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Mystery at the Wildlife Preserve About the VAST Challenge The Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) Challenge is an annual contest with the goal of advancing the field of visual analytics through competition. The VAST Challenge is designed to help researchers understand how their software...

Return to Kronos The Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) Challenge is an annual contest with the goal of advancing the field of visual analytics through competition. The VAST Challenge is designed to help researchers understand how their software would be used in a novel analytic task and...

The Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) Challenge is an annual contest with the goal of advancing the field of visual analytics through competition. The VAST Challenge is designed to help researchers understand how their software would be used in a novel analytic task and determine if...

In the roughly twenty years that Tethys-based GAStech has been operating a natural gas production site in the island country of Kronos, it has produced remarkable profits and developed strong relationships with the government of Kronos. However, GAStech has not been as successful in demonstrating...

There is something for everyone in this year’s VAST Challenge. This year’s challenge presents three distinct mini-challenges to test your skills. These challenges are open to participation by individuals and teams in industry, government, and academia. Creative approaches to visual analytics are...

This year’s VAST Challenge focuses on visual analytics applications for both large scale situation analysis and cyber security. We have two mini-challenges to test your analytical skills and confound your visual analytics applications. In the first mini-challenge, (the imaginary) BankWorld's largest...

Vastopolis is a major metropolitan area with a population of approximately two million residents. During the last few days, health professionals at local hospitals have noticed a dramatic increase in reported illnesses. Observed symptoms are largely flu≠like and include fever, chills,sweats, aches...

The VAST 2010 Challenge consisted of three mini-challenges (MC) and one Grand Challenge (GC). Each MC had a data set, instructions and a number of questions to be answered. The GC required participants to pull together information from all three data sets and write a debrief summarizing the...

The VAST 2009 Challenge scenario concerned a fictitious, cyber security event. An employee leaked important information from an embassy to a criminal organization. Participants were asked to discover the identity ofthe employee and the structure of the criminal organization. Participants were...

Mini Challenge 1: Wiki Editors The Paraiso movement is controversial and is having considerable social impact in a specific area of the world. We have extracted a segment of the Paraiso (the movement) Wikipedia edits page. Please note this is not the Paraiso Manifesto Wiki page which is part of the...

It is Fall of 2004 and one of your analyst colleagues has been called away from her current tasks to an emergency. The boss has given you the assignment of picking up her investigation and completing her task. She has been asked to pursue a line of investigation into some unexpected activities...

Dataset The dataset will consist of: About 1200 news stories from the Alderwood Daily News plus a few other items collected by the previous investigators A few photos A few maps of Alderwood and vicinity (in bitmap image form) A few files with other mixed materials, e.g. a spreadsheet with voter...

The year 2014 solution files are based on model calibration effort based on inputs and data from Year 2014 as described in Khangaonkar et al. 2018). It includes water surface elevation, currents, temperature and salinity at an hourly interval. These netcdf files with 24 hourly records include...

This GCAM-Demeter-LU is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License:http://opendatacommons.org/licenses/by/1.0/. The dataset includes the projected global gridded land cover (excluding the Antarctic) for the period of 2015-2100 at 0.05-degree resolution and 5-year time step under...
This dataset contains simple condensation mdoel output and CAM4 model output that were used to produce figures in the following paper: Wan, H., Woodward, C. S., Zhang, S., Vogl, C. J., Stinis, P., Gardner, D. J., Rasch, P. J., Zeng, X., Larson, V. E., and Singh, B. (2020): Improving time-step...