The recent Strata Conference in New York City gathered many leaders in big data, data mining, and information visualization. Link: www.flickr.com/photos/marc_smith/6203313170 Connections among the Twitter users who recently tweeted the word Strata when queried on September 20, 2011, scaled by numbers of followers (with outliers thresholded). Connections created when users reply, mention or follow […]
Summer Social Webshop on Technology-Mediated Social Participation University of Maryland, College Park August 23-26, 2011 Eventful. The 2011 Webshop at the University of Maryland was certainly that with both an earthquake and a hurricane to mark the start and end of the event. We really moved heaven and earth at this workshop. In 4 days, 20 talks, […]
The Social Media Research Foundation is dedicated to Open Tools, Open Data, and Open Scholarship. These slides provide an overview of the goals and accomplishments of the Social Media Research Foundation: 20110830 Introducing the Social Media Research ...
I will speak at Purdue University on September 22 and 23, 2011 about mapping social media networks. My host is Sorin Matei, professor of Communications, who has been researching the social structure of social media networks. I will also speak at Professor Matei’s class: COM 63200 On-line Interaction and Facilitation Here is an example map of […]
NodeXL is extendable. 3rd Party developers have been building data providers that can plug into NodeXL that connect the network visualization tool to sources of network data. We now have three providers of extensions to NodeXL: VOSON for WWW hyperlink networks, the Exchange Spigot for NodeXL for extracting enterprise email networks, and the Facebook Spigot […]
The NodeXL team from the Social Media Research Foundation has released a web application that allows users to upload network files and download files other users have uploaded. The Social Media Research Foundation is dedicated to Open Tools, Open Data, and Open Scholarship. The NodeXL Graph Gallery on the Web enables the research community to collectively gather […]