Article | Proceedings of SIGRAD 2012; Interactive Visual Analysis of Data; November 29-30; 2012; Växjö; Sweden | Analyzing Multiple Network Centralities with ViNCent

Title:
Analyzing Multiple Network Centralities with ViNCent
Author:
Björn Zimmer: Linnaeus University, School of Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics (DFM), ISOVIS Group, Växjö, Sweden Ilir Jusufi: Linnaeus University, School of Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics (DFM), ISOVIS Group, Växjö, Sweden Andreas Kerren: Linnaeus University, School of Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics (DFM), ISOVIS Group, Växjö, Sweden
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Year:
2012
Conference:
Proceedings of SIGRAD 2012; Interactive Visual Analysis of Data; November 29-30; 2012; Växjö; Sweden
Issue:
081
Article no.:
012
Pages:
87-90
No. of pages:
4
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2012-11-20
ISBN:
978-91-7519-723-4
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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The analysis of multivariate networks is an important task in various application domains; such as social network analysis or biochemistry. In this paper; we address the interactive visual analysis of the results of centrality computations in context of networks. An important analytical aspect is to examine nodes according to specific centrality values and to compare them. We present a tool that combines exploratory data visualization with automatic analysis techniques; such as computing a variety of centrality values for network nodes as well as hierarchical clustering or node reordering based on centrality values. Automatic and interactive approaches are seamlessly integrated in one single tool which provides insight into the importance of an individual node or groups of nodes and allows quantifying the network structure.

Keywords: E.1 [Data Structures]: —Graphs and networks H.5.2 [Information Interfaces and Presentation]: User Interfaces—Graphical user interfaces (GUI) I.3.6 [Computer Graphics]: Methodology and Techniques—Interaction techniques

Proceedings of SIGRAD 2012; Interactive Visual Analysis of Data; November 29-30; 2012; Växjö; Sweden

Author:
Björn Zimmer, Ilir Jusufi, Andreas Kerren
Title:
Analyzing Multiple Network Centralities with ViNCent
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Proceedings of SIGRAD 2012; Interactive Visual Analysis of Data; November 29-30; 2012; Växjö; Sweden

Author:
Björn Zimmer, Ilir Jusufi, Andreas Kerren
Title:
Analyzing Multiple Network Centralities with ViNCent
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