Jürgen Bernard

Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Bernard

Post-Doc at Interactive Graphics Systems Group (GRIS)
TU Darmstadt, Computer Science
Fraunhoferstr. 5
64283 Darmstadt, Germany

Room 321
Phone: +49-6151-155 666
Fax: +49-6151-155 140
E-Mail: juergen.bernard@gris (please replace gris with gris.tu-darmstadt.de)

About

Welcome to my personal research website. I`m a researcher in the fields Information Visualization and Visual Analytics.
I'm a senior researcher (Post-Doc) at TU Darmstadt (Computer Science) in the Interactive Graphics Systems Group (GRIS), Darmstadt, Germany.
I collaborate with Fraunhofer IGD, more precisely with the Information Visualization and Visual Analytics Competence Center, Darmstadt, Germany.

Research Fields: Application Fields and Projects: Publications can be seen at:
Google Scholar Researchgate.net Academia.edu ACM Digital Library DBLP Arnetminer.com ORCiD Scorpus Microsoft Academic Research

Publications

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[Books]

Methoden zur Qualitätsbewertung von Self-organizing Maps (SOM): Unterstützung der Visuellen Clusteranalyse
Bernard, J.
AV Akademikerverlag, 978-3-639-85612-5, 2015

[Journals]

Toxicity in a Multimodality Approach of Radical Prostatectomy with Radiation and Hormonal Therapy
Loeb, S., Adam, M., Tennstedt, P., Huber, W., Bernard, J., Tilki, D., Graefen, M., Huland, H., Schlomm, T.
Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO), 2016
VisInfo: a digital library system for time series research data based on exploratory search—a user-centered design approach
Bernard, J., Daberkow, D., Fellner, D., Fischer, K., Koepler, O., Kohlhammer, J., Runnwerth, M., Ruppert, T., Schreck, T., Sens, I.
International Journal on Digital Libraries (IJoDL), Springer, 2015
A Visual-Interactive System for Prostate Cancer Cohort Analysis
Bernard, J., Sessler, D., May, T., Schlomm, T., Pehrke, D., Kohlhammer, J.
Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A), IEEE, 2015
Visual Analysis of Time-Series Similarities for Anomaly Detection in Sensor Networks
Steiger, M., Bernard, J., Mittelstädt, S., Lücke-Tieke, H., A. Keim, D., May, T., Kohlhammer, J.
Computer Graphics Forum (CGF), 2014
Visual-interactive Exploration of Interesting Multivariate Relations in Mixed Research Data Sets
Bernard, J., Steiger, M., Widmer, S., Lücke-Tieke, H., May, T., Kohlhammer, J.
Computer Graphics Forum (CGF), 2014
MotionExplorer: Exploratory Search in Human Motion Capture Data Based on Hierarchical Aggregation
Bernard, J., Wilhelm, N., Krüger, B., May, T., Schreck, T., Kohlhammer, J.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 2013
TimeSeriesPaths: Projection-Based Explorative Analysis of Multivariate Time Series Data
Bernard, J., Wilhelm, N., Scherer, M., May, T., Schreck, T.
Journal of WSCG, 2012
A visual digital library approach for time-oriented scientific primary data
Bernard, J., Brase, J., Fellner, D., Koepler, O., Kohlhammer, J., Ruppert, T., Schreck, T., Sens, I.
International Journal of Digital Libraries (IJoDL), ECDL 2010 Special Issue, Springer, 2011
Assisted Descriptor Selection Based on Visual Comparative Data Analysis
Bremm, S., von Landesberger, T., Bernard, J., Schreck, T.
Computer Graphics Forum (CGF), 2011
Visual Cluster Analysis of Trajectory Data with Interactive Kohonen Maps
Schreck, T., Bernard, J., Von Landesberger, T., Kohlhammer, J.
Information Visualization, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009

[Papers]

