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Network Viz Ko1

Static and dynamic network visualization with R

[June 2017 update] This tutorial is continuously updated and expanded. The latest version includes additional information (more on multiplex graphs, interactive JS networks, geographic data, etc). If you want to see earlier versions, they are still available here: 2015 and 2016. You can also get the new tutorial PDF and code here or on GithHub. If you find the tutorial …

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Sunbelt network visualization: R and Gephi tutorials

More details to follow, but for now: workshop materials from Sunbelt 2016.   Basic and Advanced Network Visualization with Gephi Sunbelt 2016 workshop materials Network visualization with Gephi: workshop handout (PDF) Network visualization with Gephi: example data files (ZIP)   Basic and Advanced Network Visualization with R Sunbelt 2016 workshop materials Network visualization with R: workshop handout (PDF) Network visualization …

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Network Viz

Upcoming network visualization workshops at Sunbelt and POLNET

In the next few months,  I will be running several network visualization workshops using R and Gephi at Sunbelt 2016 (Newport Beach, CA) and Political Networks (St. Louis, MO). The descriptions follow below – if you are going to one of the conferences, do stop by! By popular demand, the workshops will once again include visualizations featuring baskets full of …

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R Network Visualization Workshop: Polnet 2015

R Network Visualization Workshop: Polnet 2015 (Download PDF).

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Politwoops Deleted Tweets Featured

The Congress Tweets You Never Did See

[UPDATE 15/03/30] Check out this follow-up post to get the R code used to extract and clean the Politwoops & Twitter data. A package that automates the data collection is now available on GitHub: PolitwoopsR. For some months now, I’ve been playing with data from Politwoops: an international project that tracks politicians on Twitter and stores their deleted tweets for …

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Image Networks Gephi R Feat

Facebook data collection and photo network visualization with Gephi and R

Esteban Moro reminded me that there’s no need to manually rescale igraph layouts now – one can use layout.norm() instead (script updated accordingly). Hugle on GitHub Gist kindly pointed out a couple of sneaky typos – those are now fixed. Gephi is one of my favorite network visualization tools – it offers a wide variety of customizable layouts, allows for sophisticated …

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Boston Data Day 2013 Skill-A-Thon

The Data Swap 2013 skill-a-thon organized by The Boston Globe, NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, and The Boston Area Research Initiative is taking place on October 17-18. The materials for the quick network tutorial I’m doing there are posted below. DataSwap 2013 network presentation (Download PDF). Visualizing network dynamics: Download the network visualization software Gephi here. You will also …

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Media Topics: A Dynamic Network Visualization

Topics in Mainstream Media:
A Dynamic Network Visualization

My doctoral dissertation (defended a few months back) studies a dynamic network of news outlets and the topics they cover over time. It implements a measure of media fragmentation and uses actor-based modeling to evaluate the impact of economic, political, organizational, and structural forces on certain properties of the media agenda. The key factors I look into include popularity, ownership, …

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Intro to Network Software: UCINET, NodeXL, Gephi, R, Statnet, ERGM, Siena

Intro materials: network analysis software (UCINET, NodeXL, Gephi, Statnet, ERGM, RSiena)

In the fall of 2012, I got to design & lead the weekly labs for a network seminar at USC. I also worked on the methods portion of the syllabus for the class. COMM 645: Communication Networks is a PhD-level course taught by Peter Monge. The labs cover a range of network tools – from the classic UCINET program through …

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Present Design Feat

Presentation Design Tips
(Avoiding Death by Powerpoint)

Presentation Design Tips (Avoiding Death by Powerpoint). Download PDF.

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