Marvel Social Network in GEPHI

April 21, 2018 / 0 comments

Figure 1. Final – Marvel Social Network introduction For the GEPHI lab I decided to work with a large dataset, the Marvel Social Network available from the GEPHI wiki (https://github.com/gephi/gephi/wiki/Datasets). I am fan of Marvel and thought working with this dataset would be interesting as I am familiar with the groups represented by this social…

Read more →

Visualizing the Content of Science Fiction with Gephi

April 21, 2018 / 0 comments

According to Goodreads, “Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and capitalization) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves speculations based on current or future science or technology.” It is a very popular genre of fiction which often includes some imaginative concepts and explores the potential consequences of scientific and other…

Read more →

Musical Network Visualization

April 20, 2018 / 0 comments

I went a little nuts for this week’s lab, attempting to recreate digitally a network graph I drew by hand almost ten years ago. At that time I was a college student (or college radio DJ moonlighting as a student), besotted with my own ever-shifting cross section of rock and roll hagiography. Here is that…

Read more →

Exploring Network Data With Gephi

April 19, 2018 / 0 comments

When I was looking for the appropriate dataset for this project, I explored different network datasets repositories. By studying the available network dataset on the Internet, I realized that the structure of a network dataset is more defined than those that are used to create other types of visualization. This project allows me to understand…

Read more →

Use Gephi to present the metal world trade in 1994

April 19, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction: Gephi, one of the useful software to analyze and visualize the amount of big data sets as networks, is a helpful tool to review multiple connections among several elements. Also, Gephi uses a 3D render engine to display graphs in real-time and speed up the exploration (Gephi website). For example, when analyzing a network, all…

Read more →

Visualizing Ingredient Networks

April 19, 2018 / 0 comments

As someone raised by a chef and cookbook author, I’ve always loved cooking and experimenting with different recipes. So after running into the “Flavor Network and the Principles of Food Pairing” dataset in Jeremy Singer-Vine’s database, I knew I had to try to analyze the network myself. This visualization was intended as an ingredient exploratory…

Read more →

From Treemaps to Network Graphs: Further Visualizations of Hierarchical Relationships in The Art Genome Project

April 19, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction This report explores categorical and hierarchical data from The Art Genome Project, Artsy’s ongoing study into the characteristics and connections between artists and artworks, using Gephi, an open-source network analysis and visualization software. The goal of the resulting network visualization is to graphically represent abstract information hierarchies, providing a shared point of reference for…

Read more →

Info Vis Lab 4: Gephi

April 19, 2018 / 0 comments

The primary goal of this lab was to become familiar with Gephi, especially its quick save feature. The data I used is from Big Allied and Dangerous (BAAD), a project that “focuses on creation and maintenance of a comprehensive database of terrorist organizational characteristics.” The data includes 395 distinct terrorist groups that perpetrated at least…

Read more →

Planting Companion🌱

April 19, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction After the introduction to networked data left my head spinning, the question of finding a dataset that I would understand became the task at hand. I began the lab with a dataset available on Gephi’s website as a sample datasets; one that looked at the Marvel’s Social Network. Having recently seen Black Panther, I…

Read more →

Revisiting the Paston Letters Network

April 19, 2018 / 0 comments

Figure 1 The Pastons were a gentry family that lived in the village of Paston in Norfolk, England, during the fifteenth century. Their letter and document collection, which dates between 1422 and 1509, provides valuable evidence of land struggles, wealth acquisition, love interests, and family crises that the Pastons encountered during this time (The British…

Read more →

Visualizing Social Networks of of Schoolboys, Prison Inmates, and Dolphins using Gephi

April 18, 2018 / 0 comments

Gephi is a tool for analyzing and visualizing graph data. Using layout algorithms and statistics functions, the user may identify patterns in networks and generate statistical metrics to further understand how individual entities (nodes) are connected (by edges) to one another. I worked with several small data sets to explore Gephi and experiment with network…

Read more →

Gephi Lab: 19th Century Social Network

April 18, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Visualizing social networks can help to visualize the processes of social life. This includes this formation of communities, the transfer of ideas, the spread of diseases, and the ways in which people connect to places, institutions, and each other. This lab assignment asked students to create a network visualization using Gephi, an open source…

Read more →

Gephi Lab: A 19th Century The Social Network

April 18, 2018 / 0 comments

Intro I have chosen to represent one of the original documentations of a social network, created in Germany by the teacher Johannes Delitsch of an all boys 4th grade class in 1880/81. Delitsch documented the social connections and relationships between the 53 boys in his class, “he wanted to understand why and between whom friendship…

Read more →

Network Visualization and Analysis for the Domestic Airlines

April 15, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Sometimes it might be more helpful to visualize the data by revealing their patterns and trends. Gephi is a great tool for exploring and visualizing large network graphs. In this lab, Gephi was used to create a visualization graph that could analysis the data of the domestic airlines by highlighting the travelling paths and…

Read more →

Mapping the social structure of dolphins using Gephi

April 14, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction My original idea to test the network graphing tool, Gephi, was to create a family map using the notoriously complicated cast of the ABC show, Once Upon a Time. However, that dream was quickly crushed when I failed to find a fan-made data set of the cast members, and now I am considering making…

Read more →

Gephi: Letter Exchanges Across Europe

April 13, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction: Big data sets of social networks can be analyzed and viewed in different perspectives through visualization programs such as Gephi. Being an open-source tool, it is accessible and free for public use. Its functions include “exploring, analyzing, spatializing, filtering, clustering, manipulating and exporting”[1] data sets. Its “flexible architecture” can detect patterns and help users gather…

Read more →

Design Story: Intreprid Sea, Air & Space Museum Website

April 12, 2018 / 0 comments

Design Story for the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum   Group: Arushi, Julie, Alexa, Krissy. The Challenge: Our group had the opportunity to reimagine a new website for the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex. The goal was to research users and analyze content to create a prototype we feel best serves the…

Read more →

Design Story: Chimera Calendar App

April 12, 2018 / 0 comments

By Kristen Droesch & Lily Martin, Spring 2017 For our Advanced UX Design course, we were charged with developing and prototyping a new calendar system. We kicked off our project by selecting the user group we were most interested in designing for, eventually settling on arts and media freelancers. To boil down the essential needs…

Read more →

A Redesign Proposal for the Voorheesville Public Library Website

April 12, 2018 / 0 comments

In order to propose a redesign for the Voorheesville Public Library’s website, we conducted a user-centered review, test, and analysis of the information architecture and interactive design of the site. It appeared to be clogged with duplicated content in an overly complex structure, and was not adapted for mobile. Our goals were to conduct research…

Read more →

Our Streets, Our Stories: A Case Study

April 12, 2018 / 0 comments

The Concept Our Streets, Our Stories is an ongoing oral history project run by the Brooklyn Public Library. The program aims to collect the personal stories of community residents throughout Brooklyn neighborhoods through recorded interviews. As an Our Streets, Our Stories volunteer responsible for conducting interviews, I initially set out to design a web-based solution…

Read more →