External Correlation
MAT 259, 2012
Dallas Mercer

Here is my Correlation Project relating the subject matter of Obama between the SPL and NY Times API database. I found a strong correlation between the 2 sets of data and find it very interesting since the data is from the NW corner of the United States (Seattle) and the NE corner (New York).

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I used Processing.

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The interactivity happens as the mouse scrolls from left to right. The SPL data is represented by the red lines and the NY Times by the white. While the mouse is at the furthest left point, the SPL data is most prevalent and the red lines stand out beyond the white. The furthest right is the same for the white lines (NY Times) and the middle yields the 2 colors to be equal, representing the strong correlation at its best.