Bernie Hogan’s Facebook Network Map featured in Journal of Social Structure (JOSS) (Made with NodeXL)

The Journal of Social Structure has released its First Annual JoSS Visualization Symposium results and two of the images were generated with NodeXL.  One of the two is Bernie Hogan’s radial layout applied to representing Facebook Friend networks. http://jossviz.wordpress.com/2010/06/23/friendwheel-layout-of-a-facebook-network/ The Journal of Social Structure (JoSS) is an electronic journal of the International Network for Social [...]
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Automatic for the people (who use the latest NodeXL!). Release v.1.0.1.128

The NodeXL team has just released a new version (v.1.0.1.128) that contains a new “Automation” feature that allows users to define a collection of operations to perform on their network graphs and invoke the complete set in a single button click AND reuse that configuration on other workbook graphs.  In fact, the feature will apply [...]
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Paper: Tech Report at University of Maryland on EventGraphs

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, [...]
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