Graduate students in Computer Science at the University of Maryland in a class on information visualization produced a striking variety of NodeXL network analysis visualizations for their recent homework projects. The class, taught by Prof. Ben Shneiderman (www.cs.umd.edu/~ben), covers commercial tools, such as Spotfire and Tableau, and research software, giving students a chance to learn a range of […]
NodeXL users in the Washington DC area are welcome to join a free users group meetup on October 2, 2013 at 2pm. There will be a morning session at the University of Maryland (9-11) and an afternoon session downtown. If you’d like to attend, please complete this form. I hope to see you there!
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 NodeXL team at the Social Media Research Foundation is happy to announce the availability of the newest version: there is lots of new stuff in the latest release of NodeXL v.188.8.131.52! Group Frames: If your graph has groups and you choose to lay out the groups in their own boxes (NodeXL, Graph, Layout, Layout […]
A recent paper “EventGraphs: Charting Collections of Conference Connections” by Marc Smith from Connected Action, Professor Derek Hansen (College of Information Studies) and Professor Ben Shneiderman (Computer Science/Human Computer Interaction Lab) both from the University of Maryland and has been accepted for publication at the 2011 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) Conference. This is the 44th year for the conference. [...]
A new paper on visualizing social media has been released on the University of Maryland, Human Computer Interaction Laboratory tech report archive. Co-authored by Derek Hansen, myself, and Ben Shneiderman, the paper describes and visualizes the patterns of connections formed when people tweet about events like conferences and news stories. EventGraphs_2010_HCIL_Tech_Report http://www.cs.umd.edu/localphp/hcil/tech-reports-search.php?number=2010-13 Hansen, D., Smith, [...]