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Programming Visualization

Folders of Images, Compare and Contrast

Now I’ve experimented with things, I wanted to make something that would allow me to compare different effects on the same photo, and loop through a folder of pictures looking for nice effects. I overrode mousePressed() to change the image on click. The big challenge here was running out of Java Heap space once I […]

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Programming Visualization

Visualising A Photo Series

Whenever I’m scrolling through pictures I’ve taken, it seem like they are in sections – here’s when I was near the beach, he’s the park, the night sky and fireworks. I thought if you visualised the way that the dominant colors changed, patterns would emerge. I found the perfect layout for this, the sunflower layout, […]

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Programming Visualization

Extracting Dominant Color: RGB Averaging Doesn’t Work

This makes sense – two colors can have the same R values, but wildly different G and B values. The result of averaging them will bear no relation to the originals. However just to prove it, it was very easy to tweak my code to average the RGB values instead of counting the hues. The […]

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email Social Networking Visualization

Immersion

When I read about Immersion¬†– a tool created by researchers at MIT which maps your email network – of course I had to map mine. It’s fascinating. I’ve removed the labels for other people’s privacy, but high level breakdown of which group is which follows: Green/Grey on the left:¬†Ottawa networks. Grey is University, Green is […]