Advait Sarkar


Publications & related shenanigans

Last update: November 2016. Paper titles link to PDFs. Notes in green. Publication venues in yellow. Links to BibTeX, DOI, etc.

    2016
  1. BibTeX
    IEEE Xplore
    DOI: 10.1109/VLHCC.2016.7739668
    System on GitHub
    Visual discovery and model-driven explanation of time series patterns
    Advait Sarkar, Martin Spott, Alan F. Blackwell, Mateja Jamnik
    2016 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC) (pp. 78–86)
    🏆 Highly commended (honourable mention)

  2. BibTeX
    ACM Digital Library
    DOI: 10.1145/2858036.2858199
    Video abstract
    Microsoft project showcase
    Setwise Comparison: Consistent, Scalable, Continuum Labels for Machine Learning
    Advait Sarkar, Cecily Morrison, Jonas F. Dorn, Rishi Bedi, Saskia Steinheimer, Jacques Boisvert, Jessica Burggraaff, Marcus D'Souza, Peter Kontschieder, Samuel Rota Bulò, Lorcan Walsh, Christian P. Kamm, Yordan Zaykov, Abigail Sellen, Siân E. Lindley
    Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016) (pp. 261–271)
    Plain English summary at Sparrho "Research Perspectives"

  3. BibTeX
    Eurographics DL
    DOI: 10.2312/eurovisshort.20161173
    Clarifying hypotheses by sketching data
    Mariana Mărășoiu, Alan F. Blackwell, Advait Sarkar, Martin Spott
    18th Eurographics/IEEE VGTC Conference on Visualization, 2016 (EuroVis 2016)
    🏆 Honourable mention · This paper summarises Mariana's M.Phil. dissertation.

  4. BibTeX
    ACM Digital Library
    DOI: 10.1145/2858036.2858221
    CHI presentation video
    Video abstract · Slides [PDF]
    A Live, Multiple-Representation Probabilistic Programming Environment for Novices
    Maria I. Gorinova, Advait Sarkar, Alan F. Blackwell, Don Syme
    Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016) (pp. 2533–2537)
    This paper summarises Maria's undergraduate dissertation.


  5. BibTeX
    ACM Digital Library
    DOI: 10.1145/2851581.2892547
    Also presented as a poster
    Constructivist Design for Interactive Machine Learning
    Advait Sarkar
    Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA 2016) (pp. 1467–1475)

  6. BibTeX
    PPIG Library
    Full proceedings
    Towards spreadsheet tools for end-user music programming
    Advait Sarkar
    Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Psychology of Programming Interest Group (PPIG 2016) (pp. 228–231)

  7. BibTeX
    PPIG Library
    Full proceedings
    A gaze-directed lens for touchless analytics
    Abhishek Chander, Advait Sarkar
    Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Psychology of Programming Interest Group (PPIG 2016) (pp. 232–241)
    This paper summarises Abhishek's undergraduate dissertation.

  8. BibTeX
    IEEE Xplore
    DOI: 10.1109/VLHCC.2016.7739694
    Transforming Spreadsheets with Data Noodles
    Maria I. Gorinova, Advait Sarkar, Alan F. Blackwell, Karl Prince
    2016 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC) (pp. 236–237)
  9. 2015
  10. BibTeX
    IEEE Xplore
    DOI: 10.1109/VLHCC.2015.7357211
    Interactive visual machine learning in spreadsheets
    Advait Sarkar, Mateja Jamnik, Alan F. Blackwell, Martin Spott
    2015 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC) (pp. 159–163)
    Blog post by Patrick Durusau

  11. BibTeX
    IEEE Xplore
    DOI: 10.1109/VLHCC.2015.7357228
    Also presented as a poster
    Spreadsheet interfaces for usable machine learning
    Advait Sarkar
    2015 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC) (pp. 283–284)


  12. BibTeX
    PPIG Library
    Full proceedings
    Confidence, command, complexity: metamodels for structured interaction with machine intelligence
    Advait Sarkar
    Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Psychology of Programming Interest Group (PPIG 2015) (pp. 23–36)
    This paper presents early sketches of an idea that was much better expressed in Chapter 3 of my PhD. Please read and cite that instead ☺

  13. BibTeX
    PPIG Library
    Full proceedings
    The impact of syntax colouring on program comprehension
    Advait Sarkar
    Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Psychology of Programming Interest Group (PPIG 2015) (pp. 49–58)
    Blog post on IProgrammer · Hacker News discussion

  14. BibTeX
    Eurographics DL
    DOI: 10.2312/eurovisshort.20151138
    Interaction with uncertainty in visualisations
    Advait Sarkar, Alan F. Blackwell, Mateja Jamnik, Martin Spott
    17th Eurographics/IEEE VGTC Conference on Visualization, 2015 (EuroVis 2015)
    "Perhaps my favorite short paper" [at EuroVis 2015] — Robert Kosara, Research Scientist at Tableau Software

  15. BibTeX
    Springer
    Springer Nature SharedIt (open access)
    DOI: 10.1007/s11116-015-9599-9
    Comparing cities' cycling patterns using online shared bicycle maps
    Advait Sarkar, Neal Lathia, Cecilia Mascolo
    Transportation, 2015 (Volume 42, Issue 4, pp. 541–559. Special Issue: Emerging, Passively Generated Datasets for Travel Behavior and Policy Analysis)
    This article summarises much of my master's thesis.

  16. BibTeX Visual analytics as end-user programming
    Advait Sarkar, Alan F. Blackwell, Mateja Jamnik, Martin Spott
    Psychology of Programming Interest Group Work-In-Progress Workshop, January 2015 (PPIG-WIP 2015)
  17. 2014
  18. BibTeX
    IEEE Xplore
    DOI: 10.1109/VLHCC.2014.6883022
    Teach and Try: A simple interaction technique for exploratory data modelling by end users
    Advait Sarkar, Alan F. Blackwell, Mateja Jamnik, Martin Spott
    2014 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC) (pp. 53–56)
    Also presented as a poster at Microsoft Research Cambridge PhD Summer School 2014

  19. BibTeX
    Full graduate symposium proceedings
    Hunches and Sketches: rapid interactive exploration of large datasets through approximate visualisations
    Advait Sarkar, Alan F. Blackwell, Mateja Jamnik, Martin Spott
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams, Graduate Symposium, 2014 (DIAGRAMS 2014) (pp. 18–22)
 

Theses

  1. Interactive analytical modelling
    Advait Sarkar
    PhD dissertation, University of Cambridge, 2016

  2. Pulse of the world's bicycles: towards data-driven methods for the design and administration of bicycle sharing systems
    Advait Sarkar
    Master's thesis, University of Cambridge, 2013

  3. An inductive logic programming system implemented in Haskell
    Advait Sarkar
    Undergraduate dissertation, University of Cambridge, 2012

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