Context-Aware Visualization of Entity-Entity Relationships in a Document Corpus

  • Andreas SchmidtEmail author
  • Philipp Kief
  • Steffen Scholz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11393)


The paper presents an interactive graphical environment, which enables the detection and graphical visualization of concepts in a document or a document collection. Concepts are expressed by (multiple) entities extracted from the document and by the relationships between them. The tool offers an entity-centered view, which graphically shows the most important relationships of a central entity or entity-group, consisting of multiple co-occurring entities. By specifying prefixes and an additional available type system, complex filters can be created that allow the disclosure of various relationships between entities. Entities and their relationships are determined at the time of indexing and stored in appropriate data structures, so that an interactive search and exploration of relationships between entities is easily possible at runtime. The tool is available for online demonstration at (credentials: adc2019, password: demo) .


Named entities Document semantic Entity co-occurrence Visualization Navigation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Schmidt
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Philipp Kief
    • 1
  • Steffen Scholz
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Applied SciencesKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany

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