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Describing a Schema for RVL

This post is about the schema of RVL and discusses alternatives for defining this schema. It is not about the features of RVL itself. For place limitations, this discussion could not be published in the RVL paper. As there are … Continue reading

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VISO (Visualization Ontology) has new documentation

The VISO (Visualization Ontology) has a new documentation and can now be accessed more easily, simply via http://purl.org/viso/. VISO is used as a basis also for the RDF visualisation framework I’m currently building for the eScience – network.

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Presentation of the eScience Project at OUTPUT-DD 2012

The eScience project on publication visualisation was presented at OUTPUT-DD 2012. Thank you for all discussions around the topic of literature search and visualisations! The feedback served as input to improve the final survey which was opened for participation in … Continue reading

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Weighted Faceted Browsing

Usually a selection in a Faceted Browser means all or nothing − between this there are no other options. Artur Werstler, a student supervised by Martin Voigt and me, analysed how Faceted Browsing and weights could be combined. This was done … Continue reading

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Visualization Ontology (VISO) online

In cooperation with Martin Voigt from the chair of Multimedia Technology we recently published an (alpha) version of the Visualisation Ontology (VISO). Look at the VISO blog for details.  

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Where are the limits of Faceted Browsing?

Faceted Browsing can be seen as an interactive means to construct visual queries. In her diploma thesis, Marleen Kosslitz analysed faceted browsers to find out, which query patterns they construct and how far the interface may be tweaked to construct … Continue reading

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Should FCA Lattices and Faceted Browsing be married?

Benjamin Bach did this in his master thesis “Facettice: Integrating Faceted Navigation and Concept Lattices for Visual Data Exploration”. While it has been realised and described before that Formal Concept Analysis (FCA) and Faceted Browsing relate to each other in … Continue reading

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Physical GUI Interaction Experiments

From the chair of media design: Look at how interacting with physical stuff such as bubbles or eggs can inspire you to find new interaction metaphors: “Immersive Data Grasping using the eXplore Table”.

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