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Getting Started

Documentation for installing VisTrails and additional packages is available on the Downloads page.

User's Guide and FAQ

An always evolving user's guide and is available along with a list of frequently asked questions.

Video Tutorial

We are in the process of creating a video tutorial that can be used to guide users through the process of learning to use VisTrails. The videos that follow below are a preliminary version of this tutorial, and will keep evolving towards a complete tutorial.

VT_Thumbs_PiplineBuilder.jpg The Pipeline Builder

These videos demonstrate the basic usage of the Pipeline Builder, including how to add modules, connect modules, and modify module parameters.

Quicktime.png Adding a Module

Quicktime.png Adding a Parameter

Quicktime.png Connecting Two Modules

Quicktime.png Adding a Parameter via Modules

VT_Thumbs_ParameterExplore.jpg Parameter Space Exploration

These videos demonstrate more advanced use of the Pipeline Builder window. Parameter exploration allows easy mutli-dimensional comparative visualization generation to quickly and thoroughly explore data.

Quicktime.png Parameter Space Exploration

VT_Thumbs_VersionTree.jpg The Version Tree

These videos show interaction with the Version Tree. Emphasis here is on interaction with the widgets, searching and refining the versions displayed, and performing diffs between versions to highlight changes.

Quicktime.png Version Tree Interaction

Quicktime.png The Visual Diff

Quicktime.png Querying the Version Tree and Pipelines

Other Videos

We have produced several videos exploring different features of the system.Please note that some of these videos were generated using older versions of VisTrails, and the interface might look different than the one available in the latest releases.

Demonstration_thumb.png Demonstration

This video shows basic usage of VisTrails by going through three examples. Some of the features shown are:

  • Manipulating a pipeline by adding modules and connections and setting parameters
  • Performing a parameter exploration

As this is an old version of the system, some of the features are not currently available.

Quicktime.png High Resolution(81 MB)

Quicktime.png Medium Resolution(29 MB)

Quicktime.png Low Resolution(16 MB)

Radiation_thumb.png Radiation Oncology

This video shows how some of VisTrails features were used on a Radiation Oncology study.

As this is an old version of the system, some of the features are not currently available.

Quicktime.png High Resolution(70 MB)