Focussing on visual analytics research

IEEE Computer Society provides an informative video on research in visual analytics. The video stresses that the new research domain of visual analytics aims to aid discoveries through data management, analysis & interactive visualizations.

It states the needs for visual analytics includes: 
- current situation of vast and heterogeneous data 
- need for humans to be in loop who need a lot of answers 
- need for blend of analytics & interactive visualization 
- need for quick answers with on demand improvements 
- desire for presentation linked with analysis