Transcript of "Visualizations of Spatial and Social Data"
Visualiza(on: from Excel to Vimeo A cookbook and some -inished dishes Martin Zaltz AustwickWednesday, 3 August 2011 1
Mar$n Zaltz Austwick Lecturer at UCL-‐CASA Course Organiser on MRes in Advanced Spatial Analysis and Visualisation Background: Quantum Physics Medical Physics ... now Social Physics @sociablephysicsWednesday, 3 August 2011 2
Why visualise? It looks beautiful Communicating research results • with peers • with the public Understanding complex data Parsing for the best pattern recognition system in the world Finding inspiration for research questions, models and analysis Presenting (complex) model outputs Comparing to (complex)dataWednesday, 3 August 2011 3
Ge9ng from Excel to VimeoWednesday, 3 August 2011 4
Which language? Languages are “Turing complete” Some more suited to certain tasks How hard is it to learn? Is the syntax similar to other language I have used/will use? How good is the documentation? How good are the user community?Wednesday, 3 August 2011 6
Programming R PHP Processing PythonVisualization Analysis MatLab GePhi Excel GUIWednesday, 3 August 2011 7
European Migration Data (Modelled) Adam Dennett and Kimberley Claydon Modelling: Excel/VBA Vis: ARCGISWednesday, 3 August 2011 9
Tweet density in London Fabian Neuhaus and Steven Gray Data: PHP Vis: ArcGIS/IllustratorWednesday, 3 August 2011 10
Twitter data,filtered by hashtagand located in spaceSteven Gray andRichard MiltonData collection: PHPVis:http://www.MapTube.orgWednesday, 3 August 2011 11
Agent Based Model of crime patterns Toby Davies Python (not yet available)Wednesday, 3 August 2011 13
Oyster card entries/exits Jon Reades Processing MySql Not yet availableWednesday, 3 August 2011 15
Public transport in the UK Joan Serras Vis: C++/OPENGL Data: Timetable Info http://vimeo.com/21351143Wednesday, 3 August 2011 16
London Hire Bikes by Martin Zaltz Austwick and Ollie O’Brien Data: TFL FoI / Routino Vis: Processing http://vimeo.com/19982736Wednesday, 3 August 2011 17
The network visualisations (and others) I showed in the workshop are not yet available - follow @sociablephysics on twitter and I will announce when they are up on vimeo If you’re not on twitter (gasp), email the InterFace organisers so they can let you know when they’re up.Wednesday, 3 August 2011 18
Data Delimited Excel Database preparation text file Data Parsing Data ImportingSoftware (as text) (numbers) Displaying and interacting User input Sharing Images MoviesWednesday, 3 August 2011 19
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