posts tagged 'tag cloud'

how tag clouds work

I like tag clouds. They look cool, and they work.
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Tag clouds use the visual variable of size to convey information. As a cartographer, then, my first instinct was to compare tag clouds [...]

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Tomorrow, two of my fellow UW cartographers and I board a train in Chicago for our 24-hour ride to the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Boston. I’ll present a paper, Cartograms for Political Cartography: A Question of Design, on Saturday, but I’m more excited about the visualization and cartography talks [...]