Chord diagrams are useful for exploring relationships between groups of entities. They have been heavily adopted by the biological scientific community for visualizing genomic data, but they have also been featured as part of infographics in numerous publications including Wired, New York Times, and American Scientist.
Wired Magazine - chord diagram analyzing the relationships between characters in the TV series Lost.
American Scientist - chord diagram featured on the cover illustrating the sequencing of the dog genome.
New York Times - chord diagram illustrating the names dropped during presidential debates throughout the Democratic and Republican debates leading up to the 2008 election.
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