GIScience / Data Science
Penn State University, Department of Geography
Invited lecture: Tweet analysis about places using machine learning with Python (brief machine learning theory and hands-on tutorials).
(See below for selected final project web apps from the course.)
Divvy Bike Share Application (
(by Alexander Jasper, Lucas Tranchita, and Kennon Artis)
An interactive web app for studying the usage of the Divvy bike share system that services Chicago, by generating dynamic heat maps cross-filtered by histograms, using the first quarter Divvy bike share data in 2017.
Death Rates in the United States (
(by Miranda Waldman, Julia Higson, and Nick Kiraly)
An interactive web app for death rates in the United States (1999 -2015) by an animated choropleth map and small multiples for each of the age-adjusted death rates for the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States.
Earthquakes from 1965 to 2016 (
web app ,
(by Zicheng Huang and Yuying Ren)
An interactive web app for visualizing earthquakes (magnitude 5+) from 1965 to 2016, by an appealing 3D rotatable globe, and two flat maps where one is cross-filter enabled.
Illegal Dumpsite Prospector (
(by Benjamin Carlsen)
A web-based visual analytics tool for assessing illegal dumpsites in three PA counties, taking a coordinated view approach that presents significant variables associated with dumpsites -- using a map supplemented by a table and analytics charts, which also serve as control elements to filtering the dumpsite dataset.