[BangPypers] Fwd: India Map by State for Viz

Venkatraman S venkat83 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 15:31:04 CET 2010

On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 7:02 PM, Gora Mohanty <gora at mimirtech.com> wrote:

> >
> http://code.google.com/apis/visualization/documentation/gallery/intensitymap.html
> What do you mean by "anything similar for India"? Are you asking whether
> there is an already-existing site that does this, or are you asking whether
> it
> is easily possible to do this? Assuming the latter, please see below.

Google provides a means by which by just mentioning the country code,  we
get handle to that country and then encode other information(say, literacy
rate, etc etc)
along with it and show as a map with relevant viz.

I am ref to something similar, by which one can get handle to states in
and then encode similarly as/in a viz map.

Your other option is definitely possible, but i sincerely do not have the
time to do it.
I had opined that the OSM guys would have something on this front, but a
quick dig in
their arena did not give me anything useful.

Actually, i would highly suggest if someone in the group does this and
releases it in OSS,
would be of immense help to many. There is so much data related to India,
and any
standard viz api for this would be great.


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