Popularity and Cliques Among Class of 1880/81 German School Boys

November 9, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction For this lab, I wanted to use Gephi to create a visualization of a social network.  To do this, I used a dataset from a study that looked at the social relationships of a class of German schoolboys from 1880 to 1881. This socio-relational data was originally collected by the boys’ teacher, Johannes Delitsch…

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The Human Disease Network

November 8, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction I found I kind of love to research about human diseases’ related topics, which are really worth to understand and take the precautions. Therefore, for lab 3, I am also trying to design a visualization for human diseases and disorders. Based on the data set of a network of disorders and diseases that I found…

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Network of Marvel Heroes

November 7, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction (https://www.planetbroadcasting.com/our-shows/do-go-on/episodes/138-marvel-characters-special-with-guest-nick-mason/attachment/marvel-comics-wallpapers-27638-9835036/) Marvel heroes are worldwide comic idols for people all around the world. With over 8,000 characters. Marvel comics started in 1939 and been generally known as Atlas Comics since the early 1950s. During past 80 years. Direct from Marvel’s lawyers, the studio has created over 8,000 characters. Blockbuster film franchises including Iron Man,The…

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Marvel Social Network Visualization

November 7, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Marvel started in 1939 as Timely Publications, and by the early 1950s, had generally become known as Atlas Comics. The Marvel branding began in 1961, the year that the company launched The Fantastic Four and other superhero titles created by Steve Ditko, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and many others. Marvel counts among its characters…

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Using Gephi to Dive into a novel : David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

November 7, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction On this page, I used Gephi as a visualization tool to see the common words(adjectives and nouns) in the novel “David Copperfield” . Inspiration It brought delightment to me that things I learnt in Course 601: Foundation of Information connect to what I am doing in this project in Course 658: Data Visualization. Dr….

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Les Misérables: Network of Characters

November 7, 2018 / 0 comments

  Introduction Reading a book, watching a musical or movie is our way of soaking in a story and immersing ourselves into the world of literature. Often times, the characters in the books are intricately woven together where some relationships are forgotten by the viewer. Building a graph to show connection, the level of co-appearance,…

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Visualizing Marvel’s The Avengers – Phase One

November 7, 2018 / 0 comments

Photo by Hermes Rivera on Unsplash INTRODUCTION Diving into network analysis and visualizations, I chose to explore the topic of the Marvel Universe using the open-source software, Gephi. With its roots going back to Timely Publications in 1939 and the Marvel branding in 1961, Marvel Entertainment has expanded beyond the comic book world to movies,…

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Looking at a network of disorders and disease using Gephi

November 6, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction I’ve always been interested in looking at network data and wondered how they were made. We humans can never be immune to health problems. Many people die from severe illness around the world, and there are still many other diseases that have no cure. I decided to take this opportunity to look at common…

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Analyzing the connectedness of an airline’s routes

November 5, 2018 / 0 comments

I’ve always been interested in the infrastructure of the world. The ways in which goods and people move from place to place, and the complexity and scale of this system, is fascinating. It is this interest that lead me to attempt an infrastructure visualization for the networks lab. There are public datasets available for this…

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Connecting Crime Categories in 3 Similarly Affected Chicago Wards

November 5, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction: For the merits of this network visualization I thought it would be an interesting tool in diagnosing crime, and formulating a type of network that could show how similar communities share the burden with one another. I was able to find this dataset which is a regularly updated record of crime occurrences in the City of…

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How much influence does the telecom industry have on Congress?

November 4, 2018 / 0 comments

Last year, Congress voted on not-so-unusual party lines to dismantle a rule from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) entitled “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services”. This rule would have prohibited internet service providers (ISPs) from selling browsing history and other kinds of personal consumer data to third-party companies without the…

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A Gephi of Ice and Fire: Visualizing George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series

November 3, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Arya (sorry, had to) ready for a detailed look at the Game of Thrones universe? Martin’s 8-book (and growing) series has captured the hearts of millions of people worldwide. His fictional world contains more than 790 characters, with plotlines that grow increasingly more complex as the series progresses. As a longtime fan of the…

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Public Perceptions of Art Museum Funding in America

October 18, 2018 / 0 comments

New York City public school arts education, though stretched thin (fig. 1), lead the country in providing diverse and robust arts programming for public school students. By and large, even NYC schools employ only one certified arts educator per public school, who may or may not be full-time — and public schools in other areas of…

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NYC’s Popular Baby Names 2011-2016

October 17, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Deciding on a name for a child, and even a pet, is a common challenge. Hundreds of children are born daily in NYC and choosing a unique name is an important decision. In grade school, kids guess at the popularity of names based on their commonality within the classroom. But what about a city…

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Connection between Rank of Happiness and other Factors

October 12, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction   “Happiness” is a worldwide popular topic, especially for people like me, who is from a high-speed developing country like China, people there have too many things to care about, too much competitive pressure, family pressure on our daily life, we rarely have time to deeply think about “What’s happiness? What can help me…

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Defacement Crime in New York City (Year 2014 to 2018)

October 12, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction The Idea When I first came to New York from India in 2017, I noticed several graffitied buildings throughout the city. I had never seen anything quite like that before, and I had several questions racing through my mind – “Who would do this?”, “Why would they want to deface someone’s property?”, “How does…

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New York City Leading Causes of Death 2007–2014

October 12, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Living in New York City, a cultural melting pot, I always feel unsafe when walking on a street. Because as far as I know, New York is the notorious city where the crime rate is always high in the country. Therefore, I especially would like to find the data which is telling the crime rate or related death…

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Most Popular Movies 2006-2016

October 12, 2018 / 0 comments

  Introduction: From the year 2006 to 2016, what genre of movie was the most popular? which director made the best box office performances? what kind of films were highest rated by movie buffs and critics?  Based on the dataset of 1000 highest ranked movies on IMDB, I’ve created a brief dashboard that is able…

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Job Industry As Per The Empire State Development Regions of NY From 2012 to 2017

October 12, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction The Great Recession without a doubt affected the country’s economy, but the state of New York certainly did snap back. It is being said that the state is undergoing its largest and longest job expansion since World War II and New York City has been the driving force behind the employment growth in this…

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Data Analysis and Visualization of Museums and Related Organizations in the U.S.

October 10, 2018 / 0 comments

By Amanda Chen Introduction As a student of Museums and Digital Culture in Pratt, I always focus on analyzing data from museums and related institutions in the U.S. even around the world. Museum undertaking the social responsibilities of educating the public, serving for the community, as well as contributing to the economy. In the record…

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