Publications

Jörn Hoffmann, Dirk Zeckzer, Martin Bogdan

Using FPGAs to Accelerate Myers Bit-Vector Algorithm.

In Proceedings of the XIV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2016: MEDICON 2016, March 31st--April 2nd 2016, Paphos, Cyprus. pp. 529-535. Springer International Publishing. March/April 2016.

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SMNLV: A Small-Multiples Node-Link Visualization Supporting Software Comprehension by Displaying Multiple Relationships in Software Structure.
3rd IEEE Working Conference on Software Visualization (VISSOFT 2015), 09/2015, Bremen, Germany, p.175-179, 2015.


Sebastian Volke, Dirk Zeckzer, Gerik Scheuermann, Martin Middendorf. A Visual Method for Analysis and Comparison of Search Landscapes. In Proceedings of the 2015 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'15). pp. 497-504. Madrid, Spain. July 2015.

John A. Triana, Dirk Zeckzer, Jose T. Hernandez, Hans Hagen. VafusQ: A Visual Analytics Application with Data Quality Features to Support the Urban Planning Process. Workshop on Visualisation in Environmental Sciences (EnvirVis). Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, May 2015.


Ala Abuthawabeh and Dirk Zeckzer
An Improved Decomposition and Drawing Process for Optimal Topological Visualization of Directed Graphs.
31st Spring Conference on Computer Graphics, 04/2015, Smolenice Castle, Slovakia, 2015.


Richard Müller, Dirk Zeckzer. Past, Present, and Future of 3D Software Visualization: A Systematic Literature Analysis. 6th International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications (IVAPP 2015), Berlin, Germany, March 2015.

Richard Müller, Dirk Zeckzer. The Recursive Disk Metaphor: A Glyph-based Approach for Software Visualization. 6th International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications (IVAPP 2015), Berlin, Germany, March 2015.

Nazli Yonca Aydin, Dirk Zeckzer, Hans Hagen, Theo Schmitt. A decision support system for the technical sustainability assessment of water distribution systems. Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 67, May 2015, Pages 31-42, ISSN 1364-8152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.01.006.

Richard Müller, Pascal Kovacs, Jan Schilbach, Dirk Zeckzer. How to Master Challenges in Experimental Evaluation of 2D versus 3D Software Visualizations. 2014 IEEE VIS International Workshop on 3DVis: Does 3D really make sense for Data Visualization?, Paris France, November 2014.

Dirk Zeckzer, Daniel Gerighausen, Lydia Steiner, Sonja J. Prohaska. Analyzing Chromatin Using Tiled Binned Scatterplot Matrices. 4th Symposium on Biological Data Visualization, Boston, MA, USA, July 2014.

Yasmin I. Al-Zokari, Liliana Guzman, Barboros Can Konar, Dirk Zeckzer, Hans Hagen. A State of the Practice Investigation Guiding the Development of Visualizations for Minimal Cut Set Analysis. In Proceedings of the Probabilistic Safety Assessment & Management Conference (PSAM12), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 2014.

Falk Schreiber, Andreas Kerren, Kathy Börner, Hans Hagen, Dirk Zeckzer. Heterogeneous Networks on Multiple Levels. In Multivariate Network Visualization, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8380, pp.177-208, Springer, 2014.

Sebastian Volke, Simon Bin, Dirk Zeckzer, Martin Middendorf, Gerik Scheuermann. Visual Analysis of Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization Using Fitness Landscapes. In Recent Advances in the Theory and Application of Fitness Landscapes, H. Richter, A. Engelbrecht eds., pp. 487-508, ECC vol.6, Springer 2014.
 
Diana Fernández Prieto, Dirk Zeckzer, José Tiberio Hernandez. UCIV 4 Planning: A User-Centered Approach for the Design of Interactive Visualizations to Support Urban and Regional Planning. IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 27-39, 2014.

Richard Müller, Pascal Kovacs, Jan Schilbach, Ulrich Eisenecker, Dirk Zeckzer, and Gerik Scheuermann. A Structured Approach for Conducting a Series of Controlled Experiments in Software Visualization. 5th International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications, 01/2014, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 204-209. 2014. doi:10.5220/0004835202040209

Sebastian Volke, Simon Bin, Dirk Zeckzer, Martin Middendorf, Gerik Scheuermann. Visual Analysis of Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization Using Fitness Landscapes. In Recent Advances in the Theory and Application of Fitness Landscapes, H. Richter, A. Engelbrecht eds., pp. 487-508, Emergence, Complexity and Computation, vol.6, Springer 2014.


