The visualisation theme seeks to gain insight into research questions through displaying and interacting with representations of data or virtually simulated objects and environments on large, immersive displays. These projects typically require expertise in computer science, interaction design, and usability. In many ways, it is both an art and a science. Researchers in the Institute are able to use the Curtin HIVE (Hub for Immersive Visualisation and eResearch), where they can access four large-scale immersive and interactive systems.
Projects in this theme include:
- Cultural Visualisation
- Visualising Simulations
- Computational Design
- Experiential Sensing and Virtual Systems
- Biomedical Imaging
- Desert Fireball Network
In May 2015, Curtin researchers participated in an eight-day expedition to the wrecks of the war-time Australian light cruiser HMAS Sydney II and the German raider HSK Kormoran; mutually lost in action in November 1942.