ptychography. Amanda Petford-Long, organizer. Argonne National Lab, September 2014.
[Slides]
EuroVis
2013
Fairly Sharing the Costs of Reproducibility: Precedents and Possibilities. EuroVis Workshop on Reproducibility, Verification, and Validation in Visualization. Leipzig, Germany, June 2013.
[Slides]
Bonn
2013
Diderot: A Parallel Domain-Specific Language for Scientific Image Analysis and Visualization. University of Bonn, Summer Colloquium. Thomas Schultz, host, June 2013.
[Slides]
Franke
2013
on visualization in art and science, with Jason Salavon, Wednesday Lunch series at the Franke Institute for the Humanities, May 2013.
[Audio]
SCI
2013
Diderot: A Parallel Domain-Specific Language for Image Analysis and Visualization. Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute, Christopher Johnson, host, January 2013.
[Video]
RCC
2012
Ways of Seeing Data: A Survey of Fields of Visualization. Part of the "Show and Tell: Visualizing the Life of the Mind" speaker series at the Research Computer Center at the University of Chicago, (Birali H Runesha, organizer), November 2012.
[Slides]
BIRS
2011
Particle systems for visualizing the connection between math and anatomy. At the BIRS Workshop on Geometry for Anatomy, August 2011.
[Slides]
DagVis
2011
Bayesian evidence for visualizing model selection uncertainty. At the Dagstuhl Seminar 11231 on Scientific Visualization, (Min Chen, Hans Hagen, Charles D. Hansen, and Arie Kaufman, organizers), Wadern, Germany, June 2011.
[Slides]
KAUST
2010
Optimizing Particle Systems for Image Feature Sampling. Geometric Modeling and Scientific Visualization Center (Asst. Prof. Markus Hadwiger, host), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, December 2010.
[Slides]
Mgdb
2009
Probing the Scale-Space Structure of Anisotropy and its Orientation. Department of Simulation and Graphics (Prof. Dr. Holger Theisel, host), University of Magdeburg, Germany, November 2009.
MP
2009
Novel Mathematical Approaches (with Practical Considerations) to Biomedical Image Analysis. Committee on Medical Physics (P La Rivière, host), Chicago, August 2009.
DagTen
2009
Sampling the Scale-Space behavior of Tensor Invariants. In Dagstuhl Seminar 09302, "New Developments in the Visualization and Processing of Tensor Fields" (B Burgeth, D Laidlaw, organizers), Wadern, Germany, July 2009.
MPI
2009
Sampling and Visualizing Creases with Scale-Space Particles. Max-Planck Institut für Informatik (H-P Seidel, host), Saarbrücken, Germany, July 2009.
[Slides]
DagVis
2009
Symmetry and Continuity in Visualization and Tensor Glyph Design. Dagstuhl Seminar 09251, "Scientific Visualization" (DS Ebert, E Gröller, H Hagen, A Kaufman, organizers), Wadern, Germany, June 2009.
[Slides]
DagVis
2007
Visualization of Diffusion Image Data and its Models. Dagstuhl Seminar 07291, "Scientific Visualization" (DS Ebert, H Hagen, KI Joy, DA Keim, organizers), Wadern, Germany, July 2007.
[Slides]
VIEW
2007
Recent Developments in the Visualization, Interpolation, and Analysis of Diffusion Image Data and its Models. Technische Universiteit (TU) Eindhoven, TU Delft, and Visual Interactive Effective Worlds (VIEW) Workshop, (A Vilanova, C Botha, F Post, hosts), The Netherlands, June 2007.
[Slides]
Brown
2007
Anisotropy Creases and Extremal Surfaces in Diffusion Tensor Images. Visualization Research Lab (D Laidlaw, host), Brown University, February 2007.
[Slides]
DagTen
2007
Anisotropy Creases and Extremal Surfaces. In Dagstuhl Seminar 07022, "Visualization and Image Processing of Tensor Fields" (J Weickert and D Laidlaw, organizers), Germany, January 2007.
[Slides]
LasPalmas
2006
An Open-Source Framework for Tensor Visualization and Analysis. University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (H Knutsson, D Sosa, hosts), Spain, November 2006.
[Slides]
Stanford
2006
Crease Features in Tensor Invariants Radiologic Sciences Laboratory (DB Ennis, host), Stanford University, February 2006.
[Slides]
Princeton
2005
Visual Display of Diffusion Tensor Fields PICASso Research Seminar (A Finkelstein, host), Princeton University, November 2005.
Cornell
2005
Visualization and Analysis of Diffusion Tensor Fields Electrical and Computer Engineering Colloquium, (SA McKee, host), Cornell University, September 2005.
DagTen
2004
Tensor Invariants, their Gradients, and their Failings Dagstuhl Perspectives Seminar 04172 "Visualization and Image Processing of Tensor Fields" (H Hagen and J Weickert, organizers), Wadern, Germany, April 2004.
[Slides]