Ala Abuthawabeh and Dirk Zeckzer, IMMV: An Interactive Multi-Matrix Visualization for Program Comprehension. 1st IEEE International Working Conference on Software Visualization (VISSOFT 2013) NIER/TD Track, Eindhoven, NL, 2013.


Ala Abuthawabeh, Fabian Beck, Dirk Zeckzer and Stephan Diehl, Finding Structures in Multi-Type Code Couplings with Node-Link and Matrix Visualizations, 1st IEEE International Working Conference on Software Visualization (VISSOFT 2013), Einhoven, NL, 2013.

 

Diana Fernández Prieto, Dirk Zeckzer, José Tiberio Hernández, UCIV 4 Planning: A User-Centered Approach for the Design of Interactive Visualizations to Support Urban and Regional Planning. IADIS Computer Graphics, Visualization, Computer Vision and Image Processing 2013 (CGVCVIP 2013), Prague, Czech Republic. pp. 81-90, 2013.

 

Diana Fernandez, Dirk Zeckzer, Jose Tiberio Hernandez, Using User-Centered Techniques for the Design and Evaluation of Interactive Visualizations to Support Urban and Regional Planning: Case Study Bogota 21. EuroRVVV, 2nd EuroVis Workshop on Reproducibility, Verification, and Validation in Visualization (2013), co-located with EuroVis 2013, Leipzig, Germany, 2013.

 

Jhon Alejandro Triana, Dirk Zeckzer, Jose Tiberio Hernandez, A Novel Data Model to empower a Visual Analytics Platform for Urban Systems. Otavo Congresso Colombiano de Computación (8CCC), Armenia, Colombia, 2013.

 

S. Volke, M. Middendorf, M. Hlawitschka, J. Kasten, D. Zeckzer, and G. Scheuermann, dPSO-Vis: Topology-based Visualization of Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization. Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis 2013 - CGF), volume 32 (3) , pp. 351-360, 2013.

 

Yasmin I. Al-Zokari, Dirk Zeckzer, Liliana Guzman, Peter Dannenmann, Hans Hagen, Evaluation of “Safety-Domino”: a Graphical Metaphor for Supporting Minimal Cut Set Analysis. IADIS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Vol.7, issue:2, pp.129-151, online journal, 2012, ISSN:1646-3692.

 

Yasmin I. Al-Zokari, Dirk Zeckzer, Liliana Guzman, Peter Dannenmann, Hans Hagen, SAFETY-DOMINO: Designing an Enhanced Graphical Metaphor for Supporting Minimal Cut Sets Analysis. IADIS Computer Graphics, Visualization, Computer Vision and Image Processing 2012 (CGVCVIP 2012). pp: 63-74. (Best Paper Award), Portugal (Lisbon), 2012.

 

Yasmin I. Al-Zokari, Yi Yang, Dirk Zeckzer, Peter Dannenmann, Hans Hagen, Towards Advanced Visualization & Interaction Techniques for Fault Tree Analyses comparing existing methods and tools. Probabillistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM11 & ESREL2012) Finland (Helsinki), pp.4563-4572, vol. 6, Curran Associates, Inc.

 

Taimur Khan, Daniel Schneider, Yasmin Al-Zokari, Dirk Zeckzer, and Hans Hagen, Framework for Comprehensive Size and Resolution Utilization of Arbitrary Displays. In Hans Hagen, editor, Scientific Visualization: Interactions, Features, Metaphors, volume 2 of Dagstuhl Follow-Ups, pages 144 -- 159. Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum, 2011.

 

Yasmin Al-Zokari, Dirk Zeckzer, Hans Hagen, Safety-Domino Representing Criticality of Embedded Systems. EuroVis 2011, Norway (Bergen), Eurographics/IEEE Symposium on Visualization 2011, poster proceedings, p. 21, 2011.

 

Yasmin Al-Zokari, Taimur Khan, Daniel Schneider, Dirk Zeckzer, and Hans Hagen, CakES: Cake Metaphor for Analyzing Safety Issues of Embedded Systems. In Hans Hagen, editor, Scientific Visualization: Interactions, Features, Metaphors, volume 2 of Dagstuhl Follow-Ups, pages 1 -- 16. Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, 2011.

