Now that this is mentioned, and just in case not many people have seen this,
there is another site that supports various types of visualizations:
ManyEyes <>. Last year I was
taking an information visualization class and I was playing with various
tools. I came across
of some of the Quran text. The site is easy to use, but
unfortunately it neither supports Arabic in real sense nor scales up that
well (for example, it was kind of difficult to get a bigger chunk of the
data used in 
plugged there.


--muhammad abdul-mageed,
Ph.D. student,
Computational Linguistics and
School of Library & Info. Science,
Indiana Univ., Bloomington

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 6:11 AM, Eric Atwell <> wrote:

> Wordle is a website for creating "word clouds", pictures to visualise
> a text by summarising the key words in a visual image. See:
> for example Wordle visualisations of the word-by-word Arabic-English
> translation of the Quran from
> Are such visualisations of use to anyone?
> Eric Atwell,
>  Senior Lecturer, Language research group, School of Computing,
>  Faculty of Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS, Leeds LS2 9JT, England
>  TEL: 0113-3435430  FAX: 0113-3435468  WWW/email: google Eric Atwell

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