Stephen G. Eick


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Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • AT&T Bell Labs, Technical Manager

Other Affiliation(s):


  • Visual Insights/Lucent Technologies

Bio:

  • SIGGRAPH 1996

    Stephen G. Eick is the Technical Manager of the Data Visualization Research Group at Bell Laboratories, a division of Lucent Technologies. His research focuses on extracting the information latent in large databases using novel interactive visualizations. This involves inventing the techniques, developing the software tools, and building an infrastructure to mine knowledge from corporate databases so that it can be put to competitive and commercial advantage. His research group has developed a suite of visualizations including tools for visualizing abstract networks, software source code, text corpora, log files, program slices, and relational databases. He is particularly interested in visualizing databases associated with large software projects, networks, and building high-interaction user interfaces. Eick received a B.A from Kalamazoo College (1980), M.A. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison (1981), and Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Minnesota (1985). Eick co-organized the first Information Visualization Symposium (October 1995) and presented tutorials on perception at SIGGRAPH ’94 & ’95 and a software visualization tutorial at Visualization ’93 Conference.  

    SIGGRAPH 1994

    Stephen G. Eick received his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Minnesota (1985). In 1985 he joined AT&T Bell Laboratories as a Member of the Technical Staff and has been involved in research in software engineering, visualization, statistical graphics, and networking. He developed the Seenet system for displaying network data and the SeeSoft software visualization system. He has published over 25 refereed  research papers, holds four software patents, and is currently a member of a National Academy of Sciences Panel on Software Engineering.