 

Yasmin I. Al-Zokari, Daniel Schneider, Dirk Zeckzer, Hans Hagen, An Enhanced Slider for Safety Analysis. IEEE VisWeek Poster, Providence, RI, USA, 2011.

 

Yasmin I. Al-Zokari, Daniel Schneider, Dirk Zeckzer, Liliana Guzman, Yarden Livnat, Hans Hagen, Enhanced CakES representing Safety Analysis results of Embedded Systems. RAMSS (Risks Awareness and Management through Smart Solutions), (FedCSIS) 2011 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Szczecin, Poland, ISBN 978-83-60810-39-2, pp. 793 – 800.

 

Yi Yang, Dirk Zeckzer, Peter Liggesmeyer, and Hans Hagen, ViSSaAn: Visual Support for Safety Analysis. In Hans Hagen, editor, Scientific Visualization : Interaction, Features, Metaphors, volume 2 of Dagstuhl Follow-Ups, pages 378--395, Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, 2011.

 

Guo, Z., Zeckzer, D., Liggesmeyer, P., Mäckel, O., Identification of Security-Safety Requirements for the outdoor robot RAVON using Safety Analysis Techniques. Fifth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances, ICSEA 2010, August 22-27, 2010, Nice, France, 2010.

 

Zeckzer, D., Chen, F., Hagen, H., Computing an Optimal Layout for Cone Trees. In Hans Hagen, editor, Scientific Visualization: Advanced Concepts, volume 1 of Dagstuhl Follow-Ups, pages 11–29. Schloss Dagstuhl–Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, Dagstuhl, Germany, 2010.

 

Zeckzer, Dirk Zeckzer, Visualizing Software Entities Using a Matrix Layout. Poster; SOFTVIS’10, October 25–26, 2010, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

 

Liggesmeyer, P., Heidrich, J., Münch, J., Kalcklösch, R., Barthel, H., Zeckzer, D., Visualization of Software and Systems as Support Mechanism for Integrated Software Project Control. In Julie A. Jacko (Ed.): Human-Computer Interaction. New Trends, 13th International Conference, HCI International 2009, San Diego, CA, USA, July 19-24, 2009, Proceedings, Part I. pp. 846-855, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5610, Springer, 2009.

 

Liggesmeyer, P., Eschbach, R., Kalmar, R., Trapp, M., Zeckzer, D., Die Zukunft der Softwareentwicklung. Jahrbuch ElektronikPraxis; 2009.

 

Zeckzer, D., Schröder, L., Kalcklösch, R., Hagen, H., and Klein, T., Analyzing the reliability of communication between software entities using a 3D visualization of clustered graphs. In Proceedings of the 4th ACM Symposium on Software Visualization (Ammersee, Germany, September 16 - 17, 2008). SoftVis '08. ACM, New York,

 

Knodel, Jens, Muthig, Dirk, Naab, Matthias, Zeckzer, Dirk Zeckzer, Towards Empirically Validated Software Architecture Visualization. In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Symposium on Software Visualization (SoftVis'06), pp 187-188, September 4-5, Brighton, UK, 2006. ACM Press.

 

Hagen, H., Disch, A., Ehret, J., Klein, R., Köhn, S., Zeckzer, D., and Münchhofen, M., Visual Inspection Methods for Quality Control in Automotive Engineering. In IEEE Conference on Visualization, Austin, Texas, USA, October 10-15, Poster Compendium pp. 79-80, 2004.

 

Disch, A., Münchhofen, M., Zeckzer, D., and Klein, R., Visual Exploration of Measured Data in Automotive Engineering. In IEEE Conference on Visualization, Seattle, Washington, USA, October 19-24, Poster Compendium pp. 16-17, 2003.

 

Birgit Reinert and Dirk Zeckzer, Coset enumeration using prefix Gröbner bases: an experimental approach. LMS Journal of Computation and Mathematics, Vol. 4, 2001.

 

Reinert, B., and Zeckzer, D., MRC - Data Structures and Algorithms for Computing in Monoid and Group Rings. Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communications and Computing, 10 no. 1 pp. 41-78, 1999.

 

Reinert, B.,  and Zeckzer, D., MRC - A System for Computing Gröbner Bases in Monoid and Group Rings. Presented at the 6th Rhine Workshop on Computer Algebra. Sankt Augustin, 1998.


Foley, T. A., Dayanand, S., and Zeckzer, D., Localized radial basis methods using rational triangle patches. Computing, Vol. 10 (sup), pp. 163-176, 1995.