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Visualization inter-Face Ben Shneiderman A variant of the Venn diagram ( used for genre or life style visualization) A Japanese network diagram A timeline on issues in corporate communication. A timeline on issues in corporate communicatin. The famous Gartner group HypeCurve to visualize technology life cycles. www.gartner.com The Ishikawa diagram ( fishbone diagram or also cause-and-effect diagram) is a diagram, that shows the causes of a certain event. Simple color coded pyramid A bar chart, also known as a bar graph, is a chart with rectangular bars of lengths proportional to that value that they represent. Periodic table of elements A pie chart (or a circle graph) is a circular chart divided into sectors, illustrating relative magnitudes or frequencies or percents. Concept mapping is a technique for visualizing the relationships among different concepts.

200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes Mankind was able to manage many challeges in the past and can be just as successful in overcoming the new challenges facing us today. From the BBC Four program "The Joy of Stats". Want more details about a specific country? Check out gapminder.org Each day the Flixxy team looks through hundreds of new videos to pull out a few we think are the best. The videos we select should raise your spirits and bring more sunshine into your life. The Best Tools for Visualization Visualization is a technique to graphically represent sets of data. When data is large or abstract, visualization can help make the data easier to read or understand. There are visualization tools for search, music, networks, online communities, and almost anything else you can think of. Whether you want a desktop application or a web-based tool, there are many specific tools are available on the web that let you visualize all kinds of data. Here are some of the best: Visualize Social Networks Last.Forward: Thanks to Last.fm's new widget gallery, you can now explore a wide selection of extras to extend your Last.fm experience. Last Forward Friends Sociomap: Friends Sociomap is another Last.fm tools that generates a map of the music compatibility between you and your Last.fm friends. Fidg't: Fidg't is a desktop application that gives you a way to view your networks tagging habits. Fidg't The Digg Tools: One more: Digg Radar. YouTube: Visualize Music Musicovery Last.fm music visual tools: Amazon

Affaire DSK: en exclusivité, visitez la chambre 2806 «Dring». Lundi après midi, nous sonnons à la porte de la suite 2806 de l'hôtel Sofitel de Manhattan. Après un long moment, l'actuel résident des lieux nous ouvre. Nous lui indiquons que nous sommes journalistes et que la suite de luxe où il réside est devenu un lieu qui suscite une curiosité légitime chez le public français. Il nous invite alors à visiter en estimant que «c'est une question de droit à l'information». C'est là que le samedi 14 mai entre 12 heures et 12h28, Dominique Strauss-Kahn 62 ans, favori à la présidentielle de 2012 et patron du FMI, a été accusé d'agression sexuelle et de tentative de viol par une femme de chambre de l'hôtel, âgée de 32 ans. Une disposition des lieux compatible avec le récit de la victime présumée Depuis les faits, la presse américaine a tenté de reconstituer le plan de la suite 2806 -sans succès- mais aucune image n'a été diffusée de cette «crime scene» qui suscite un grand nombre de fantasmes et d'interrogations. A nos lecteurs Liberation.fr

Diagram A diagram is a two-dimensional geometric symbolic representation of information according to some visualization technique. Sometimes, the technique uses a three-dimensional visualization which is then projected onto the two-dimensional surface. The word graph is sometimes used as a synonym for diagram. Overview[edit] The term diagram in common sense can have a general or specific meaning: In the specific sense diagrams and charts contrast computer graphics, technical illustrations, infographics, maps, and technical drawings, by showing "abstract rather than literal representations of information".[1] The essences of a diagram can be seen as:[1] a form of visual formatting devicesa display that do not show quantitative data or [numerical], but rather relationships and abstract informationwith building blocks such as geometrical shapes connected by lines, arrows, or other visual links. Main diagram types[edit] There are at least the following types of diagrams: Specific diagram types[edit]

MIND-Mapping Tools software etc.. Version 2.6. A simple and versatile visual brainstorming software supporting a variety of visual templates and methods (incl. mind mapping). www.mind-pad.com The Headcase Mind Mapper is a reasonably priced mind mapping program that - according to some reviews- is still quite buggy. www.nobox.de A comprehensive, high-quality mapping suite enabling concept and mind maps, as well as a variety of other formats, such as network diagrams or technical drawings. www.conceptdraw.com/ Supports a whole range of mapping methods, incl. www.smartdraw.com Based on the cognitive mapping approach, Banxia's decision explorer helps group clarify their rationale and reach consensus-based decisions. www.banxia.com Powersim is a commercial, full scale simulation and network diagramming software. www.powersim.com Used mostly in the military and law enforcement community. www.i2.co.uk Contains coordinated multiple views including similarity maps, paralleld coordinates and geographic maps. www.macrofocus.com www.pinking.de

