March 25, 2011 - 11:32 visualising large data sets
Facilitator: Daniel Pettet (contact)
Reference Project: Environment And Society Portal (run by the Rachel Carson Center)
Demonstration of existing research and techniques used for building and exploring visualisations for the environment and society portal. These visualisations included time and map based display as well as keyword or tag cloud substitutes for finding keyword based data relationships.
Search text/keyword relationship tool: “Google Wonder Wheel” (an option available when searching google in the left sidebar)
Facetted Browsing (or filtering) of data sets: Amazon.com, ebay.com lusini.de/search/
Map based visualisation: Geocommons (the most advanced system so far?)
Google maps: geocode service, maps API
Tree cloud: www.lirmm.fr/~gambette/treecloud
Graph dice?: www.aviz.fr/graphdice
Visualisation website/blog compiling many different types and examples (user/design based): http://infosthetics.com/
March 24, 2011 - 17:33 Links from “Digital Humanities for Beginners” session
Here are the links to things we talked about in the Digital Humanities for Beginners session:
March 24, 2011 - 15:20 The THATCamp Florence unconference schedule
We have now posted the THATCamp Florence unconference schedule on the programme page at http://www.thatcampflorence.org/programme/. Thanks to you all for your help in forming it! Thanks to Nikrooz Hosseini, there is also a Google Doc of the THATCamp Florence unconference programme if you prefer to look at it there.
March 9, 2011 - 09:44 Closed Applications for THATCamp Florence Support Grants
The deadline for applying for a support grant was the 4th of March 2011.
Here are the winners:
- Timothy Nunan (Mellon)
- Wilko Graf von Hardenberg (Mellon)
- Inna Kizhner (Kress)
- Valentina Berardini (Mellon)
- Katerina Kouriati (Mellon)
- Camila Guimarães Dantas (A friend of THATCamp)
Contact is Amanda French, THATcamp Officer, CHNM, George Mason University, email: [email@example.com]
March 2, 2011 - 17:07 Important Deadlines for THATCamp Florence !
The 4th of March was the last day for requesting a support grant to join Florence BootCamp and THATcamp. Results of the selection procedure were communicated to single applicants.
Suggesting a specific issue to be dealt with during THATcamp together with registration was the 15th of March 2011.
We remind you that the 10 € requested by day to all campers will allow you to receive a Lunch ticket and have access to two Coffee Breaks: 11.00 a.m. in the morning and 4 p.m. in the afternoon.
Enjoy THATcamp Florence !