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I have a PhD in Digital Media from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and do research on Information Visualization and visual forms of storytelling. I'm focused on researching and identifying the best techniques to incorporate narrative elements in a visualizations and which elements provide an effective storytelling for visualizations. I'm also interested in researching evaluation/assessment methodologies for visualization.

Education/Academic qualification

Digital Media, Doctorate, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

1 Oct 201026 Nov 2016

New Media, Master, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)

1 Oct 200819 Jul 2010

Communication Science, Bachelor, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)

10 Sep 200429 Jul 2008

Keywords

  • HE Transportation and Communications
  • Visualization
  • Information visualization
  • Narrative visualization
  • Storytelling

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Research Output at NOVA

  • 25 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 6 Conference contribution

Once upon a Time in a Land Far Away: Guidelines for Spatio-Temporal Narrative Visualization

Rodrigues, S., Figueiras, A. & Alexandre, I., 1 Jul 2019, Information Visualization - Biomedical Visualization and Geometric Modelling and Imaging, IV 2019. Banissi, E., Ursyn, A., McK. Bannatyne, M. W., Datia, N., Pires, J. M., Francese, R., Sarfraz, M., Wyeld, T. G., Bouali, F., Venturin, G., Azzag, H., Lebbah, M., Trutschl, M., Cvek, U., Muller, H., Nakayama, M., Kernbach, S., Caruccio, L., Risi, M., Erra, U., Vitiello, A. & Rossano, V. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 44-48 5 p. 8811946. (Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Visualisation; vol. 2019-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
  • A review of visualization assessment in terms of user performance and experience

    Figueiras, A., 5 Dec 2018, Information Visualisation - Biomedical Visualization, Visualisation on Built and Rural Environments and Geometric Modelling and Imaging, IV 2018. Pires, J. M., Datia, N. M. S., Polese, G., Temperini, M., Sciarrone, F., Risi, M., Venturini, G., Di Mascio, T., Zaccagnino, R., Deufemia, V., Malandrino, D., Diaz, P., Anta, A. F., Banissi, E., Wyeld, T. G., Sarfraz, M., Bouali, F., Bannatyne, M. W. M., Papadopoulo, F., Erra, U., Rossano, V., Ursyn, A., Cuzzocrea, A. & Francese, R. (eds.). Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 145-152 8 p. 8564153

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Towards the Understanding of Interaction in Information Visualization

    Figueiras, A. R., 2015, Information Visualisation (iV), 2015 19th International Conference on. IEEE Conference Publications ed. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 140 - 147 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
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    How to tell stories using visualization

    Figueiras, A., 18 Sep 2014, Proceedings - 2014 18th International Conference on Information Visualisation: Visualisation, BioMedical Visualization, Visualisation on Built and Rural Environments and Geometric Modelling and Imaging, IV 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 18-26 9 p. 6902874

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • 12 Citations (Scopus)

    Narrative visualization: A case study of how to incorporate narrative elements in existing visualizations

    Figueiras, A., 18 Sep 2014, Proceedings - 2014 18th International Conference on Information Visualisation: Visualisation, BioMedical Visualization, Visualisation on Built and Rural Environments and Geometric Modelling and Imaging, IV 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 46-52 7 p. 6902879

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • 9 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 3 Membership of committee
    • 3 Invited talk