Papaloi and Gouscos: Lessons Gained from Parliamentary Information Visualization

Aspasia Papaloi and Dimitris Gouscos have posted Lessons Gained from Parliamentary Information Visualization (PIV), at VoxPopuLII.

Here is an excerpt from the post:

The emerging topic of Parliamentary Informatics (PI) has opened up new terrain in the research of the scope, usefulness and contribution of Informatics to parliamentary openness and legislative transparency. This is pretty interesting when visualizations are used as the preferred method in order to present and interpret parliamentary activity that seems complicated or incomprehensible to the public. In fact, this is one of the core issues discussed, not only on PI scientific conferences but also on parliamentary fora and meetings.

The issue of Parliamentary Information Visualization (PIV) is an interesting topic; not only because visualizations are, in most cases, inviting and impressive to the human eye and brain. The main reason is that visual representations reveal different aspects of an issue in a systematic way, ranging from simple parliamentary information (such as voting records) to profound socio-political issues that lie behind shapes and colors. This article aims to explore some of the aspects related to the visualization of parliamentary information and activity. […]

For more details, please see the complete post.

HT @LIICornell

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One Response to Papaloi and Gouscos: Lessons Gained from Parliamentary Information Visualization

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