Panels

VIS
2012
Fairly sharing the costs of reproducibility, in "Reproducible Visualization Research: How Do We Get There?", E Bertini (organizer), T Munzner, GL Kindlmann, J Freire, T Dwyer. IEEE VisWeek 2012 Panel, October 2012.
[My Slides]
VIS
2010
Scientific Visualization at University of Chicago, in "Perspectives on Teaching Data Visualization", A Joshi (organizer), J Dykes, DF Keefe, GL Kindlmann, T Munzner. IEEE VisWeek 2010 Panel, October 2010. (Awarded Best Panel)
[Write-up]   [My Slides]
VIS
2009
Experiences getting a faculty job, in "New Faculty Members and Postdoctoral Fellows Spill the Beans", A Joshi (organizer), J Heer, G Kindlmann, M Meyer. IEEE VisWeek 2009 Panel, October 2009. (Awarded Best Panel)
[Write-up]   [My Slides]
VIS
2006
Lack of Reproducibility Hinders Visualization Science, in TJ Jankun-Kelly (organizer), R Kosara, G Kindlmann, C North, C Ware, EW Bethel. ``Is There Science In Visualization?'' IEEE Visualization 2006 Panel, October 2006. (Awarded Best Panel)
[Write-up]   [My Slides]
VIS
2000
Semi-Automatic Generation of Transfer Functions, in "The Transfer Function Bake-Off", H Pfister (organizer), B Lorensen, C Bajaj, G Kindlmann, W Schroeder, L Sobeierajski Avila, K Martin and R Machiraju. IEEE Visualization 2000 Panel, October 2000. (Awarded Best Panel)
[Write-up]

Courses, Tutorials

ISMRM
2011
Diffusion Tensor MRI - Beyond Tractography. Part of "Functional & Anatomic Data Analysis: Principles & Practicalities" educational course (PA Bandettini and C Pierpaoli, organizers), 19th Annual Meeting of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Montréal, Canada, May 2011.
[My Slides]
VIS
2010b
Tensor Field Features. In "Tensors in Visualization" T Schultz (tutorial organizer), GL Kindlmann, X Tricoche, AO Vasilescu, A Vilanova, E Zhang. IEEE VisWeek 2010 Tutorial, October 2010.
[My Slides]
VIS
2006b
Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Visualization. In S Oeltze, D Bartz, F Link, G Kindlmann, K Mueller, B Preim, M Wacker, "Visual Medicine: Techniques, Applications and Software" IEEE Visualization 2006 Tutorial 1, October 2006.
[My Slides]
VIS
2005
Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Visualization. In D Bartz, G Kindlmann, K Mueller, B Preim, M Wacker, "Visual Medicine: Foundations of Medical Imaging" and "Visual Medicine: Advanced Applications for Medical Imaging" IEEE Visualization 2005 Tutorials 2 and 3, October 2005.
SIGGRAPH
2005
Direct Volume Rendering with Multi-Dimensional Transfer Functions, and, Diffusion Tensor Visualization with Glyphs and Tractography. In L Ibáñez, G Kindlmann, S Aylward, "Hot Topics in 3D Medical Visualization" ACM SIGGRAPH 2005, Tutorial/Course 33, August 2005.
[Slides]
SIAM
2004
Strategies for Visualization and Processing of Diffusion Tensor MRI Volumes. In AL Alexander, G Kindlmann, D Weinstein, L Zhukov, EK Jeong, "Diffusion Tensor MRI: From Acquisition to Application", SIAM Conference on Imaging Science, May 2004.
[Slides]
VIS
2003
DT-MRI Inspection and Visualization. In D Weinstein , PJ Basser, AL Alexander, E Hsu, G Kindlmann, D Laidlaw, L Zhukov, C-F Westin, J Tsuruda, "Diffusion Tensor MRI: From Acquisition to Application" IEEE Visualization 2003 Workshop 1, October 2003.
[Slides]
VIS
2002
Transfer Functions from Scratch. In J Kniss, G Kindlmann, M Hadwiger, C Rezk-Salama, R Westermann, "High-Quality Volume Graphics on Consumer PC Hardware" IEEE Visualization 2002 Tutorial 2, October 2002.
SIGGRAPH
2002
Transfer Functions in Direct Volume Rendering. In T Yoo, G Gerig, R Whitaker, G Kindlmann, R Machiraju, and T Möller, "Image Processing for Volume Graphics" ACM SIGGRAPH 2002 Course 50, July 2002.
[My Notes]   [My Slides]
VIS
2001
Transfer Functions in Direct Volume Rendering. In T Yoo, G Gerig, R Whitaker, G Kindlmann, R Machiraju, and T Möller, "From Transfer Functions to Level Sets: Advanced Topics in Volume Image Processing" IEEE Visualization 2001 Tutorial 5, October 2001.