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Visualizing Concepts with Euler Diagrams

  • Jim Burton
  • Gem Stapleton
  • John Howse
  • Peter Chapman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8578)

Abstract

We present a new ontology visualization tool, that uses Euler diagrams to represent concepts. The use of Euler diagrams as a visualisation tool allows the visual syntax to be well matched to its meaning.

Keywords

semantic web visualisation Euler diagram 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jim Burton
    • 1
  • Gem Stapleton
    • 1
  • John Howse
    • 1
  • Peter Chapman
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BrightonUK

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