Using the process of organic information design to visualize the changing structure of a web site, juxtaposed with usage information

An organism that monitors web traffic. Click the link below to watch users as they peruse my former group's web site.

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A discussion of how this project was built, along with its source code so that you can adapt it to your own site can be found in my book Visualizing Data.

The program is an example of organic information design, which is the process of creating software visualizations that demonstrate and express features of large, dynamic data sources. The conceptual portion is described in depth in my master's thesis.

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