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Title:
Civic Participation and Empowerment through Visualization
Author:
Samuel Bohman: Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University, Sweden
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Year:
2015
Conference:
Proceedings of SIGRAD 2015, June 1st and 2nd, Stockholm, Sweden
Issue:
120
Article no.:
006
Pages:
20-23"
No. of pages:
3
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2015-11-24
ISBN:
978-91-7685-855-4
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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This article elaborates on the use of data visualization to promote civic participation and democratic engagement. The power and potential of data visualization is examined through a brief historical overview and four interconnected themes that provide new opportunities for electronic participation research: data storytelling, infographics, data physicalization, and quantified self. The goal is to call attention to this space and encourage a larger community of researchers to explore the possibilities that data visualization can bring.

Keywords: Democratic engagement; data visualization

Proceedings of SIGRAD 2015, June 1st and 2nd, Stockholm, Sweden

Author:
Samuel Bohman
Title:
Civic Participation and Empowerment through Visualization
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Proceedings of SIGRAD 2015, June 1st and 2nd, Stockholm, Sweden

Author:
Samuel Bohman
Title:
Civic Participation and Empowerment through Visualization
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