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Bifocal Radial Visualization of Intranet Search Results using Image Caching

Zschimmer, Andreas J., Roberts, Jonathan C. (2007) Bifocal Radial Visualization of Intranet Search Results using Image Caching. In: Duce, David and Lim, Ik Soo, eds. Proceedings of the fifth Theory and Practice of Computer Graphics. . pp. 115-122. Eurographics (KAR id:14584)

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Abstract

This paper presents a novel image caching strategy implemented for our bifocal radial visualization for Intranet search visualization. This visualization displays search results by combining hierarchical information with focus+ context. It is designed specifically for domain or Intranet searches, where specific search results are overlaid (highlighted) on top of a hierarchical circular visualization, which enables these results to be viewed in context with the whole dataset. Drawing large hierarchies is time-consuming, hence the main visualization is cached in a unique way to provide interactive visualization and manipulation. The caching is complicated by the use of the bifocal distortion where a portion of the visualization is magnified, thus two sets of images are cached. This paper describes the caching technique in detail.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: search result visualization, image caching, focus+context, bifocal display
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:05 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:26 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14584 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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