TWC LOGD Demos

For a more complete selection of demos, please also visit the demo list at our previous "Data-gov" website. And "watch this space" as we port more live demos here! Also check out our New York State Demos created by the Fall 2010 Web Science class.

LOGD Demos

Title:Data.gov survey: Raw dataset modification dates
Description:This demonstration shows when the data.gov datasets were last updated, as determined by their HTTP header responses. How up-to-date are the datasets listed in data.gov? We start with a time line histogram for a moment in time.
Contributior(s):Tim Lebo; Technology Used:Google Visualization API; JQuery; SparqlProxy; SPARQL; Virtuoso Triple Store; csv2rdf4lod;
Title:Tobacco Policy Adoption by US States (1990-2009)
Description:A PopSciGrid demo presenting a chart that shows the changes of the number of states part of which has adopted tobacco policies that ban smoking in some bars, workplaces, or restaurants.
Contributior(s):Tim Lebo; James McCusker; Li Ding; Technology Used:Google Visualization API; SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:White House Visitor Search
Description:This demo lets users search visitors and visitees of the White House. The top 100 frequent visited people in the White House are listed.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Dominic DiFranzo; Technology Used:csv2rdf4lod; Google Visualization API; SparqlProxy; SPARQL; Javascript;
Title:Trends in Smoking Prevalence, Tobacco Policy Coverage and Tobacco Prices (1991-2007)
Description:This demo illustrates how tobacco policy coverage rate, cigarette price/tax, and smoking rate have changed over time.
Contributior(s):Tim Lebo; ; Tim Lebo; Li Ding; Technology Used:Google Visualization API; SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:Data.gov Search (Raw Data Catalog and Tool Catalog)
Description:This is the simplest keyword search on data.gov datasets
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:PHP; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; RDF;
Title:Faceted browsing on data.gov catalog (Raw Data Catalog and Tool Catalog)
Description:This demo provides a faceted browsing interface for data.gov datasets from raw data catalog and tool catalog.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:RDF; SIMILE Exhibit; SPARQL; SparqlProxy;
Title:Linking US and China's GDP data
Description:This demo tries to link the GDP data published by US government and China government. It also adjusts the result GDP data using currency exchange rate and population data.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:Comparing Chilean SIMCE test for middle school in each region
Description:This demo shows scores in mathematics for a Chilean standardized score by region. The data is complemented by information taken from dbpedia (such as population and geographical positions).
Contributior(s):Alvaro Graves; Technology Used:SPARQL; Google Visualization API; JQuery;
Title:Potential inter-relationships between cigarette taxes, smoke-free policy, and smoking prevalence
Description:A PopSciGrid demo that illustrates how tobacco policy coverage rate, cigarette price/tax, and smoking rate have changed over time using motion chart technology.
Contributior(s):Tim Lebo; Technology Used:JQuery; Javascript; Google Visualization API;
Title:Correlations of Smoking Prevelance Related Data
Description:A PopSciGrid demo that provides interactive interface to analysts to explore how smoking rates, population, cigarette taxes, and other related variables are related to one another by state.
Contributior(s):Sarah Magidson; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy;
Title:Data.gov Catalog Search
Description:This demo provides a search and faceted browsing interface for all data.gov datasets from the raw data catalog, the tool catalog and the geodata catalog.
Contributior(s):Greg Williams; Li Ding; Technology Used:SparqlProxy; SPARQL; SIMILE Exhibit;
Title:Information on Chilean schools
Description:This demo mixes two different datasets: One containing information about schools (location, phone number, etc.) and other containing the SIMCE (a standardized Chilean test) scores of that school over the years.
Contributior(s):Alvaro Graves; Technology Used:Google Visualization API; SPARQL; JQuery;
Title:Open energy dataset catalog search
Description:Within worldwide open government data sources, we can now search for energy datasets for mashups.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:SPARQL; RDF;

