Announcements and Links CUNY Interactivity Conference (via Marijke): http://interactivity.splashthat.com/ Use the code “JSTUDENT” to get 30% off the ticket. New books Tutorial section NYC Data Science From Catherine Cramer: Presentation deck Teaching Network Literacy NetSci High Design Make Play book (and articles that cite it) Agenda 6:30-7:15: Updates (including visualization assignments) 7:15-8:00: Chris Willard lecture / Q&A […]
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Full tutorial coming soon! In the meantime, check the JSFiddle below. This visualization shows the top 2011 NYC baby names by mother’s ethnicity. The vis is a variation on our static bubble chart, but with some fun multi-foci force direction added in. Background from the D3 API reference and more: quick primer on animations and transitions […]
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Full tutorial coming soon! In the meantime, check the JSFiddle below. This visualization shows the top 2011 NYC baby names by mother’s ethnicity. Background from the D3 API reference and more: bubble chart as a flattened pack layout the pack layout is one of D3’s hierarchy layouts This tutorial is based on our previous bar chart tutorial, Bostock’s […]
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Bar charts are some of the simplest forms of visualization and can be a good place to start when making your first vis. Inspired by some of the Socrata and D3 examples, I put together a simple chart showing the daily distribution of my dataset from the SODA tutorial (311 noise complaints, in zip code 11231, for September 2015). […]
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Announcements and Links New books and blogs Storefront for Art and Architecture show Visualized Conference Open Society / Knight Challenge Codepen and JSFiddle Networks in Equity and Sustainability Agenda 6:30-7:15: Discussion of NYC Open Data query assignment. 7:15-8:00: Catherine Cramer lecture + Q&A 8:00-8:10: Break 8:10-9:20: Visualization Design Activity: 8:10-8:15: Individual brainstorming (with post-its, etc). 8:15-8:30: […]
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Background What is Socrata? Socrata is a Seattle-based company, originally founded as Blist in 2007, that has engineered the platform for a number of open government databases, including that of New York, Chicago, Baltimore, the White House, and a number of federal agencies. Socrata catalogs all its open datasets here. It also hosts community […]
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Announcements and Links Groups Next week: NYSCI ideation, lit review exercise Punctuality and assignments Agenda 6:30-7:00- Book Club 7:00-8:00- Lecture: Data Vis Toolbox 8:00-8:10- Break 8:00-8:45- Review of class blogs 8:45-9:15: Discussion of spreadsheet functions and database queries 9:15-9:20- Next Week’s Assignments Notes The full Socrata/SODA/SoQL tutorial is now up! Please use it to complete the assignments below. […]
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Now with final projects. In alphabetical order by first author. Good work everyone! Company Acquisitions (1980-2015) by Hovsep Agop & Sandra Song A Visual Exploration of US Election Project Data by Helen Carey & Sriya Sarkar Major World Locations’ Live Temperature Anomalies by Neill Chua & Patrick Moraitis Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg: […]
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Announcements While you’re waiting for class to begin, please take a look at the links as food for thought. Example Vis: Transit Visualization Client, Conversation Concept Map, MIT ML Pantheon Example Data Source: Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), NYC Open Data Example application of data visualization: The Next America, The Search for High Energy Cosmic Rays, ProPublica Data More […]
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Data Visualization from 2D to 4D [Screen Graphics to Physical Objects] DM-GY 9103, Fall 2015 Prof. Arlene Ducao, arlduc [at] nyu.edu Thursdays, 6:30-9:20 PM 2 Metrotech, Room 811 Overview What is data visualization? Why and how do we do it? This course will take you through the process of understanding data visualization role’s in our […]
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