Visualizing the connections between hollywood film producers and composers

November 13, 2019 / 0 comments

In his study, Faulkner examined the network and connections between producers and composers. He found that each connection a producer made with a composer was essentially a business transaction. The more well-known a composer was, it was more likely that he would work on films with the largest budgets and greatest chance at commercial success….

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How to Win Friends and Influence People: 1880-1881 German Schoolboys Edition

November 13, 2019 / 0 comments

One of the earliest studies in the field of social network analysis was in the year of 1880-1881, where German teacher, Johannes Delitsch, collected the socio-relational data of a class of 53 students. This study is particularly significant for providing “insight into the process of friendship formation in school classes during an interesting time where……

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unveiling GLOBAL trade patterns using network analysis

November 13, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION Originating from mathematician Leonhard Euler’s graph theory, prior to the era of modern-day computing, network analysis was initially applied to social science research. Since then, we have witnessed a wide-spread adaption of the field, as computer development has allowed for analysis and visualization of large and complex networks, ranging from social media to politics……

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Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 1 : Most Influencial Characters

November 13, 2019 / 0 comments

The Marvel Universe, a fictional universe with a great number of characters that are all connected in some way. The universe has more than 10,000 characters. The focus of this visualization will be on phase 1 of the Marvel Universe(2008 – 2012). The goal is to find the most connected characters in this time period.……

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Visualizing the game of throne social network

November 13, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction  Games of Thrones (GoT) is a widely popular series based on a novel by George R.R. Martin titled “A Song of Fire and Ice.” It is the most popular show in HBO history averaging 44.2 million viewers per episode in gross audience for season eight, which was the final season (Mitovich, 2019). To summarize……

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David Copperfield: Nouns & Adjectives

November 12, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction The English language has patterns, which can be revealed through network visualizations. Analyzing noun and adjective frequency and relationship can help understand the common English language habits for a certain time period. This visualization looks at the writing of 19th century writer Charles Dickens, specifically his novel David Copperfield. Through this, we will explore……

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Network Analysis on domestic flights in the United States 2017.1

November 12, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction: The United States is the world’s third or fourth-largest country by total area. U.S. airlines carried more passengers on domestic flights than international flights. Today, the numbers of flights and passengers keep rising due to cheaper tickets and travel plans. For me, it’s interesting to see how people traveling around the country and the……

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A Network analysis of the uswnt

November 12, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction After the FIFA Women’s World Cup this summer I became very interested in the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) and have been following their games since. When coming up with an idea for a network analysis assignment, I thought it would be interesting to see a network analysis of the goals from the last……

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GAME OF THRONES NETWORK VISUALIZATION

November 12, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION Game of Thrones is a series based on George R.R. Martin’s best-selling book series “A Song of Ice and Fire”. This captivating series gained immense popularity because of the vast plethora of characters and its intriguing plots. Being an admirer of the series, I decided to create a network visualization and analysis based on……

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SAVE THE DATE – #infoshow20

November 9, 2019 / 0 comments

#infoshow20, the annual showcase of School of Information Student work, will be held Wednesday May 13, 2020 from 5:30-8:00pm, followed by a reception 8:00-9:30pm at Pratt Manhattan Center – 144 W. 14th St, NYC. Author information Pratt iSchool | The post SAVE THE DATE – #infoshow20 appeared first on #infoshow.

Monuments in New York City

October 11, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction For this assignment I used statistical visualizations to understand the landscape of when and where monuments were constructed in New York City. I wanted to better understand the rate at which they were built. For example, were there more built earlier in New York’s history than today? Additionally I was curious if there were……

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Threatened species in the EU – looking from a Global perspective

October 11, 2019 / 0 comments

Visualizations aiming to present the situation of the threatened species in the European Union from a global perspective The post Threatened species in the EU – looking from a Global perspective appeared first on Information Visualization.

Dog Bite risk in NYC

October 11, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION Dog is always one of the most popular pets in American families. They are loyal, affectionate and bring lots of joy to their master. However, a dog can be dangerous without proper training could result in destructive behaviors. Nearly five million people in the US are bitten by dogs each year. The most common……

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Suicide Rates Overview

October 10, 2019 / 0 comments

Compares socio-economic info with suicide rates by year and country Introduction This compiled dataset pulled from four other datasets linked by time and place and was built to find signals correlated to increased suicide rates among different cohorts globally, across the socio-economic spectrum. Materials I find this dataset in kaggle (https://www.kaggle.com) which is an online……

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New York City Death Analysis (since 2007)

October 9, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction & Inspiration Health is always an important topic for our daily lives. I’m always interested in reading articles about health and doing research on how might we live healthier. I got my inspiration for this lab from the World Health Origination. I got shocked that the top two causes of death in 2016 and……

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Who bikes more in nyc: Citi Bike trips of january 2018

October 9, 2019 / 0 comments

Biking is a great and cost-effective way to get around a city. This visualization uses Citi Bike trip data to provide useful insights such as who bikes more between gender groups, what are the most popular start stations and more. The post Who bikes more in nyc: Citi Bike trips of january 2018 appeared first…

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How much energy did NYCHA use in 2010-2017?

October 9, 2019 / 0 comments

ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY (NYCHA) DEVELOPMENTS, 2010-2017 Introduction In a city that never sleeps, all those flashing lights and air-conditioned buildings are bound to add up to one large bill. I wanted to analyze NYC’s energy consumption and found a dataset, made available by NYC Open Data, detailing the energy and……

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An alarming increase in the number of Threatened species on earth

October 9, 2019 / 0 comments

View Dashboard Introduction Threatened species are any species (including animals, plants, fungi, etc.) that are vulnerable to endangerment soon. More frequent and intense drought, storms, heatwaves, rising sea levels, melting glaciers and warming oceans can directly harm all the species and their habitat. [source] By using datasets provided by the UN, I hope to highlight the issue of an alarming……

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Shooting incident that occurred in NYC (Year 2006 to 2018)

October 9, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction As a resident who’s relatively new to New York, I have recently had gained significantly awareness into public safety issue. In this case, the shooting incident. Because additional information related to shooting incident can be included as suspect and victim. By dive further into the available data to understand the scale of the issue,……

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Popular Male Baby names across Ethnicities in NYC for 2016

October 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction and Inspiration:  To find a dataset large enough to work for this lab, I searched the NYC OpenData website. At first, I was amazed at the amount of public data that is available and it took me quite some time to find even just a department that I’d be interested. Eventually, I decided on……

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