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Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Baltimore, Detroit and Wash. D.C. more Homicidal?

I wonder why Baltimore, Detroit and Washington D.C. seem to have many more homicides than robberies when compared to other cities




In comparison, Dallas seems to look pretty good.

Thanks to IBM's Many-Eyes for the visualization.

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2 comments:

Fernanda said...

Hi, Gary, since you were using Many eyes to look at crime data, you may find Jon Udell's post on Data Analysis as Performance Art relevant. He uses a series of visualizations to investigate a perceived crime wave in New Hampshire.

Best,
- Fernanda

Garry said...

Thank you very much, Fernanda. Your reference is an excellent example of using today's technologies to effectively present information visually.