SemaVis: A New Approach for Visualizing Semantic Information

  • Kawa NazemiEmail author
  • Matthias Breyer
  • Dirk Burkhardt
  • Christian Stab
  • Jörn Kohlhammer
Part of the Cognitive Technologies book series (COGTECH)


Information is an indispensable resource today. Access to and interaction with information play more and more a key role, whereas the amount of accessible information increases. Semantic technologies provide new solutions to structure this important property. One promising way to access the complex semantic structures and the huge amount of data is visualization. Today’s Semantic Visualization systems offer primarily proprietary solutions for predefined and known users and usage scenarios. The adaptation to other scenarios and users is often cost- and time-consuming. This article presents a novel model for a fully adaptable and adaptive Semantics Visualization framework. Starting with the introduction of a new visualization model, the implementation of this model will be described. The article concludes with selected advantages of the described visualization technology.


Semantic Information Resource Description Framework Usage Scenario Semantic Structure Semantic Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kawa Nazemi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Matthias Breyer
    • 1
  • Dirk Burkhardt
    • 1
  • Christian Stab
    • 1
  • Jörn Kohlhammer
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research (IGD)DarmstadtGermany

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