Thinking with External Representations

4. Thinking with External Representations
Autor: David Kirsh
Verlag: Springer International Publishing
Erschienen in: Cognition Beyond the Brain, 2017

Why do people create extra representations to help them make sense of situations, diagrams, illustrations, instructions and problems? The obvious explanation—external representations save internal memory and computation —is only part of the story. I discuss seven ways external representations enhance cognitive power: …

high-dimensional data

The properties of high-dimensional data spaces: implications for exploring gene and protein expression data
Robert Clarke, Habtom W. Ressom, Antai Wang, Jianhua Xuan, Minetta C. Liu, Edmund A. Gehan & Yue Wang
Nature Reviews Cancer 8, 37-49 (January 2008)

October 10, 2014

Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI)

The visualizations transforming biology
Inventive graphic design and abstract models are helping researchers to make sense of a glut of data.
Ewen Callaway
04 July 2016

Some of the visualizations that are currently exciting biologists were presented at a conference at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany, in March. Called Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI), the meeting was co-organized by Seán O’Donoghue, a bioinformatician at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, Australia. The gathering attracts an eclectic mix of lab researchers, computer scientists and designers and is now in its seventh year.


Visualizing your data on the web using D3

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D3 and CoffeeScript (1:49)
O’Reilly Media. October 2014

Graph Databases [BOOK]