Supporting Collaborative Political Decision Making: An Interactive Policy Process Visualization System
Ruppert, T., Bannach, A., Bernard, J., Lücke-Tieke, H., Ulmer, A., Kohlhammer, J.
Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction, 104-111, ACM, 2016
FuryExplorer: Visual-Interactive Exploration of Horse Motion Capture Data
Wilhelm, N., Vögele, A., Zsoldos, R., Licka, T., Krüger, B., Bernard, J.
Electronic Imaging, SPIE Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis, 2015
Explorative Analysis of 2D Color Maps
Steiger, M., Bernard, J., Mittelstädt, S., Hutter, M., Keim, D., Thum, S., Kohlhammer, J.
Proceedings of WSCG (23), 151-160, Eurographics Assciation, Vaclav Skala - Union Agency, 2015
A survey and task-based quality assessment of static 2D colormaps
Bernard, J., Steiger, M., Mittelstädt, S., Thum, S., Keim, D., Kohlhammer, J.
Electronic Imaging, SPIE Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis, 2015
User-Based Visual-Interactive Similarity Definition for Mixed Data Objects-Concept and First Implementation
Bernard, J., Sessler, D., Ruppert, T., Davey, J., Kuijper, A., Kohlhammer, J.
Proceedings of WSCG (22), Eurographics Assciation, Vaclav Skala - Union Agency, 2014
Combining Computational Models and Interactive Visualization to Support Rational Decision Making
Ruppert, T., Bernard, J., May, T., Kohlhammer, J.
Advances in Visual Computing (8887), 345-356, Springer International Publishing, 2014
A Survey of Direction-preserving Layout Strategies
Steiger, M., Bernard, J., May, T., Kohlhammer, J.
Proceedings of the 30th Spring Conference on Computer Graphics, 21-28, ACM, 2014
Visual Access to an Agent-based Simulation Model to Support Political Decision Making
Ruppert, T., Bernard, J., Ulmer, A., Lücke-Tieke, H., Kohlhammer, J.
Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven Business, 1-16, ACM, 2014
Adaptive Semantic Visualization for Bibliographic Entries
Nazemi, K., Retz, R., Bernard, J., Kohlhammer, J., Fellner, D.
Advances in Visual Computing (8034), 13-24, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
Visual Access to Optimization Problems in Strategic Environmental Assessment
Ruppert, T., Bernard, J., Ulmer, A., Kuijper, A., Kohlhammer, J.
Advances in Visual Computing (ISVC 13) (8034), 361-372, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013
Bridging Knowledge Gaps in Policy Analysis with Information Visualization
Ruppert, T., Bernard, J., Kohlhammer, J.
Conference on Electronic Government (EGOV/ePart Ongoing Research) (221), 92-103, GI, 2013
Content-based layouts for exploratory metadata search in scientific research data
Bernard, J., Ruppert, T., Scherer, M., Kohlhammer, J., Schreck, T.
Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital Libraries, 139-148, ACM, 2012
Guided Discovery of Interesting Relationships Between Time Series Clusters and Metadata Properties
Bernard, J., Ruppert, T., Scherer, M., Schreck, T., Kohlhammer, J.
Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies, 1-22, ACM, 2012
Visual-Interactive Preprocessing of Time Series Data
Bernard, J., Ruppert, T., Goroll, O., May, T., Kohlhammer, J.
SIGRAD, Swedish Chapter of Eurographics (81), 39-48, Linköping University Electronic Press, 2012
Retrieval and Exploratory Search in Multivariate Research Data Repositories Using Regressional Features
Scherer, M., Bernard, J., Schreck, T.
Proceedings of the 11th Annual International ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 363-372, ACM, 2011
Multiscale visual quality assessment for cluster analysis with Self-Organizing Maps
Bernard, J., von Landesberger, T., Bremm, S., Schreck, T.
Electronic Imaging, SPIE Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis, 2011
A Visual Digital Library Approach for Time-Oriented Research Data
Bernard, J., Brase, J., Fellner, D., Koepler, O., Kohlhammer, J., Ruppert, T., Schreck, T., Sens, I.
European Conference on Digital Libraries (6273), 352-363, Springer, 2010
Visual Cluster Analysis of Trajectory Data with Interactive Kohonen Maps
Schreck, T., Bernard, J., Tekusova, T., Kohlhammer, J.
IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology, 3-10, IEEE Computer Society, 2008

[Workshops]

