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Create interactive charts and perfect dashboards through an intuitive drag and drop interface. Switch from basic tables to sophisticated data visualizations in a single click. Powerful filters let you slice and dice your data, and you can drill down into most charts without configuring a thing.
Chartio currently provides nine essential visualization types that can be tweaked, designed, and iterated in any number of ways.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2015

Time Flow is an open-source timeline built to help journalists analyze temporal data. The application offers several view modes--timeline, calendar, list, table--to help explore thousands of data points. It is not a web-based tool--it is a desktop application that can run off a thumb-drive and is built to handle large datasets, and timeline events that may include approximate dates or date spans.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Gephi is graphing software that provides a way to explore data through visualization and network analysis.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit enables users to create interactive web-based visualizations; the demos page has some good examples along with the underlying code.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

PhiloGL is a framework for data visualization using WebGL, a library that extends Javascript to allow it to generate interactive 3D graphics.

Code license: Open source, MIT License
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

CATMA (Computer Aided Textual Markup & Analysis) is a free, open source markup and analysis tool from the University of Hamburg's Department of Languages, Literature and Media. It incorporates three interactive modules: (1) The tagger enables flexible and individual textual markup and markup editing. (2) The analyzer incorporates a query language and predefined functions. It also includes a query builder that allows users to construct queries from combinations of pre-defined questions while allowing for manual modification for more specific questions.

Code license: GNU GPL v3
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Weka provides machine learning algorithms in Java for data mining and predictive modeling tasks. These algorithms can either be incorporated into other Java code or called from the Weka Workbench, a GUI environment.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Graphviz is open source software for graph visualization, representing structural information as diagrams of abstract graphs and networks. The package includes web and interactive graphical interfaces, and auxiliary tools, libraries, and language bindings.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Cytoscape is a platform for complex network analysis, visualization, and annotation.

Code license: GNU LGPL, Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Juxta is an open-source cross-platform desktop tool for comparing and collating multiple witnesses to a single textual work. The software allows you to set any of the witnesses as the base text, to add or remove witness texts, to switch the base text at will, and to annotate Juxta-revealed comparisons and save the results. New in version 1.6.5 is the ability to upload your comparison sets to a free online workspace called Juxta Commons where you can analyze your data privately or choose to share visualizations of your work with anyone on the web.

Code license: Open source, Creative Commons
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Zoho provides a drag-and-drop interface for creating database-driven applications, such as forms.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Leximancer is text analysis software that can create topic and concept based network visualizations and includes a sentiment analyzer.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

CulturalAnalytics is an R package containing functions for statistical analysis and plotting of image properties, including statistics such as the standard deviation and mean in the RGB and HSV color spaces, image entropy and histograms in greyscale (intensity) and color, and for plotting color clouds and image scatter charts.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

The MONK workbench provides 525 works of American literature from the 18th and 19th centuries, and 37 plays and 5 works of poetry by William Shakespeare, along with tools to enable literary research through the discovery, exploration, and visualization of patterns.

Users affiliated with CIC (Big Ten) schools can access a larger data set that includes about a thousand works of British literature from the 16th through the 19th century, provided by The Text Creation Partnership (EEBO and ECCO) and ProQuest (Chadwyck-Healey Nineteenth-Century Fiction).

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Voyeur is a web-based text analysis environment where users can apply a wide variety of tools to any text they import.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

The Visual Understanding Environment (VUE) is concept mapping software that can integrate with multiple repositories to pull in, organize, and analyze data. Multiple features for advanced management of digital resources for teaching, learning, and research.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Mercury Amira is a multifaceted tool that allows for integration, manipulation, and visualisation of large sets of data. Automatic and interactive segmentation tools support processing of 3D image data.
Features:

  • One platform for visualizing, analyzing and presenting
  • Very large data sets are easily accessible with specific readers
  • C++ coding wizard for technical extension and customization
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

A global geographical database that may be used to identify and tag all references to location. The database contains over 8 million entries, each of which possesses a geographic name (in various languages), latitude, longitude, elevation, population, administrative subdivision and postal codes and information on unique features.

Features:

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

MMax2 is a text annotation tool for creating and visualizing annotations. It has advanced and customizable methods for information and relation visualization.
Features:

  • Determination of the word class / part of speech (POS) for words in a text
  • Determination of word senses, including the disambiguation of homonymous and polysemous words
  • Detection of anaphoric expressions and identification of their antecedents
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

TagCrowd is a web-based word cloud generator that can accept a URL, text, or an uploaded plain text file. Options are provided to show word frequency, exclude particular words, and more.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

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