Facoltà di scienze economiche

Knowledge visualization : towards a new discipline and its fields of application

Eppler, Martin J. ; Burkhard, Remo A.

In this paper, we establish the concept of knowledge visualization and review the state-of-theart in this emergent domain. We define the concept and differentiate it from information visualization. We describe select background disciplines and potential application fields. Various knowledge visualization types are distinguished and examples of their real-life application are provided and... More

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    In this paper, we establish the concept of knowledge visualization and review the state-of-theart in this emergent domain. We define the concept and differentiate it from information visualization. We describe select background disciplines and potential application fields. Various knowledge visualization types are distinguished and examples of their real-life application are provided and discussed. Implications and future trends and perspectives are outlined.