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A Framework for Developing Diagram Applications


Wei, L and Huang, W, A Framework for Developing Diagram Applications, Innovative Approaches of Data Visualization and Visual Analytics, IGI Global, ML Huang, W Huang (ed), Pennsylvania, USA, pp. 339-348. ISBN 978-1-4666-4309-3 (2014) [Research Book Chapter]

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Copyright 2014 IGI Global

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DOI: doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4309-3.ch016


This chapter presents a framework for developing diagram applications. The diagrams refer to those graphs where nodes vary in shape and size used in real world applications, such as flowcharts, UML diagrams, and E-R diagrams. The framework is based on a model the authors developed for diagrams. The model is robust for diagrams and it can represent a wide variety of applications and support the development of powerful application-specific functions. The framework based on this model supports the development of automatic layout techniques for diagrams and the development of the linkage between the graph structure and applications. Automatic layout for diagrams is demonstrated and two case studies for diagram applications are presented.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:visual analytics
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Library and information studies
Research Field:Human information interaction and retrieval
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the information and computing sciences
UTAS Author:Huang, W (Dr Tony Huang)
ID Code:93320
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2014-07-26
Last Modified:2017-11-13

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