a visualization tool set that represents the evolution of 3D virtual environments, the distribution of their virtual inhabitants over time & space, & the formation or diffusion of user groups inside them. the visualizations are particularly valuable for analyzing events that are spread out in time or space, or events that involve a very large number of participants.
a chat log bar graph provides an overview about how many citizens & visitors participated in an event. a spatial distribution visualization traces & aggregates trails of groups on an automatically generated 2D map.
see also pedestrian levitation & mobile phone trace map & micro-fashion network.