An Introduction to Data Visualization for Human Rights

This project involves research by Enrico Bertini and Oded Nov, professors in the departments of computer science and engineering and technology management and innovation, respectively, at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.
Using data visualization can improve the effectiveness of human rights work that involves data. … To introduce researchers to topics and principles of data visualization for human rights, we developed a toolkit that can be used on its own or as a data visualization workshop activity. … Our project is the result of a research collaboration between the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and the Tandon School of Engineering at New York University, and was funded with a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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