Visualizations

AcademyScope is the product of a collaboration between the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, and the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. It offers viewers a means to explore all reports published by the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council—from twenty years ago to today.

By Joseph Biberstine, Russell J. Duhon, Jennifer R.S. Coffey, Katy Börner, Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center, Indiana University, Bloomington, and André Skupin, San Diego State University. Read the accompanying paper, Visualizing the Topical Structure of the Medical Sciences: A Self-Organizing Map Approach, by André Skupin, Joseph R. Biberstine, and Katy Börner.

Shown here are all TEDxBloomington attendees who registered by March 8, 2013 together with the subjects they like 313 subject nodes in colors. People are linked via popular topics. The resulting bi-modal network has 508 nodes connected by 553 edges. It is dominated by the “Technology” (listed 33 times), “Education” (21), “Art” (13), “Design” (12), “Health” (11) nodes. Sizes of subject nodes and labels correspond to the number of attendees who listed them. The densely connect core of the network, also called giant component, is surrounded by smaller networks. For a long time, only one person wanted to talk about “Beer” and this was the only subject he wanted to talk about (top center). Only recently, another registration interconnected “Beer” with “Startups” and from there to other people and subjects in the network. Portraits of the speakers from this year’s conference are placed by their subjects of interest. A listing of all subjects and their counts is given in the lower left.

The Illuminated Diagram features a geographic map and a science map controlled by a touch panel, which allows users to learn what areas of science are producing the most publications, and where in the world this research is coming from. The display features research and node layout by Kevin W. Boyack and Richard Klavans, data preparation by Chin Hua Kong and Nianli Ma, layout and design created by Michael J. Stamper and Katy Börner, and programming provided by Jagannathan Lakshmipathy and David M. Reagan. The original design, cartography, and programming were created by W. Bradford Paley, John Burgoon, and Peter Kennard.

for Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), by Linda Reijnhoudt, Michael J. Stamper, Katy Börner, Chris Baars, and Andrea Scharnhorst.

for A Festschrift for Richard M. Shiffrin, by Katy Börner and the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center. Graphic design by Michael J. Stamper.

for the 2011 Mendeley Binary Battle, by Chin Hua Kong, Katy Börner, and Michael J. Stamper

Shortlisted submission in the 2011 International Institute for Information Design (IIID) Awards in the Didactics category.

for Sunbelt 2011, by Joseph R. Biberstine, Katy Börner, and Michael J. Stamper

for Sunbelt, 2010, by Joseph Biberstine, Russell J. Duhon, Katy Börner, Elisha Hardy, CNS and André Skupin, San Diego State University

Shortlisted submission in the 2011 International Institute for Information Design (IIID) Awards in the Didactics category.

2009, By Nianli Ma, Russell J. Duhon, Elisha F. Hardy, Katy Börner

by Bruce W. Herr II, David Newman, Gully APC Burns

by Bruce W. Herr II, David Newman, Gully APC Burns

by Weixia (Bonnie) Huang, Russell J. Duhon, Elisha F. Hardy, Katy Börner, Indiana University, USA

by Bruce W. Herr II, Todd Holloway, Katy Börner

by Bruce Herr, Weimao Ke, Elisha Hardy, Katy Börner

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