Visualizing linked Jazz: A web-based tool for social network analysis and exploration



This paper intends to demonstrate that recent improvements in web-based technology have made the creation of web-based network visualizations a viable and appealing possibility. We showcase a network visualization tool made for the Linked Jazz Project which utilizes a number of interactive and multimedia features to deliver an engaging experience to a wide audience. We briefly explore the history, benefits, and possible limitations of this web-based approach.