Week 14: Spatial Analysis II: Social Network Visualization, Textual Visualization

Optional Exercises

Capturing your Twitter Stream and Visualizing It

As some of you may have remembered, I began collecting our #iupuidh stream at the beginning of the semester using Martin Hawksey’s easy-to-use and useful tool TAGS v3.  Then, I took the data and put it in his TAGSExplorer, which visualizes the data in several interesting ways.  If you are interested in trying it out for yourself, try this tutorial.

Gephi Tutorial: Mapping Social Networks

This is a quick introduction to the basics of social network visualization and a tutorial on how to use Gephi to map your own social network: http://pegasusdata.com/2013/01/10/facebook-friends-network-mapping-a-gephi-tutorial/

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