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COPE: Interactive Exploration of Co-occurrence Patterns in Spatial Time Series.

Li, J., Chen, S., Zhang, K. , Andrienko, G. ORCID: 0000-0002-8574-6295 & Andrienko, N. ORCID: 0000-0003-3313-1560 (2018). COPE: Interactive Exploration of Co-occurrence Patterns in Spatial Time Series.. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graph, 25(8), pp. 2554-2567. doi: 10.1109/tvcg.2018.2851227


Spatial time series is a common type of data dealt with in many domains, such as economic statistics and environmental science. There have been many studies focusing on finding and analyzing various kinds of events in time series; the term 'event' refers to significant changes or occurrences of particular patterns formed by consecutive attribute values. We focus on a further step in event analysis: finding and exploring events that frequently co-occurred with a target class of similar events having occurred repeatedly over a period of time. This type of analysis can provide important clues for understanding the formation and spreading mechanisms of events and interdependencies among spatial locations. We propose a visual exploration framework COPE (Co-Occurrence Pattern Exploration), which allows users to extract events of interest from data and detect various co-occurrence patterns among them. Case studies and expert reviews were conducted to verify the effectiveness and scalability of COPE using two real-world datasets.

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Publisher Keywords: Co-occurrence patterns, spatiotemporal visualization, spatial time series, visual analytics, Time series analysis, Visual analytics, Data mining, Data visualization, Spatiotemporal phenomena, Economics, Shape
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: School of Science & Technology > Computer Science
School of Science & Technology > Computer Science > giCentre
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