Projections in Venn-Euler Diagrams

Gill, J. and Howse, J. and Kent, S. and Taylor, J. (2000) Projections in Venn-Euler Diagrams. In: Proc. IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages (VL2000), 09/10/2000 - 09/13/2000, Seattle, WA, USA. (Full text available)

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Abstract

Venn diagrams and Euler circles have long been used to express constraints on sets and their relationships with other sets. However, these notations can get very cluttered when we consider many closed curves or contours. In order to reduce this clutter, and to focus attention within the diagram appropriately, the notion of a projected contour, or projection, is introduced. Informally, a projected contour is a contour that describes a set of elements limited to a certain context. Through a series of examples, we develop a formal semantics of projections and discuss the issues involved in introducing these.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Visual formalisms, diagrammatic notations.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2009 15:49
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 04:09
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21975 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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