External Demos

Title:Clean Air Status and Trends - Ozone
Description:This demo shows a map of the U.S. depicting the Clean Air Status and Trends Network (CASTNET) Ozone monitoring stations and their average Ozone level. Clicking a station shows more detailed information and a link to a graphical representation of the time-series of measurements.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Dominic DiFranzo; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; Google Visualization API; SIMILE Exhibit;
Title:White House Visitors (mobile version)
Description:The White House Visitors/Visitees Demo for the iOS platform shows how RDF data can be consumed on a mobile device.
Contributior(s):Evan Patton; Technology Used:SPARQL; RDF;
Title:Dynamic RSS generation using SPARQL and Yahoo Pipes
Description:This demo shows how to create an RSS 2.0 feed for RDF data using SPARQL and Yahoo! Pipes.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:SPARQL; SparqlProxy; Yahoo! Pipes;
Title:US and UK Crime Data
Description:This demo uses data available at Dataset 311 from data.gov and from http://PoliceAPI.rkh.co.uk for UK data and compare number of crimes in cities in the US and UK.
Contributior(s):Alvaro Graves; Technology Used:Google Visualization API; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:US Agency Budget Browser
Description:browse an agency's budget data (summary and account details) using three Public Budget datasets.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; Google Visualization API;
Title:World Eathquake Map (Yahoo Pipes)
Description:This demo shows a map of the world depicting the locations of all earthquakes of mignitude greater than 3.0, dph of less than 50 miles, over the previous seven days. Clicking on a location shows additional details.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:Yahoo! Pipes; SparqlProxy;
Title:Tracking Changes of data.gov Catalog via RSS
Description:RSS feeds for recently updated datasets on data.gov
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:Growth of Datasets Available on Data.gov
Description:This demo shows the growth in the number of datasets (not including those from the geodata catalog) available on data.gov from July 2009 through today
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:Google Visualization API; SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:Broadband Internet Use versus Total Internet Use - United States Households, 2009
Description:This demo shows the percentage of households in each state with broadband out of the total number of households with internet access. This is based on the division of broadband internet use in rural and urban areas as well as dial-up use in rural and urban areas.
Contributior(s):Peter Coons; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; Google Visualization API;
Title:Government Revenue Timelines
Description:This demo shows amounts of money received by two government accounts (individual income taxes and corporate income taxes) from 1962 to the present, as well as projected values through 2014.
Contributior(s):Sarah Magidson; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; Google Visualization API;
Title:Library Books Per Capita, by State
Description:This demo displays the number of library books per capita by state.
Contributior(s):Xian Li; Technology Used:Google Visualization API; SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:Linking Agency Budgets and New York Times News
Description:Annotated timeline of agency's budget and New York Time news related to it, 1976-2008
Contributior(s):Alvaro Graves; Technology Used:Google Visualization API; SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:Linking USPS Spending and News
Description:US Postal Service's financial history by: (i) net income (income - expenses), budget authority (money allocated by Congress) and outlays (actual expenses) on a timeline (ranging from 1976 to 2008), and (ii) historical events dynamically loaded from an RSS feed at semantic wiki
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Sarah Magidson; Technology Used:Semantic Mediawiki; Javascript; RSS; Google Visualization API; SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:Linking Wildland Fire and Government Budget
Description:US government is spending billions of dollars on fighting with Wildland Fire, and this demos show their correlations.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; Google Visualization API;
Title:Multi-word Tag Cloud from Government Dataset Titles
Description:This demo shows a tag cloud consisting of multi-word phrases extracted from data.gov datasets' titles.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:
Title:World Eathquake Map (MIT Exhibit)
Description:This demo shows a map of the world depicting the locations of all earthquakes of mignitude greater than 3.0, dph of less than 50 miles, over the previous seven days. Clicking on a location shows additional details. Click on a property facet to filter relevant earthquakes.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; SIMILE Exhibit;
Title:Public Housing Stimulus Funds versus Section 8 Units by State, 2009
Description:This demo takes fund allocation data for public housing as granted by the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and compares it to the number of section 8 public housing units currently established (as reported by the Department of Housing and Urban Development), for each state.
Contributior(s):Johanna Flores; Technology Used:Google Visualization API; SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:Interactive Government Receipts Timeline
Description:Timelines for comparing government agencies' account earnings from 1962 to 2014
Contributior(s):Sarah Magidson; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; Google Visualization API; PHP;
Title:Multifamily Housing Physical Inspection Scores
Description:This allows a user to view the score of physical inspections of properties that are owned, insured or subsidized by HUD, including public housing and multifamily assisted housing.
