Month: October 2012

Graphing Congressional Sponsorship of Bills – Part 2

Update This is a follow-up to the previous post. Note:The data and java code is available at Github. The Data I decided to use six years of data (Congress sessions 107-112). Since there is significant turnover in Congress (re-election, sex scandals, resignation, and death among other reasons), I had to expand the number of congressional […]

Graphing Congressional Sponsorship of Bills

Introduction: In preparation for my talk at GraphConnect, I’ve added onto the talk by graphing out congressional sponsorship of bills using Neo4J. This post will specifically talk about data acquisition, data preparation, data loading into Neo4J and simple cypher queries against the data. Follow-on posts will look at processing this same data in Hadoop,┬áprocessing this […]