Visualization of Uncertainty in Tag Clouds
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Tag clouds provide an excellent means of visualization of weighted semantic information. With their generation depending on given or calculated weights, their use is not possible when these weights are not known with certainty. In this paper we propose an extension of tag clouds to support the notion of uncertainty and explore some properties of this new representation. Furthermore, we present a tool implementing it.
KeywordsTag cloud Uncertainty Visualization Transparency
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