Ask Data: Natural Language Interaction in Tableau

My research on natural language interaction contributed to the innovation and development of Tableau's Ask Data feature. Ask Data supports inexpert users by enabling people to ask and answer questions about data in plain language.



Research papers:

Melanie Tory and Vidya Setlur, Do What I Mean, Not What I Say! Design Considerations for Supporting Intent and Context in Analytical Conversation, IEEE VAST Conference, 2019.


Vidya Setlur, Melanie Tory, and Alex Djalali, Inferencing Underspecified Natural Language Utterances in Visual Analysis, Intelligent User Interfaces 2019.

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