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This is a full list of publications, updated August 2018. For more context, please see my research page.
Interpretability Beyond Feature Attribution: Quantitative Testing with Concept Activation Vectors (TCAV)
Been Kim, Martin Wattenberg, Justin Gilmer, Carrie Cai, James Wexler, Fernanda Viégas, Rory Sayres
ICML 2018

SmoothGrad: removing noise by adding noise
Daniel Smilkov, Nikhil Thorat, Been Kim, Fernanda Viégas, Martin Wattenberg
ICML workshop on Visualization for deep learning 2017

What Is Better Than Coulomb Failure Stress? A Ranking of Scalar Static Stress Triggering Mechanisms from 105 Mainshock-Aftershock Pairs
Brendan J. Meade, Phoebe M. R. DeVries, Jeremy Faller, Fernanda Viégas, Martin Wattenberg
Geophysical Research Letters

Embedding Projector: Interactive Visualization and Interpretation of Embeddings
Daniel Smilkov, Nikhil Thorat, Charles Nicholson, Emily Reif, Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg
Workshop on Interpretable Machine Learning in Complex Systems, NIPS 2016

Google's Multilingual Neural Machine Translation System: Enabling Zero-Shot Translation
Melvin Johnson, Mike Schuster, Quoc V. Le, Maxim Krikun, Yonghui Wu, Zhifeng Chen, Nikhil Thorat, Fernanda Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, Greg Corrado, Macduff Hughes, Jeffrey Dean
TACL, 2017

Direct-Manipulation Visualization of Deep Networks
Daniel Smilkov, Shan Carter, D. Sculley, Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg
Invited paper, ICML 2016 Visualization Workshop

Interactive Visualization of Spatially Amplified GNSS Time‐Series Position Fields
Brendan J. Meade, William T. Freeman, Jimbo Wilson, Fernanda Viégas, Martin Wattenberg
Seismological Research Letters vol. 88 no. 1 126-130. (Nov. 2016)

How to Use t-SNE Effectively
Martin Wattenberg, Fernanda Viégas and Ian Johnson
Distill, Oct. 2016

TensorFlow: Large-Scale Machine Learning on Heterogeneous Distributed Systems
Martín Abadi et al.
arXiv:1603.04467 [cs.DC] 2015.

Design and Redesign in Data Visualization
Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg.
Book chapter in Malofiej 22, SND-E, March 2015

Visualizing Statistical Mix Effects and Simpson's Paradox
Zan Armstrong and Martin Wattenberg
Proceedings of IEEE InfoVis 2014, IEEE

Google+Ripples: a native visualization of information flow
Fernanda Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, Jack Hebert, Geoffrey Borggaard, Alison Cichowlas, Jonathan Feinberg, Jon Orwant , Christopher Wren
Proceedings of the 22nd international conference on World Wide Web (WWW 2013)

Ad Click Prediction: a View from the Trenches
H. Brendan McMahan, Gary Holt, D. Sculley, Michael Young, Dietmar Ebner, Julian Grady, Lan Nie, Todd Phillips, Eugene Davydov, Daniel Golovin, Sharat Chikkerur, Dan Liu, Martin Wattenberg, Arnar Mar Hrafnkelsson, Tom Boulos, Jeremy Kubica
Proceedings of the 19th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) (2013)

The future of visualization
Fernanda Viégas & Martin Wattenberg
CNN.com editorial, April 19, 2011

Luscious
Fernanda Viégas & Martin Wattenberg
Book chapter in Net Works: case studies in web art and design
Ed. xtine burrough, Routledge 2011


Beautiful History: Visualizing Wikipedia
Fernanda Viégas & Martin Wattenberg
Book chapter in Beautiful Visualization: Looking at Data through the Eyes of Experts (Theory in Practice)
Ed. Julie Steele & Noah Ilinsky. O'Reilly Media, 2010


Case Study: Many Eyes
Fernanda Viégas & Martin Wattenberg
Book chapter in Open Government
Ed. Daniel Lathrop & Laurel Ruma. O'Reilly Media, 2010


The Search for Love
Fernanda B. Viégas and Martin Wattenberg
Op-Ed, Boston Globe, December 21 2009

Answering Machine
Fernanda B. Viégas and Martin Wattenberg
Op-Ed, New York Times, December 21 2009

Mapping Text with Phrase Nets
Frank van Ham, Martin Wattenberg, Fernanda B. Viégas
IEEE InfoVis 2009

