TOSCANA — A graphical tool for analyzing and exploring data

  • Frank Vogt
  • Rudolf Wille
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 894)


TOSCANA is a computer program which allows an online interaction with larger data bases to analyse and explore data conceptually. It uses labelled line diagrams of concept lattices to communicate knowledge coded in given data. The basic problem to create online presentations of concept lattices is solved by composing prepared diagrams to nested line diagrams. A larger number of applications in different areas have already shown that TOSCANA is a useful tool for many purposes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Vogt
    • 1
  • Rudolf Wille
    • 1
  1. 1.Forschungsgruppe BegriffsanalyseFachbereich Mathematik Technische Hochschule DarmstadtDarmstadt

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