Category: visualisation

  • Heatmap of votes by booth

    Heatmap of votes by booth

    Here’s another visualisation of some data from the 2013 Australian Federal Election. I wanted to see how consistent voting patterns were across booths within an electorate. From handing out how to vote cards at my local polling booth I had the feeling that not every booth is the same. Fortunately the Australian Electoral Commission publishes […]

  • Visualising Senate Preferences in the Australian 2013 Election

    Visualising Senate Preferences in the Australian 2013 Election

    The Australian Electoral Commission have released the data for preference allocation and makes a good subject for a visualisation. Using a PERL script I was able to group the ticket preferences into groups and then create a matrix in a format suitable for input to a d3js chord diagram. Getting useful data is always a […]

  • Using d3js to visualise the Atlas of Living Australia

    I’ve been playing around with d3js,which is an amazing JavaScript library for visualising data. Using the Atlas of Living Australia Web Services I was able to build a simple data explorer that displays a bubble chart of occurrence data for a taxon. At the moment it is fairly basic and is not entirely intuitive (no […]

  • Life and Literature Code Challenge Entry

    Background The idea for this entry came from the amazing┬áJapanese earthquake map written by Paul Nicholls in which the Japanese earthquakes are shown in a timeline on a google map. I thought it would be interesting to do something with the Biodiversity Heritage Library data for the Life and Literature Code Challenge. I figured that […]