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: +49-6151-155 679
E-Mail: juergen.bernard@gris (please replace gris with gris.tu-darmstadt.de)

About

Welcome to my research website. 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.
My primary research fields are Information Visualization and Visual Analytics.

Research Fields: Application Fields and Projects: Web Bibliographies
Google Scholar Researchgate.net Academia.edu ACM Digital Library DBLP Arnetminer.com ORCiD Scorpus Microsoft Academic Research Mendeley

Awards & Honors

Dirk Bartz Price Eurographics Association Visual Computing in Medicine (Eurographics program) 2017
Best Paper Award IVAPP @ VISGRAPP, Porto, Portugal J. Bernard, C. Ritter, D. Sessler, M. Zeppelzauer, J. Kohlhammer, and D. Fellner:
Visual-Interactive Similarity Search for Complex Objects by Example of Soccer Player Analysis. Proceedings of IVAPP, 2017
2017
Hugo-Geiger Preis Fraunhofer society, München, Germany Excellent dissertations in the Fraunhofer society (press release) 2016
GI Best Thesis Award Nominee Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), Dagstuhl, Germany Excellent Dissertations in Computer Science, candidate for TU Darmstadt
(GI Dissertationspreis)
2016
Best Paper Award Nomoinee EuroVA, Groningen, Netherlands J. Bernard, E. Dobermann, M. Bögl, M. Röhlig, A. Vögele, J. Kohlhammer:
Visual-Interactive Segmentation of Multivariate Time Series. Proc of EuroVis, EG, 2017
2016
Best Industrial Project Award Fraunhofer IGD In collaboration with IVA/Fraunhofer IGD (IVA) and Martini-Klinik am Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf (UKE) 2016
Best Paper Award Fraunhofer IGD J. Bernard, D. Sessler, T. May, T., Schlomm, D. Pehrke, J. Kohlhammer:
A Visual-Interactive System for Prostate Cancer Cohort Analysis. CG&A, IEEE, 2015.
2016
Dissertation TU Darmstadt Disputation with ”summa-cum-laude“ 2015
Best Paper Award i-KNOW, Graz, Austria Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven Business (i-KNOW) 2014
Best Industrial Project Award Fraunhofer IGD In collaboration with IVA/Fraunhofer IGD and UKE, Hamburg, Germany 2014
Honorable Mention Fraunhofer IGD Content-based layouts for exploratory metadata search in scientific research data 2013
Best Student Paper Award JCDL, Washington, USA Content-based layouts for exploratory metadata search in scientific research data 2012
Honorable Mention Fraunhofer IGD A visual digital library approach for time-oriented scientific primary data 2011
Best Paper Award Fraunhofer IGD Visual Cluster Analysis of Trajectory Data With Interactive Kohonen Maps 2010
Best Diploma Thesis Award Fraunhofer IGD Methoden zur Qualitätsbewertung von Self-organizing Maps SOM (...) 2010

Invited Talks

Visual Computing for Big Data Analysis in Prostate Cancer Research Dirk Bartz Price Talk, Eurographics, Lyon, FRA 2017
Exploratory Search in Time-Oriented Data Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, AUT 2017
Visual Analytics meets Machine Learning St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences, St. Pölten, AUT 2017
Visual Analytics meets Human Motion Analysis University of Bonn, Bonn, GER 2016
Explorative Suche in Zeitbasierten Primärdaten Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), Award Nominations, Dagstuhl, GER 2015
Relation Seeking between Time Series Data and Multivariate Data Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cambridge, UK 2015
Exploratory Search in Time-Oriented Primary Data PhD Defense, University of Darmstadt, GER 2015
Visual Analysis of Time-oriented Data British Telecom, Ipswich, UK 2013
Visual Analysis of Time-oriented Data Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cambridge, UK 2013
Content-based vs. Metadata-based Search and Analysis Research Worksop, University of Konstanz, GER 2012
Visual Access to Time-Oriented Scientific Primary Data Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum (DKRZ), Hamburg, GER 2011
Visualization and Search Approaches for Time-Oriented Scientific Primary Data DataCite Workshop, Hannover, GER 2010

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]

