Huy T. Vo

 


Research Scientist (NYU-CUSP)

Research Assistant Professor (NYU-Poly)

New York University

1 MetroTech Center, 19th Floor

Brooklyn, NY 11201

  1. Large-scale Visualization

  2. Big Data Systems

  3. Scalable Displays [CUSP, Poly, CITE]

  4. High-Performance Computing

Research Interests

Huy T. Vo is a Research Scientist at CUSP with a focus in large-scale visualization, big data systems, and scalable displays. He is also a Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at NYU Poly since 2011. He is one of the co-creators of VisTrails, an open-source scientific workflow and provenance management system, where he led the design of the VisTrails Provenance SDK. He received his B.S. in Computer Science (2005) and PhD in Computing (2011) from the University of Utah.


Publications Google Scholar

Journal Publications
  1. The More the Merrier: Efficient Multi-Source Graph Traversal
    M. Then, M. Kaufmann, F. Chirigati, T. Vu, K, Pham, A. Kemper, T. Neumann, and H. Vo
    PVLDB, 8(4), 2015 (to appear)

  2. Visual exploration of big spatio-temporal urban data: A study of new york city taxi trips [PDF] [Web]
    N. Ferreira, J. Poco, H. Vo, J. Freire, C. Silva
    IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19(12):2149-2158, 2013 (Proceedings of IEEE VIS 2013)

  3. Simple and Efficient Mesh Layout with Space-filling Curves [PDF] [Web]
    H. Vo, C. Silva, L. Scheidegger, and V. Pascucci.
    Journal of Graphics, GPU and Game Tools (JGT), Volume 16, Issue 1, pp. 25-39, 2012

  4. HyperFlow and ITK v4 Integration: Exploring the use of a modern parallel dataflow architecture in ITK [PDF]
    H. Vo, L. Lins, and C. Silva
    The Insight Journal, 04-2012

  5. Streaming-Enabled Parallel Data Flow Framework in the Visualization ToolKit
    H. Vo, J. Comba, B. Geveci, C. Silva
    Computing in Science & Engineering (CiSE), Visualization Corner, Volume 13, Number 3, pp. 72-83, 2011

  6. Streaming-Enabled Parallel Dataflow Architecture for Multicore Systems [PDF]
    H. Vo, D. Osmari, B. Summa, J. Comba, V. Pascucci and C. Silva
    In proceedings of IEEE/VGTC (EuroVis), Volume 29, Issue 3, pp. 1073-1082, 2010

  7. Tackling the Provenance Challenge One Layer at a Time [PDF]
    C. Scheidegger, D. Koop, E. Santos, H. Vo, S. Callahan, J. Freire, and C. Silva
    Concurrency And Computation: Practice And Experience, 20(5):473–483, 2008

  8. Special Issue: The First Provenance Challenge
    L. Moreau, B. Ludscher, I. Altintas, R. Barga, S. Bowers, S. Callahan, G. Chin Jr., B. Clifford, S. Cohen, S. Boulakia, S. Davidson, E. Deelman, L. Digiampietri, I. Foster, J. Freire, J. Frew, J. Futrelle, T. Gibson, Y. Gil, C. Goble, J. Golbeck, P. Groth, D. Holland, S. Jiang, J. Kim, D. Koop, A. Krenek, T. McPhillips, G. Mehta, S. Miles, D. Metzger, S. Munroe, J. Myers, B. Plale, N. Podhorszki, V. Ratnakar, E. Santos, C. Scheidegger, K. Schuchardt, M. Seltzer, Y. Simmhan, C. Silva, P. Slaughter, E. Stephan, R. Stevens, D. Turi, H. Vo, M. Wilde, J. Zhao, and Y. Zhao
    Concurrency And Computation: Practice And Experience, 20(5):409-418, 2008

  9. Querying and Creating Visualizations by Analogy [PDF]
    C. Scheidegger, H. Vo, D. Koop, J. Freire, C. Silva
    IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 13(6):1560-1567 (Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2007)
    Best paper award

  10. Streaming Simplification for Tetrahedral Meshes [PDF]
    H. Vo, S. Callahan, P. Lindstrom, V. Pascucci, and C. Silva
    IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 13(1):145-155, 2007

Refereed Conference Publications
  1. Baseball4D: A Tool for Baseball Game Reconstruction & Visualization
    C. Dietrich, D. Koop, H. Vo, and C. Silva
    In proceedings of IEEE VAST 2014

