CPSC 683 - InfoVis

exploring information visualization


October 11, 2017

Rose of Emotion

https://mastersofmedia.hum.uva.nl/blog/2013/05/31/visualizing-individual-measures-of-emotion/ As part of my research work I was going through several emotional model and I found this rose like representation of human emotions. Although I don’t quite understand why a this particular representation make any sense rather than just… Continue Reading →

Seismographs are a perfect visualization.

Emotional Tactile Map

Emotional Tactile Map by Kate McLean http://sensorymaps.com/portfolio/emotional-tactile-map/ , Linked October 2017 It is probably frowned upon to take so many pictures from a single blog but I felt these were all so relevant to my data. Regardless I promise this will… Continue Reading →

Heatmap of shoppers

From a 2014 article on Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.com/how-retailers-track-shoppers-in-heat-maps-2014-1 A company called Prism Skylabs (ominous!) (and their website doesn’t load now…) uses cameras (and computer vision?) to track where people walk, linger, and interact in a store. The pitch is that… Continue Reading →

Beginnings of Info Vis 2

(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egyptian_hieroglyphs#/media/File:Hieroglyphs_from_the_tomb_of_Seti_I.jpg) Egyptians had developed their own method of visual communication by using pictographs to represent words. Their written system was composed of a combination of logographic, syllabic, and alphabetic elements and was composed of over one thousand distinct characters. I… Continue Reading →

The Data Viz Project

According to our presentations yesterday, many of us are still ideating and sketching concepts. I found this site that has over a hundred different visualization types. And to keep this on topic, I think the site layout is amazing– from… Continue Reading →


SandDance is a groundbreaking unit visualization created by Microsoft Research. Instead of aggregating data, say in a bar chart, each individual data point has it’s own mark on the screen that can be interacted with and transformed from place to… Continue Reading →

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