Online Visualization Tools PF Anderson,  Emerging Technologies Librarian,  Health Sciences Libraries,  [email_address] © 2...
Overview <ul><li>Visualizing concepts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual search engines  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clouds </li>...
Visual & Clustering Search Engines <ul><li>AmazType </li></ul><ul><li>Ask  </li></ul><ul><li>Boolify </li></ul><ul><li>Clu...
iBoogie
Gigablast
Mooter
Quintura
MedStory
GoPubmed.org
GoPubmed.org
Boolify
Kartoo
Walk2Web
Touchgraph
AmazType <ul><li>http://amaztype.tha.jp/ </li></ul>
Curehunter (Dictionary) <ul><li>http://www.curehunter.com/public/dictionary.do </li></ul>
Curehunter <ul><li>http://www.curehunter.com/public/dictionary.do </li></ul>
Visual Search Engines <ul><li>Visualize concepts for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visualiz...
Tag & Word Clouds <ul><li>Exploration  </li></ul><ul><li>Concept generation / distillation </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis  </l...
Clouds: Images (Flickr) <ul><li>Flickr: Explore Tags </li></ul>
Clouds: NewsFlashr
Clouds: Extipicious (Delicious) <ul><li>http://kevan.org/extispicious.cgi </li></ul>
Clouds: Cloudalicious
Clouds: TagCrowd
Clouds: TagCrowd <ul><li>as topic summaries for speeches and written works </li></ul><ul><li>for visual analysis of survey...
Clouds: TagCrowd <ul><li>Cloud of “Leaves of Grass by Wal Whitman, top 50 words. </li></ul>
Clouds: ManyEyes <ul><li>Cloud of “Leaves of Grass by Wal Whitman, top 200 words </li></ul>
Clouds: ManyEyes <ul><li>Interactive cloud, allows navigation of text body </li></ul>
Mindmapping <ul><li>Mindmapping as concept visualization tool > WikiMindMap </li></ul><ul><li>Mindmapping online tool for ...
WikiMindMap <ul><li>http://www.wikimindmap.org </li></ul>
MindMeister <ul><li>http://www.mindmeister.com </li></ul>
MindMeister Example
MindMeister Export
FreeMind Example <ul><li>http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page </li></ul>
Timelines <ul><li>Obvious uses:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biography  </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Timelines: Dipity  <ul><li>http://www.dipity.com/ </li></ul>
Timelines: Dipity - Example <ul><li>Equipment recalls </li></ul><ul><li>Set up with an rss feed to add new events? </li></ul>
Timelines: Dipity - Example <ul><li>Equipment recalls </li></ul><ul><li>Eample of event detail view </li></ul>
Timelines: Dipity - Example  <ul><li>Recipes and diet management </li></ul><ul><li>Example of detail view - recipe </li></ul>
Timelines: xTimeline <ul><li>http://www.xtimeline.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><li>Searching </li></ul><u...
Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Pregnancy timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Single author </li></ul>
Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Higher education entry into Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple authors </li></ul>
Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Detail - entry point view </li></ul>
Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Privacy restrictions </li></ul>
Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Groups  </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing / commenting  </li></ul>
Timelines - Highlights <ul><li>CircaVie & Dipity  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lightweight, easy to use, community based, intende...
Data visualization  <ul><li>Visualization helpful in analysis of a variety of types of data. </li></ul><ul><li>Many types ...
Visualization: Gapminder
Visualization: Mashups <ul><li>Expilicious, take 2 </li></ul><ul><li>A gazillion GoogleMap mashups </li></ul>
Visualization: Lexipedia
Visualization: Swivel <ul><li>http://www.swivel.com/ </li></ul>
Visualization: Swivel Example <ul><li>Beckett analysis of the Unnameable </li></ul>
Visualization: Swivel Example <ul><li>Pesticides in Broccoli </li></ul>
Visualization: ManyEyes <ul><li>http://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/ </li></ul>
Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>Word Cloud - Leaves of Grass, by Walt Whitman </li></ul>
Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>EBM word tree </li></ul>
Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>University of Michigan faculty size and average salary by department </li></ul>
Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>FDA Survey Data on Perchorate in Food, 2005-2006 </li></ul>
Data visualization - Highlights <ul><li>Variety of tools available for different domains </li></ul><ul><li>Swivel especial...
