Program

Program

Day 1, Thursday
08:30 – 08:55 Registration
08:55 – 09:00 Opening and Welcome
09:00 – 11:35 Session 1: Usability Testing
09:00 – 09:35 Position paper:
Schematic map design: from performance to preference?
Elise Grison
09:35 – 10:00 East or West? Map Design and Passenger Path Decisions on Mass Transit Networks
Elise Grison and Simone Morgagni
10:00 – 10:35 Position paper:
Us versus them: Ensuring practical and psychological utility of measures of schematic map usability
Maxwell Roberts
10:35 – 10:45 Breakout activity: Next steps in usability testing (Part 1)
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 11:35 Breakout activity: Next steps in usability testing (Part 2)
11:35 – 12:45 Session 2: Schematic Mapping in the Real World
11:35 – 12:10 Position paper:
Transferring maps into the digital age – the case of Wiener Linien
Nicole Ringer
12:10 – 12:45 Breakout activity: Experiences and challenges in bridging research and practice
12:45 – 14:15 Lunch Break
14:15 – 15:45 Session 3: Automation (Part 1)
14:15 – 14:50 Position paper:
A Survey on Computing Schematic Network Maps: The Challenge to Interactivity
Hsiang-Yun Wu, Benjamin Niedermann, Shigeo Takahashi, and Martin Nöllenburg
14:50 – 15:15 Drawing k-linear Metro Maps
Soeren Nickel and Martin Nöllenburg
15:15 – 15:45 Software demonstrations
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 17:15 Open Mic and Poster Teasers
16:15 – 16:45 Open mic presentations
16:45 – 17:15 Teaser presentations for accepted posters and designs

  • Aspect-Ratio-Preserved Labeling on Metro Maps
    Hsiang-Yun Wu, Ken Maruyama, Takamasa Kawagoe, Kazuo Misue, Masatoshi Arikawa and Shigeo Takahashi
  • OptiRoute: Interactive Maps for Route Strategy
    Elitza Vasileva and Hsiang-Yun Wu
  • Anchored Metro Maps: Combining Schematic Maps with Geographic Maps for Multi-modal Navigation
    Benjamin Niedermann and Jan-Henrik Haunert
  • Using schematic mapping for synthetic networks
    David Fairbairn and Qingyuan Ji
  • Using schematic maps for visually communicating efficient routes
    Stefan Fuest and Monika Sester
  • Map Design: Netzplan Wien
    Ben Lode
  • Another new design for an old map
    Kenneth Field and William Cartwright
CITY WALK
18:30 – 22:00 Poster Exhibition and Workshop Dinner (Wiener Linien U2xU5 Information Center)
Day 2, Friday
09:00 – 10:30 Session 4: Automation (Part 2)
09:00 – 09:35 Position paper:
TBD
Thomas van Dijk
09:35 – 10:30 Breakout activity: Hopes and limitations for automated schematic mapping
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Session 5: Schematics Beyond Public Transit Networks
11:00 – 11:35 Position paper:
Wayfinding Through Orientation: Schematizing Landmark, Route and Survey Information in a Single Map
Angela Schwering
11:35 – 12:00 Route Schematization With Polygonal Landmarks
Marcelo de Lima Galvao, Jakub Krukar, Angela Schwering, and Martin Nöllenburg
12:00 – 13:45 Lunch
13:45 – 14:00 Open Mic Presentations
14:00 – 15:35 Session 6: History of Schematic Mapping
14:00 – 14:35 Position paper:
On the history of schematic maps: from ancient times to 1900
Laurence Penney
14:35 – 15:00 Sydney’s Suburban and City Underground Railway Map No1, 1939: an investigation
William Cartwright and Kenneth Field
15:00 – 15:35 Position paper:
The Decade of Diagrams
Maxwell Roberts
15:35 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00 Optional Guided Visit to the Austrian National Library to see the Tabula Peutingeriana

Previous Workshop

The program and presentations of the first Schematic Mapping Workshop can be downloaded from the workshop webpage. This was held in 2014 at the University of Essex, UK.