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04 EXPLORATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHIC SEARCH flow Ornella Giau Tesi di laurea 2013 R03


Primary Problems of older versions AND NEW FOCUS • (lacking) explorative aspect • function oriented • (unclear) connection between visualizations


NEW FLOW: basic elements


NEW FLOW: basic elements Compleate dataset organized on TIME and in CATEGORIES


NEW FLOW: basic elements

CATEGORIES

Width of bars represents amount of documents assigned to each category. This develops in time creating a stream graph


NEW FLOW: basic elements

TIME

Timeline can be “zoomed” by a selector and portion of dataset is displayed


NEW FLOW: browsing content


NEW FLOW: browsing content

By selecting a subcategory, documents are individually visualised. Other categories are rearranged to still show proportional height


NEW FLOW: browsing content

By selecting a subcategory, documents are individually visualised. Other categories are rearranged to still show proportional height


NEW FLOW: browsing content

Another way to browse content in the general view is...


NEW FLOW: browsing content

...using the magnifier tool that shows details of the focused section. NOTE: tool bar not yet defined


NEW FLOW: browsing content

cited documents

Hovering a document will preview his bibliographic connections in all content

document who cites it


NEW FLOW: full text exploration

When selected we have a full text view and connections are highlighted


NEW FLOW: full text exploration

Not all connections are highlighted at the same time, only those related to visible text.


NEW FLOW: full text exploration

Hovering a citation will display where in the text is can be found and the related extract


NEW FLOW: full text exploration

The same happens for refence that cite the selected document.


NEW FLOW: full text exploration

“Zooming in” in time will cause single documents to be displayed more clearly


NEW FLOW: full text exploration


NEW FLOW: search function

The search function can be expanded. ICONS on top show a preview of how many results we will have with the current settings.


NEW FLOW: search function

The search function can be expanded. ICONS on top show a preview of how many results we will have with current settings. User can narrow search by selecting categories he is most interested in


NEW FLOW: search function

The search function can be expanded. ICONS on top show a preview of how many results we will have with the current settings. User can narrow search by selecting categories he is most interested in


NEW FLOW: compare

Search results are highighted in the current view of content


NEW FLOW: compare

User can select a maximum of three documents to compare them


NEW FLOW: compare

Bibliographic links are displayed over time


NEW FLOW: compare

Or over categories


NEW FLOW: compare


NEW FLOW: compare full text


COMPLETE FLOW


04 GRAZIE / THANKS / DANKE Ornella Giau Tesi di laurea 2013 R03

visual bibliographic exploration  

this publication illustrate work in progress flow of my thesis application

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