NBA All Stars and their Relationships, 2000-2016

July 15, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the premiere and most watched professional basketball league in the United States. Over the past two decades, there have been dozens of superstars in the NBA whose superior athleticism, will to win, and ability to garner support of fans worldwide is unprecedented. This network visualization demonstrates both the……

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Visualizing the world trade network in 1994

July 14, 2019 / 0 comments

Since the first long-distance trade back in the 3000 BC, International trade has been a vital part of the global economy. Today, we live in a modern industrialized world which heavily depends on trade. For this network visualization lab, I analyzed the data on trade miscellaneous manufactures of metal among 80 countries in 1994, to……

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Visualization OF Marvel hero NETWORK

July 14, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION The parallel universes derived from the Marvel universe become more and more perfect. The characters appearing in them are unmeasurable. There are already more than 5,000 superheroes in the universe. I have always been very interested in Marvel heroes. However,the network is too large to know all the characters relationship. After watching the movie,……

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Characters in Les Misérables

July 14, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo. It depicted the miserable life of French people in the early 19th century. Building upon a dataset recording all the connections between the characters mentioned in the novel, this analysis tends to study the function of characters in the novel and the general structure……

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A Network Map of America’s Air Traffic Connections

July 14, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction The animated visualization of U.S. Air Traffic created by Aaron Koblin presented the bustle transportation network up in the sky. I was fascinated by the vivid illustration and surprised at the vastness and the complexity of America’s airspace system. According to Federal Aviation Administration, there were 44,000 flights every day and up to 16,100,000……

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nyc park ranger response to Animal Condition calls

July 11, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Park rangers respond to hundreds of calls regarding the health and safety of wild and domestic animals in New York City parks. These calls involve dozens of species in various states of health that affect the outcome of these responses. Materials The dataset used to make these charts and graphs was found on NYC……

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What’s killing us? Leading Causes of Death in New York City

July 10, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction While Leading causes of death in New York City have changed over time, they could vary significantly by sex, race, income levels, or areas. Understanding the leading causes of death helps us to analyze citizen’s living conditions as well as the social and economic problems behind. In addition, the findings would be critical for……

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nyc sold house properties, sep 2016 – aug 2017

July 10, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction How many house properties are sold in NYC every year? Which types of houses are mostly sold? To answer these questions, this project is going to analyze and visualize the data of the sold house properties in New York City during a certain time period. I made four interactive infographics to show different aspects……

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A Closer Look at the Changing U.S. Population (2010-2018)

July 10, 2019 / 0 comments

The U.S. Population is changing. Depending on where one lives — or possibly which channels one watches — the fact that the United States of America is becoming a more diverse nation may or may not be a surprise. According to a Brookings Institution article from last year, the nation will turn majority-minority or “minority……

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Do Recent Events affect Population Growth?

July 10, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction The last several years have been a tumultuous time in the United States, from the recent election, the growing racial tensions, major natural disasters. I wanted to see if any of it had an effect on the population in the United States. Has the population in the United States changed over the recent years?……

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How were the films shoot in New York City?

July 10, 2019 / 0 comments

Film Permits in New York City from April 2018 to April 2019 INTRODUCTION New York City is the shooting location for many industries, such as Commercial, Television, and Film. In this project, I cleaned the data by Open Refine and visualized them by Tableau Public to demonstrate the category proportions, trends over one year, and……

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trends of Earthquakes in Turkey 1910-2017

July 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Turkey’s heavily diverse culture inherits elements from Eastern Mediterranean and Central Asian regions, as well as Eastern European and Caucasian traditions. This can be attributed to its unique geographical positioning, lying partly in Asia and partly in Europe. Owing to the same feature, it also becomes inherently vulnerable to earthquakes. The country sits between two huge tectonic plates,……

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NYC Business Acceleration Program, 2010 to 2019

July 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction NYC Business Acceleration is a program within Small Business Services that assists individuals and groups opening or operation a food and beverage, industrial, or retail businesses as well as pre-kindergarten programs. Designed to help these businesses open or expand more easily and faster, operate more smoothly and with fewer challenges, and recover from emergencies,……

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Leading cause of death in NYC

July 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Data Collection The lifestyle of New York City is so hectic. The hectic lifestyle takes a toll on health as well. And every day and night there are ambulance running on the streets of New York. This made me wonder about the no. of deaths in New York. I found interesting dataset about it on……

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Prevalence of mental disorders in the united states

July 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Mental health is never too important to stress, yet remains widely under-reported. Pew Research Center reported that 2008 had seen a significant increase in the number of internet users who looked for information about depression, anxiety, or other mental health issues. The percentage rose to 28% as opposed to a relatively stable 22% over……

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Citi Bike usage in April

July 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction In the past 5 years, China has witnessed the rise and fall of its many dockless bike-sharing companies. Targeting on resolving the “First Km/Last Km” Transit problem, millions of bicycles were poured into China’s streets and soon became a hazard. Today, most of the bikes are stored and piled at bicycle graveyards across the……

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Leading Causes of Death in the United States

July 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Instructions When I researched the topic: leading causes of death in data visualization, I found most of the people who do this topic are more focus on showing the high percentage of heart disease and put more focus on it. However, I am interested in suicide which is the lowest rate of disease. Other diseases……

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New York Traffic Accidents

July 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Transportation is one of the most essential activities in modern life. It contributes to the intersection of people and regions. In the process of conducting such activity, mistakes might occur and accidents might happen. In this project, building upon a dataset documenting all the vehicle collisions happened in 2013 to 2018, I intend to……

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Early Nautical Charts of San Francisco

July 3, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction With family history in San Francisco, I wanted to explore the historical visualizations of the San Francisco area. After sorting through a vast amount of visualizations, I came across nautical charts of San Francisco published during the 1800’s and early 1900’s. I have selected a few with which to create a timeline to see……

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the world map evolution before the common era

July 3, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction In the world of digital, we can get information easily. We use Google map to discover the world around us, even the world that we have never been to. Today’s convenience of access information makes me wondered how our ancestors get to know the world before the big data came into wide use. How……

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