Uncharted Research
Illuminating the Path: The R+D Agenda for Visual Analytics

Development of the visual analytics agenda began after a survey of leading universities’ researchers found that traditional views of the needed sciences, such as visualization, did not address the required capabilities. We needed to achieve a broad understanding of the requirements in order to enable the best talents to address the technical challenges. Achieving this understanding required training from those dealing with border protection, emergency response, and analysis. It also required the assembly of a dedicated team of highly motivated people to develop this agenda.