How you can contribute to Open Access Vis
Please create an issue to:
- Add missing data
- Fix incorrect data
- Add thumbnails (a missing thumbnail or a better version of an existing one)
Please do not edit the CSV via a pull request. For data updates, only use issues.
Important: Do not retrieve any information from IEEE (especially abstracts and thumbnails). Everything should come from other sources.
- URLs on an open access repository are prioritized for longevity.
- White-listed open access repositories are in the
OADomainsvariable in js/load.js. Let me know if others should be added.
- For URLs outside of an open access repository, it must be on the site of an author or their institution.
- The paper must be viewable directly in a browser without any required download.
The explanation page is for sites that contain more than the basic information. It's not simply a "landing page", and it includes a simpler description of the project and/or a demo. Good examples:
- The image must be exactly 400 x 300 pixels.
- Try to find a figure that is explanatory rather than just eye candy.
- The filename is the first non-article word in the title +
"_"+ the next word +
"_"+ first name of first author +
".png"(all lower case).
For example, "A Nifty Vis System" by Jane Smith and John Smith would become
For now, thumbnails are not in the repository. Feel free to paste new ones into a github issue or email them to me.
- Prioritize explanatory videos rather than teasers or eye candy.
- Videos on Youtube, Vimeo, or hosted as an MP4 should all work.
- Youtube spreadsheet format:
youtube VIDEO_ID. For example
- Vimeo spreadsheet format:
vimeo VIDEO_ID. For example
- Video file spreadsheet format:
video VIDEO_URL. For example
If the video file is hosted on a personal domain (not github), ask for permission before using.