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  • Intro to Mapping using QGIS

    By on December 7, 2017

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are an essential digital tool for the creation and analysis of maps and geographic data, as it offers a wide array of analysis possibilities to scholars who are interested in the geospatial elements of their research projects. This post will guide you through the very basics...

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  • GCDI and Comp Sci Visualization Seminar: The Book of Circles

    By on December 5, 2017

    Tomorrow the Graduate Center Digital Initiatives and the Computer Science department welcome designer, author, lecturer based in NYC, RSA fellow, TED speaker, founder of Visual Complexity, design lead @Google Manuel Lima. He will be discussing The Book of Circles: Visualizing Spheres of Knowledge, a unique compendium of 300+ images...

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  • GCDI and Comp Sci Visualization Seminar: How to See 1 Billion Images?

    By on November 29, 2017

    Today the visualization seminar cohosted by the Computer Science Department and the Graduate Center Digital Initiatives dives deep into the humanities with a talk on visualizing culture by Graduate Center Professor Lev Manovich. He will discuss how the Cultural Analytics Lab combines data visualization, design, machine learning, and statistics...

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  • Getting Started with Social Explorer: A GC Resource for Spatializing Demographic Data, Part 1

    By on November 16, 2017

    NOTE: This post is Part 1 in a two-part series that will help you begin exploring data in a spatialized way using ‘Social Explorer’. Part 2 will show you how you can download & share data tables and maps using this application. Imagine: You are doing research on a...

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  • GCDI and Comp Sci Visualization Seminar: Computational Data Analysis

    By on November 13, 2017

    What is computational data analysis? Any analysis done via computer. If that seems absurdly broad, that’s because it is. Data is itself a broad catch all for any collection of stuff-written, audio, visual, kinetic, etc.-that someone wants to analyze. Sometimes the data is such that it can directly be...

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