Data visualization Data visualization or data visualisation is viewed by many disciplines as a modern equivalent of visual communication. It is not owned by any one field, but rather finds interpretation across many (e.g. it is viewed as a modern branch of descriptive statistics by some, but also as a grounded theory development tool by others). It involves the creation and study of the visual representation of data, meaning "information that has been abstracted in some schematic form, including attributes or variables for the units of information". A primary goal of data visualization is to communicate information clearly and efficiently to users via the information graphics selected, such as tables and charts.
Family Tree Kids! - Making Family History Fun Every family detective needs tools to solve genealogical cases. In this area, you'll find lists of supplies to use in your investigations, forms and charts to record the clues you dig up, and cool books about genealogy and history to inspire further sleuthing. Grownups, this area's just for you: Find advice for getting your kids involved in family history, including books and Web sites to help with homework and resources for lesson planning. For in-depth how-to genealogy instruction, visit FamilyTreeMagazine.com.
Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records - New York State Department of Health Welcome to the New York State Vital Records web site. The Vital Records Section of the New York State Department of Health files certificates for births and deaths that occur in New York State outside of New York City and for marriage licenses issued in New York State outside of New York City. Also on file are divorce records for all of New York State since 1963. The Vital Records Section provides qualified applicants with certified copies of the certificates associated with these events.
This 'Genome Hacker' Is Building Family Trees With Millions of Branches - Megan Garber Thanks to computer-aided genealogical analysis, your family may have 43,000,000 members. There may be a new record for the largest family tree ever assembled. The thing dates back to the 15th century. It is comprised of 13 million individuals. And it is only one part of an even larger collection of genomic information: a collection compiled by the computational biologist Yaniv Erlich and stored not in albums or on walls, but in machines. Presented at the annual meeting American Society of Human Genetics in Boston, and discussed in the journal Nature, the mega-repository could offer a new way for researchers to analyze the relationships between human genotypes and phenotypes—between, essentially, nature and nurture.
Interactive: Mapping the World's Friendships Technology bridges distance and borders. Individuals today can keep in touch with their friends and family in completely new ways — regardless of where they live. We explored these international connections through Facebook and found some trends — some predictable, some wholly unexpected, and some still inexplicable. Mind Mapping This article is about the diagram. For the geographical concept, see Mental mapping. Hand-drawn and computer-drawn variations of a mind map. A mind map is a diagram used to visually organize information. A mind map is often created around a single concept, drawn as an image in the center of a blank landscape page, to which associated representations of ideas such as images, words and parts of words are added. Major ideas are connected directly to the central concept, and other ideas branch out from those.
Create Family Tree Charts inside Microsoft Office couch mode print story A family tree diagram (aka pedigree charts) depicting the ancestors and descendants of your family with their pictures, birthdays, and other interesting stories can serve a wondeful personalized gift for your grandparent's upcoming wedding anniversary. Or can you can hang them as a painting on the wall of your living room. Or just post it on your blog website so that the whole world knows about the various generations of your great family and the intresting events in their lives [like how did your great-grandpa first met your great-grandma] Creating a family tree or even a family history book from scratch is really very simple - all you need is the names, photographs of your family members, some important dates and those special stories[probably your grandma can be a big help here]. Once this basic databases on paper is ready, download any of the following Microsoft Office templates depending on what kind of chart you want to create.
Research in Military Records View a recent newscast on some of the treasures in NARA's National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis. Read the transcript What military records does NARA have? The National Archives holds Federal military service records from the Revolutionary War to 1912 in the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C.