Visualization of Livestock Disease Control Scenarios

Florence Wang1, Ann Seitzinger1

1CSIRO, Clayton, Australia


Under the FMD (Foot Mouth Disease) Ready program, the stochastic Australian Animal Disease Model (AADIS) is developed and employed to simulate the potential daily spread of a highly infectious livestock disease such as Foot and Mouth Disease. Initial scenarios of FMD include running 500 iterations for each of 13 different disease start locations and 8 alternative control strategies with an emphasis on exploring vaccination options. The ability to visually compare these scenarios is beneficial not only to researchers analysing the data but also for emergency responders, industry representatives, and producers receiving the information. This talk presents the dashboard data visualization tool developed for interactively exploring and comparing the FMD scenarios generated by AADIS and therefore facilitate better understanding of study results.


Florence works as a scientific data visualisation specialist at Scientific Computing, CSIRO. She completed her PhD from University of Sydney in 2014 with a focus on high dimensional data visualisation and understanding. Her work interests are data visualisation, visual analytics, and more recently, the overlapping areas between mixed reality and visualisation.


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