Information Studies

Research and Publications

2011

Cannon, C., Pellegrino D., Hewett, T., Regli, W., and Oddo G., "Human-Centered Network Visualizer: Visual Abstractions of Network Operations in a Tactical Environment," MILCOM 2011, Baltimore, MD, November 7-10, 2011. [Online]. Available: cannon11human.pdf

Pellegrino, D., "Interactive visualization systems and data integration methods for supporting discovery in collections of scientific information," PhD Dissertation, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, July 11, 2011. [Online]. Available: http://hdl.handle.net/1860/3533

Pellegrino, D. and Chen, C., "Data repository mapping for influenza protein sequence analysis," Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis 2011, Part of IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging 2011, IS&T/SPIE, 2011. [Online]. Available: doi:10.1117/12.872266

2010

Pellegrino, D., "Proposal of a System and Methods for Integrating Literature and Data," proposal document submitted to the faculty of the College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for candidacy in the Information Studies PhD program, November 17, 2010. [Online]. Available: Pellegrino-Proposal.pdf

2009

Pellegrino, D., "Making novel connections between literature and data," prospectus document submitted to the faculty of the College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for candidacy in the Information Studies PhD program, November 24, 2009. [Online]. Available: pellegrino-prospectus.pdf

Pellegrino, D. and Chen, C., "Overcoming Groupthink in Distributed Heterogeneous Data Analysis," poster presented April 23, 2009 at Drexel University Research Day, Philadelphia, PA. [Online]. Available: http://www.donpellegrino.com/is/Pellegrino-ResearchDay2009.pdf

Chen, C., Chen, Y., Horowitz, M., Hou, H., Liu, Z., and Pellegrino, D., "Towards an explanatory and computational theory of scientific discovery," Journal of Informetrics, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 191-209, July 2009. [Online]. Available: doi:10.1016/j.joi.2009.03.004

2008

IEEE VAST 2008 Challenge materials:

  • Pellegrino, D., Pan, C.-C., Robinson, A., Stryker, M., Luo J., Weaver, C., Mitra, P., Chen, C., Turton, I., and MacEachren, A., "Grand Challenge Award: Data Integration Visualization and Collaboration in the VAST 2008 Challenge," Proc. IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology, IEEE, 2008, pp. 197 - 198. [Online]. Available: http://www.donpellegrino.com/is/VAST08/pellegri.pdf
  • Pan, C.-C., Pellegrino, D., Weaver, C., Mitra, P., "VAST 2008 Wiki Editors Mini Challenge - Identifying Social Networks using Wiki.viz," Proc. IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology, IEEE, 2008, pp. DVD. [Online]. Available: http://www.donpellegrino.com/is/VAST08/pan.pdf
  • Pellegrino, D., "VAST Challenge Panel Session Presentation Materials," Drexel University, 2008. [Online]. Available: http://www.donpellegrino.com/is/VAST08/NEVACPanelSession.pdf
  • Pellegrino, D., Chen, C., MacEachren, A., Mitra, P., Pan, C.-C., Robinson, A., Stryker, M., Weaver, C., "North-East Visualization and Analytics Center (NEVAC) Team Entry," VAST Challenge Portal, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2008. [Online]. Available: http://vac.nist.gov/challenge2008.html

"SemanticNetSA: Semantic Network Structure Analysis - Discovering the Unexpected." Flyer for the North-East Visualization and Analytics Center (NEVAC).

Pellegrino, D. and Chen, C., "Automatic hypothesis generation and evaluation by network structure content analysis and visualization." Poster and abstract presented March 18, 2008 at the Annual U.S. Department of Homeland Security University Network Summit, Washington, D.C. [Online]. Available: http://www.donpellegrino.com/is/Pellegrino_NEVAC.pdf

Awards

2009

Drexel University Fourth Annual Graduate Student Day 2009: "Highly Commended for Research Excellence in the Graduate Student Research Awards Competition", Philadelphia, PA, May 8, 2009.

Drexel University Research Day 2009: "College of Information Science & Technology Dean's Award." Two posters were selected for Dean's Awards from 25 entries (8%).
News from the College of Information Science and Technology at Drexel University

2008

"Grand Challenge Award: Data Integration" in the IEEE VAST 2008 Challenge. The 2008 Challenge consisted of 73 entries from 28 different organizations in 13 different countries.
News from the College of Information Science and Technology at Drexel University
Penn State "Live" News Coverage
Penn State News picked up by "RxPG News."

Drexel University Research Day 2008: "College of Information Science & Technology Dean's Award."
News from the College of Information Science and Technology at Drexel University

Drexel University Research Day 2008: "Graduate Award for Computation, Modeling & Simulation (other than Biological)."
Office of Research News Release

Awarded a scholarship to attend the 2008 National Visualization and Analytics Center, Visual Analytics Educational Workshop at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

1st Place Award in the 2008 Department of Homeland Security University Network Summit Poster Competition
VAC Weekly Highlight 3/26/08
News from the College of Information Science and Technology at Drexel University

Recently Attended Conferences and Events

2010

NSF Workshop on Cyberscience Grand Challenges and Implications for Cyberinfrastructure, April 22-23, 2010, Arlington, VA USA.

2009

Greater Philadelphia BioInformatics Alliance Annual Research Retreat 2009, November 12, 2009, Philadelphia, PA USA. [Event Website, Slides]

Crisis Camp Philadelphia, October 24-25, 2009, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA USA. [Event Website]

Panelist at the Drexel University Computing Academy Co-Op Panel, July 23, 2009, Philadelphia, PA USA. [Event Website]

Panelist during Student Day of The Third Annual DHS University Network Summit, March 16-19, 2009, Washington, DC USA. [Event Website, Slides]

2008

Panelist during IEEE VisWeek 2008, October 19-24, 2008, Columbus, OH USA. [Event Website, Slides]

Presented demonstrations of Visual Analytics systems at "Preparedness in the Region: Confronting Vulnerability in the Delaware Valley" sponsored by the Drexel Engineering Cities Initiative and the City of Philadelphia Managing Director's Office of Emergency Management, October 10-11, 2008, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA USA. [Event Flyer]

Visual Analytics Educational Workshop, July 14-25, 2008, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA USA. [Event Website]

National Visualization and Analytics Center Spring 2008 Consortium Meeting, May 20-22, 2008, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD USA. [Event Website]

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2008, May 13-14, 2008, Atlanta, GA, USA. Served as a Special Awards Judge for the US Department of Homeland Security. [Event Website]

The Second Annual DHS University Network Summit, March 18-20, 2008, Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC USA. [Event Website]

Reviewing Activities

Journal Information Visualization (IVS) published by Palgrave Macmillian. [Listing]

IEEE Symposium/Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) published by IEEE. [Listing]

IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium published by IEEE. [Listing]

Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis published by SPIE.