15 examples Data Visualization is a method of presenting information in a graphical form. Good data visualization should appear as if it is a work of art. This intrigues the viewer and draws them in so that they can further investigate the data and info that the graphic represents. Click on the title or image for a larger view of each visualization. The Strengths of Nations Here’s an image that discusses the variations in how different nations pursue science. Madrid.Citymurmur CityMurmur tries to understand and visualize how media attention reshapes the urban space and city. Genome Jules & Jim This visual represents the relationship between characters in the movie Jules & Jim. One Week of the Guardian This is one day in a series that takes the news from one week of the Guardian newspaper, and visually represents it as a series of static visualisations. One Week of the Guardian Country Continent GDP Population Radial Convergence Leisure & Poverty Stock Data NYTimes Threads – Russian Presidents Food & Poverty

50 Great Examples of Data Visualization Wrapping your brain around data online can be challenging, especially when dealing with huge volumes of information. And trying to find related content can also be difficult, depending on what data you’re looking for. But data visualizations can make all of that much easier, allowing you to see the concepts that you’re learning about in a more interesting, and often more useful manner. Below are 50 of the best data visualizations and tools for creating your own visualizations out there, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Music, Movies and Other Media Narratives 2.0 visualizes music. Liveplasma is a music and movie visualization app that aims to help you discover other musicians or movies you might enjoy. Tuneglue is another music visualization service. MusicMap is similar to TuneGlue in its interface, but seems slightly more intuitive. Digg, Twitter, Delicious, and Flickr Internet Visualizations

How to Promote Your Business Blog with Social Media Follow these tips to harness the full promotional power of the social web. You may be writing a blog to boost your business's brand, but what if no one reads it? Building an audience from scratch for your blog doesn't always happen overnight. Fortunately, several opportunities are available through social media to help spread the word. Doing so will require more than creating a profile on popular sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn, especially if you want to use social networking to increase awareness of your business and traffic to your business blog. Here are tips for how to harness the full promotional power of social networking to increase your blog's profile: Create a relevant profile. Find people with whom to connect. Related: Build Buzz With a Business Blog You can also search for existing groups that are related to your blog's topic. Be active and publish useful content. Related: Five Reasons Why You Shouldn't Abandon Your Blog for Facebook Leverage site-specific features.

Flowchart A simple flowchart representing a process for dealing with a non-functioning lamp. A flowchart is a type of diagram that represents an algorithm, workflow or process, showing the steps as boxes of various kinds, and their order by connecting them with arrows. This diagrammatic representation illustrates a solution to a given problem. Flowcharts are used in analyzing, designing, documenting or managing a process or program in various fields.[1] Overview[edit] Flowcharts are used in designing and documenting complex processes or programs. a processing step, usually called activity, and denoted as a rectangular boxa decision, usually denoted as a diamond. A flowchart is described as "cross-functional" when the page is divided into different swimlanes describing the control of different organizational units. Flowcharts depict certain aspects of processes and they are usually complemented by other types of diagram. History[edit] Flowchart building blocks[edit] Examples[edit] Symbols[edit] Arrows

Graphical visualization of text similarities in essays in a book | munterbund.de The problem A collection of essays is collated for readers with visualizing graphics. The graphics should both serve as a thematic and structural overview of each text, and pose the essay in question in relation to the other essays in the book. They should be both an abbreviation of the text and the key to decoding the complex issues under discussion. The difficulty in developing appropriate graphics arises from the level of discussion of the key themes. In some cases the relation between essays is apparent, a few of the essays have close thematic links. The basis of visualization Detail view of graphic for Raphael Perret A data graphic – like a bar chart – depicts quantifiable data. Different ways of data selection A significant constraint in developing appropriate graphics arises from the manner of data collection. Keywords Keywords are terms that identify an essay in a special way or that have increased significance for it. Metadata Early stages in the process to the final result

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