Case Study: Friends of Material for the Arts

May 3, 2018 / 0 comments

ABOUT THE PROJECT Material for the Arts had discovered a declining usage of their website. They did not have a mobile optimized website and we were asked to propose a mobile-centered re-design. In this project, we designed a digital interfaces from a user-centered perspective based on user research, interviews and evaluation. MY ROLE I had…

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Visualizing the World Tourism Data

May 1, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction This project is to visualize the world tourism dataset from World Tourism Organization, including arrivals of non-resident tourists/visitors, departures and tourism expenditure in the country and in other countries. I intended to use maps and charts to provide visual comparison between countries. With the consideration of the project goals and application features, Tableau Public…

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Once Upon a Graph; Mapping the Once Upon a Time Family Tree

May 1, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction The inspiration for creating this social network came with the final season of the show Once Upon a Time, an ABC drama featuring fairytale characters who are magically cursed into modern day America. Stitching several classic fairytales together, the show is well known for its characters’ complicated family tree. Spanning over several locations, both…

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Hawaii 2017 Visitor Map

May 1, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Hawaii is a tourist-based economy, relying heavily on visitor expenditure and investments. The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism began collecting visitor statistics through the Hawaiian Tourism Authority since 1990s. The data collected has expanded throughout the years. From what started as an overall visitor count has now stretched to varied areas such…

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Implementing Community Programs to Prevent Deaths by Drug Overdose in West Virginia

May 1, 2018 / 0 comments

The opioid epidemic is a devastating crisis that is ravaging rural areas of the United States. The state of West Virginia has been especially affected, having the highest rate of deaths caused by drug overdose in the United States in 2016 (CDC, 2018). Despite seeming insurmountable, some individuals and programs are working toward methods of…

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Visualization of US Domestic Flights

April 30, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction This project was the extension report of the Gephi Lab which I had done previously for the US domestic flight. In this project, I had included the historical records of US domestic flights of 2009 to create the further visualizations. This project would be focusing on the traffic volume as well as the connections…

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Coming Soon – #infoshow18

April 27, 2018 / 0 comments

#infoshow18, the annual showcase of Pratt Institute School of Information student work, is May 11 at 5:30-7:30p, followed by the graduation reception. To attend, RSVP to si@pratt.edu. More information on #infoshow18 and Pratt Shows at www.prattshows.org. Author information Student Work | The post Coming Soon – #infoshow18 appeared first on #infoshow.

NYC wifi hotspot locations visualization and analyzation

April 24, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction: Using the data from the NYC Wi-Fi Hotspot Locations from NYC Open Data website. I was able to visualize a part of the data and focus on mapping specific types of wifi hotspot locations. The relationship between the wifi hotspot and metro line/entrance also been discovered. This is not only a map but a…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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