An Approach to Explore Large-Scale Collections Based on Classification Schemes

  • María Auxilio Medina Nieto
  • Jorge de la Calleja Mora
  • Antonio Benitez Ruiz
  • J. Alfredo Sánchez
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Part of the Human–Computer Interaction Series book series (HCIS)

Abstract

This chapter describes an approach to explore large-scale collections based on classification systems. We have called this approach as SV, an acronym for scheme visualization. SV is implemented as a set of SVG charts. A two-dimensional interface maps the main and secondary categories in the x- and y-axes, respectively. The use of color, size, place, and shape in the interface has a predefined intention. The chapter reports preliminary results of our prototype version to explore CORTUPP, a collection of documents classified with the 1998 ACM Computing Classification System.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • María Auxilio Medina Nieto
    • 1
  • Jorge de la Calleja Mora
    • 1
  • Antonio Benitez Ruiz
    • 1
  • J. Alfredo Sánchez
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratorio de Percepción por ComputadoraUniversidad Politécnica de PueblaPueblaMexico
  2. 2.Human-Computer Interaction LaboratoryUniversidad de las Américas – PueblaPueblaMexico

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