Visual Browsing and Editing of Topic Map-Based Learning Repositories

  • Boriana Ditcheva
  • Darina Dicheva
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4438)


Topic Maps For e-Learning (TM4L) is an environment for building, maintaining, and using standards-based, ontology-aware e-learning repositories. This paper discusses the intuitive, visual interface of the system in the context of TM4L evolution. The focus is on our work on extending TM4L with visual editing functionality. The integration of the editing and visualization supports authoring by providing browsing and editing “in one view.”


Topic maps visualization editing ontology-based collections 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Boriana Ditcheva
    • 1
  • Darina Dicheva
    • 2
  1. 1.Columbia University, Department of Computer Science, 450 Computer Science Building, 1214 Amsterdam Avenue,10027New York
  2. 2.Winston-Salem State University, Department of Computer Science, 3206 E J Jones Computer Science Building, Winston Salem, NC 27110USA

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