Michael Sedlmair, professor for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality at the Visualization Research Center of the University of Stuttgart (VISUS) and project leader of project A08 (A Learning-Based Research Methodology for Visualization) at the SFB-TRR 161 “Quantitative Methods for Visual Computing”, ranks first among one hundred researchers on the 2022 AI 2000 List of Most Influential Researchers in Visualization, making him the most impactful scholar in the field of visualization between 2012 and 2021.
Also among the one hundred most influential scholars in the subfield of visualization is VISUS co-director and SFB-TRR 161 speaker Daniel Weiskopf (place 91). He is therefore awarded an AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar Honorable Mention.
About the AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar Award
Each year, AMiner—an academic search system, which indexes expert profiles and publications—recognizes the world’s top-cited and therefore most influential scholars within their subfield of artificial intelligence research over the past ten years. The top 10 scholars are named as AI 2000 Most Influential Scholars while ranks 11-100 receive an AI 2000 Most Influential Scholars Honorable Mention. The AI 2000 annual lists are automatically generated and determined by computer algorithms deployed in the AMiner system that tracks and ranks scholars based on citation counts collected by top-venue publications.