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Visualizing Emotions: Turning ‘Dry’ Data Into Stories

Visualizing Emotions: Turning ‘Dry’ Data Into Stories

The best data visualizations are the ones that tell you a story. A good data visualization has the ability to show you something that you wouldn’t have seen by only looking at the data, it presents the data in...

Data Art: From the Aesthetic Conceptualization of Data to Information Critique

The current ubiquity of data populating every aspect of an individual’s digitally connected existence, alongside the computational possibilities of harnessing the same to convert it into distilled information, has introduced the theme of data as one of the most...
Information visualization, not only an academic practice?

Information visualization, not only an academic practice?

The definition by Card et. al. of information visualization as “the use of computer-supported, interactive, visual representations of abstract data to amplify cognition (1999),” is the basis for many. But there are also parties involved from outside the academic...
Visualizing the ‘invisible space’

Visualizing the ‘invisible space’

We live in a constant struggle to steer through the big and varied torrent of data which is unleashed everyday. And “data” can cover many different things. By following the Concise Lexicon for the Digital Commons created in 2001...
A New Discourse? – The Position of Data Art within InfoVis

A New Discourse? – The Position of Data Art within InfoVis

For our literature presentation on ‘Information Visualization and Data Art’ we (Erik Borra, Paulien Dresscher and Minke Kampman) read articles of Pousman, Vande Moere and Kosara. They look at data art from a scientific perspective and discuss how it...