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 +What about '''​sonification'''​ - not covered below...
  
 +
 +----
 +Think about the idea of abstraction in art in relation to data '​abstracted'​ and presented in the form of a visualization.
 +
 +'''​Piet Mondrian'​s'''​ Broadway Boogie Woogie http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Broadway_Boogie-Woogie
 +
 +----
 +'''​Otto Neurath'''​ - the father of infographics http://​plato.stanford.edu/​entries/​neurath/​visual-education.html
 +
 +
 +----
 +'''​Excellent books on data visualization:'''​
 +
 +* Edward Tufte - The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
 +
 +Here's a Tufte video https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=AdSZJzb-aX8&​list=PLmOw5ooQkcUNv1yvHRLoMFAoMMeeb_NyY
 +
 +* William S. Cleveland - The Elements of Graphing Data, Visualizing Data
 +
 +* Leland Wilkinson - The Grammar of Graphics http://​www.cs.uic.edu/​~wilkinson/​ a kind of systematic dictionary, with
 +grammatical rules for data and graphics.
 +
 +
 +----
 +* Some '''​artists/​designers'''​ working in the field:
 +
 +'''​Mark Lombardi'​s'''​ drawings are meticulous, researched, visualized relations. Here Ben Fry talks about his work: http://​benfry.com/​exd09/​
 +
 +
 +* '''​Martin Wattenberg'''​ brought data visualization to the stock market and at the same time made interesting artworks in the late 1990'​s:​
 +
 +http://​www.bewitched.com/​marketmap.html
 +
 +http://​www.bewitched.com/​namevoyager.html
 +
 +http://​www.bewitched.com/​art.html
 +
 +
 +* '''​Aaron Koblin''',​ one of the more recent pioneers of the discipline. Technology leader of Google'​s Creative Labs in San Francisco, he spearheaded the search giant'​s Chrome Experiments series http://​Aaronkoblin.com
 +
 +
 +* '''​Jer Thorp'''​ worked with the New York Times http://​blprnt.com and now has his own company with Ben Rubin and Mark Hansen, a journalist and artist respectively:​ The Office for Creative Research http://​o-c-r.org/​abstract/​
 +
 +
 +* '''​Ben Fry'''​ developer of processing http://​benfry.com
 +Fry co-created Processing with Casey Reas, an open-source programming language used by many of the designers. Fry also runs Phyllotaxis Lab, a data visualization studio connected to Seed Media Group.
 +
 +
 +* '''​Jonathan Harris'''​ an artist and interactive designer http://​www.number27.org/​
 +Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar '''​I feel fine'''​ - A classic Processing 1.0 [http://​processing.org/​exhibition/​] visualization using social media sites to provide info on how the world is feeling: http://​www.wefeelfine.org/​
 +'''​Inuit whale hunt'''​ in 3,214 images, arranged in 20-minute segments. Harris uses elements of computer science, anthropology,​ visual art, and storytelling to create systems that explore and explain the human world:
 +http://​thewhalehunt.org/​
 +
 +Harris
 +
 +
 +----
 +* '''​Eddie Elliott'​s video streamer'''​ early 1990's intereactive,​ searchable visual representation of video archives. His product was never commercialized. MIT Master'​s thesis work.
 +
 +http://​www.lightmoves.net/​videostreamer/​index.html
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 +http://​ic.media.mit.edu/​icSite/​icpeople/​EddieElliott.html
 +
 +
 +* '''​Google''''​s open source tools for data visualization with examples:
 +http://​www.google.com/​publicdata/​directory
 +
 +
 +* Nice lists of '''​recent visualization works''':​
 +
 +http://​flowingdata.com/​2011/​12/​21/​the-best-data-visualization-projects-of-2011/​
 +
 +http://​mashable.com/​2012/​10/​04/​data-visualization/​
 +
 +http://​mashable.com/​2013/​03/​05/​data-visualization-projects/​
 +
 +
 +
 +* '''​Visualizing Cultures project at MIT, an Open Course class'''​ available online for free
 +http://​ocw.mit.edu/​ans7870/​21f/​21f.027/​home/​vc01_about.html
 +
 +
 +----
 +* '''​Good works:'''​
 +
 +* '''​Brendan Dawes Cinema Redux'''​ - uses '''​Processing 1.0'''​ to visualize each second in a film in a single image:
 +http://​brendandawes.com/​projects/​cinemaredux
 +
 +
 +* '''​Alison'​s Unreal Art'''​ - Game bots play Unreal tournament and make drawings based on game activity. Data translation of game activity to portraits:
 +
 +http://​alison.organised.info/​unrealart/​processing/​
 +
 +
 +* '''​Science on a Sphere - NASA''''​s visualization'​s of the planet:
 +http://​sos.noaa.gov/​What_is_SOS/​index.html
 +
 +
 +* '''​Chris Jordan'​s Running the Numbers'''​. art visulaizations of objects quantified
 +http://​www.chrisjordan.com/​gallery/​rtn/​
 +
 +
 +* collaboration between dance company '''​Pilobolus and Google'''​ - word vizualized by dancers using extended browser possibilities.
 +http://​www.allisnotlo.st/​index_en.html
 +
 +
 +* '''​Japan Quake Map'''​ Visualization using size, color, numbers to represent earthquake activity on a map.
 +http://​www.japanquakemap.com/​
 +
 +nuclear tests 1945-98 https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=I9lquok4Pdk
 +
 +
 +----
 +* '''​Michal Mocnak'​s suggestions'''​ for interesting data visualization frameworks using java:
 +http://​arborjs.org/​
 +
 +http://​d3js.org/​
 +
 +http://​philogb.github.com/​jit/​demos.html
 +
 +http://​sigmajs.org/​
 +
 +http://​raphaeljs.com
 +
 +----
 +'''​Videos about data-visualization'''​ (list)
 +* '''​David McCandless'​ Ted'''​ talk on visualization:​
 +http://​www.ted.com/​talks/​david_mccandless_the_beauty_of_data_visualization.html
 +YT mirror: http://​youtu.be/​5Zg-C8AAIGg
 +
 +* '''​The Art of Data Visualization'''​ | Off Book | PBS 
 +http://​youtu.be/​AdSZJzb-aX8
 +Featuring:
 +Edward Tufte, Yale University /
 +Julie Steele, O'​Reilly Media /
 +Josh Smith, Hyperakt /
 +Jer Thorp, Office for Creative Research /
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