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The process of Information Visualization

Posted: 25/06/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Visualization-Tags: process, theory

(This post is a fragment of Chapter 2 of my PhD thesis entitled “Visual Exploration of Web Spaces”) The understanding of the basis of data transformation into insight, known as the the process of InfoVis, is crucial for developing effective strategies that help users to reach their informative goals. Several conceptual approximations to such a […]

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Deterministic layout for large graphs: Hive Plots

Posted: 17/06/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Visualization-Tags: d3, graph, hive

I’ve recently come up with a new type of graph layout pretty interesting: Hive plots published in journal Briefings in Bioinformatics Krzywinski M, Birol I, Jones S, Marra M (2011). Hive Plots — Rational Approach to Visualizing Networks. Briefings in Bioinformatics

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Quadrigram is here

Posted: 20/05/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Visualization-Tags: bestiario, quadrigram

After a lot of effort, the first release of Quadrigram became public last week. Quadrigram is a service developed by Bestiario that supports the visual analysis of data. Rather than only supporting the development of visualizations, Quadrigram provides tools in the form of modules that cover all the steps of the process of Information Visualization allowing […]

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Map of music styles

Posted: 02/05/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 2-Categories: Visualization-Tags: music

Saw today a visualization about music styles by Paul Lamere in his blog.

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Taula rodona en Visualització de la Informació

Posted: 26/04/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Conferences, Visualization-Tags: talk

(Post in catalan) El 12 d’Abril vaig participar en una taula rodona sobre Visualització de la Informació en el marc de les primeres Jornades de Gestió de la Informació Científica organitzades per l’Institut d’Estudis Catalans. Aquí teniu el video. La meva presentació de 10 minuts sobre visualització i Quadrigram és al minut 42:40, i just després […]

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Understanding what conducting music is

Posted: 21/04/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Visualization-Tags: conducting, music, nytimes

Following my latest post on visualizing music, early this month the New York Times published a very interesting video which combines an interview with Alan Gilbert, music director of the New York Philharmonic,  and a visual representation of his gestures captured with a motion capture while he was conducting. Beautful video, nice 3D representations and very interesting […]

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Rediscovering the world with geolocated data visualizations

Posted: 06/04/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Visualization-Tags: fischer, geolocation, geovisualization

When we talk about Information Visualization we use to say that is the discipline that help us to visualize data that, when done properly, reveals uncovered patterns and outliers. A very special case of InfoVis examples are geolocated data visualizations which represent data that has latitude and longitude values that can be located in a […]

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Beautiful maps

Posted: 31/03/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Visualization-Tags: art, map, viegas

During the last week two very interesting artistic works using maps have appeared. Drawing Water is a project by David Wicks which consists in an animated map of water movement (where does it fall and where is it consumed) in the US. According to the author Drawing Water is a constructed landscape shaped by the relationship […]

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Flash vs HTML5

Posted: 22/03/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Visualization-Tags: flash, html5, periscopic

Yesterday the Information Visualization company Periscopic posted on their highly recommended blog a very interesting comparison between the reachable audience of Flash versus HTML5. The post is a follow-up of their research conducted 10 months ago which concluded that although HTML5 had a lot of potential, Flash was still a better framework to develop interactive online […]

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Common approaches for visualizing music

Posted: 19/03/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 1-Categories: Visualization-Tags: music, visualization

All of you that know me knows that I’m in love with music. So taking advantage from the class by Sergi Jordà in our posgraduate course in Information Visualization, this post is dedicated to briefly summarize the most common approaches used to visualize music. (Hopefully, future posts will be dedicated to more novel approaches…) The most […]

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