Category: Information Visualization

#ScreamIntoTheVoid: How Far Does Your Twitter Network Reach?"> Visualization of Thorp's Experiment

#ScreamIntoTheVoid: How Far Does Your Twitter Network Reach?">#ScreamIntoTheVoid: How Far Does Your Twitter Network Reach?

Introduction Digital technology (DT) has revolutionized communications. Coupled with the boundless potential of the internet, DT promises to continue redefining the standards for engagement in the public sphere. In particular, social networking sites like Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr...

Superheroes and Social Cliques

Tyler Dennis Dr. Sula Information Visualization – Gephi Lab “Marvel Chronology Project”     Introduction: The dataset used for this, the Gephi lab, was exhaustive and super ambitious in size and scope. It was curated by the Marvel Chronology Project,...

Visualizing Good Flight Paths

Introduction Networks help to explain our complex world by presenting insights into the relationships of elements (people, events, bacteria) revealing extent of connections between them.  For the network visualization lab I set out to create a graph of an airline...

Prisoner Connections: A Gephi Presentation

Introduction In the 1950s, sociological professor John Gagnon conducted a survey of 67 prisoners.  The survey simply asked: “Who do you consider yourself to be closest friends with?”  According to political scientist Duncan MacRae Jr., the data was incredibly difficult...

Dashboard Dreaming Using Tableau

Introduction The second lab of the course served to develop skills in the practical application of data visualization theory and best practices presented in the lectures and readings. The process of information visualization transforms data into representations that can aid...

Films Visualized in Tableau

Tyler Dennis Dr. Sula LIS 658 TableauPublic Lab   Introduction                 Lab 2, working with Tableau, was challenging but also more rewarding than working with the slideshow in our first lab. Tableau was really easy to work with, and allows...

NYC Deaths & Causes 2006-2015

Introduction The topic that I chose for this Tableau Public lab is ‘NYC Leading Causes of Death’ — As dark as this sounds, epidemiology has been one of the topics that I have been interested in but never really got...