BIOGRAPHY OF Dr. JOCK MACKINLAY
JOCK MACKINLAY received his PhD in computer science
from Stanford University, where he pioneered the automatic design
of graphical presentations of relational information. He joined
Xerox PARC in 1986, where he collaborated with the User Interface
Research Group to develop many novel applications of computer graphics
for information access, coining the term "Information Visualization".
Much of the fruits of this research can be seen in his recently
published book, Readings in Information Visualization: Using Vision
to Think (Morgan Kauffman, 1999, co-authored with Stuart Card and
He has developed numerous patents in user interfaces
and is a member of the editorial board of ACM Transactions on Computer-Human
Interaction. He is currently a visiting professor at the University
of Aarhus, Denmark.