Thomas, Pete; Waugh, Kevin and Smith, Neil
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This paper illustrates how the notion of pattern can be used in the automatic analysis and synthesis of diagrams, applied particularly to the automatic marking of ER-diagrams. The paper describes how diagram patterns fit into a general framework for diagram interpretation and provides examples of how patterns can be exploited in other fields. Diagram patterns are defined and specified within the area of ER-diagrams. The paper also shows how patterns are being exploited in a revision tool for understanding ER-diagrams.
|Item Type:||Conference Item|
|Keywords:||Diagram interpretation; automatic grading; entity-relationship diagrams; patterns; teaching tool|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)|
|Depositing User:||Pete Thomas|
|Date Deposited:||10 Jul 2006|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2016 17:36|
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