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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Computer Science H-index 58 Citations 17,117 163 World Ranking 1750 National Ranking 970

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Awards & Achievements

2013 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Statistics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Law

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Visualization, Geovisualization, Data science, Data visualization and Geographic information system. His Visualization study incorporates themes from Cartography, Representation and Visual thinking. Alan M. MacEachren interconnects Context, Decision support system, Usability and Knowledge extraction in the investigation of issues within Geovisualization.

In the subject of general Data science, his work in Analytics is often linked to Situation awareness, thereby combining diverse domains of study. His Data visualization research integrates issues from Scale, Web application, Geospatial analysis and Design methods. His Geographic information system research incorporates elements of Mode and Knowledge management.

His most cited work include:

  • How Maps Work: Representation, Visualization, and Design (889 citations)
  • Research challenges in geovisualization (481 citations)
  • Visualizing Geospatial Information Uncertainty: What We Know and What We Need to Know (392 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary scientific interests are in Data science, Geovisualization, Visualization, Geospatial analysis and Visual analytics. Alan M. MacEachren combines subjects such as Exploratory data analysis, Context, Web application and Information retrieval with his study of Data science. His Geovisualization research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Usability, Human–computer interaction and Geographic information system.

Alan M. MacEachren specializes in Visualization, namely Data visualization. His research in Geospatial analysis focuses on subjects like Knowledge management, which are connected to Crisis management and Decision support system. His Visual analytics research is under the purview of Artificial intelligence.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Data science (33.33%)
  • Geovisualization (24.00%)
  • Visualization (18.67%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2020)?

  • Data science (33.33%)
  • Visual analytics (16.89%)
  • Analytics (9.33%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Alan M. MacEachren mainly focuses on Data science, Visual analytics, Analytics, Social media and Human–computer interaction. His Data science research includes elements of Multimedia, Information visualization and Geospatial analysis. His Information visualization study is concerned with the larger field of Visualization.

His work carried out in the field of Visual analytics brings together such families of science as Social network, Context, Data modeling and Big data. His Social media research includes themes of Scale and Media studies. His work on User-centered design, Living lab and User experience design as part of general Human–computer interaction research is frequently linked to Structure, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science.

Between 2013 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • How to assess visual communication of uncertainty? a systematic review of geospatial uncertainty visualisation user studies (74 citations)
  • Geo-Located Tweets. Enhancing Mobility Maps and Capturing Cross-Border Movement (54 citations)
  • User-centered design for interactive maps: A case study in crime analysis (52 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Statistics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Law

Alan M. MacEachren mainly investigates Data science, Visual analytics, Social media, Human–computer interaction and World Wide Web. He has researched Data science in several fields, including Big data, Visualization, Information visualization, Geovisualization and Geographic information system. His biological study deals with issues like Scientific visualization, which deal with fields such as User studies and Geospatial analysis.

Visual analytics is the subject of his research, which falls under Artificial intelligence. His research in the fields of Usability overlaps with other disciplines such as Interface. His work on Social media analytics, Information foraging and Web application as part of general World Wide Web research is often related to Pipeline, thus linking different fields of science.

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Top Publications

How Maps Work: Representation, Visualization, and Design

Alan M. MacEachren.
(1995)

2909 Citations

Research challenges in geovisualization

Alan M. MacEachren;Menno-Jan Kraak.
Cartography and Geographic Information Science (2001)

976 Citations

Visualizing Geospatial Information Uncertainty: What We Know and What We Need to Know

Alan M. MacEachren;Anthony Robinson;Susan Hopper;Steven Gardner.
Cartography and Geographic Information Science (2005)

658 Citations

Animation and the Role of Map Design in Scientific Visualization

David DiBiase;Alan M. MacEachren;John B. Krygier;Catherine Reeves.
Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (1992)

581 Citations

Exploratory cartographic visualization: advancing the agenda

Alan M. MacEachren;Menno-Jan Kraak.
Computers & Geosciences (1997)

574 Citations

VISUALIZING UNCERTAIN INFORMATION

Alan M. MacEachren.
Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society (1992)

536 Citations

Geovisual analytics for spatial decision support: Setting the research agenda

G. Andrienko;N. Andrienko;P. Jankowski;D. Keim.
International Journal of Geographical Information Science (2007)

519 Citations

Visualization in Modern Cartography: Setting the Agenda

Alan M. Maceachren.
Modern Cartography Series (1994)

463 Citations

Visualization in modern cartography

Alan M. MacEachren;D. R. F. Taylor.
(1994)

427 Citations

SensePlace2: GeoTwitter analytics support for situational awareness

Alan M. MacEachren;Anuj Jaiswal;Anthony C. Robinson;Scott Pezanowski.
visual analytics science and technology (2011)

416 Citations

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