Hello! I am Liwenhan Xie (Shelly), a PhD candidate from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology advised by Prof. Huamin Qu.
My research probes the intersection of information visualization and human-computer interaction, viewing visualization authoring a practice of end-user programming. I conduct both empirical studies and design studies to empower people to create expressive and affective visualizations.
Create kinetic typography with motion transfer. By deforming text while maintaining its legibility, semantics/emotions can be expressed through animation.
A computational approach to generate wordles that conveys nuanced emotions. The animation scheme of kinetic typography is propagated to multiple words.
GeoCamera is an authoring tool for specifying camera effects in geospatial data videos according to narrative purposes