Research activities investigated both practical solutions for specific application domains (Visual Analytics for) and theoretical aspects of Visual Analytics (Visual Analytics by).
A.WA.RE group provided ad-hoc Visual Analytics Solutions for the Network Medicine analysis connecting together genes, disease and drugs.
A.WA.RE research group is actively working on ad-hoc Visual Analytics Solutions for network monitoring, vulnerability analysis, malware detection, and security profile management.
A.WA.RE researchers worked on the definition and systematization of visual quality metrics, providing a general classification of both kinds of metrics and usage purposes. A distinguishing approach was the definition of Feature Preservation Metrics, that allow for evaluating and improving in a novel way the effectiveness of basic Infovis techniques.
Currently, A.WA.RE researchers are working on the emerging Progressive Visual Analytics field, providing contributes for both theoretical and practical aspects.