Sociograph

Jul. 31, 2009
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Sociograph is an opengl/physics application that acts as an IRC client. Relationships of people in IRC channels are visualized as a physical constraint layouted graph.

The more messages go from one user to another, the thicker the lines get. The visualization is done using pyglet and opengl.

Features

  • Connects to IRC
  • Tracks nickname messsages
  • Border repulsion
  • Connection strength determined by message amount
  • Connection strength becomes attraction
  • Physics constraint based layout

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Install

sociograph console is a python package any of the following commands:

cd sociograph; python setup.py install
easy_install sociograph

Usage

sociobot SERVER CHANNEL NICKNAME

License

GNU AGPLv3 or later, Copyright 2008 Florian Bösch