Periodic Table of Visualization Methods <ul><li>http://www.visual-literacy.org/periodic_table/periodic_table.html </li></ul>
VisualComplexity.com
Additional resources  <ul><li>Perez, Sarah. The Best Tools for Visualization. March 13, 2008 9:25 AM.   http://www.readwri...
Resources: Eager Eyes <ul><li>http://www.eagereyes.org </li></ul>
Resources: Information Aesthetics <ul><li>http://www.infosthetics.com/ </li></ul>
Resources: Mind-mapping.org
Want more? <ul><li>Discovery - Del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://del.icio.us/tags/visualization </li></ul></ul><ul>...
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Online Visualization Tools

  1. 1. Online Visualization Tools PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, [email_address] © 2008 Regents of the University of Michigan. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Visualizing concepts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual search engines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clouds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mindmapping </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visualizing data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Timelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data visualization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
  3. 3. Visual & Clustering Search Engines <ul><li>AmazType </li></ul><ul><li>Ask </li></ul><ul><li>Boolify </li></ul><ul><li>Clusty </li></ul><ul><li>CureHunter </li></ul><ul><li>Don Busca </li></ul><ul><li>Exalead </li></ul><ul><li>Gigablast </li></ul><ul><li>GoPubmed </li></ul><ul><li>Grokker </li></ul><ul><li>iBoogie </li></ul><ul><li>IncyWincy </li></ul><ul><li>Kartoo </li></ul><ul><li>KillerInfo </li></ul><ul><li>KoolTorch </li></ul><ul><li>ManagedQ </li></ul><ul><li>MedStory </li></ul><ul><li>Mooter </li></ul><ul><li>Quintura </li></ul><ul><li>RedZee </li></ul><ul><li>TouchGraph </li></ul><ul><li>Ujiko </li></ul><ul><li>Vivisimo </li></ul><ul><li>Walk2Web </li></ul>
  4. 4. iBoogie
  5. 5. Gigablast
  6. 6. Mooter
  7. 7. Quintura
  8. 8. MedStory
  9. 9. GoPubmed.org
  10. 10. GoPubmed.org
  11. 11. Boolify
  12. 12. Kartoo
  13. 13. Walk2Web
  14. 14. Touchgraph
  15. 15. AmazType <ul><li>http://amaztype.tha.jp/ </li></ul>
  16. 16. Curehunter (Dictionary) <ul><li>http://www.curehunter.com/public/dictionary.do </li></ul>
  17. 17. Curehunter <ul><li>http://www.curehunter.com/public/dictionary.do </li></ul>
  18. 18. Visual Search Engines <ul><li>Visualize concepts for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visualization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept generation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion tools </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Tag & Word Clouds <ul><li>Exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Concept generation / distillation </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul>
  20. 20. Clouds: Images (Flickr) <ul><li>Flickr: Explore Tags </li></ul>
  21. 21. Clouds: NewsFlashr
  22. 22. Clouds: Extipicious (Delicious) <ul><li>http://kevan.org/extispicious.cgi </li></ul>
  23. 23. Clouds: Cloudalicious
  24. 24. Clouds: TagCrowd
  25. 25. Clouds: TagCrowd <ul><li>as topic summaries for speeches and written works </li></ul><ul><li>for visual analysis of survey data </li></ul><ul><li>as brand clouds that let companies see how they are perceived by the world </li></ul><ul><li>for data mining a text corpus </li></ul><ul><li>for helping writers and students reflect on their work </li></ul><ul><li>as name tags for conferences, cocktail parties or wherever new collaborations start </li></ul><ul><li>as resumes in a single glance </li></ul><ul><li>as visual poetry </li></ul>
  26. 26. Clouds: TagCrowd <ul><li>Cloud of “Leaves of Grass by Wal Whitman, top 50 words. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Clouds: ManyEyes <ul><li>Cloud of “Leaves of Grass by Wal Whitman, top 200 words </li></ul>
  28. 28. Clouds: ManyEyes <ul><li>Interactive cloud, allows navigation of text body </li></ul>
  29. 29. Mindmapping <ul><li>Mindmapping as concept visualization tool > WikiMindMap </li></ul><ul><li>Mindmapping online tool for collaboration > MindMeister </li></ul><ul><li>Offline personal mindmapping tool > FreeMind </li></ul>
  30. 30. WikiMindMap <ul><li>http://www.wikimindmap.org </li></ul>
  31. 31. MindMeister <ul><li>http://www.mindmeister.com </li></ul>
  32. 32. MindMeister Example
  33. 33. MindMeister Export
  34. 34. FreeMind Example <ul><li>http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page </li></ul>
