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by beth.c.carlson
Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:20 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 12.12 Final Project Description
Replies: 11
Views: 34634

Re: 12.12 Final Project Description

Abstract: An exploration of what constitutes a successful data visualization through the compare and contrast of four visualizations. Data visualization is described as the study of the visual representation of abstract data. Data visualizations can be successful or unsuccessful in relating the abs...
by beth.c.carlson
Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 11.21 Status of Work-in-Progress
Replies: 9
Views: 9821

Re: 11.21 Status of Work-in-Progress

I have decided to create language visualizations from other forms of technology, primarily twitter, and compare them to the SMS visualizations I did. I want to compare the visualizations in order to draw conclusions about how different technologies affect the language we choose to use, the shortenin...
by beth.c.carlson
Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:29 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 11.14 Post your Project Schedule here
Replies: 9
Views: 9229

Re: 11.14 Post your Project Schedule here

Language Visualizations (working title) I plan to visualize different language data sets (SMS, twitter, etc) in order to draw conclusions about how different technologies affect the language we use. November 14 - 3-4 years of SMSs downloaded from iphone, visualized using Many Eyes. November 21 - fin...
by beth.c.carlson
Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:32 pm
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 10.24 Share some Code
Replies: 12
Views: 12713

Re: 10.24 Share some Code

This code adds books checked out with the word TEA, as well as some colors import de.bezier.data.sql.*; MySQL msql; void setup() { size( 900, 800 ); colorMode(RGB); background(230); PFont font; String s = "COFFEE"; fill(0); textSize(18); text(s, 15, height-720, 70, 70); text("TEA", 15, height-120, 7...
by beth.c.carlson
Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:03 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 11.07 Your Final Project Proposal Presentation
Replies: 11
Views: 11558

Re: 11.07 Your Presentation

Beth Carlson:
I am going to explore the effects of technology on language and culture using visualizations of text messages.

Link to presentation:
https://docs.google.com/present/edit?id ... 3&hl=en_US
by beth.c.carlson
Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 10.10 Cultural Analytics Review + Sketch
Replies: 12
Views: 13265

Re: 10.10 Cultural Analytics Review + Sketch

Data sketches: http://www-958.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/manyeyes/users/bbcarlsonn#contributions The data in these sketches represents the amounts of item types checked out during the month of October of each year. I am attempting to show older technologies like video and tapes are in decline, whi...
by beth.c.carlson
Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:17 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 10.5 MySQL Project & Analysis, due Wed Oct 5
Replies: 12
Views: 15068

Re: 3. Wk 4. MySQL Project & Analysis, due Wed Oct 5

QUESTION: Following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, were more materials checked out relating to petroleum, marine life, the environment, etc? When a disaster such as this occurs, do people look to similar disasters from the past in order to understand? QUERY: select * from transactions2010 ...
by beth.c.carlson
Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:46 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 9.26 Data Mining/MySQL Ideas + Google Reviews here
Replies: 14
Views: 14175

Re: 2. Wk 3. Data Mining/MySQL Ideas + Google Reviews here

500 Billion Words The google ngrams project is at the heart of why I took this data visualization class. As a theory-based student, it is extremely interesting and helpful to be able to apply the information from a large data set to dissecting and understanding cultural patterns. As Patricia Cohen w...
by beth.c.carlson
Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:24 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 9.19 Respond To Kosara Schneiderman Fry Here
Replies: 11
Views: 12756

Re: 1. Respond To Kosara Schneiderman Fry Here

Schneiderman In The Eyes Have It, Ben Schneiderman discusses seven different data types: one dimensional, two dimensional, three dimensional, temporal, multi dimensional, tree, and network. It is important to understand the user, and what one wants to extract from the data set, in order to choose th...