  2. Visualization and Analysis of Parallel Dataflow Execution with Smart Traces [PDF]
    D. Osmari, L. Lins, H. Vo, J. Comba, and C. Silva
    In proceedings of SIBGRAPI 2014

  3. HyperFlow: A Heterogeneous Dataflow Architecture [PDF]
    H. Vo, D. Osmari, J. Comba, P. Lindstrom, and C. Silva
    In proceedings of Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization (EGPGV), pp. 1-10, 2012

  4. Parallel Large-data Visualization with Display Walls [PDF]
    L. Scheidegger, H. Vo, J. Kruger, C. Silva and J. Comba.
    In proceedings IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging 2012, Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis (VDA), 82940C, 2012

  5. Parallel Visualization on Large Clusters using MapReduce [PDF]
    H. Vo, J. Bronson, B. Summa, J. Comba, J. Freire, B. Howe, V. Pascucci, and C. Silva
    IEEE Symposium on Large-scale Data Analysis and Visualization (LDAV), pp. 81-88, 2011

  6. Massive Image Editing on the Cloud [PDF]
    B. Summa, H. Vo, V. Pascucci and C. Silva
    In proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Computational Photography (CPhoto), 2011

  7. A provenance-based infrastructure for creating executable papers
    D. Koop, E. Santos, P. Mates, H. Vo, P. Bonnet, B. Bauer, B. Surer, M. Troyer, D. Williams, J. Tohline, J. Freire, and C. Silva
    Procedia Computer Science, 4:648-657, 2011. ICCS 2011
    Grand Challenge Finalist

  8. Using Workflow Medleys to Streamline Exploratory Tasks [PDF]
    E. Santos, D. Koop, H. Vo, E. Anderson, J. Freire, and C. Silva
    In proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), pp. 292-301, 2009

  9. Querying and Re-Using Workflows with VisTrails
    C. Scheidegger, H. Vo, D. Koop, J. Freire, and C. Silva
    ACM SIGMOD 2008

  10. iRun: Interactive Rendering of Large Unstructured Grids [PDF]
    H. Vo, S. P. Callahan, N. Smith, C. T. Silva, W. Martin, D. Owen, D. Weinstein
    In proceedings of Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization (EGPGV), pp. 93-100, 2007

  11. VisTrails: Visualization meets Data Management [PDF]
    S. Callahan, J. Freire, E. Santos, C. Scheidegger, C. Silva and H. Vo
    ACM SIGMOD 2006

  12. VisTrails: Enabling Interactive Multiple-View Visualizations [PDF]
    L. Bavoil, S. Callahan, P. Crossno, J. Freire, C. Scheidegger, C. Silva, and H. Vo
    In proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2005, pp. 135–142, 2005

Refereed Workshop Publications
  1. Yellow Cabs as Red Corpuscles [PDF]
    T. Savage, and H. Vo
    IEEE Workshop on Big Data and Smarter Cities, in proceedings of IEEE BigData Conference, pp. 22-28, 2013

  2. A Display Wall Management System to Support Multiple User Interaction [PDF] [Video]
    W. Silva, H. Vo, D. Osmari, and C. Silva
    POWERWALL: International Workshop on Interactive, Ultra-High-Resolution Displays, part of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2013

  3. Towards Provenance-Enabling ParaView [PDF]
    S. Callahan, J. Freire, C. Scheidegger, C. Silva, and H. Vo
    Second International Provenance and Annotation Workshop (IPAW), 2008

  4. Managing Rapidly-Evolving Scientific Workflows [PDF]
    J. Freire, C. Silva, S. Callahan, E. Santos, C. Scheidegger and H. Vo
    Proceedings of the International Provenance and Annotation Workshop (IPAW), 2006

  5. Managing the Evolution of Dataflows with VisTrails [PDF]
    S. Callahan, J. Freire, E. Santos, C. Scheidegger, C. Silva, and H. Vo
    IEEE Workshop on Workflow and Data Flow for Scientific Applications (SciFlow) 2006

Book Chapters
  1. VisTrails
    D. Koop, E. Santos, C. Scheidegger, H. Vo, C. Silva, and J. Freire
    The Architecture of Open-Source Applications, pp. 377-394, 2011