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Verena Elisabeth Lechner

PhD Research Fellow

PhD Research Fellow

 
Office:
26001 ( Universitetsveien 26, Kristiansand )

M.A. in Arts and Design (study program InterMedia, Arts & Science), University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg, Austria. 2012-2014

B.A. in Arts and Design (study program InterMedia, Arts & Science), University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg, Austria. 2009-2012

Work experience

  • 2014 - 2017 Research Associate, Research Centre for User Centred Technolgiees at the University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg, Austria (Main focus: data visualization, interface design)
  • 2014 - 2016 Conceptual and Creative Associate, Werkraum Bregenzerwald, museum for regional handicraft in Andelsbuch, Austria (Main focus: media planning, graphical work for exhibitions, museum website content management)
  • 2012 - 2014 Graphic Designer, Madegrafix, advertising agency in Hohenems, Austria (Main focus: designing and implementing print and digital products, apprentice supervision)

Academic interests

Graphic and interface design, data visualization, HCI, semiotics, psychology of perception

Projects

PhD project in the field of data visualization. Research group: INDVIL

Selected publications

  • Lechner, V., Weidmann, K.-H., & Hämmerle, I. (2016a). Systematic application of circle-similar shapes to visualize database-homogeneity in a big data environment. In A. Marcus (Ed.), Design, User Experience, and Usability: Technological Contexts. DUXU 2016 (pp. 167–179). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40406-6_16
  • Lechner, V., Weidmann, K.-H., & Hämmerle, I. (2016b). Systematische Anwendung von kreisähnlichen Formen zur Visualisierung von Datenbank-Performance im Big Data-Umfeld. In Datenvisualisierung: Vol. 6. design2product: Beiträge zur empirischen Designforschung (pp. 37–51). Hohenems, Austria: Bucher.
  • Lechner, V., & Weidmann, K.-H. (2015). Visualizing database-performance through shape, reflecting the development opportunities of radar charts. In M. Antona & C. Stephanidis (Eds.), Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Access to Today’s Technologies. UAHCI 2015 (pp. 455–463). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-20678-3_44
  • Lechner, V., Weidmann, K.-H., & Mayer, H. O. (2015). Visualisierung der Datenbank-Performance durch methodische Verknüpfung von Grundlagen der Formwahrnehmung mit den Prinzipien des Radardiagramms. In Methoden der Designforschung: Vol. 5. design2product: Beiträge zur empirischen Designforschung (pp. 148–168). Hohenems, Austria: Bucher.

Scientific publications

  • Lechner, Verena Elisabeth (2019). Why the look of simple graphical elements matters..
  • Lechner, Verena Elisabeth (2019). Showing the uncertain - Wie werden unsichere Daten visualisiert?.
  • Lechner, Verena Elisabeth (2019). Modality and uncertainty in data visualizations.

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