Challenges in Genomics Data Visualization

Genomics, like many fields, is generating data at an ever increasing rate with the promise to enable personalized medicine, improve agriculture, and advance fundamental research. Data visualization is a key component of the scientific process and often the bottleneck in effective interpretation of analysis results. We’ll begin with a broad introduction to Genomics and then describe several visualization challenges. We categorize the challenges in three domains: those arising purely from the size of the data, those requiring intricate interactivity, and those requiring high resolution 3D rendering. The goal of the talk is to provide a broad overview of visualization challenges in the field of Genomics.

Paul Scheid, Ashish Agarwal, Karl Ward. Challenges in Genomics Data Visualization, Tisch Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), New York University, Apr 12, 2013.

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