Junior Professor for Computer Science

Research Areas

Information Visualization

Readable visual representations of abstract data.

  • Network and hierarchy visualization
  • Representation of temporal data
  • Visual comparison
  • Word-sized graphics
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Software Visualization

Applying visualization techniques to support software development.

  • Software performance
  • Software evolution
  • Visual debugging
  • Code quality
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Visual Analytics

Embedding visualization into interactive interfaces and integrating it with algorithmic solutions.

  • Selfexplanatory visual analysis
  • Integration of visualization and text
  • Interactive documents
  • Explainable machine learning
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Learn more in our publications and try out our interactive visualization software.

Prof. Dr. Fabian Beck

Junior professor at University of Duisburg-Essen since 2016, previously postdoc at VISUS, University of Stuttgart and PhD candidate in Software Engineering at University of Trier. Junior Fellow of Eurographics since 2018.

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Team

We like to tell you more about our research, offer consulting on visualization, and answer questions about teaching. Please get in touch with us!

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We are Member of paluno

paluno – the Ruhr Institute for Software Technology is one of the largest research institutes for software engineering in Germany. Ten professors and over 100 scientists conduct excellent applied and basic research here. They investigate and test principles, methods and tools for the development of software-based technologies.

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Contact

Prof. Dr. Fabian Beck

Universität Duisburg-Essen
Gerlingstraße 16
45127 Essen, Germany

Room: S-GW 209 (via S-GW 210)
fabian.beck (at) paluno.uni-due.de
Tel.: +49 201 183-7057

Office

Heike Göris and Laura Neubauer
Room: S-GW 207
sekretariat (at) paluno.uni-due.de
Tel.: +49 201 183-4660

News

 Tue, 04. Jun. 2019   Agarwal, Shivam

Project Group, WiSe 19/20 - "vAIgames: Visual Analysis of Learning and Gameplay of Computer Players"

Recent research advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have shown a lot of interest towards different learning techniques for training computer players. These learning techniques are typically tested by making these trained...

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 Wed, 08. May. 2019   Latif, Shahid

PacificVis 2019: Meeting the Visualization Community in Bangkok

Last month, the international visualization community met in Bangkok, Thailand to discuss latest research results. IEEE PacificVis is one of the three important international conferences on visualization research. Around 120...

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 Sat, 20. Oct. 2018   Agarwal, Shivam

Machine Learning Helps Managing Documents

Keywords are often used to structure a collection of documents. Keywords help humans to search and retrieve records from the collection. Maintaining such a collection involves assigning keywords to new records and updating...

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 Wed, 01. Aug. 2018   Latif, Shahid

Profile Pages for Scientists

Natural language generation meets visualization – a novel approach of presenting publication records

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 Tue, 17. Jul. 2018   Beck, Fabian

Successful GI Dagstuhl Seminar on Visualization of Software Performance

Last week, we met with a selected group of young researchers at Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Center for Informatics to bring together the international research communities from visualization, performance engineering, and...

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 Fri, 08. Jun. 2018   Beck, Fabian

Fabian Beck Receives the EuroVis Young Researcher Award

Making data understandable - this is the research goal of Prof. Dr. Fabian Beck. For his outstanding contributions to visualization research, the assistant professor of the Software Engineering Institute paluno at the University...

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 Fri, 01. Jun. 2018   Beck, Fabian

Interactive Software Performance Reports

New collaborative project started with software performance experts at the University of Stuttgart. The project is funded by the Baden-Württemberg Foundation as part of the Postdoctoral Fellowship for Leading Early Career...

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 Mon, 14. May. 2018   Latif, Shahid

Exploring Interactive Linking Between Text and Visualization

This work will be presented at EuroVis 2018 as a short paper.

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 Thu, 10. May. 2018   Beck, Fabian

Understanding Biodiversity

In a new publication, we investigate comparative visualization approaches for an improved understanding of biodiversity.

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 Fri, 13. Apr. 2018   Beck, Fabian

PacificVis 2018 Honorable Mention Award

City in Motion – Visualization approach for processing of vehicle movement data awarded at PacificVis 2018 conference

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