CW/HW 3D Modeling

Videos to start learning Autodesk Maya:

http://makecourse-art.weebly.com/organic-modeling-videos-1—tools.html

CW/HW Due Friday:

Redesign and everyday object to make it harder for the user. Start sketching and brainstorming. You will be working in pairs to create that final model that will be 3D printed.

Examples:

CW/HW Design & Critique

Lecture Slides: Design

Part 1: Critique the Following Graph

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/12/27/bill-gatess-graph-of-the-year/

Answer the following:

  • Who is the audience? (expert? non-expert?)
  • What questions does this visualization answer?
  • What design principles best describe why it is good / bad?
  • Why do you like / dislike this visualization?
  • Can you suggest any improvements?

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Part 2: Graphic IQ Test:  http://www.perceptualedge.com/files/GraphDesignIQ.html


Part 3: Find 2 Example Visualizations

  1. Find 1  Good Graph, and 1 bad graph
  2. Be prepared to share your critique on both graphs.
  • Who is the audience? (expert? non-expert?)
  • What questions does this visualization answer?
  • What design principles best describe why it is good / bad?
  • Why do you like / dislike this visualization?
  • Can you suggest any improvements?

CW/HW Visualization Bio & Text Visualization

HW 1: Research a Visualization Specialist – Due Friday
Present your research
Tells use about the person – Education and background, current position, contributions, theories / concepts / ideas, Examples of their work
* Visualization Bio Presentations are DUE Friday
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HW 2: Begin Working on your text visualization
Word Cloud Tools
  1. https://www.jasondavies.com/wordcloud/#
  2. http://www.wordle.net/
  3. http://tagcrowd.com/
Network Graph Tools
  1. Gephi
  2. Goolge Fusion
  3. D3
 * TEXT VISUALIZATIONS will be DUE Tuesday
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1) Text Visualization – Examples:
  1. http://www.stefanieposavec.co.uk/personal/
  2. https://www.theguardian.com/world/interactive/2013/feb/12/state-of-the-union-reading-level
  3. Manga Millions – http://lab.softwarestudies.com/2010/02/1000000-manga-pages-visualization.html
  4. Marvel Covers Colors – http://graphics.wsj.com/avengers/
  5. https://www.fastcompany.com/3022482/marvels-new-uberframework-graphs-every-character-in-the-universe
  6. http://blog.blprnt.com/blog/blprnt/avengers-assembled-and-visualized-part-1
  7. Word Collider – https://vimeo.com/37015401
  8. http://neoformix.com/2013/NovelViews.html
  9. http://tulpinteractive.com/achristmascarol/
  10. http://lotrproject.com/statistics/books/
  11. Ben Fry Origin of A species – https://fathom.info/traces/
Explore on your own:
  1. http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=4126&utm_source=buffer&buffer_share=f4928
  2. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/09/06/us/politics/convention-word-counts.html
  3. https://public.tableau.com/profile/ben.jones#!/vizhome/ConventionWordComparison/Dashboard1
  4. https://blog.dataiku.com/2015/05/19/marvel-social-graph-analysis
  5. http://www.bostonglobe.com/2013/01/21/main/4kXqydaTvcSf8WdIt6FlhM/story.html#2013party
  6. http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2013/04/01/175584297/mining-books-to-map-emotions-through-a-century
  7. http://vis.stanford.edu/papers/termite
  8. http://pmla.site44.com/
  9. https://dhs.stanford.edu/algorithmic-literacy/using-word-clouds-for-topic-modeling-results/
Tools:
  1. http://taporware.ualberta.ca/~taporware/
  2. https://netlytic.org/
  3. http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/wmatrix/
  4. https://www.ibm.com/analytics/us/en/
  5. http://www.antlab.sci.waseda.ac.jp/antwordprofiler_index.html
  6. http://neon.niederlandistik.fu-berlin.de/en/textstat/
  7. http://www.concordancesoftware.co.uk/
  8. https://github.com/seinecle/Cowo/blob/master/README.md
  9. http://wordhoard.northwestern.edu/userman/index.html
  10. https://sites.google.com/site/casualconc/
  11. http://www.qsrinternational.com/product
  12. https://www.tableau.com/
  13. http://tapor.ca/home
  14. – General tools list – http://dirtdirectory.org/
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2) Network Graphs Demo:  
Gephi,  – star wars example
Fusion, – star wars example
– Text Visualization – https://voyant-tools.org/
Text Data Sources: http://www.gutenberg.org/ 

CW/HW Explore Tools and Resources

July 11, 2017  – Lectur 2 Link 

PART 1: Explore

  1. Look through the links of tools on the Resources page.
  2. Play with and explore the features, and outcomes/ results produced by the tools
  3.  Create a document that explains about (1) one tool that you explored.
    1. Write a brief review that tells about the features, and work-flow / process for using the tool
    2. What is the tool used for creating – Exploratory, Explanatory, SciViz, InfoViz?
    3. Who might use the tool? What area of research / what profession(s)?
    4. include example images

*This is Due Tomorrow Wednesday July 12

http://www.howiek.com/AdViz0Res.html

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Part 2: Text Visualization

Start to think about and gather data for your text visualization.

You may use Song Lyrics, Books, TV, Plays or Movie Scripts/Screen Plays, Video Game

You will be creating one of the following:

  • Word Frequency
  • Relationship / Network Graph
  • Timeline

Example tool: https://www.jasondavies.com/wordcloud/#