About Me

I am a PhD candidate in Computational Media Design, pursuing my research at the InnoVis Group at the University of Calgary. My work explores how visualization can be used for personal expression and self-reflection. I am fascinated by visualizations for autobiographical storytelling, the design of visualization techniques to reflect autobiographical memories, as well as the creation of visual mementos. In my free time I do pottery and sometimes combine my research interests with my passion for ceramic art. For more information, please contact me! I am happy to chat!

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Alice Thudt, Charles Perin, Wesley Willett, Sheelagh Carpendale
Subjectivity in Personal Storytelling with Visualization In Special Issue on Information Visualization Information Design Journal 23:1, 2017

Alice Thudt, Uta Hinrichs, Sheelagh Carpendale
Data Craft: Integrating Data into Daily Practices and Shared Reflections In CHI’17 Workshop on Quantified Data and Social Relationships, 2017

Alice Thudt, Bongshin Lee, Eun Kyoung Choe, Sheelagh Carpendale
Expanding Research Methods for a Realistic Understanding of Personal Visualization In CG&A Visualization Viewpoints, 2017


Alice Thudt, Jagoda Walny, Charles Perin, Fateme Rajabiyazdi, Lindsay MacDonald, Riane Vardeleon, Saul Greenberg, Sheelagh Carpendale.
Assessing the Readability of Stacked Graphs. In Proceedings of the Graphics Interface Conference, 2016.

Samuel Huron, Alice Thudt, Bon Adriel Aseniero, Tony Tang, Sheelagh Carpendale.
Constructive Visualization: A New Paradigm to Empower People to Author Visualization. In Surfnet: Designing Digital Surface Applications, 2016.

Uta Hinrichs, Alice Thudt, Lindsay MacDonald, Miguel Nacenta, John Brosz, and Sheelagh Carpendale.
Beyond Efficiency: Intriguing Interaction for Large Displays in Public Spaces In Surfnet: Designing Digital Surface Applications, 2016.


Alice Thudt, Dominikus Baur, Samuel Huron and Sheelagh Carpendale.
Visual Mementos: Reflecting Memories with Personal Data. In Proceedings of the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2015.
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Alice Thudt, Uta Hinrichs and Sheelagh Carpendale.
A Modular Approach to Promote Creativity and Inspiration in Search. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition, 2015.


Samuel Huron, Sheelagh Carpendale, Alice Thudt, Anthony Tang and Michael Maurer.
Constructive Visualization. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 2014.
 Honorable Mention Award | Project Page

Alice Thudt, Dominikus Baur and Sheelagh Carpendale.
Autobiographical Visualizations: Challenges in Personal Storytelling. In Proceedings of the DIS’14 Workshop on A Personal Perspective on Visualization and Visual Analytics, 2014.


Alice Thudt, Dominikus Baur and Sheelagh Carpendale.
Visits: A Spatiotemporal Visualization of Location Histories. In EuroVis-Short Papers, 2013.
 Best Short Paper Award


Alice Thudt, Uta Hinrichs and Sheelagh Carpendale.
The Bohemian Bookshelf: Supporting Serendipitous Book Discoveries through Information Visualization. In CHI ’12: Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2012.
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