Data Visualization of Website Traffic

Dr. Deborah Whitfield
Mr. William Botzer
Mr. Eric McAlpine
Dr. David Dailey

Slippery Rock University

Overview

Visualization of Web Traffic Presentation Overview

Grapher

Figure 1. A webpage

Figure 2. A graph built in Grapher based on the website in Figure 1


Demonstration of graph creation

Random Traversals

Figure 2. A graph built in Grapher based on the website in Figure 1


Demonstration of random traversal

Constructor

Figure 3. A graph created through the Grapher utility

Figure 4. A website created through Constructor using the exported XML from Grapher


Demonstration of constructor

User Data Traversals

Figure 5. A graph created through the Grapher utility

Figure 6. A website created through Constructor using the exported XML from Grapher

Gravity

Figure 7. A 16 node graph that is gravitationally flavored

Figure 8. A 12 node graph that is not gravitationally flavored

Future Works