SDSC Intro to Visualization on Gordon

Antz Visualizations

Main Antz Page | Toroid Visualizations

Alphanumeric Trigram Frequency Distributions

(source: the Gutenberg Project)

"Alice In Wonderland" (145 Kb of text)

(images are with transparency and without transparency)

   

"Modern Skepticism" (729 Kb of text)

   

"A New Century Of Inventions" (553 Kb of text)

   

Detail from "A New Century of Inventions"

   

  

 

Download Examples in ANTz Format

Download sample self-contained zip for "Alice In Wonderland" with ant.exe and csv files.

Download sample self-contained zip for "Modern Skepticism" with ant.exe and csv files.

Download sample self-contained zip for "A New Century of Inventions" with ant.exe and csv files.

 

 

Example of Transparency Variation

This is a trigram count of 1 Mb of my email Outbox. Size of objects are proportial to log of count. Color is normalized to max and min count values. Transparency is varied with the "(" and ")" keys.

      

 

Log vs. Linear Scale

Linear Scale

Size of objects are proportial to count with a maximum size of 10 (ANTz units). Color is normalized to max and min count values.

Download sample self-contained zip with ant.exe and csv files for the above example using a linear scale for object size. (source: my Eudora email outbox)

Log Scale

Download sample self-contained zip with ant.exe and csv files for the above example using a log scale for object size. (source: my Eudora email outbox)

Instructions to run the app:

Extract the contents of the zip file. Double-click the antz.exe file to launch the app and hit the 1 key to load the data. Click on an object to select it and hit the "i" key to display information.