Contributior(s):Dominic DiFranzo; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; Google Visualization API; SIMILE Exhibit;
Title:Public Company Bankruptcy Cases, Fiscal Year 2009
Description:This demo is built upon SEC data about bankruptcy cases of public companies in fiscal year 2009. The map visualizes the total debt over asset ratio at the state level. Upon clicking on a state, a bar chart shows the details of each company that went bankrupt.
Contributior(s):Xian Li; Technology Used:Google Visualization GeoMap; Google Visualization API; SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:Semantic Search of the Data-gov Catalog
Description:Search the data-gov catalog entries using RDFa and Yahoo! Boss.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:SPARQL;
Title:White House Visitation Patterns
Description:Compute the social network of White House visitor-visitee, and find the most popular visitee.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy;
Title:Comparing US (USAID) and UK (DFID) Global Foreign Aid
Description:This application presents a mashup of foreign aid data (represented in US Dollars) from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and UK Department for International Development (DFID) for the 2007 US Fiscal Year.
Contributior(s):James Michaelis; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy;
Title:US Global Foreign Aid
Description:This application presents historical foreign aid data (ranging from 1951 to 2008) from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of Agriculture and the Department of State, mashed up with information from the New York Times API and CIA World Factbook.
Contributior(s):Li Ding; James Michaelis; Technology Used:SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:How Americans use Electric Energy in 2005
Description:Bar graph of electric energy consumption by appliance, USA 2005
Contributior(s):Sarah Magidson; Technology Used:Google Visualization API; SparqlProxy; SPARQL; RDF;
Title:2010 World Economic Forum Interlinkage Survey Matrix
Description:Members of 72 World Economic Forum councils were handed a survey that asked them to select 5 Global, 3 Regional, and 3 Industrial councils that their council would most benefit from interacting with. This demo shows the resulting scores from this survey.
Contributior(s):Gino Gervasio; Tim Lebo; Technology Used:Javascript; csv2rdf4lod;
Title:1998 - 2008 ASEAN Education Statistics
Description:This demonstration uses Microsoft Pivot to show an image-driven visualization of the education statistics (1998 - 2008) from the ASEAN region based on the World Bank's World Development Indicators.
Contributior(s):Gino Gervasio; Technology Used:Microsoft Pivot;
Title:Comparing US-USAID and UK-DFID Global Foreign Aid
Description:This application presents a mashup of foreign aid data (represented in US Dollars) from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and UK Department for International Development (DFID) for the 2007 US Fiscal Year.
Contributior(s):James Michaelis; Technology Used:SPARQL; RDF; SparqlProxy; Google Visualization API;
Title:Demo: Comparing Types of Campaign Money by State
Description:Compare the disbursements, receipts, and loans of Democratic and Republican candidates by state. See how these variables are or aren't correlated.
Contributior(s):Sarah Magidson; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; Google Visualization API;
Title:Public Safety in Troy, NY
Description:This demo integrates information on public safety from Troy Police department and RPI's public safety department and display it using geographical data taken from Google Maps.
Contributior(s):Alvaro Graves; Technology Used:SPARQL; PHP; JQuery;
Title:Comparison of crimes in different Local Government Areas in New South Wales, Australia
Description:This small visualization compares trends in a specific crime for two different Local Government Areas (LGAs) in New South Wales. It uses the New South Wales crime data.
Contributior(s):Alvaro Graves; Technology Used:Javascript; PHP;
Title:Public Safety in Troy, NY
Description:This demo integrates information on public safety from Troy Police department and RPI's public safety department and display it using geographical data taken from Google Maps.
Contributior(s):Alvaro Graves; Technology Used:JQuery; PHP; SPARQL;

Experimental Demos

These demos are less stable than those above or relate to datasets that are out of date or no longer available. We leave these demos available for people who wish to see how they work, or cut and paste the SPARQL, but we note that some may be broken, slow, or inaccurate.
Title:Demographic Information of United States Military Service Members
Description:This demonstration compares the United States military services according to the number of service members that are married or single, and have children or not.
Contributior(s):Tim Lebo; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; JQuery; Google Visualization API; Sesame;
Title:NSF GRFP Honorable Mention Recipients, 2000-2009
Description:This chart organizes NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Honorable Mention Recipients from 2000 - 2009 by graduate school.
Contributior(s):Peter Coons; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; Google Visualization API;
Title:U.S. Postal Service Statistics, 1926-2009
Description:This demo shows statistics for the United States Postal Service over time. Postage Rate, Employees, Post Offices, Income and Expenses, Income after Expenses, and Mail Volume Handled are all displayed from 1926-2009.
Contributior(s):Adam Bell; Technology Used:RDF; SPARQL; SparqlProxy; Google Visualization API;
Title:Public Libraries' Print Materials, total volume vs. per capita, 2007
Description:This demo demonstrates a quick mashup on public libraries collections data from Public Libraries Survey Fiscal Year 2007
Contributior(s):Xian Li;