Semantic Positioning as a Means for Visual Knowledge Structuring

  • Patrick Erren
  • Reinhard Keil
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4227)


This contribution introduces a new concept for the cooperative visual structuring of knowledge. We distinguish this from traditional methods of knowledge organisation. We will show through an example of use, based on virtual knowledge spaces, how our procedure can be used productively in teaching. First experiences support the potential of this concept, and raise associated new challenges. In the age of cooperative distributed knowledge organisation we estimate a growing importance for this type of structuring knowledge as a part of media supported learning processes.


Visual Knowledge Knowledge Element Time Tunnel Overlay Structure Expandable Learning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Erren
    • 1
  • Reinhard Keil
    • 1
  1. 1.Heinz-Nixdorf InstituteUniversity of PaderbornPaderbornGermany

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