Networking diversity in children’s literature

April 20, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction For the past three months, I have been conducting a diversity audit of Brooklyn Heights Montessori School’s library collection. Using Karen Jensen’s Diversity Audit Outline, I am examining each book in the library’s Fiction collection to determine how much of the collection includes diverse experiences and representations. Examples of the diversity types include: ability……

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World Trade Network in 1994

April 20, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction The network is a more complicated concept compared to other data vis genres. On a network the meanings of edges. Since the required elements of data are particular. There are not many options for me to choose from. I used the 1994 World Trade data from CASOS Public Datase1ts. Through the visualization of this……

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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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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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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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Discovering the 5 mins distance between NYC Art Gallery and Subway Station

April 4, 2019 / 0 comments

IDEA Planning and Drafting What I like about New York is there are various art galleries you can go and many exhibitions you are able to view. The art industry seems always a blooming field in this city, and it provides an enjoyable moment that you can do during your leisure time. Additionally, I am……

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Lap Report 3

April 4, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction For my mapping visualization, I was interested in looking into the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) development sites. As most large metropolitans, New York City is seeing a rise in luxury building developments but I wanted to look at the areas where affordable housing was being offered to residents. Not only that, but……

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What Is the Most Expensive Subway Line in NYC?

April 4, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction I doubt that not many New Yorkers know that there are 22 lines (27 if including SIR line and express lines) are there in the New York subway system like almost no one knows how many veins do we have in our body. The over complex MTA subway system is like the veins of……

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