Category Archives: Visualization

Coloring & Mapping Ballot Boxes in Ankara

[EDIT]: To overcome the overlapping boxes problem discussed below, I merged the boxes in the same building and created another map. Result after merge is available here and here (click on a marker to get details at that location):  (go to the bottom of the page to see the per ballot box results, i.e. before merge) I just created […]

Turkish Newspapers’ Circulation vs Twitter Follower Counts

Colored bars indicate the ratio of circulation to Twitter follower counts.   red bars = circulation / follower_counts   blue bars = follower_counts / circulation     Initial Observations: Two newspapers lost most customers, Posta & Sozcu are tabloid populist newspapers… Liberal, Islamic, Conservative and Central right newspapers have higher circulation rate than followers on Twitter Newspapers with social liberal, […]

Turkish Media in 2D (MDS & PCA Plots)

Multidimensional scaling (MDS) allows us to visualize (dis)similarities in 2D by trying to preserve the distance between the objects as much as possible. The positioning of the newspapers in the image below is generated using this technique (employed manifold.MDS class in scikit-learn). The colors of the labels are the cluster colors obtained by modularity measure as stated […]