A picture is worth 1,000 words refers to the idea that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single still image. It also aptly characterizes one of the main goals of visualization, namely making it possible to absorb large amounts of data quickly.
Reference model for visualization. Visualization can be described as the mapping of data to visual form that supports human interaction in a workspace for visual sense making.
Bandwidth of the senses – convert that notion into computer terms – Tor Norretranders is a Danish scholar
You have two choices: use one of the existing data sets on the site, or Upload your own data set - After you choose a data set, you must choose a visualization method. Many Eyes provides a variety of visualization methods. Analyse text, see the relationships associated with part of the data, see relationships among different variables, track rises and falls in data over time.
Choose text to analyse – choose tool to run (find word patterns, view word use, trends in word use)
Social Media and Student Learning: Using Analytics to Visualise Twitter Communication in the Classroom Sharon Stoerger PELC11 April 7, 2011 [email_address]