The Depth of the Problem – Richard Johnson and Ben Chartoff – The Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/apps/g/page/world/the-depth-of-the-problem/931/ , Linked September 2017 Sometimes numbers are too big and it helps to benchmark them against more tangible objects such that the scale isn’t lost… Continue Reading →
thinking about constructive visualization, and playing with ideas to map my data into Lego space…
September 30 A group of 28 students wrote down the sound a car makes. I created a simple visualization to show the differences in their responses.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/networkosaka/3581969837/sizes/o/in/photostream/ At first, I thought this image is considering all species and that’s why I was very interested to find out the exact percentage of species that are endangered. But, when I saw the section between 51-100 years I was… Continue Reading →
Although I am putting up a static image but you want watch the entire visualization please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3OXyJBb5FA. Great idea how the entire journey of creating a software project can be visualized and documented for future references.
(http://cipherdyne.org/LinuxFirewalls/ch14/fig14-14.png) Data from firewalls and from intrusion detection systems analyze network traffic and being capable of visualizing them could provide a large insight to cyber security. One possibilty is to use a directional graph-like structure where arrows are used… Continue Reading →
(http://ecademy.agnesscott.edu/~lriddle/ifs/siertri/sierpinskiGasketLarge2.gif) Sierpinsky Triangle or the Sierpinsky Gasket is a fractal with an overall shape of an equilateral triangle which is recursively subdivided into other smaller equilateral triangles. Its default implementation occurs in 2D but it can be implemented in 3D… Continue Reading →
September 29 As an extension of our previous leaf visualization, we decided to create a more artistic version of the data, showing the patterns of seasons.
This is the bulletin board that is situated in the math sciences building hallway. The repeated posters shows which events are advertised more than others or even who was most determined to advertise their event!
This is the push-pin colour preference that the person who sat at my desk before me had. I thought about laying them out like this to get a more visual perspective on the colour comparisons.
If you are someone who is confused about how various political parties are related in middle east, this matrix might help you get a better idea.
(http://mathworld.wolfram.com/images/eps-gif/ElementaryCARule030_700.gif) Cellular Automaton is a representation composed of colored cells within a grid that continuously evolves based on a set of rules. This technique is used under many studies regarding “controlled randomization” as these generate seeming random coloring but are… Continue Reading →
From GothamCulture, a link to an article on Life Edited: Each dot on the diagram below represents the location of one family member during a 10-minute interval. Not surprisingly, most families spend much of their evenings congregating in the kitchen… Continue Reading →
“NETWORK OF 340 FRIENDS WITH CLEAR COMMUNITY CLUSTERS AND SEVERAL SIGNIFICANT FRIENDS IDENTIFIED BY BETWEENNESS CENTRALITY WEIGHTING OF NODE SIZE” https://kimoquaintance.com/2011/08/22/what-can-we-learn-about-somalis-from-their-facebook-networks/ , Linked September 2017 What can we learn about Somalis from their Facebook networks? by KIMO QUAINTANCE published 22/08/2011… Continue Reading →
This graph can be considered as qualitative data visualization. Common categories are clearly visualized in the graph. Book covers have been used to visualize the books.
In this graph, spatial distribution and time properly visualized. The green background is appropriate as this visualization is on trees. source: https://ubersuper.com/the-earths-oldest-trees/
This poster shows 3D infographic elements. I like that they have use the paper as surface and all the elements follow the base layer. source:https://graphicriver.net/item/infographics-design-elements/4676313?ref=pinterest&clickthrough_id=1093900214&redirect_back=true
I like this graph summarized different types of data visualization. source: http://www.coolinfographics.com/blog/2015/9/1/how-to-think-visually.html
The difference between equality vs equity has been clearly visualize in these graphics. Both of the graphics are based on the same concept. These figures clearly indicates that equity is important than equality. source: https://healthequity.globalpolicysolutions.org/about-health-equity/ source: http://www.montana.edu/cairhe/news-events/article.html?id=16448
seasonal differences in diseases is nicely visualize in this graph. I like that they have used the sun to indicate different seasons. source: http://newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu/blog/2015/06/08/data-scientists-find-connections-between-birth-month-and-health/
This graph contain links as well as different types of bar graphs. I like that zooming out would provide more information. source: http://circos.ca/intro/genomic_data/
This graph proves every person has different tastes. For example, I don’t know how red apples was placed below the X- axis. Also feels like peaches were placed uncomfortably high.
It is difficult to create a map to represent real world in a digital map. Different layers is helpful to clearly visualize selected properties.
This map does not include scale or accurate direction. However, it is easy to understand for general public.
