CPSC 683 - InfoVis

exploring information visualization



Interactive Streamgraph

Using StreamGraph to display temporal features. How do you add some interactivity to this visualization??

Global Language Network

  The Macro Connections Group at MIT Media Lab released Global Language Network, an interactive visualization of the world’s many languages and their relationships to each other. Most Languages derive from English? I cannot find my language in this mix!

Visualizing an Ancient Roman Town

Researchers have been able to develop a set of data to visually reconstruct an ancient town as it existed in its time. The visual results, and the information gained from it, have been nothing short of astounding……….

Using Visualization to increase the number of Students with STEM degrees

Visualizing the number of enrollments and drop out from STEM subjects to drive degree completion

Visualization of the Physical Elements

Interesting Visualization of the Elements according to there relative abundance.

Nielsen’s Global Consumer Confidence Tracker

I find this simple to understand and interpret. It is also very interactive and user friendly.

Visualizing Tweet emotions

Collections of tweets are visualized in numerous ways: by sentiment, by topic, by frequent terms, and so on. Individual tweets are drawn as circles. Each circle’s colour, brightness, size, and transparency visualize different details about the sentiment of its tweet.

DataShader Web Based Map Visualization

Routes followed by shoppers Visualized using Bokeh Datashader for the web.  

Historical flows of the Willamette River in Oregon

Impressive and beautiful picture of the historical flow of the willamette river.  This river and valley was shaped by the great ice age floods of Glacial Lake Missoula.

Visualization Web Traffic

This visualization considers the 25 most visited websites in Italy during the month of July. It is organized from left to right according to the number of visitors. Each category shows in detail the type of data stored and the… Continue Reading →

Hyperbolic Tree Visulization using Javascripts

Using the Javascripts InfoVis framework to create a Hyperbolic Tree.

US Unemployment Rates

Inspired by the fantastic 2D heat map, Visual journalist Jon Keegan created this quick chart using U.S. unemployment rate starting from January 1948

Data Physicalization: Damiao’s DataPhys Project

Using simple features, Evandro Damiao a data intelligence professional from Brazil creates a project that allows even blind people to interact with graphics through audio, braille, acrylic and a lot of creativity.

Topic Modelling for Text Analysis

  Modelling the result of analyzing the text from an article. It provides a very nice way to see what people are talking about in the selected articles

Elevation Map of Crime rates in Different Cities

Crime rates in cities around the world shown using physical elevation maps.

Physicalization of World Population

Representation of World population from 10,000 BCE to 2000 CE.

Stack, Real time graphs of popular stories by time

the stack visualization constantly updates stories with the most recent activity load across the bottom of the screen and then ‘Diggs’ seemingly fall from the sky to land and create a real-time graph of what stories are popular.

Narrative 2.0 visualises music

This is an absolutely beauty! credits (http://www.matthiasdittrich.com/projekte/narratives/visualisation/index.html) The music was segmented in single channels. The channels are shown fanlike and the lines move from the center away with the time. The angle of the line changes according to the frequency… Continue Reading →

Graph of twitter chats that contains “datavis”

credits (https://www.flickr.com/photos/marc_smith/8924975889) This is a graph of tweets that contains the word “datavis” taken from 1500 users over a 7-day, 2-hour, 0-minute time period.  Data visualization is increasing coming into focus!

Network view of Topics in an article

A network view of the topics from a topic model of PMLA (source http://pmla.site44.com/), where links are created for shared words between topics. size of the circle represents approximately the number of words in the topic. Color is use to… Continue Reading →

2008 Stanford Dissertation Browser

This is an interesting visualization of the number of dissertations by department with reference to the Chemistry department. I like the fact it uses a slider to move between the years. The size of the circle represents the number of… Continue Reading →

Textual Visualization

The Termite system. A Combination of tabular view, displaying term-topic distributions for an LDA topic model and  a bar chart (right) showing the marginal probability of each term.

Amazon HQ2 representation of all 238 bidding cities

    Visualization of the 238 cities bidding for Amazon’s HQ2 represented in 3D. (converted to 2D here). Common Calgary

Ulrik Brandes and Nick Bobo: Using balance to visualize dyadic relationships

Stunning sunset Picture from a SW Calgary patio

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