After working on search engines previously, and the experience of Timebook, we started to explore the design space of visualizations in the context of exploration of historical figures. In particular, we focused on how history has judged historical figures, through the usage of sentiment analysis over Wikipedia biographies.
Visualizing Sentiment through History
Visualizing Negative and Positive Ontologies in DBPedia
Which widget is better to foster visual exploration?
Results of these experiments will be presented (jointly with my advisors Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Mounia Lalmas at the 1st Social Personalization Workshop to be held at the Hypertext 2014 conference in Santiago, Chile.