Cool Toys Pic of the day - Gephi
Another wonderful data visualization tool. This one is a software
download. Their own words say it best.
In their words:
"Gephi is an interactive visualization and exploration platform for
all kinds of networks and complex systems, dynamic and hierarchical
Runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. Gephi is open-source and free."
They have a firm commitment to support ongoing into the future, with
more information about this at the Consortium page.
A presentation introduction here:
You can easily find real life examples of things people are doing with
it in Flickr.
Sociomantic is mapping social networks:
So is Jame Burke.
Tim Highfield analyses the French political blogs.
So is Matt Biddulph, focusing on professional networks.
Wolfgang Rheinhardt is using Gephi to map co-citation analysis.
David Williams is using Gephi for text and linguistic analysis.
Cameron Neylon is using it to display protein purification data.
The Gephi stream has images showing use of some of the created
plugins, such as OpenOrd.
Fun stuff, fun stuff. Don't you want to go play now?