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Data: New Ways of Seeing the World

Explore how NSERC-funded research in data visualization is making information more accessible and easier to understand.

Videos

Sheelagh Carpendale
The Bohemian Bookshelf
April 3, 2014
They say a picture is worth a thousand words but what if the picture is of an entire library?

Lyn Bartram
Seeing Data, Saving Energy
April 3, 2014
A big problem is that homeowners are often unaware of precisely how much energy they use day to day. What if they could see how much energy their home is using moment to moment, and feel good about taking even small actions, like turning off the lights?

Impact Stories

The Bohemian Bookshelf
The Bohemian Bookshelf
April 3, 2014
Dr. Carpendale and her students are developing new tools, applications and methods for turning raw data into useful visual representations.

Seeing Data, Saving Energy
Seeing Data, Saving Energy
April 3, 2014
According to Dr. Bartram, adopting an "aware-living" lifestyle in the home can result in 10 to 30 per cent savings in energy use.

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