The Uneven Spread of Covid-19 In New York City

July 18, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction In the early months of 2020, Covid-19 changed the world in a dramatic way. When the virus reached the United States, nowhere was hit harder than New York City. Peaking at several hundred deaths per day, the city went from business-as-usual, to a state of emergency in a matter of weeks. Now, many months……

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MET Painting API Analysis

July 18, 2020 / 0 comments

Dataset: My project is the MET archive analysis report. I used the API (RESTful web service in JSON format) that provides access to all of The Met’s Open Access data. It has all of the artworks at the MET so I chose to focus on just one medium of art to help focus on a…

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Startup Investments

July 18, 2020 / 0 comments

The number of startups has continued to grow over the years but only a few succeed, as a reported 90% of startups fail. With such a high failure rate, I was curious as to what types of startups investors were funding and if there were any trends among these investments. I obtained a spreadsheet of…

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Brooklyn Museum Cross Stitch Bot

July 18, 2020 / 0 comments

I spent this past academic year working as a web archiving fellow with the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC). As part of that work, I was responsible for performing quality assurance on the archives of the Brooklyn Museum’s website, so I became intimately familiar with the structure of the site and the metadata of…

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NYC Street Trees

July 18, 2020 / 0 comments

For this project, I used Python to determine several insights regarding street trees throughout the NYC area. I was able to perform this analysis by using the 2015 NYC Street Tree Census data from NYC Open Data. First, I downloaded the 2015 NYC Street Tree Census csv file from NYC Open Data then I created…

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Pratt listserv Work Opportunities

July 18, 2020 / 0 comments

This project aimed to analyze the different types of work opportunities emailed out on the Pratt Institute School of Information listserv. This project consists of two parts: First exporting the Pratt School of Information listserv emails. In February 2020 the School of Information created separate listservs for each of the different degree tracks, so I…

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THE EMPLOYMENT RATE FOR TWO MAJOR CITIES “NEW YORK AND CALIFORNIA ” in 2020.

July 13, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction In this project, we will look at the 2020 estimate of the employment rates, unemployment rates, and labor force for New York City and California sub-county areas of Los Angeles. The dataset was pulled from their Local Area Unemployment Statistics ( https://www.labor.ny.gov/stats/LSLAUS.shtm). The Local Area Unemployment Statistics for (LAUS) and The Local Area Unemployment……

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networks of 1000 individuals sending letters all over Europe

July 11, 2020 / 0 comments

Yisha Su Introduction Writing letters is a traditional way of communication. As a lover of the art of letter writing, I have a particular soft spot for sending and receiving letters. So I set out to explore people’s networks transmitting letters for my network analysis and visualization project. Materials Gephi is a free, open-source software……

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Exploring Bike and Subway Correlations

July 11, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction For this project I explored the bikes and subway paths across the five boroughs of New York City.  After checking out other bike maps I realized not many show a connection to Subway routes and stations.  I became curious on how many station routes run parallel with bike paths and if bike paths could provide the……

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power and roles in Cocaine Smuggling

July 7, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction The illicit drugs transiting the Atlantic into Spain from the Americas area are of growing concern to Spain and other countries. Between 2007 and 2009, police wiretapped and instigated four groups involved in cocaine trafficking in Spain. My visualization tries to show the network within these criminal organizations. Tools and Materials In this project, I……

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VISUALIZING THE SOCIAL NETWORK OF DOLPHINS IN THE DOUBTFUL SOUND

July 7, 2020 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION In 2003, a group of scientists published a study on a community of dolphins living in a fjord off the coast of New Zealand called the Doubtful Sound. They observed the associations between the dolphins over the course of 7 years and concluded that the particular geographic conditions led to a unique forming of……

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FACEBOOK PAGE-PAGE SOCIAL NETWORK

July 7, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction When a Facebook page for a business, organization, or public figure ‘likes’ the page of another business, that business establishes a connection that all Facebook users are able to see. A mutual like between two organizational pages is not only a sign of support between the organizations, but is also mutually beneficial for extending……

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Campaign cash in the u.s. presidential election, 2017-19.

July 7, 2020 / 0 comments

Gephi lab report by Kyle Palermo, July 7, 2019. Background Campaign contributions are largely public record in the United States and a variety of web-based tools allow us to see lists of donors/contributions to various candidates and some basic trends of where campaign cash is coming in from (see the FEC data portal or OpenSecrets,……

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NetworkS In Middle Earth

July 7, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Digital humanities has brought on a wave of network analyses of popular books and movies. When applied to fiction, this can show fans how the characters they love connect and cluster together. I decided to visualize characters in the Lord of the Rings, one of my favorite bodies of work, using data from the……

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A Network Analysis of Human Diseases

July 6, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction For the network analysis lab, I chose to focus on a network of human diseases and gene types. I wanted to not only explore the visualization but also to discover specific gene types and their relationship to diseases. I also wanted to understand the links between neurological diseases because many of my relatives were……

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A Network Analysis of Stack Overflow Tags

July 5, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Stack Overflow is an online community where users can learn coding and share their knowledge through the question and answer format of the website. In addition to troubleshooting problems, Stack Overflow also serves as a career resource where users can find job opportunities. One unique career feature from the site is its “Developer Stories,”……

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Interactions of Primary School Children

July 4, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction For this project I explored the social interactions between primary school children and their peers.  After reading over the findings from “High-Resolution Measurements of Face-to-Face Contact Patterns in a Primary School”. I wanted to see how students interact with peers outside of their grade level.  For example, how many interactions does a first grader have with……

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Zachary’s karate club

July 3, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Zachary’s karate club is one of many examples as it relates to social relationships within a  small group or organization. This Karate club as a range of social affair activities apart from its regular scheduled karate lessons such as (parties, dances, banquets, etc.). The Club was very informal when it comes to decision making.……

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Social Circles in the Twitter-Verse

July 2, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Social networks have become increasingly popular in the past decade. Mobile applications and websites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook are becoming the primary means of communication for both individuals and businesses alike. But what can these social networks tell us about our communication patterns and social structures? By analyzing network data, we can……

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Internet Usage by Country 2000-2017

June 25, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Internet use has exploded in the past few decades in practically every country around the world. Internet use can sometimes be used as a metric for measuring a country’s economic, social, and/or technological advancement. Higher internet use means greater social connectivity, allows for the expansion of commercial markets, and often leads to new technologies.……

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