Visualization of Real Time Social Data

Spring 2013

Student
Soyoung Yoon
Advisor
Yang Cai
Project description

The objectives of this project include investigating event time series and mapping real time social data (Facebook/ Twitter) into visual and audio patterns. Data is interpreted and transformed into visual through spectrogram, histogram or other methods. We will learn SNA models and CSound programming and incorporate it with other programming tools such as matlab and java to accomplish our goal.

  The project will consist of 3 parts and will be presented as report, oral presentation, and demo. In the first part of the project, fractal dimensions of music time series will be analyzed. In the second part, real-time social data will be obtained and used to implement an algorithm for visualization. In the final part, the same data obtained from part 2 will be used to map into graphical images. Anticipated result will compose of at least one working prototype.

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