On Path-Centric Navigation and Search Techniques for Personal Knowledge Stored in Topic Maps

  • Jens Heider
  • Julian Schütte
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4999)


Leveraging interconnections across stored personal information is a novel concept to find desired information by context and structure. This paper introduces a combined navigation and search interface for homogeneous knowledge representations based on path and set calculation. It uses graph theory to provide a more intuitive way of supplying search criteria and retrieving related information.


Search Technique Query Language Search Query Personal Knowledge Path Calculation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Heider
    • 1
  • Julian Schütte
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information TechnologyDarmstadtGermany

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