Remco Chang


Associate Professor
Tufts University
Computer Science


Joyce Cummings Hall
Room #365
177 College Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
(Office) 617-627-3681
remco_at_cs.tufts.edu


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Recent Professors

Professor Mosca

Congratulations to Ab Mosca who is now an assistant teaching professor in the CS department at Northeastern University!

Professor Behrisch

Congratulations to Michael Behrisch who is now an assistant professor in the CS department at Utrecht University (Netherlands)!

Professor Humayoun

Congratulations to Shah Rukh Humayoun who is now an assistant professor in the CS department at the San Francisco State University!

Professor Battle

Congratulations to Leilani Battle (MIT, primary advisor: Mike Stonebraker) who is now an assistant professor in the CS department at the University of Washington!

Professor Yuksel

Congratulations to Beste Yuksel (Tufts, primary advisor: Rob Jacob) who is now an assistant professor in the CS department at the University of San Francisco!

Professor Ottley

Congratulations to Alvitta Ottley who is now an assistant professor in the Computer Science department at Washington University in St. Louis!

Professor Crouser

Congratulations to Jordan Crouser who is now an associate professor in the Computer Science department at Smith College!

Professor Brown

Congratulations to Eli Brown who is now an assistant professor in the Computer Science department at DePaul University!

Professor Harrison

Congratulations to Lane Harrison who is now an associate professor in the Computer Science department at WPI!

Professor Peck

Congratulations to Evan Peck (Tufts, primary advisor: Rob Jacob) who is now an associate professor in the CS department at Bucknell University!

Recent Publications

UnProjection, HyperNP

Use deep learning (encoder-decoder) mdoels to emulate projection methods (UMAP, tSNE, etc.) and perform inverse projection

(Demo) (TVCG) (arXiv)

Kyrix, Kyrix-S, Kyrix-J

Optimized database + visualization systems that enables highly interactive web-based pan-zoom visualizations

(EuroVis) (VLDB) (InfoVis) (CIDR)

Bayesian Reasoning

Improving medical risk communicatoin using phrasing, visualization, and interactions while taking into account the user's spatial ability.

(CHI) (VIS) (VIS)

Cognitive Bias

Studies of how cognitive biases can influence a user's ability to effectively make use of progressively updating visualization

(TVCG)

NeuralCubes

NeuralCube uses a deep learning model to replace databases for interactive visualizations with minimum loss in accuracy

(BigData)

Data Augmentation

CAVA is an visualization tool that helps a user perform data augmentation interactively by extracting data from knowledge graphs

(VIS)

Multi-View Composition

A study of the composition of multi-view visualizations and a tool that recommends multiview visualization layouts

(VIS)

Analytic Provenance

Analytic provenance is the analysis of user's interactions to understand the user's analysis goals and predict their future actions

(EuroVis) (SIGMOD) (VAST) (CGA)

NN Architecture Search

We introduce REMAP, a system that helps a user perform guided search of neural network architectures

(VAST)

AutoML + VIS

A visual analytics system (Snowcat) that integrates AutoML for model construction, comparison, and selection.

(EuroVis) (EuroVis Short)

Recent Grants

NSF HDR Institute (2021-2026)

HDR Institute: Institute for Data Driven Dynamical Design

NSF NRT (2020-2025)

Data Driven Decision Making to Address Complex Resource Problems

NSF HDR (2019-2021)

Accelerating the Discovery of Electronic Materials through Human-Computer Bayesian Optimization

NSF HDR (2019-2021)

Converging Genomics, Phenomics, and Environments Using Interpretable Machine Learning Models

NSF IGE (2019-2023)

STEM Graduate training in Data Science: Solution-oriented, Student-led, Team-based, Computationally-enriched (SOLSTICE) Training

MDA MIDAS (2019-2022)

Multisensory Interactive Data Analysis System

DARPA CHESS (2019-2020)

CHECKMATE: Computer Human Enhanced Coordination for Knowledge, Management, Analysis, and Testing for Exploits

Walmart Foundation (2018-2021)

Behavioral Nudges

DARPA D3M (2017-2021)

User-Driven Model Steering and Curation via Inference from Interaction and Model-Space Sampling

Navy TACTIC-D (2017-2021)

Techniques to Adjust Computational Trends Involving Changing Data

NSF CAREER (2015-2020)

Analyzing Interactions in Visual Analytics for User and Data Modeling

Recent Talks

(09-15-2021) Shandong University
(07-19-2021) Peking University
(03-10-2021) Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
(01-21-2021) Fudan University
(09-24-2020) Tufts Human Factors Seminar
(02-25-2020) Georgia Tech
(09-23-2019) University of Minnesota
(10-01-2018) Dagstuhl
(08-22-2018) Hong Kong Univ Science and Technology
(05-31-2018) DoD Visualization Workshop
(04-18-2018) University of Konstanz
(01-24-2018) National Academies of Sciences
(01-08-2018) Luxembourg Inst Science and Technology
(12-20-2017) University of Ghent
(09-13-2017) Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition
(08-30-2017) University of Colorado Boulder
(04-03-2017) Draper
(02-15-2017) MIT CSAIL Graphics Seminar
(12-08-2016) University of Arizona
(12-06-2016) Arizona State
(11-10-2016) Department of Defense