Functional Outcomes and Quality of Life After Radical Prostatectomy Only Versus a Combination of Prostatectomy with Radiation and Hormonal Therapy
Adam, M., Tennstedt, P., Lanwehr, D., Tilki, D., Steuber, T., Beyer, B., Thederan, I., Heinzer, H., Haese, A., Salomon, G., Budäus, L., Michl, U., Pehrke, D., Stattin, P., Bernard, J., Klaus, B., S. Pompe, R., Petersen, C., Huland, H., Graefen, M., Schwarz, R., Huber, W., Loeb, S., Schlomm, T.
European Urology, 2017
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]

Approaches and Challenges in the Visual-Interactive Comparison of Human Motion Data
Bernard, J., Vögele, A., Klein, R., Fellner, D.
IVAPP, 2017
Visual-Interactive Semi-Supervised Labeling of Human Motion Capture Data
Bernard, J., Dobermann, E., Vögele, A., Krüger, B., Kohlhammer, J.
Visualization and Data Analysis (VDA 2017), 2017
Visual-Interactive Similarity Search for Complex Objects by Example of Soccer Player Analysis
Bernard, J., Ritter, C., Sessler, D., Zeppelzauer, M., Kohlhammer, J., Fellner, D.
Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 3: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2017), 75-87, 2017
Visual Interactive Creation and Validation of Text Clustering Workflows to Explore Document Collections
Ruppert, T., Staab, M., Bannach, A., Lücke-Tieke, H., Bernard, J., Kuijper, A., Kohlhammer, J.
Electronic Imaging, 2017
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
Visual-Interactive Exploration of Relations Between Time-Oriented Data and Multivariate Data
Bernard, J., Sessler, D., Steiger, M., Spott, M., Kohlhammer, J.
EuroVis Workshop on Visual Analytics (EuroVA), The Eurographics Association, 2016
Methods and a research agenda for the evaluation of event sequence visualization techniques
Ruddle, R., Bernard, J., May, T., Lücke-Tieke, H., Kohlhammer, J.
Proceedings of the IEEE VIS 2016 Workshop on Temporal \& Sequential Event Analysis., 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]

Towards Combining Attribute-based and Time Series-based Visual Querying
Sessler, D., Spott, M., Nauck, D., Harmer, W., Kohlhammer, J., Bernard, J.
EuroVis 2016 - Posters, The Eurographics Association, 2016
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

Teaching

Lecture User-Centered Design in Visual Computing (V2) [SS 2017]
Practical Course Visual Computing (P4) [SS 2017]
Lecture Exercise Information Visualization and Visual Analytics (L2+E2) [WS 2016/17]
Practical Course Advanced Visual Computing Lab (P4) [WS 2016/17]
Practical Course Visual Computing (P4) [SS 2016]
Seminar Visual Analytics: Interactive Visualization (S2) [SS 2016]
Practical Course Visual Computing (P4) [WS 2015/16]
Practical Course Programmierung eines graphischen Systems (P4) [SS 2015]
Practical Course Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines Graphischen Systems (P4) [WS 2014/15]
Seminar Visual Analytics: Interaktive Visualisierung sehr großer Datenmengen (S2) [SS 2014]
Practical Course Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines Graphischen Systems (P4) [WS 2013/14]
Practical Course Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines Graphischen Systems (P4) [SS 2013]
Seminar Visual Analytics: Interaktive Visualisierung sehr großer Datenmengen (S2) [SS 2012]
Practical Course Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines Graphischen Systems (P4) [SS 2012]
Lecture Exercise Information Visualization and Visual Analytics (V4) [WS 2011/12]
Seminar Visualisierung und interaktive Analyse naturwissenschaftlicher Daten (S2) [WS 2011/12]
Practical Course Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines Graphischen Systems (P4) [WS 2011/12]
Seminar Visual Analytics: Interaktive Visualisierung sehr großer Datenmengen (S2) [SS 2011]
Practical Course Fortgeschrittene Programmierung eines graphischen Systems (P4) [SS 2011]
Seminar Visual Analytics: Interaktive Visualisierung sehr großer Datenmengen (S2) [WS 2010/11]
Practical Course Programmierung eines graphischen Systems (P4) [WS 2010/11]

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