At the Graphics-Visualization-Computing-Lab at IIIT-Bangalore, we work on topics of visual analytics and spatial computing. Our interests lie in developing interdisciplinary data models and techniques for visualization and spatial processing involving second-order tensors, matrices, and complex networks for spatio-temporal and multivariate data. We work with datasets such as point clouds (unstructured data), volumetric grids/tabular data (structured data), and networks.
We work on applications in geosciences/earth observations, biological and brain networks from biomedical data, public health data from large-scale population/household surveys, chart image analysis, and others. We actively work with domain experts, such as oceanographers, GIS practitioners, survey data analysts, biologists, and medical doctors, in devising novel solutions.
GVCL is one of the founding and participating labs of the Center for Data Sciences (CDS) at IIITB. GVCL is closely affiliated with the E-Health Research Center (EHRC) at IIITB.

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[06/2021] Contributions by Jaya Sreevalsan Nair on "LiDAR" and "Multiscaling" will be appearing in Earth Sciences Series, Encyclopedia of Mathematical Geosciences, edited by B. S. D. Sagar, Q. Cheng, J. McKinley, and F. Agterberg, in 2022.
[06/2021] The book "Data-Centric Living: Algorithms, Digitization, and Regulation," edited by Prof. V. Sridhar has appeared on Routledge website. We have a chapter in the book:
V. Sridhar, J. Sreevalsan-Nair, P. R. Ghogale, and R. R. Vangimalla, “Sharing and Use of Non-Personal Health Information: Case of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” in Data Centric Living: Algorithms, Digitization and Regulation (in press), V. Sridhar, Ed., 1st ed., Routledge India, 2022, ch. 8, ISBN : 9780367536534.
[06/2021] Siri Chandana Daggubati and Komal Dadhich presented our paper at ICCS 2021.
[06/2021] Komal Dadhich has completed her Master of Science by Research thesis, and will be graduating at the IIITB Convocation 2021. Congratulations!
[04/2021] Komal Dadhich and Siri Chandana Daggubati presented our paper at IMPROVE 2021.
[04/2021] Harshitha Ravindra presented our paper, and Jaya Sreevalsan Nair served as a session chair
at GISTAM 2021.
 [04/2021] Reddy Rani Vangimalla has submitted her Ph.D. thesis and joined ZS Associates India Pvt. Ltd.
[03/2021] Our paper on ScatterPlotAnalyzer has been accepted at ICCS 2021.
[02/2021] Our papers have been accepted at IMPROVE 2021 and GISTAM 2021.
[02/2021] Reddy Rani Vangimalla gave the open seminar on "Consensus Clustering in Correlation Networks for Biomedical Data Analysis."
[01/2021] Harshitha Ravindra gave the state-of-the-art seminar on " Statistical Analysis and Visualization of Large-scale Population Surveys. "
[01/2021] Komal Dadhich and Pragyan Mohapatra have joined Cisco (Bangalore) as interns.
[01/2021] Satendra Singh presented his paper "A Distributed System for Optimal Scale Feature Extraction and Semantic Classification of Large-scale Airborne LiDAR Point Clouds" co-authored with Jaya Sreevalsan Nair at ICDCIT 2021.
[01/2021] Jaya Sreevalsan Nair is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions of Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (IEEE TCSVT Editorial Board) for a 2-year term.
[01/2021] Jaya Sreevalsan Nair is the Chapter Chair of IEEE GRSS Bangalore Section for a 2-year term.
[01/2021] Jaya Sreevalsan Nair is a member of the expert committee for "Capacity Building and Training on Geospatial Science and Technology," National Geospatial Programme (NGP), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
[12/2020] The project website NFHS4Vis is up. This project has been sponsored by IBM Shared University Grant, and executed by Harshitha Ravindra and Beryl Gnanaraj.
[12/2020] Satendra Singh presented his paper "A Distributed System for Multiscale Feature Extraction and Semantic Classification of Large-scale LiDAR Point Clouds" co-authored with Jaya Sreevalsan Nair at InGARSS 2020.
[12/2020] Astha Jakher presented her paper "Community Detection in Migration Flow Networks" co-authored with Jaya Sreevalsan Nair at Urban Complex Systems at CCS 2020.

Opportunities in the lab:
Currently there are no openings. Nonetheless, we are always in the lookout for motivated and talented students and researchers to join our lab. Do write to jnair_at_iiitb_ac_in with your CV and expression of interest.  [Opportunities-archive]

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