Archive for September 26th, 2006

visualizing meaning

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006


From: “Rotational energy surfaces and high-j-eigenvalue structure of polyatomic molecules”, by W. G. Harter and C.W. Patterson, Journal of chemical physics, vol 80, 4241-4261 (1984)

There is a nice project at Cornell called visualizing meaning, which is a down-to-earth approach to the vast field of information visualization.

For the project all 1,943 Cornell Faculty were asked to respond to the following question:

Of the many charts (graph, map, diagram, table and ‘other’) you have seen in your life, which has been the most important, remarkable, meaningful or valuable?

(The above image had been submitted by a Mr. Greg Ezra.)