Participatory Visualization with Wordle
Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, Jonathan Feinberg
IEEE InfoVis 2009

Parallel Tag Clouds to Explore and Analyze Faceted Text Corpora
Christopher Collins, Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg
VAST 2009

An Intuitive Model of Perceptual Grouping for HCI Design
Ruth Rosenholtz, Nathaniel R. Twarog, Nadja Schinkel-Bielefeld and Martin Wattenberg
CHI 2009

Stacked Graphs: Geometry & Aesthetics
Lee Byron, Martin Wattenberg
IEEE InfoVis 2008

The Word Tree: An Interactive Visual Concordance
Martin Wattenberg, Fernanda B. Viégas
IEEE InfoVis 2008

Tag Clouds and the Case for Vernacular Visualization
Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg
ACM Interactions, XV.4 - July/August, 2008

Emerging Graphic Tool Gets People Talking.
Martin Wattenberg, Fernanda Viégas.
Harvard Business Review, published May 2008.

Centrality Based Visualization of Small World Graphs
Frank van Ham, Martin Wattenberg
IEEE Eurovis 2008

Your Place or Mine? Visualization as a Community Component
Catalina M. Danis, Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, Jesse Kriss.
CHI, 2008

Harry Potter and the Meat-Filled Freezer: A Case Study of Spontaneous Usage of Visualization Tools
Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, Matt McKeon, Frank van Ham, Jesse Kriss
HICSS, 2008

Many Eyes: A Site for Visualization at Internet Scale
Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, Frank van Ham, Jesse Kriss, Matt McKeon
Infovis, 2007

Visualizing Activity on Wikipedia with Chromograms
Martin Wattenberg, Fernanda B. Viégas, and Kate Hollenbach
Interact 2007

Artistic Data Visualization: Beyond Visual Analytics
Fernanda B. Viégas and Martin Wattenberg
nternational Conference on Online Communities and Social Computing

The Hidden Order of Wikipedia
Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, and Matthew M. McKeon
HCII, 2007

Voyagers and Voyeurs: Supporting Asynchronous Collaborative Information Visualization
Jeffrey Heer, Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg. CHI, 2007.

Talk Before You Type: Coordination in Wikipedia
Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, Jesse Kriss, Frank van Ham
HICSS-40, 2007

Communication-Minded Visualization: A Call to Action
Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg
IBM Systems Journal, 45(4), 2006

Visual Exploration of Multivariate Graphs
Martin Wattenberg
CHI 2006

Baby Names, Visualization, and Social Data Analysis
Martin Wattenberg
InfoVis 2005

A Note on Space-Filling Visualizations and Space-Filling Curves
Martin Wattenberg
InfoVis 2005

E-Mail Research: Targeting the Enterprise
Martin Wattenberg, Steve Rohall, Daniel Gruen, and Bernard Kerr
Human-Computer Interaction 2005, Vol. 20, No. 1&2, Pages 139-162

Flash Forums and ForumReader: Navigating a New Kind of Online Discussion
Kushal Dave, Martin Wattenberg, and Michael Muller
CSCW 2004

Studying Cooperation and Conflict between Authors with history flow Visualizations
Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, and Kushal Dave.
CHI 2004

Analyzing Perceptual Organization in Information Graphics
Martin Wattenberg, and Danyel Fisher
Information Visualization, Vol 3, No. 2, 2004.

A Model of Multi-Scale Perceptual Organization in Information Graphics
Martin Wattenberg, and Danyel Fisher
InfoVis 2003

Arc Diagrams: Visualizing Structure in Strings
Martin Wattenberg
InfoVis 2002

Ordered and quantum treemaps: Making effective use of 2D space to display hierarchies
Ben Bederson, Ben Shneiderman, and Martin Wattenberg
ACM Transactions on Graphics, Vol 21, No. 4. 2002

Ordered Treemap Layouts
Ben Shneiderman and Martin Wattenberg
InfoVis 2001

Sketching a Graph to Query a Time-Series Database
Martin Wattenberg
CHI 2001

Visualizing the Stock Market
Martin Wattenberg
CHI 1999

A Fuzzy Commitment Scheme
Ari Juels, and Martin Wattenberg
ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security 1999

Hillclimbing as a Baseline Method for the Evaluation of Stochastic Approximation Algorithms
Ari Juels, and Martin Wattenberg
NIPS 1995