Thursday July 29, 2021

Shixia Liu

Shixia Liu IBM China Research Lab

Shixia Liu is a research staff member at IBM China Research Lab. She received a BSC degree in Computing Mathematics from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1996, a MSC degree in Computational Geometry and Computer Graphics from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1998, a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Tsinghua University in 2002.

With IBM Research, Shixia has worked primarily on information visualization and text analysis. Recently, she has been bridging the areas of Information Visualization and information management. Her current research interests include information visualization, visual analytics, social network analysis, information retrieval and text mining. Dr. Liu was in the Program Committee for PacificVis 2008 and has authored and coauthored a number of papers, and filed 20+ patents in information visualization, social network analysis, text analysis, computer graphics and computer aided design.

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This material is based in part upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number OISE-0730065. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. © 2007 Florida International University