Visual-Interactive Segmentation of Multivariate Time Series
Bernard, J., Dobermann, E., Bögl, M., Röhlig, M., Vögele, A., Kohlhammer, J.
EuroVis Workshop on Visual Analytics (EuroVA), The Eurographics Association, 2016
A Visual Active Learning System for the Assessment of Patient Well-being in Prostate Cancer Research
Bernard, J., Sessler, D., Bannach, A., May, T., Kohlhammer, J.
IEEE VIS Workshop on Visual Analytics in Healthcare, 1-8, ACM, 2015
Visual Analysis of Relations in Attributed Time-Series Data
Steiger, M., Bernard, J., Schader, P., Kohlhammer, J.
EuroVis Workshop on Visual Analytics (EuroVA), The Eurographics Association, 2015
Visual-Interactive Text Analysis to Support Political Decision Making - From Sentiments to Arguments to Policies
Ruppert, T., Bernard, J., Lücke-Tieke, H., May, T., Kohlhammer, J.
EuroVis Workshop on Visual Analytics (EuroVA), The Eurographics Association, 2015
A Visual-interactive System for Prostate Cancer Stratifications
Bernard, J., Sessler, D., May, T., Schlomm, T., Pehrke, D., Kohlhammer, J.
Proceedings of the IEEE Vis Workshop on Visualizing Electronic Health Record Data (EHRVis 2014), IEEE Computer Society, 2014
Smart Query Definition for Content-Based Search in Large Sets of Graphs
von Landesberger, T., Bremm, S., Bernard, J., Schreck, T.
International Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology, 7-12, Eurographics Association, 2010

[Short Papers, Posters]

Toxicity in a Multimodality Approach of Radical Prostatectomy with Radiation and Hormonal Therapy
Loeb, S., Adam, M., Tennstedt, P., Huber, W., Bernard, J., Tilki, D., Graefen, M., Huland, H., Schlomm, T.
Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, 2016
Enhancing Time Series Segmentation and Labeling Through the Knowledge Generation Model
Gschwandtner, T., Schuman, H., Bernard, J., May, T., Bögl, M., Miksch, S., Kohlhammer, J., Röhlig, M., Alsallakh, B.
Poster Proceedings of the Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis 2015), The Eurographics Association, 2015
Visual Analytics of Work Behavior Data - Insights on Individual Differences
Koldijk, S., Bernard, J., Ruppert, T., Kohlhammer, J., Neerincx, M., Kraaij, W.
Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis) - Short Papers, The Eurographics Association, 2015
Towards a Tighter Coupling of Visualization and Public Policy Making
Ruppert, T., Bernard, J., Lücke-Tieke, H., Kohlhammer, J.
Proc. IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (Poster Paper), 2014
Adopting Mental Similarity Notions of Categorical Data Objects to Algorithmic Similarity Functions
Sessler, D., Bernard, J., Kuijper, A., Kohlhammer, J.
Vision, Modelling and Visualization (VMV), 2014
Interactive Multi-Criteria Optimization of 2D Color Maps
Hutter, M., Steiger, M., Bernard, J., Zurloh, C., Kohlhammer, J.
Vision, Modelling and Visualization (VMV), 2014
Revisiting Perceptually Optimized Color Mapping for High-Dimensional Data Analysis
Mittelstädt, S., Bernard, J., Schreck, T., Steiger, M., Kohlhammer, J., Keim, D.
EuroVis - Short Papers, The Eurographics Association, 2014
Towards a User-Defined Visual-Interactive Definition of Similarity Functions for Mixed Data
Bernard, J., Sessler, D., Berisch, M., Hutter, M., Schreck, T., Kohlhammer, J.
Proc. IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (Poster Paper), 2014
Visual Exploration of Local Interest Points in Sets of Time Series
Schreck, T., Sharalieva, L., Wanner, F., Bernard, J., Ruppert, T., von Landesberger, T., Bustos, B.
Proc. IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (Poster Paper), 2012
Cluster Correspondence Views for Enhanced Analysis of SOM Displays
Bernard, J., von Landesberger, T., Bremm, S., Schreck, T.
IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology, 217-218, 2010
Micro-Macro Views for Visual Trajectory Cluster Analysis
Bernard, J., von Landesberger, T., Bremm, S., Schreck, T.
Eurographics/IEEE Symposium on Visualization, 2009

[Thesis]

Exploratory search in time-oriented primary data
Bernard, J.
, 2015
Methoden zur Qualitätsbewertung von Self-organizing Maps zur Unterstützung des visuellen Analyseprozesses
Bernard, J.
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Diploma Thesis (Diplomarbeit), 2009

[Data Sets (Open Access)]

