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 Agirre, Eneko, Fernie, Kate, Otegi, Arantxa and Stevenson, Mark (eds.) At International Workshop on Supporting User's Exploration of Digital Libraries, Cyprus. 23 - 27 Sep 2012. 34 pp, pp. 29-34.

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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 structure 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 (Paper)
Venue - Dates: International Workshop on Supporting User's Exploration of Digital Libraries, Cyprus, 2012-09-23 - 2012-09-27
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Keywords: linked data, visual browsing, information exploration, digital libaries, digital humanities, geoinformation
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Organisations: Archaeology
ePrint ID: 343484
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27 September 2012e-pub ahead of print
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2012 15:10
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 16:33
Further Information:Google Scholar
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/343484

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