Due to an unexpected infrastructure failure, not all of the applications on this web service are available. We are making effort to identifying the problem, implementing appropriate solution, and restoring the applications. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Oxford Visual Informatics Lab

OVii is a collection of visualization researchers doing research on all sorts of interesting things! Find out about all our great projects here!


Try it out!

A piece of software for visualization of Poems, designed as part of the JISC Digging in to Data (II) project.


Try it out!

Reference utility for visualization.


Try it out!

Create visualizations that allow you to compare the complexities of your algorithms.

Try it out!

Experiment with our fanastic glyph for computer-aided semen analysis.


Find out more!

A multi-task comparative study on scatter plots and parallel coordinates plots.


Try it out!

A tool for exploring and identifying shared passages between two sample texts, designed as part of the JISC Digging in to Data (III) project.

Teaching and Tutorials

Visual Analytics Course

Oxford University, Dept. of Computer Science, 2016

A series of lectures to get you started with D3, using live examples. We take you from the beginnings in lecture 1 where we introduce HTML, CSS, JavaScript and drawing with D3, then get more advanced in lecture 2 where we show how to load data, add mouse interaction, zoom, brush and animate with D3.

View our interactive slides

View the PDF version