Biomole: Visualizing Functional Co-Occurrence

Marjan Eggermont, Søren Knudsen, Richard Pusch, and Sheelagh Carpendale


We present Biomole, an interactive visualization designed to explore a data set created to support bio-inspiration design published by the Ask Nature organization. The Ask Nature data set contains a hierarchy of functions which we encode within different visual elements of Biomole; most importantly interactive data painting of functions allows people to search for functional co-occurrence. The movement of the visual elements is a metaphorical nod to the bio-inspired nature of the data and the uncertainty of the design solution space.

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  1. Eggermont, Marjan, Søren Knudsen, Richard Pusch, and Sheelagh Carpendale. "Biomole: Visualizing Functional Co-Occurrence." In Posters of IEEE VIS 2019 (IEEE VIS) (2019): 20–25
  title = {Biomole: Visualizing Functional Co-Occurrence},
  author = {Eggermont, Marjan and Knudsen, S{\o}ren and Pusch, Richard and Carpendale, Sheelagh},
  journal = {In Posters of IEEE VIS 2019 (IEEE VIS)},
  pages = {20--25},
  year = {2019}