Saturday, December 6, 2008

Wordle

I've just been playing with Wordle, the internet java program that makes word images. You've seen these - they represent all of the words in a document or domain, with the size of the word proportional to its frequency of usage in the document. This is both fun and instructional. Here are a couple of images: my CV, my Calixtlahuaca blog, and a paper I am writing on neighborhoods in preindustrial cities:









2 comments:

Matt Peeples said...

I've messed around with a similar program: http://www.tagcloud-generator.com/

This lets you make tag-clouds that are html and are clickable, but they don't have the visual appeal of the wordle ones.

lacey said...

I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

Kate
http://educationonline-101.com