Dickinson Study Abroad

Dickinson study abroad, Fall 2013 and Academic Year 2013-2014

Nodes are either majors or locations. Edges are created by each major going to a destination. Size of node determined by connectionss (degrees).

Download then open this file with Gephi. Choose ‘Directed’ when it opens.
DickinsonStudyAbroad

Click the ‘Overview’ tab above.

Right:
Under ‘Statistics’, run ‘Modularity’. OK and Close

Left:
Partition tab, Nodes, click Refresh.
Choose ‘Modularity Class’ as parameter.
Now we have our communties.

Ranking tab, Nodes, size (the diamond shape)
Select ‘Degree’ and Apply
Nodes are large based on number of connections (degrees)

Layout

Choose Layout ‘Force Atlas’ and run.
Right click and hold to move around.
Scroll to zoom in
Choose Layout ‘Expansion’ and run until you have some space

Bottom
Click the first ‘T’ to show the labels
Click the ‘A’ for ‘Size mode’ and choose ‘Node size’. The larger the node, based on connection, larger font.
Adjust font size with the second slider to right.

Middle
Left click and drag individual nodes so you can see labels and no extreme outliers.

Export
Click the Preview tab above
Select ‘Show labels’ under ‘Nodes’
Make the font size just below to ’5′
‘Refresh’ at very bottom to see changes

File -> Export -> SVG/PDF/PNG
Choose PNG. In Options specify a larger size, I used 1500 by 1500 for large image.

Small:
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Large:
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