30 years of synoptic observations from Neumayer Station with links to datasets
Bernard, J., König-Langlo, G., Sieger, R.
PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science, 2014
Reference list of 120 datasets from time series station Payerne used for exploratory search
Bernard, J., Wilhelm, N., Scherer, M., May, T., Schreck, T.
PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science, 2012
Reference list of 265 sources used for the discovery of relationships between data clusters and metadata properties
Bernard, J., Ruppert, T., Scherer, M., Schreck, T., Kohlhammer, J.
PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science, 2012
Reference list of 269 sources used for exploratory search
Bernard, J., Ruppert, T., Scherer, M., Schreck, T.
PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science, 2012
Time-oriented earth observation measurements from the Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) in the years 1992 to 2012, reference list of 6813 datasets
Bernard, J., König-Langlo, G., Sieger, R.
PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science, 2012
Reference list of sources used for two experimental data files dataBSRN and dataMixed
Scherer, M., Bernard, J., Schreck, T.
PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science, 2011

Awards

[2016 - Hugo-Geiger Preis (3rd) - Fraunhofer Excellent Dissertations]

[2016 - GI - Excellent Dissertations in Computer Science (nomiated, candidate for TU Darmstadt) - Gesellschaft für Informatik, GI]

[2014 - Best Paper Award - Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven Business (i-KNOW)]

[2014 - Industrial Project Award (2nd) - Fraunhofer IGD Computer Graphics Evening]

[2013 - Best Paper Award - Honorable Mention in the Category 'Impact on Society' - Fraunhofer IGD Computer Graphics Evening]

[2012 - Best Student Paper Award - Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL)]

[2012 - Best Paper Award - Honorable Mention in the Category 'Impact on Society' - Fraunhofer IGD Computer Graphics Evening]

[2010 - Best Paper Award - Fraunhofer IGD Computer Graphics Evening]

[2010 - Best Diploma Thesis Award - Fraunhofer IGD Computer Graphics Evening]


Talks

2015 Relation Seeking between Time Series Data and Multivariate Data Basic Research and User-centered Design Applications Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cambridge, UK
2015 Exploratory Search in Time-Oriented Primary Data PhD Defense University of Darmstadt, D
2013 Visual Analysis of Time-oriented Data Value and Challenges of Exploratory Search Concepts in User-centered Design Approaches British Telecom, Ipswich, UK
2013 Visual Analysis of Time-oriented Data Value and Challenges of Exploratory Search Concepts in User-centered Design Approaches Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cambridge, UK
2012 Content-based vs. Metadata-based Search and Analysis Basic Research and Applications Research Worksop, University of Konstanz, D
2011 Visual Access to Time-Oriented Scientific Primary Data Advances in the VisInfo Project Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum (DKRZ), Hamburg, D
2010 Visualization and Search Approaches for Time-Oriented Scientific Primary Data A WGL-TIB Project DataCite Workshop, Hannover, D

Teaching

[WS 2016/17] Lecture Exercise: 'Information Visualization and Visual Analytics' (V4)
Practical Course: 'Advanced Visual Computing Lab (Praktikum)' (P4)
[SS 2016] Practical Course: 'Advanced Visual Computing Lab (Praktikum)' (P4)
Practical Course: 'Visual Computing Lab (Praktikum)' (P4)
Seminar: 'Visual Analytics: Interaktive Visualisierung sehr großer Datenmengen' (S2)
[WS 2015/16] Practical Course: 'Visual Computing' (P4)
[SS 2015] Practical Course: 'Programmierung eines graphischen Systems' (P4)
[WS 2014/15] Practical Course: 'Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines Graphischen Systems' (P4)
[SS 2014] Seminar: 'Visual Analytics: Interaktive Visualisierung sehr großer Datenmengen' (S2)
[WS 2013/14] Practical Course: 'Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines Graphischen Systems' (P4)
[SS 2013] Practical Course: 'Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines Graphischen Systems' (P4)
[SS 2012] Seminar: 'Visual Analytics: Interaktive Visualisierung sehr großer Datenmengen' (S2)
Practical Course: 'Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines Graphischen Systems' (P4)
[WS 2011/12] Lecture Exercise: 'Information Visualization and Visual Analytics' (V4)
Seminar: 'Visualisierung und interaktive Analyse naturwissenschaftlicher Daten' (S2)
Practical Course: 'Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines Graphischen Systems' (P4)
[SS 2011] Seminar: 'Visual Analytics: Interaktive Visualisierung sehr großer Datenmengen' (S2)
Practical Course: 'Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines graphischen Systems' (P4)
[WS 2010/11] Seminar: 'Visual Analytics: Interaktive Visualisierung sehr großer Datenmengen' (S2)
Practical Course: 'Programmierung eines graphischen Systems' (P4)

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