Ghostwriter are different approaches to map quantities in text. Graphical output is determined by certain statistical values a text may contain. Ghostwriter was written in Processing. Text can be parsed from any plain textfile.
Mapping of an excerpt of "Thus spoke Zarathustra" in German
Mapping of an excerpt of "Thus spoke Zarathustra" in English
Mapping of Henry Stanton's "Sex"
Treemap of Henry Stanton's "Sex". The size of a rectangle represents the length one sentence, it's saturation the abbreviation in the letter use compared to the statistical average in the English language.
Treemap visualization of an excerpt of "Letters and Lettering" by Frank Chouteau Brown. The text is considerably older than Stanton's.
Static, movable 3D visualization. Every line represents one sentence, the color and length of the line represents the accordance to the statistical averages.
2008. Generative Visualization done in Processing. Work for: Experimental Mapping. (David Oswald). Digital Media Masters, University of Applied Sciences Bremen.