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Visualizing Taste: Artificial Tastes

07-Nov-08 | 8,711 views

How many tastes we are enjoying today are artificial? How many of them are still real? I found this lovely website the other day and was amazed that so many tastes could be simulated by chemical compounds. Almost immediately I decided to take this data source for the visualization assignment for the taste.  Visit the […]

Visualizing Smell: Group Assignment

07-Nov-08 | 184,899 views

Group assignment by Robert Carlsen, Brien Colwell, Cynthia Hilmoe, Liangjie Xia. The smell visualization is based on the experiment in the paper “Bilateral olfactory sensory input enhances chemotaxis behavior”(Nature Magazine. Matthieu Louis, Thomas Huber, Richard Benton, Thomas P Sakmar & Leslie B Vosshall). We tried to look into the larvae’s triangulation behavior and assumed that […]

Visualizing Smell: filter, represent, refine and interact

21-Oct-08 | 14,289 views

It had been an intense week for p-com so my visualizing piece is not a finished work yet. Here’s what I’ve done from last week for visualizing the smell: Filter In my case I don’t really need all data of the gradient field pixel by pixel since I’m just gonna draw the contour lines for […]

Scent visualization preparation

07-Oct-08 | 19,128 views

Just spent a whole afternoon browsing for different visualizations and to my surprise I didn’t find many cases directly dealing with the smell. This week’s case is to visualize the data collected in an experiment by Dr. Vosshall’s research group on the navigation of genetically modified drosophila larvae through an odor field. It started to […]