About this Blogsphere:

This blogsphere attempts to capture, catalog and share resources relating to visual perception of information. It is about a world mostly dealing with Physical (Touch, Taste, See/Sight, Smell and Hear) and sometimes Metaphysical (and that is none-of-the-above category). Physical, for instance, touch (e.g., feel, felt, found), look and visualization, is here with an attempt to combine verbal, vocal and visual--to synchronously see, hear, share and do much more. Interestingly, in order to visualize one does not need special skills, competencies, etc. It is all about common sense, especially with human visualizations. In short, "information is in the eye of the beholder." Continue reading much more all-ado-about this Blogosphere

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September 23, 2007

AT&Ts Case Studies in Information Visualization Research Problems

AT&T's Information Visualization: Case Studies:

The following application case studies illustrate how information visualization research solves real-world problems.

Software Visualization for Vplus+ (VoIP/CallVantage prototype)

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See also AT&T's information visualization:

Main Research Areas

  • Visual data mining
  • Algorithms for graphics, computational geometry and optimization
  • Graph (network) visualization
  • Large-scale database visualization

September 09, 2007

Visualizing the ‘Power Struggle’ in Wikipedia

"A new visualization Bruce Herr and I recently completed is being featured in this week’s New Scientist Magazine (the article is free online, minus the viz). They did a good job jazzing up the language used to describe the viz–’power struggle’, ‘bubbling mass’, ‘blitzed articles’–but they also dumbed down the technical accomplishments. I guess not everyone gets as excited about algorithms as I do. "

September 02, 2007

Converting Browsers Into Buyers — Know Your Ecommerce Math

In many ways the Internet has many similarities to direct marketing. It requires consistency and persistence.

Can you make money selling a $1.00 for only 85 cents? NO! Yet, this is exactly what happens at many Ecommerce web sites. Why? A failure to:

control overhead costs;
understand the cost to acquire a customer.
continue reading: Converting Browsers Into Buyers — Know Your Ecommerce Math

See also my previous posts:
  • Visual immersion using Web Analytics
  • Pay but don’t touch – Security, Satisfaction, and ...
  • Add Sense to your AdSense: Visualizing the Return on Investment?