Kent Wittenburg

Kent Wittenburg
  • Biography

    Kent manages MERL's intellectual property activities. He was formerly a lab Director at MERL for 9 years. Prior to joining MERL, he held positions at the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC), Bellcore and Verizon/GTE Laboratories. His research interests have included natural language processing, multimodal interfaces, visual languages, and information visualization. He is a Senior Member of the ACM.

  • MERL Publications

    •  Brown, J.P., Witkowski, M., Mardell, J.P., Wittenburg, K.B., Spence, R., "The Role of Perspective Cues in RSVP", International Conference Information Visualisation, July 2017.
    •  Wittenburg, K.B.; Turchi, T., "Treemaps and the Visual Comparison of Hierarchical Multidimensional Data", International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI), DOI: 10.1145/2909132.2909286, June 2016.
      BibTeX Download PDFRead TR2016-032
      • @inproceedings{Wittenburg2016jun,
      • author = {Wittenburg, K.B. and Turchi, T.},
      • title = {Treemaps and the Visual Comparison of Hierarchical Multidimensional Data},
      • booktitle = {International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI)},
      • year = 2016,
      • month = jun,
      • doi = {10.1145/2909132.2909286},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2016-032}
      • }
    •  Wittenburg, K.B.; Pekhteryev, G., "Multi-Dimensional Comparative Visualization for Patent Landscaping", BusinessVis15, IEEE VIS Workshop, October 2015.
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      • @inproceedings{Wittenburg2015oct,
      • author = {Wittenburg, K.B. and Pekhteryev, G.},
      • title = {Multi-Dimensional Comparative Visualization for Patent Landscaping},
      • booktitle = {BusinessVis15, IEEE VIS Workshop},
      • year = 2015,
      • month = oct,
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2015-123}
      • }
    •  Wittenburg, K.; Laughman, C.; Nikovski, D.; Sahinoglu, Z., "Advanced Visual Interfaces for Smart Energy: Focusing Where it Matters Most", Workshop on Fostering Smart Energy Applications through Advanced Visual Interfaces, DOI: 10.1145/2598153.2602224, ISSN: 1177-777X, May 2014, pp. 31-34.
      BibTeX Download PDFRead TR2014-043
      • @inproceedings{Wittenburg2014may,
      • author = {Wittenburg, K. and Laughman, C. and Nikovski, D. and Sahinoglu, Z.},
      • title = {Advanced Visual Interfaces for Smart Energy: Focusing Where it Matters Most},
      • booktitle = {Workshop on Fostering Smart Energy Applications through Advanced Visual Interfaces},
      • year = 2014,
      • pages = {31--34},
      • month = may,
      • doi = {10.1145/2598153.2602224},
      • issn = {1177-777X},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2014-043}
      • }
    •  Wittenburg, K.; Malizia, A.; Lupo, L.; Pekhteryev, G., "Visualizing Set-valued Attributes in Parallel with Equal-height Histograms", International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI), ISBN: 978-1-4503-1287-5, May 2012, pp. 632-635.
      BibTeX Download PDFRead TR2012-040
      • @inproceedings{Wittenburg2012may,
      • author = {Wittenburg, K. and Malizia, A. and Lupo, L. and Pekhteryev, G.},
      • title = {Visualizing Set-valued Attributes in Parallel with Equal-height Histograms},
      • booktitle = {International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI)},
      • year = 2012,
      • pages = {632--635},
      • month = may,
      • isbn = {978-1-4503-1287-5},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2012-040}
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "System and Method for Presenting and Browsing Images Serially"
      Inventors: Lanning, Thomas R.; Wittenburg, Kent B.; Forlines, Clifton L.; Esenther, Alan W.
      Patent No.: 7,139,006
      Issue Date: Nov 21, 2006
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