Diving into the Data Ocean

  • Dieter Meiller
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9299)


In this paper we present the concept for a novel user interface that simplifies the management of data and the search of information strongly: Instead of a reactive system, a proactive system is suggested. As a substitute of the desktop metaphor we propose to model data as active creatures that move inside the ecosystem computer: a Data Ocean. The concept can be used for different applications to manage objects with varying properties.


Graphical user interface Information visualization Information retrieval Internet of things 



We would like to acknowledge all participating students for their contribution.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Electronic-Engineering, Media and Computer ScienceEast Bavarian Technical University Amberg-WeidenAmbergGermany

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