Visualizing and Presenting Story Maps in TM4Book

  • Lars Johnsen
  • Darina Dicheva
  • Christo Dichev
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 101)

Abstract

This paper focuses on the visualization and presentation of story maps and suchlike narrative information in TM4Book, a Topic Maps-based semantic annotation tool for creative writing and textual analysis. Drawing on common gestalt principles as well as notions from semiotics and current discourse theory, the paper proposes some general strategies for displaying visual story maps and making them interactive for the user.

Keywords

Visual Object Ancillary Information Semistructured Data Text Layer Visual Metaphor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lars Johnsen
    • 1
  • Darina Dicheva
    • 2
  • Christo Dichev
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Business Communication and Information ScienceUniversity of Southern DenmarkKoldingDenmark
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentWinston-Salem State UniversityWinston SalemUSA

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