Txt2vz: a new tool for generating graph clouds

HIRSCH, L and TIAN, D (2013). Txt2vz: a new tool for generating graph clouds. In: Conceptual structures for STEM research and education. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (7735). Berlin, Springer, 322-331.

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Abstract

We present txt2vz (txt2vz.appspot.com), a new tool for automatically generating a visual summary of unstructured text data found in documents or web sites. The main purpose of the tool is to give the user information about the text so that they can quickly get a good idea about the topics covered. Txt2vz is able to identify important concepts from unstructured text data and to reveal relationships between those concepts. We discuss other approaches to generating diagrams from text and highlight the differences between tag clouds, word clouds, tree clouds and graph clouds.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: 20th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2013, Mumbai, India, January 10-12, 2013. Proceedings
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Identification Number: 10.1007/978-3-642-35786-2_25
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Depositing User: Laurence Hirsch
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2013 16:27
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2016 22:14
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6619

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