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ThManager: an open source tool for creating and visualizing SKOS

Citation: ThManager: an open source tool for creating and visualizing SKOS. Javier Lacasta, Francisco Javier Lopez-Pellicer, Pedro Rafael Muro- Medrano, Javier Nogueras-Iso, and Francisco Javier Zarazaga-Soria. Information Technology and Libraries. 26.3 (Sept. 2007). Also: http://thmanager.sourceforge.net/index.html ThManager is an Open Source Tool … Continue reading

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TemaTres: open-source controlled vocab manager

I think TemaTres looks like a good candidate to manage a controlled vocabulary. It’s open source, web-based, and runs on PHP/MySQL. I spent some time using it and it looks like a nice, lightweight manager. It’s pretty good out of … Continue reading

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SIS – TMS : A Thesaurus Management System for Distributed Digital Collections

Doerr M., Fundulaki I. (1998). SIS-TMS: A thesaurus management system for distributed digital collections. Proc. 2nd European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL’98), (C. Nikolaou and C. Stephanidis eds.) Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1513, Springer-Verlag: Berlin, 215-234. Introduction The focus … Continue reading

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Collaborative design research: The visualization of medical concepts

Citation Zender, M., & Crutcher, K.A. (2007). Collaborative design research: The visualization of medical concepts. Proceedings of the International association of societies of design research (pp. 1-24). Hong Kong: http://www.sd.polyu.edu.hk/iasdr/proceeding/papers/Collaborative%20Design%20Research_%20The%20Visualization%20of%20Medical%20Concepts.pdf. Abstract The proliferation of data is threatening to swamp our … Continue reading

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Enhancing Digital Libraries with Social Navigation: The Case of Ensemble

Brusilovsky, P., Cassel, L., Delcambre, L., Fox, E., Furuta, R., Garcia, D., Shipman, F., et al. (2010). Enhancing Digital Libraries with Social Navigation: The Case of Ensemble. In M. Lalmas, J. Jose, A. Rauber, F. Sebastiani, & I. Frommholz (Eds.), … Continue reading

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Additional References

Börner, K., Chen, C. and Boyack, K. W. (2003), Visualizing knowledge domains. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 37: 179–255. doi: 10.1002/aris.1440370106 Chen, C. (2010), Information visualization. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics. 2 (4): 387-403. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wics.89 Chen, C., Paul, R.J.  (2001), … Continue reading

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Selected results of a comparative study of four ontology visualization methods for information retrieval tasks

Citation Katifori. A., Torou. E., Vassilakis. C., Lepouras, G., Halatsis, C.. Selected results of a comparative study of four ontology visualization methods for information retrieval tasks. Research Challenges in Information Science, 2008: 133 – 140 Summary This paper is a … Continue reading

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Development of A Thesaurus-enhanced Visual Interface for Multilingual Digital Libraries

Citation: Ali Shiri, Stan Ruecker, Ximena Rossello, Matthew Bouchard, Paras Mehta(2007), Development of A Thesaurus-enhanced Visual Interface for Multilingual Digital Libraries. pp.1-8.Available at http://www.ualberta.ca/~sruecker/links/07_Shiri_Thesaurus.pdf What the paper describes is a little similar with the previous one (Ali Shiri, Stan Ruecker, … Continue reading

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Exploratory Interaction with Information through Visualization and Semantics: Designing a Visual User Interface Using the UNESCO Multilingual Thesaurus

Citation: Ali Shiri, Stan Ruecker, Carlos Fiorentino, Amy Stafford, Matthew Bouchard(2010),Exploratory Interaction with Information through Visualization and Semantics: Designing a Visual User Interface Using the UNESCO Multilingual Thesaurus,pp.1-8. Available at http://www.cais-acsi.ca/proceedings/2010/CAIS021_Shirieetal_Final.pdf Summary The paper reports on the design of a … Continue reading

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