epSpread - Storyboarding for visual analytics

Cenydd, L, Walker, R, Pop, S, Miles, H, Hughes, C ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4468-6660, Teahan, W and Roberts, J 2011, epSpread - Storyboarding for visual analytics , in: 2011 IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), 23-28 October 2011, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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Abstract

We present epSpread, an analysis and storyboarding tool for geolocated microblogging data. Individual time points and ranges are analysed through queries, heatmaps, word clouds and streamgraphs. The underlying narrative is shown on a storyboard-style timeline for discussion, refinement and presentation. The tool was used to analyse data from the VAST Challenge 2011 Mini- Challenge 1, tracking the spread of an epidemic using microblogging data. In this article we describe how the tool was used to identify the origin and track the spread of the epidemic.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST)
Publisher: IEEE
Depositing User: Dr Chris Hughes
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2019 15:11
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2019 03:01
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/50048

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