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Pub. period:1999-2011
Pub. count:4
Number of co-authors:5



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Ki Jung Lee:1
Palakorn Achananuparp:1
Andrea Japzon:1

 

 

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Allen, Robert B. (2011): Visualization, causation, and history. In: Proceedings of the 2011 iConference 2011. pp. 538-545.

History may be seen as a tapestry of interwoven events. The discourse structure of that tapestry may be identified and used to support visualization for examining and interacting with the tapestry of history. Specifically, we propose temporally constrained causal relationships as a key for organizing that tapestry. Because Events occur at different levels of granularity and similar ones may occur with cumulative effect, we introduce Trends. Trends are first-class objects; that is, in this model Trends may be causes of Events. To facilitate interaction with a rich tapestry of complex historical events such as the American Civil War, we also introduce Threads. These are chains of Events, and presentations of them may be considered a type of narrative. We describe a panel-oriented visualization interface that shows causal Threads of Events and Trends leading up to the Civil War. This initial prototype is intended to present history at the level of an intermediate textbook. Finally, we introduce a semi-formal notation for describing Events, Threads, and Trends, and propose directions for future research to refine the prototype that may enable broader, deeper, more flexible, and more complete exploration/presentation of historical materials.

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Allen, Robert B., Japzon, Andrea, Achananuparp, Palakorn and Lee, Ki Jung (2007): A Framework for Text Processing and Supporting Access to Collections of Digitized Historical Newspapers. In: Smith, Michael J. and Salvendy, Gavriel (eds.) Symposium on Human Interface 2007 - Part II July 22-27, 2007, Beijing, China. pp. 235-244.

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Allen, Robert B. and Wu, Yejun (2005): Metrics for the scope of a collection. In JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 56 (12) pp. 1243-1249.

1999
 
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Allen, Robert B. and Schalow, John (1999): Metadata and Data Structures for the Historical Newspaper Digital Library. In: Proceedings of the 1999 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 2-6, 1999, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. pp. 147-153.

 
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Publication statistics

Pub. period:1999-2011
Pub. count:4
Number of co-authors:5



Co-authors

Number of publications with 3 favourite co-authors:

Ki Jung Lee:1
Palakorn Achananuparp:1
Andrea Japzon:1

 

 

Productive colleagues

Robert B. Allen's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

Palakorn Achananup..:4
Andrea Japzon:3
Yejun Wu:3
 
 
 
Jul 12

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by Janaki Mythily Kumar and Mario Herger

 
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Whitworth and Ahmad 2013: The Social Design of Technical Systems: Building technologies for communities...
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by Mads Soegaard and Rikke Friis Dam

 
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