Professor of Visual Analytics
Professor of Visual Analytics
School of Informatics
London EC1V OHB
tel: +44 20 7040 0146
fax: +44 20 7040 8584
Jo is a Professor of Visual Analytics at the giCentre in the School of Informatics. He has been involved in teaching and research in GI Science and visualization since 1990. His research interests range from visual design to visual analytics, from transport visualization to terrain modelling and visual story telling to cartographic visualization. He is author of the widely used GIS LandSerf, giCentre Utils and the Handy sketchy library for Processing. He is the course director for the MA/MSc in Electronic Publishing helping students to make the most of modern delivery of digital content.
Some Selected Publications
- Wood, J., Isenberg, P., Isenberg, T., Dykes, J., Boukhelifa, N. and Slingsby, A. (2012). Sketchy rendering for information visualization. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18(12), pp.2749-2758
- Wood, J., Badawood, D., Dykes, J.and Slingsby, A. (2011) BallotMaps: Detecting name bias in alphabetically ordered ballot papers, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 17(12), pp. 2384-2391
- Wood, J., Dykes, J. and Slingsby, A. (2010) Visualization of origins, destinations and flows with OD maps, Cartographic Journal, 47(2), pp.117-129
- Slingsby, A., Dykes, J., and Wood, J. (2009) Configuring hierarchical layouts to address research questions, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 15(6), pp.977-984
- Wood, J. and Dykes, J. (2008) Spatially ordered treemaps, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 14(6) 1348-1355.
- Wood, J. Dykes, J. and Slingsby, A. (2007) Interactive visual exploration of a large spatio-temporal dataset: Reflections on a geovisualization mashup, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 13 (6) pp.1176-1183
- Arciniegas, C. and Wood, J. (2006) Collaboration networks revealed by IJGIS. in Fisher, P. (ed.) Classics from IJGIS: Twenty Years of the International Journal of Geographic Information Science and Systems. CRC Press, pp.547-553.
- Voudouris, V., Wood, J. and Fisher, P. (2005) Collaborative geoVisualization: Object-field representations with semantic and uncertainty information. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3762, pp.1056-1065
- Fisher, P., Wood, J. and Cheng, T. (2004) Where is Helvellyn? Fuzziness of multiscale landscape morphometry, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 29(1), pp.106-128.
Some Useful links
- Open access to (selected) publications
- My Vimeo channel
- LandSerf - Free GIS for the visualisation and analysis of terrain
- Where am I? - Online diary
- The giCentre at City
- How to get to my office at City University
I give a TEDx talk at TEDxEastEnd on my work on the visualization of the London Cycle Hire Scheme. This follows on from publicity of this work in the New Scientist, The Guardian, The Economist and even the Daily Mail.
As a member of programme committees for InfoVis, EuroVis, Geographic Information Science, Geomorphometry, Spatial Accuracy and IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology I've been pretty busy reviewing papers in the fields of GI Science and visualization.