Using DDC to create a visual knowledge map as an aid to online information retrieval

S. Chowdhury, G. Chowdhury

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Abstract

Selection of search terms in an online search environment can be facilitated by the visual display of a knowledge map showing the various concepts and their links. This paper reports on a preliminary research aimed at designing a prototype knowledge map using DDC and its visual display. The prototype knowledge map created using the Protæ#169;gæ#169; and TGViz freeware has been demonstrated, and further areas of research in this field are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Event8th International ISKO Conference: Knowledge organization and the Global Information Society - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 13 Jul 200416 Jul 2004

Conference

Conference8th International ISKO Conference: Knowledge organization and the Global Information Society
Abbreviated titleISKO8
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period13/07/0416/07/04

Keywords

  • dewey decimal classfication
  • knowledge organisation
  • information retrieval
  • online information
  • digital libraries
  • ddc
  • visual knowledge map
  • aid

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    Chowdhury, S., & Chowdhury, G. (2004). Using DDC to create a visual knowledge map as an aid to online information retrieval. Paper presented at 8th International ISKO Conference: Knowledge organization and the Global Information Society, London, United Kingdom.