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Exploring Pelagios: a visual browser for geo-tagged datasets

Simon, Rainer; Barker, Elton and Isaksen, Leif (2012). Exploring Pelagios: a visual browser for geo-tagged datasets. In: International Workshop on Supporting Users' Exploration of Digital Libraries, 23-27 September 2012, Paphos, Cyprus.

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When dealing with networked information spaces, there are two challenges a data navigation system must address: first, it needs to provide the user with a quick high-level overview of the nature and struc- ture of the data. Second, it must offer mechanisms to easily drill down and navigate to specific detail information. In this demonstration, we present the Pelagios Graph Explorer, a prototype visual exploration tool for place metadata which is derived from ancient world research datasets brought together by the Pelagios Project. Furthermore, we report on ongoing work on the Pelagios API. The API enables external re-use of the Pelagios place metadata, and provides a basis for future development of - and experimentation with - alternative navigation tools for the networked place metadata from the Pelagios project.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 Not known
Extra Information: International Workshop on Supporting Users' Exploration of Digital Libraries.
Eneko Agirre, Kate Fernie, Arantxa Otegi, Mark Stevenson (Eds.)
September 27, 2012. Paphos, Cyprus.
ISBN: 978-84-616-0682-5.
Keywords: linked data; visual browsing; information exploration; digital libaries; digital humanities; geoinformation
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
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Item ID: 34496
Depositing User: Elton Barker
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2012 09:41
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2017 20:35
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