Hollywood Film Music: NETWORK OF COMPOSERS AND PRODUCERS

April 18, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction This network contains the collaboration of 40 composers of film scores and the 62 producers who produced a minimum of five movies in Hollywood, 1964-1976. This is a 2-mode network: a line between a composer and a producer indicates that the former created the soundtrack for the movie produced by the latter. The line……

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A network of disorders and disease genes

April 18, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Nowadays, we live in an era of advanced science and technology, but at the same time, more and more complex diseases are emerging. When I was a little girl, some of my family members died for different cancer at their young age. They all were practitioners with professional medical backgrounds but still suffered from……

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social Network analysis: an exploration of “Class of 1880/81: friendship network of a German boys’ school class from 1880/1881”

April 18, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Friendship or personal relationship ties make up many of the networks that we are a part of or can observe. These relationships not only tell us about individual’s closeness to or support of one another, but can also tell us about the sociocultural/historical/economic context at the time, as well as effects of gender, race,……

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Human grouping vs clustering, taking FIFA 2019 soccer player data as an example

April 18, 2019 / 0 comments

This is a network among the registered players in FIFA 2019, a well-known video game of soccer, with the nodes as players, and the edges as the shared skillset. In this network, the players have more similar skill set will have a stronger connection. The post Human grouping vs clustering, taking FIFA 2019 soccer player…

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Lab 4: Connecting Words

April 18, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction For this week’s lab, I used a dataset that included the most commonly used nouns and adjectives from Charles Dickens’ novel, David Copperfield. Some of the questions I wanted to ask were: What are the common words used in this novel? Are there common words that could be closely connected to the themes of……

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A Conversation with Rosanna Flouty

April 18, 2019 / 0 comments

Rosanna Flouty (image from NYU faculty page) I had the privilege of speaking with Rosanna Flouty, museum studies professor at NYU and museum professional, at her office in Greenwich Village. Rosanna’s work has brought her to museums like the Guggenheim, the ICA Boston, the Whitney, and the Broad. Oftentimes, she has positioned herself at the forefront…

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Visualizing military alliances in the 20th century

April 18, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction As a history graduate, I have always been extremely interested in how our past shapes and informs our present social, political, economic and cultural contexts. A large part of understanding history and applying it to the present comes from understanding relationships between state and non-state actors; in other words, networks. As relationships are critical……

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MOST POPULAR IN THIRD grade: analysis of A PRIMARY SCHOOL Interaction network

April 18, 2019 / 0 comments

This semester I have been exploring various aspects of public health information as data visualizations.  I was interested in finding a dataset to use to explore network data with Gephi, open source software that allows you to create various network visualizations with datasets.  In my search I came across this dataset on the website SocioPatterns,……

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Contact Network in Primary School

April 17, 2019 / 0 comments

BACKGROUND: Primary school is an important stage in child development. The brain develops rapidly in the early years of childhood, and primary school plays a crucial role of nurturing the mind. Primary school is a place where young children not only learn to read and write, but also interact and get along with one another.……

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Digital Partnerships: Reflections on a Conversation w.

April 15, 2019 / 0 comments

Digital Partnerships: Reflections on a Conversation w. Cuseum (Image c/o Boston Business Journal) Last Wednesday Pratt Emerging Museum Professionals (also known as PEMP, a student affiliate group of the National Emerging Museum Professional Network) hosted a talk with Dan Sullivan, Head of Growth Partnership for Cuseum. Cuseum is a company that partners with museums and cultural institutions…

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Online to Offline: Artificial Intelligence helps to design a personalized museum in digital era

April 14, 2019 / 0 comments

Online to Offline: Artificial Intelligence helps to design a personalized museum in the digital era How do you visit the museum? As an explorer or experience seeker, you probably would love to adventure museum like Tracy Chevalier, the author of Girl with a Pearl Earning, who always does her secret curation in a museum or gallery…

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Adding Accessibility to the Digital Strategic Plan?

April 13, 2019 / 0 comments

Throughout the course Museum Digital Strategy, we have discussed whether museums need a digital strategic plan across their whole institution, or if the museum can entrust that responsibility to individual departments who can craft their own digital plans as they see fit. Accessibility within the museum space can be looked at in a similar fashion,…

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#infoshow18 Demos and Video Trailers

April 11, 2019 / 0 comments

These demos and videos will be on display at #infoshow18: Heather Hill – Creating a Map on Carto (video) Youn Lee – 2017 Houston Astros Regular Season (interactive visualization) Pratt Shows video trailers:   Author information Student Work | The post #infoshow18 Demos and Video Trailers appeared first on #infoshow.

Olympic Gold-Medalists around the world

April 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Every four years we watch the most athletic people of the world compete in different disciplines to see who can win a gold medal at the Olympic Games. Every time it is an exciting and emotional event. But for this project I don’t want to only focus on a single year of Olympics. I want……

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Mapping Seasonal Flu Vaccine Providers in NYC

April 6, 2019 / 0 comments

Pubic health is highly dependent on maps as the locations of health conditions can provide insight into their causes. This is particularly true of infectious diseases, as was evidenced in the landmark London Cholera outbreak map from 1854 by Dr. John Snow that allowed him to discover the source of the outbreak at several water……

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Data visualization_NYC complaint amount and subway entry

April 6, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction New York City has a very complex social construction. So the social contradictions may happen in many locations in NYC. Citizen’s Complaints reflect this situation. The rate of complaints may happen in certain locations. This visualization work shows the distribution of complaint amounts in NYC and the NYC subway entry locations. By viewing my……

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Understanding NYC’s Participatory Budgeting projects between 2012-17

April 6, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Since moving to New York last year, I have been pleasantly surprised by the amount of community-based initiatives I have seen throughout the city. Not only are these initiatives valued, common and often broadcast, but they are also consistent across the boroughs. Having lived in other large metropolitan cities, I found this stark difference……

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Explore Green in NY

April 6, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction As a person who born in a tropical area often loves outdoor activities as well. When I moved to New York City last year, I found that this city has a lot more skyscrapers but less natural environment compared with my hometown, Taipei. For me, It is hard to tolerate living in a city……

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Alternative Fuel Stations in the U.S.

April 6, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction With the rise of Tesla, alternative fuel vehicles have been drawing so much attention and become one of the most significant symbols of technology. Although there is still controversy about alternative fuel vehicles, it’s already changing our ways of life. In 2018, there were 203 new AFV (alternative fuel vehicles) and HEV (hybrid electric……

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Changing ANIMATION of manhattan’s Historic Building From 1800 to 2015

April 4, 2019 / 0 comments

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