Data Visualization London meetup
The Data Visualization London consists of a group of people who are interested in visualization of Big Data to show insights and answers within the data.
Date/Time: Wednesday 25′th of April – 6.30 PM – Late
REGISTER HERE : Data Visualization London
Hashtags: #dvldn #bdw
Twitter – @bigdataweek/@dvizldn
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18:30 – Welcome and networking (maybe some beer and pizza)
19:00 – 10-15 min. talks
1.Paul Gesiak – Data Scientist @Datasift - Gephi on steroids
Visualizing breaking news using Gephi in real time.
2. Ben Hagan – D3 and the real time firehose
Driving 250m tweets into a visualization.
3. James Cheshire – Spatial Analysis and CASA
Dr. James Cheshire is a lecturer at the UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis. James’ research focuses on the analysis and visualisation of large population datasets, and he is becoming increasingly renowned for producing visualisations with the R software platform. His work has been featured in the likes of National Geographic Magazine, The Times Atlas of London and the Evening Standard.
Title: Sensing the City: Mapping and Analysing London’s Population Data Flows
4. Francesco D’Orazio - 10 reasons why we visualize data
The cognitive and strategic reasons why data viz really makes a difference on dealing with big data.
20:00 – QA session
20:30 – Wrap up and continue networking at the pub.
by Doug Cutting
Hadoop UK is Europe’s largest Hadoop user group and the 6th largest in the world.
More details to follow
*Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 3:30 PM
23rd–29th April 2012