ViAGraph : a Tool for Graph Visualization and Analysis

Truong, Quoc Dinh and Dkaki, Taoufiq ViAGraph : a Tool for Graph Visualization and Analysis., 2006 . In International Workshop on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & Seventh COLLNET Meeting, Nancy (France), May 10 - 12, 2006. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]


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Graphs are common representations that can capture the structure and then can model a wide range of data and knowledge. In this paper, we present and discuss the functionalities of ViAGraph a tool for graph visualization and analysis. ViAGraph is meant to assist the user in exploring raw information in order to unveil interesting and useful information thru both query/answer and interactively guided data examination interactions. The paper presents a bunch of ideas and techniques related to graph visualization and exploration. Our main contributions are: 1. We propose a new approach of node placement based on ‘geographic’ constraints. 2. We discuss a novel analysis method based on graph comparison. Strengths and weaknesses of the proposed methods are discussed.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: ViAGraph, visualisation
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information
Depositing user: Heather G Morrison
Date deposited: 19 Apr 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:03


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