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2011-07-20 23:01:00

SEATTLE, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software released its quarterly publication of the top 100 visualizations for Tableau Public for Q2 2011. These are ranked by viewing sessions and online interactions and show trends across the group. The most-visited new visualization was published on the Huffington Post and showed irregularities in voter turnout in a controversial Wisconsin election. The #2 went to Daily Kos for a viz showing the rise and ebb in President Obama's poll...

2011-05-24 10:10:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kitenga announces general availability of ZettaVox, industry's first "Big Data" search & analytics solution with integrated enterprise search, information modeling and visualization capabilities. Kitenga's application is designed for non-programmer analysts, researchers, and business users, empowering them to create customized, domain-specific information analytics solutions that support massive scale ingestion and processing of...

2011-05-19 07:12:00

SEATTLE, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the opening of a new data analysis competition using Tableau Public, a free tool for creating and publishing interactive graphs on the web. The competition encourages people to create interactive data visualizations about business, finance or real estate trends and publish them in their blogs or websites. $5,000 in prizes will be awarded to the winner, along with the chance to win more. Tableau Software, the global leader in rapid-fire...

2011-05-03 00:00:27

Rusty Blue and Keith Fieldhouse both acknowledged for their outstanding technical achievements and leadership Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Kitware today announced the promotions of Dr. Rusty Blue and Keith Fieldhouse to the position of Technical Leader, based on their recent achievements and leadership contributions to Kitware's computer vision team. This news comes on the heels of Kitware's tremendous growth, including the anticipated hiring of 20 employees by the end of 2011....

2011-05-01 00:09:04

Measure and Visualize Corporate Culture at a Glance. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Talent Analytics, Corp. today announced the immediate release of Talent Meters - an upgrade to Advisor's talent visualization engine. Leveraging Advisor's dynamic, analytics-driven dashboard interface, leaders and consultants can now quickly visualize an entire organization's corporate culture at-a-glance; gaining valuable insights during mergers and acquisitions and other change initiatives. Greta...

2011-04-29 07:12:00

SEATTLE, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software released its quarterly publication of the top 100 Visualizations for Tableau Public for Q1 2011. Ranked by viewing sessions and online interactions, the top spot went to Peter Aldhous at New Scientist for a visualization of the world's nuclear reactors . Al Melchior at CBS Sports took the second spot for a story about the baseball draft and Timothy Ellis at Seattle Bubble took the #3 spot for a visualization of the Case-Schiller Home...

2011-04-28 12:55:00

CHICAGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Discovery and Analysis Software provider ADVIZOR Solutions, Inc. has been changing the way its customers work with their data, and has become a leader in the Business Intelligence community. ADVIZOR was recently ranked #1 in Overall Customer Experience in a Gartner customer survey. ADVIZOR offers unique Data Analysis and interactive visualization capabilities which are easy to use and provide powerful results. "In today's economic climate it is...

2011-04-21 23:05:00

Time-lapse GigaPans provide new way to access big data Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have leveraged the latest browser technology to create GigaPan Time Machine, a system that enables viewers to explore gigapixel-scale, high-resolution videos and image sequences by panning or zooming in and out of the images while simultaneously moving back and forth through time. Viewers, for instance, can use the system to focus in on the details of a booth within a panorama...

2011-04-13 08:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioFortis, Inc. today announced the release of Qiagram, a revolutionary software product that empowers its users to easily access, manage, explore, and retrieve relevant information in data-intensive environments. About Qiagram Qiagram is powered by a new type of business intelligence (BI) technology that allows its users to pose detailed, ad hoc questions by simply drawing diagrams in a web-browser interface. As the visual reflection of a...

2011-04-12 00:00:29

Radiology portal AuntMinnieEurope.com today launched its new Advanced Visualization Digital Community, a special section devoted to coverage of advanced visualization technologies in medical imaging. The new section is being supported by an unrestricted sponsorship from TeraRecon, a developer of advanced image processing, decision support, and 3D visualization techniques. Chester, UK (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011 Radiology portal AuntMinnieEurope.com today launched its new Advanced...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Ptolemaic System -- The Ptolemaic system was a system to explain the motions of the heavens, espoused by Claudius Ptolemaeus in Almagest sometime around the second century, C.E., and accepted for over a thousand years by the vast majority of people to be the correct cosmological model. Unlike earlier systems (such as 'the stars move because that is the will of the gods', or the model of concentric spheres), the Ptolemaic model explained all phenomena in the sky, while holding to Plato's...

2004-10-19 04:45:41

Geocentric Model -- The geocentric model of the cosmos is a paradigm which places the Earth at the center of the universe. Common in ancient Greece, it was believed by both Aristotle and Ptolemy. Most Greeks assumed that the Sun, Moon, stars, and planets orbit Earth. Similar ideas were held in ancient China. The geocentric model was gradually replaced by the heliocentric model of Copernicus and Galileo due to the simplicity and predictive accuracy of that newer model. In this model, a...

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