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January 10, 2011
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What Visual Analytics means to me…

I recently wrote about the emerging field of Visual Analytics (VA in short). Several efforts exist to define what VAs is on a higher level; we have seen that VA approaches often try to formulate¬† top-down approaches to solving (analysis) … Continue reading

December 7, 2010
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About Visual Analytics

With this post I would like to start introducing the research term Visual Analytics: Visual Analytics (VA) is “is the science of analytical reasoning facilitated by interactive visual interfaces and appropriate visualization techniques” according to [1]. Prof. Kosara defines the … Continue reading

May 21, 2010
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Interesting Comparison using Twitter Spectrum

I tried out comparisons like “night,day” and “apple,microsoft”. A funny one was the comparison between “bush,obama”. Look at the screenshot below or jsut try out the tool for yourself : TwitterSpectrum The tool was created by J.Clark who also published … Continue reading

March 22, 2010
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Another DataVis Resource: This time by Google

Google now offers a Public Data Explorer. This is another progressing Google Labs Project that looks quite usable yet. The datasets include, among others, minimum wage in europe, world development indicators etc. Such public data visualizations are good examples of … Continue reading

February 13, 2010
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Visualization Databases

While readig through the latest entries of my subscribed rss-news-feeds I stumbled upon an interesting collection of three websites that are presenting data visualization of all kinds. Here is a list: SWIVEL – See, Understand and Share Data Tableau – … Continue reading

January 26, 2010
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Thoughts about data visualization

User Experience & Interaction Design are two of the most important issues when facing the current use of our World Wide Web. Though, most scientists and developers forget, that the Semantic Web and therefore also the Internet-Data’s Understanding is strongly … Continue reading

May 1, 2009
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Which Visualizationcomponent for which dataset?

While I am working on many projects dealing with information visualization, I would like to share a good online ressource about this research topic: IBM’s online visualization research site “MANYEYES“. Finding the right way to view your data is as … Continue reading