CEM – A Conceptual Email Manager

  • Richard Cole
  • Gerd Stumme
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1867)


CEM is an email management system which stores its email in a concept lattice rather than in the usual tree structure. By using such a conceptual multi-hierarchy, the system provides more flexibility in retrieving stored emails. The paper presents the underlying mathematical structures, discusses requirements for their maintenance and presents their implementation.


Concept Lattice Conceptual Space Formal Context Formal Concept Analysis Line Diagram 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Cole
    • 1
  • Gerd Stumme
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Information TechnologyGriffith UniversityAustralia
  2. 2.Fachbereich MathematikTechnische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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