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Kazuo Misue

Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems
University of Tsukuba
Visualization and Interactive Systems Laboratory


Kazuo Misue is a Professor of Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems, University of Tsukuba, Japan, where he performs research and development on information technology. His research interests include human-computer interaction, information visualization, automatic graph drawing. He received a BSc and an MSc from Tokyo University of Science in 1984 and 1986. He received a Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1997. He is a member of the ACM, IEEE, IEICE, IPSJ, JSAI, and JSSST.


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Five Selected Publications

  1. Satoko Shiroi, Kazuo Misue, and Jiro Tanaka, ChronoView: Visualization Technique for Many Temporal Data, Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Information Visualization, IEEE Computer Society, pp.112-117, 2012.
  2. Kazuo Misue, Anchored Map: Graph Drawing Technique to Support Network Mining, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. E91-D, No. 11, pp. 2599-2606, 2008.
  3. Yu Suzuki, Kazuo Misue and Jiro Tanaka, Pen-Based Interface Using Hand Motions in the Air, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. E91-D, No. 11, pp. 2647-2654, 2008.
  4. Kazuo Misue, Peter Eades, Wei Lai and Kozo Sugiyama, Layout Adjustment and the Mental Map, Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 183-210, 1995 (Google Scholar).
  5. Kozo Sugiyama and Kazuo Misue, Visualization of structural information: Automatic drawing of compound digraphs, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 876-892, 1991.

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