Monthly Archives: January 2009

Visualizing the 2008 NFL Season

Super Bowl XLIII is less than two weeks away, so it feels like an appropriate time to look back at the statistics that were so diligently recorded during this past football season.  I’ve put together a comparison matrix based on data from pro-football-reference.com.  For first time visitors, a comparison matrix processes multidimensional statistics, looking for […]

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My app was just on TV

CNN just did a piece on the influx of people into DC for the inauguration.  Several of the tools the CATT Lab has developed are going to be used to help manage the traffic problems that are guaranteed to crop up as a result. Embedded video from <a href=”http://www.cnn.com/video” mce_href=”http://www.cnn.com/video”>CNN Video</a> It’s a quick spot, […]

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The ComparisonMatrix component… or Playboy Playmates and the Economy

One of the challenges of information visualization is to present data in a way that allows the interesting patterns to rise to above the noise.  The ComparisonMatrix allows users to quickly assess where these patterns are so they can make an informed decision about where to start exploring.  To do this, the ComparisonMatrix breaks a […]

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