  35. 35. Timelines <ul><li>Obvious uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals & institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creative uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical case study presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track epidemiology of disease spread in community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any kind of temporal or process-oriented data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storytelling or narrative process </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. Timelines: Dipity <ul><li>http://www.dipity.com/ </li></ul>
  37. 37. Timelines: Dipity - Example <ul><li>Equipment recalls </li></ul><ul><li>Set up with an rss feed to add new events? </li></ul>
  38. 38. Timelines: Dipity - Example <ul><li>Equipment recalls </li></ul><ul><li>Eample of event detail view </li></ul>
  39. 39. Timelines: Dipity - Example <ul><li>Recipes and diet management </li></ul><ul><li>Example of detail view - recipe </li></ul>
  40. 40. Timelines: xTimeline <ul><li>http://www.xtimeline.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><li>Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Public editing </li></ul>
  41. 41. Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Pregnancy timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Single author </li></ul>
  42. 42. Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Higher education entry into Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple authors </li></ul>
  43. 43. Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Detail - entry point view </li></ul>
  44. 44. Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Privacy restrictions </li></ul>
  45. 45. Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing / commenting </li></ul>
  46. 46. Timelines - Highlights <ul><li>CircaVie & Dipity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lightweight, easy to use, community based, intended for social purposes & personal use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dipity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates with other social media (Twitter, Picasa, Flickr, Google, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>xTimeline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki-style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team work, collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul></ul>
  47. 47. Data visualization <ul><li>Visualization helpful in analysis of a variety of types of data. </li></ul><ul><li>Many types of data, many types of analysis, many types of display of data = </li></ul><ul><li>Many tools </li></ul>
  48. 48. Visualization: Gapminder
  49. 49. Visualization: Mashups <ul><li>Expilicious, take 2 </li></ul><ul><li>A gazillion GoogleMap mashups </li></ul>
  50. 50. Visualization: Lexipedia
  51. 51. Visualization: Swivel <ul><li>http://www.swivel.com/ </li></ul>
  52. 52. Visualization: Swivel Example <ul><li>Beckett analysis of the Unnameable </li></ul>
  53. 53. Visualization: Swivel Example <ul><li>Pesticides in Broccoli </li></ul>
  54. 54. Visualization: ManyEyes <ul><li>http://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/ </li></ul>
  55. 55. Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>Word Cloud - Leaves of Grass, by Walt Whitman </li></ul>
  56. 56. Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>EBM word tree </li></ul>
  57. 57. Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>University of Michigan faculty size and average salary by department </li></ul>
  58. 58. Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>FDA Survey Data on Perchorate in Food, 2005-2006 </li></ul>
  59. 59. Data visualization - Highlights <ul><li>Variety of tools available for different domains </li></ul><ul><li>Swivel especially strong in generating graphs </li></ul><ul><li>ManyEyes especially rich source of various visual analyses, flexible, interactive, various types of datasets allowed </li></ul>
  60. 60. Periodic Table of Visualization Methods <ul><li>http://www.visual-literacy.org/periodic_table/periodic_table.html </li></ul>
  61. 61. VisualComplexity.com
  62. 62. Additional resources <ul><li>Perez, Sarah. The Best Tools for Visualization. March 13, 2008 9:25 AM. http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/the_best_tools_for_visualization.php </li></ul><ul><li>Data Visualization - Modern Approaches (Smashing Magazine, August 2007): http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/08/02/data-visualization-modern-approaches/ </li></ul>
  63. 63. Resources: Eager Eyes <ul><li>http://www.eagereyes.org </li></ul>
  64. 64. Resources: Information Aesthetics <ul><li>http://www.infosthetics.com/ </li></ul>
  65. 65. Resources: Mind-mapping.org
  66. 66. Want more? <ul><li>Discovery - Del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://del.icio.us/tags/visualization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://del.icio.us/tags/visualisation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>These slides will be at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://slideshare.net/umhealthscienceslibraries </li></ul></ul>

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