It is difficult use label to identify all the countries in the graph. They have selected useful countries related to the study/purpose. source:
Encoding density data in a chart – I’m also wondering how I could adapt these to show temporal data, by grouping…
A Multidimensional Approach to Characterizing and Visualizing Latent Relationships in Enterprise Social Networks by Michael J. Burns and Brian D. Friedman I would categorize this as a bad visualization. It is visually unappealing(feels very 1990s) and there are several visual variables being wasted… Continue Reading →
(https://i.pinimg.com/736x/37/ef/85/37ef85aae6b98acb8a193574219b0a1a–surrealism-painting-train-art.jpg) Surrealism is an art style that distorts the interpretation of reality. The unreal becomes blended with the real, and our perception is completely modified.
September 27 I decided to create another social media game / visualization. Match up the status with the person who posted it. In this example I did not use the real names of my Facebook friends to hide their identity.
Image source: Graphjam.com For me there should be a part for playing computer games. But the pink color portion would be quite small for sure. In addition there would be lots of power naps.
Source(Hart. V., Segermna. H. “The Quaternion Group as a Symmetry Group.” Proceedings of Bridges 2014: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture. 2014) Stereographic projection of four dimensional objects in 3 dimensional space. An interesting approach to understanding higher dimensional data. Helps… Continue Reading →
Source (Gauvrit, Nicolas; Delahaye, Jean-Paul; Zenil, Hector. “Sloane’s Gap. Mathematical and Social Factors Explain the Distribution of Numbers in the OEIS”. eprint arXiv:1101.4470. 01/2011.) Sloane’s gap is an interesting phenomenon that was only discovered due to this visualization. The x… Continue Reading →
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anamorphosis#/media/File:Anamorphosis_chair.jpg) Anamorphosis is the use of distorted projections that require special devices or vantage points to recreate the original image. This technique has been used many time to hide information within images, where only the knowledgeable viewer would be able… Continue Reading →
(https://photo-viewbug.s3.amazonaws.com/media/mediafiles/2014/02/06/10372651_large1300.jpg) The eyes of this cat are absolutely stunning to me – however, if an information visualization was represented as those eyes, it would look amazing, but no information can be gleaned from it. I’ve been working on visualizations all… Continue Reading →
(http://assets2.ignimgs.com/2016/04/22/pyrejpg-6d9f3e_1280w.jpg) This image is actually from one of my all time favourite games – Pyre. I remember playing games by the same maker and thinking that, “Wow, I feel like their art style could be better.” However, when I was… Continue Reading →
(https://staticdelivery.nexusmods.com/mods/110/images/54466-1-1401582271.gif) I was talking with one of my coworkers yesterday about the level of detail needed within a visualization, and whether we could reduce detail in order to improve performance. While we were having our discussion, he brought up how… Continue Reading →
(https://github.com/d3/d3-scale-chromatic) I was talking to a professor yesterday and we started discussing colour themes for using in visualizations. He also brought in the idea of using hue and saturation as two different visual variables, which brings me to this image…. Continue Reading →
(https://www.upwork.com/hiring/design/what-is-3d-visualization-who-does-it-why-do-you-need-it/) I think the fact that they call the second image a visualization is not really accurate – from what I can tell, it does not provide any actual information about anything, just the fact that it looks cool.
September 26 I got a haircut. In many wait the cut hair on the floor is data. It’s how much hair I grew over the past ~3 months.
(https://richardwiseman.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/faces.jpg?w=620) Animals process information by heavily relying on sight, however, can sight always be trusted? Try to see how many different images you can find in the picture.
Track National Unemployment, Job Gains and Job Losses, By Andrew Van Dam and Renee Lightner. http://graphics.wsj.com/job-market-tracker/ ,Linked 2017 September I like the way this visualization marks the recision. It helps explain the data trends by marking events that happened in the… Continue Reading →
September 25 I wanted to visualize the reach of a tweet, so I drew out a map of all quotes, favourites, and retweets my last tweet had.
This plant is supposed to be an air purifier for homes. Thus, the number of leaves in this plant are proportional to how clean the air is in my house. It is a direct physical representation with cause and effect.
https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/69805862950325506/ Color is in beholder’s eye. Great visualization of how the perceptions vary based on a person’s sex.
The Ebb and Flow of Movies: Box Office Receipts 1986 – 2008 Published by The New York Time, and created by Baseline StudioSystems; BoxOffice Mojo, Mathew Bloch, Ledd Byron, Shan Carter, and Amanda Cox. February 23, 2008 http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/02/23/movies/20080223_REVENUE_GRAPHIC.html , Linked 2017… Continue Reading →
Labels has been successfully used to identify each data point. If color or symbols were to used, it is difficult to identify each metropolitan areas.
Statistics Canada has been used new data visualization technique to map internal migration flows in Canada. Some of the color selection, such as green is difficult to distinguish. Even though, graphs as produced for two age categories, it is difficult… Continue Reading →
Just an optical illusion of an old couple and two people playing some musical instrument. Also there is a woman there making an illusion of one of the ear of that old man.