ENCYCLOPEDIA WALKABOUTS WITH VISNOMAD - A New Visualization Tool Designed as an Aid for Textual Exploration

Dominique Thiebaut, Larry Owens

Abstract

We present an original visualizer that allows users to travel through the network of pages of an early encyclopedia of computer science. The purpose of this tool is to better understand the relationship between concepts of computer science at an early stage in the development of the field. The visualizer is written in Java, interfaces to a database server, and sports two different graphical representations, a tree and a graph that are logically connected. We present our design goals, our choices of implementations and the challenges encountered.

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Thiebaut D. and Owens L. (2010). ENCYCLOPEDIA WALKABOUTS WITH VISNOMAD - A New Visualization Tool Designed as an Aid for Textual Exploration . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-027-6, pages 123-131. DOI: 10.5220/0002816201230131


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@conference{ivapp10,
author={Dominique Thiebaut and Larry Owens},
title={ENCYCLOPEDIA WALKABOUTS WITH VISNOMAD - A New Visualization Tool Designed as an Aid for Textual Exploration},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={123-131},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002816201230131},
isbn={978-989-674-027-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010)
TI - ENCYCLOPEDIA WALKABOUTS WITH VISNOMAD - A New Visualization Tool Designed as an Aid for Textual Exploration
SN - 978-989-674-027-6
AU - Thiebaut D.
AU - Owens L.
PY - 2010
SP - 123
EP - 131
DO - 10.5220/0002816201230131