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Recap and State of the Project, Week 11

Before I get started: As part of my masters’ degree, my program requires that I do a write-up of my internship experience. You can see the complete product here, but here’s an excerpt and a YouTube video demo-ing what Phylet looks like right now:

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Visualization research brain-dump

As progress advances in Phylet, I’ve moved into the experimentation phase—looking for alternate visualization styles of the tree of life. The way Phylet is visualized now does a good job of visualizing conflicts—indications that one or more of the source taxonomies do not agree on how nodes relate.  However, its readability is seriously restricted by its unordered format, which dissolves the structure of the tree and leaves a pretty but chaotic visualization. Continue reading