Editors’ Choice: Gephi and The (Mis)Adventures of a Newbie DHer

The week we discussed data visualizations in seminar, some of our classmates took a look at data visualization programs and reported back to us. The steps below roughly approximate my first experiment with Gephi, and, though they do not produce anything nearly as complex as the Les Miserables visualization, are enough to get a novice started and thinking more easily in the language and process that is Gephi.

This content was selected for Digital Humanities Now by Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Westcott based on nominations by Editors-at-Large: Alison Rutledge, Amanda Nesler, Amy Wickner, Angela Zhou, Glenn Roe, Rikk Mulligan, Rwany Sibaja, Sarah Canfield Fuller, and Sumita Chakraborty.