A2DataDive: African Health OER Network - Network Visualization

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Final presentation from the A2 Data Dive. Feb. 10- 12, 2012. visit the wiki for more information: http://wiki.datawithoutborders.cc/index.php?title=Project:Current_events:A2_DD

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A2DataDive: African Health OER Network - Network Visualization

  1. 1. African Health OER Network Network visualization group A2 Data Dive – Feb. 2012all content in this presentation is licensed under a CreativeCommons Attribution CC:BY license.
  2. 2. Question (From the African health OER network)• How do Network participants interact with each other? • Who is interacting with whom? • For what purpose(s)?
  3. 3. 1927 Solvay Conference on Electrons and Photons
  4. 4. What data do we have?How {event data} • Unique event name • Time • Location
  5. 5. What data do we have?Who {people data} • Unique contact ID • Employer • Gender
  6. 6. Goal Showing how pairs ofparticipants are connected by events they both attended B A
  7. 7. Multiple events attended together = mostly TBD Similar roles? Similar location? Common employers?
  8. 8. GoalShowing how pairs of events are connected by common attendees Event B Event A
  9. 9. • A series of events, e.g. (Health OER Tech Call) – Is attendance constant/increasing or dropping off?• Annual events to evaluate active participants =
  10. 10. Code it!
  11. 11. •R - joining CSV tables•txt2pajek – convert CSV to pajek format (1/2 mode) •Gephi – visualisation •GUESS - visualisation
  12. 12. Events + people – 2 mode graph
  13. 13. events:1-modegraph
  14. 14. University of Malawi University of Western Cape students staffUniversity of Cape Townsupport staff (onferencecalls) Newly-contacted University alumni In Ghana People – „betweenness‟ graph

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